Salt Lake City

Community and Neighborhoods

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CARES

Capital Asset and Real Estate Services

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

In a proactive effort to minimize the spread of Covid-19, the City is taking all necessary precautions to protect the general public, its residents and  employees.  As a result, Real Estate Services, for your convenience, has provided a way to accept permit applications online so as to reduce the need to travel to our office.  As you peruse our web page, you will notice applications for Sidewalk Vendors and Special Events ; for all new Encroachment permits please email Olga.Crump@slcgov.com for assistance on a new application system the City is working to implement in the very near future. 

NOTICE: There are no Surplus Properties available for sale at this time.

If you have any further questions, please see contact information below:

Shellie Finan, Real Property Manager – Property Management and Real Estate related questions –shellie.finan@slcgov.com

Olga Crump, Real Property Agent – Encroachment, Easement and Commercial Lease related questions – olga.crump@slcgov.com

Amanda Fitzwater, Permit Specialist – Sidewalk Vendor related questions –Amanda.fitzwater@slcgov.com

The Capital Asset and Real Estate Services team (CARES) consists of two teams, the Capital Asset and the Real Estate Services Teams.   The Capital Asset Team provides guidance and administration for the City’s Capital Assets which includes significant infrastructure with a useful life of more than five years and typically costs more than $5 million and is financed by bonds or other special funding sources.  Examples of these types of assets include fire stations, police precincts and other buildings that provide public service.  The Capital Asset Manager is the individual who plans, organizes and implements property development strategies as well as initiates project proposals, supervises construction processes and ensures financial accountability of projects.  As part of team, the Capital Improvement Project Specialist helps to coordinate allocation recommendations of Capital Improvement dollars and Impact Fees for the funding of select infrastructure projects based on a long term Capital Facilities Plan.  

Under the direction of the Real Property Manager, The Real Estate Services team provides oversight for the City’s vast real estate portfolio and manages activity in the Public Right-of-Way including encroachments, vending carts, special events, entertainer’s and artists as well as all telecom infrastructure.  Property disposition and acquisition is also an important function of this dynamic team and is done in close coordination with the Capital Asset team using City-owned real estate to facilitate important service expansion throughout our City that comes with the explosive population growth.  Both teams bring over 70 years of combined real estate experience to Salt Lake City and help create lasting value for Salt Lake City residents.