City leaders and business owners gave a progress report on the North Temple development project on Thursday.
The project has gotten mixed reviews from business owners who are directly impacted.
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker talked about the kinds of contributions a new TRAX Light Rail line will make to the area.
“We have seen this as being able to serve as an example of how development can and should occur, both from the public side and as we’ll see over time the private side,” said Mayor Becker.
The mayor encourages businesses to stick out the construction in order to reap the benefits later.
The project is expected to be completed within the next year.