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October 08, 2010

Several Daybreak buildings honored at Governors Quality Growth Awards

Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Kevin Fayles, Community Relations Manager (801) 303-1462 or Kevin@envisionutah.org Ninth Envision Utah Governor’s Quality Growth Awards Place: Governor’s Mansion (603 East South Temple) Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. At the ninth Envision Utah Governor’s Quality Growth Awards program, eight innovative efforts from around […]

October 06, 2010

Brookside Home Gallery-Homes designed for the times

Daybreak’s latest collection of new home designs demonstrate the next generation in thinking about how homes are built. with more efficient living spaces, ingenious storage ideas, more privacy and – maybe best of all – unique outdoor room that invite you to spend more time outside. And Yet they’re attainably priced from the $180’s to […]

September 29, 2010

Squint hard enough and you just might see Mt. Fuji

Chilling on the Wabi Sabi patio with sushi and a tasty Wabi Sake, you may find yourself checking for your passport. Yes, those are the Wasatch Mountains and yes, that is Oquirrh Lake glimmering just beyond the patio, but the feeling inside Wabi Sabi is authentic Japanese—served up with plenty of modern creativity. Trained at […]

September 26, 2010

Walk the quiet trails, fish the lake, or take a boat ride at Daybreak

This week’s Utah Adventuring took us to Daybreak, a planned community in South Jordan. The development on former Kennecott Copper Mine land is a mixture of housing (single and multi-family units), shopping, dining and recreation, which is what we came for. Daybreak has built Oquirrh Lake with docks for boats, designated fishing areas, and ribbons […]

August 28, 2010

U of U. study builds additional awareness around walkable communities

The walkability study released by the University of Utah a few weeks ago (see previous post for full details) sparked a lot of dialogue and additional news stories in the Salt Lake Valley regarding the positive aspects of walkable communities, and the specific benefits of neighborhoods that are designed to allow kids to walk to […]

August 12, 2010

If you build it, will they walk to school?

U of U study on walkability shows students’ and parents’ views of safety can differ, influence transport choices August 11, 2010 – SALT LAKE CITY – Walking to school is as natural as gravity, right? An individual’s decision to walk to school is actually quite complex.  It is influenced—perhaps—by distance and an attractive walkable environment, […]

August 10, 2010

Bike share demonstration at Daybreak

A big part of the Daybreak plan has always been to provide flexible transportation options, and we continue to seek ways to add new ones all the time. The overall trail system throughout the community is getting close to 50 miles now, and TRAX will begin service in the summer of 2011. So, in cooperation […]

July 31, 2010

University of Utah Health Care and Kennecott Land Break Ground on New Specialty Center in South Jordan’s Daybreak Community

New facility is the first phase of a larger 60-acre University medical campus planned for South Jordan July 27, 2010—Officials from University of Utah Health Care and Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Land broke ground today on a 208,000 square foot facility that will provide residents of southern Salt Lake County with convenient access to the University’s […]

July 31, 2010


–Western National Group enters Utah market delivering an apartment community in Daybreak SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (April 26, 2010) – Western National Properties, an affiliate of multifamily firm Western National Group, has announced the development of the Crossing at Daybreak apartment community within Kennecott Land’s Daybreak community. Located in South Jordan, Utah, Daybreak is a 4,200-acre […]

June 26, 2010

Brookside Home Gallery Opens June 26

The 19 all new model homes at the Brookside Home Gallery open tomorrow, Saturday June 26. Stop in any time beginning at 11 am. The party includes a concert on the beach, cooking demonstrations in the model homes, food for sale from local restaurants in a street fair, as well as a beer and wine […]

June 25, 2010

UTA debuts new light rail vehicles

UTA unveiled the first of 77 new train cars that will soon be part of the upgraded fleet providing service to and from Daybreak on the mid-jordan extension of the expanding TRAX light rail system. The sleek new Siemens S70 train cars were unveiled to the public and the media at a new park and […]

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