Land deal finalized to clean up, develop old Salt Lake landfill, likely for inland port

SALT LAKE CITY — A real estate arm of the LDS Church has donated to a state agency the site of the old Salt Lake City landfill — a 770-acre property in the city’s northwest quadrant that has long been eyed as part of an inland port development. The land, located north of I-80 between 5600 West and 7200 West, was owned by Suburban Land Reserve, a real estate arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, up until late last month, when discussions were finalized to transfer the land to the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration. Rodger Mitchell, assistant director of the School and Institutional Trust… Read More

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