The Cairns

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People at the Cairns

In the biggest announcement in Sandy City history, Mayor Dolan unveiled the 1100 acre city center, The Cairns, with the opening of Monroe Street, the announcement of a future off-ramp and the groundbreaking for a 20+ story high-rise, high-end residential project

With a planned 20 million square feet of development, the city center will include:

  • New trails
  • Enhanced transportation to minimize congestion
  • A bustling arts and entertainment scene
  • A renovated South Towne Center mall
  • A variety of housing options hotels, office and retail

The Cairns will be an international base camp for recreation in the Wasatch canyons.

The Cairns Master Plan

The Cairns Master Plan is a culmination of over 6 years of planning to re-imagine the future of Sandy's downtown area. Design guidelines for the area are currently being developed based on the goals and policies outlined in this plan. This document was formally adopted by the City Council on January 17, 2017 as part of the City's General Plan (as a Local Area Master Plan).

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