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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 […]

June 24, 2010

Daybreak community to unveil the Brookside Home Gallery with 19 new model homes

Homes promote better outdoor use with new energy efficiency rating system (South Jordan, Utah) Kennecott Land’s Daybreak community will unveil its new Brookside Home Gallery this Saturday. The Brookside Home Gallery represents the fifth major iteration of new home designs at Daybreak since its opening in 2004. The 19 new model homes demonstrate an evolution […]

June 19, 2010

Groundbreaking announced for U of U facility in Daybreak

University of Utah Health Care is set to break ground for their new South Jordan Health Center located in Daybreak on July 27, 2010. The 208,000 sq. ft. facility is the first phase of a larger planned medical campus that would bring additional University healthcare services and specialties to South Valley residents in the future. […]

June 16, 2010

Welcome to the Daybreak Blog

Daybreak is a living, breathing community. Which means it’s also an ever-evolving story. Which means it’s the perfect subject for a blog. The blog gives you a new way to stay informed about Daybreak. And it gives us a spontaneous, efficient way to keep you informed. So when a new restaurant comes to SoDa Row, […]

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