Seattle-based outdoor and action sports retailer evo announced Tuesday the company will develop Campus SLC in the Granary district, just south of downtown Salt Lake City.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah outdoor business community will soon be adding a new member to its ranks.
Seattle-based outdoor and action sports retailer evo announced Tuesday the company will develop Campus SLC — a project designed to create strong community ties around a shared passion for outdoor culture, according to a news release.
“The goal is for it to be comprised of ‘like-passioned’ businesses with a similar ethos,” said Tommy Trause, evo’s head of hospitality, community marketing and ecosystem development.
The project will be located in the Granary district of Salt Lake City, just south of downtown, and will include renovation of a 100,000-square-foot brick, timber and concrete block building that will house an evo retail store, local retailer L9 Sports, a hotel, dining options, an art gallery and creative workspace. The campus will also include an “All Together Skatepark” as well as other recreation options, Trause said.
“What we’re trying to design is a place where the customer can come in and get a little bit of work done, bring the kids to the skatepark, grab a cup of coffee or a bite to eat and have a chance to interact with other like-passioned individuals in the recreation community,” he said.
The planning opening date is targeted for fall of 2020.
“Our vision is to create a place for the community, bringing ethos-driven businesses together along with customers that share our passion for the outdoors and all of the cultural elements that surround the lifestyle,” said evo founder and CEO Bryce Phillips.
The oldest building in the planned development area was built in 1926, the release states, and will be designed by Salt …read more
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