Salt Lake City is the biggest city in Utah in terms of population (189,899 – U.S. Census 2010). It is a part of the Wasatch Fort urban area in the Intermountain West region of the state. Salt Lake City is primarily known for being a banking business center, tourism hotspot and a regional hub for commerce, education, and more. Low taxes and a business friendly environment are some of the positives of this state.
The Crossroads of the West
The primary employer in Salt Lake City is Delta Air Lines center at the Salt Lake International City Airport. The other major employers in the region include Intermountain healthcare (largest health care facility), Sinclair Oil Corporation, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the University of Utah.
There are several companies based in Salt Lake City that contribute a great deal to the local economy, like the Fortune 500 entity Huntsman Corporation. Questar Corporation, Zions Bancorporation, Smith’s Food and Drug, AlphaGraphics, FranklinCovey, overstock.com, Artic Circle Restaurants are some of the other major contributors to the local economy.
Salt Lake City hosts several prominent Universities like the University of Utah, Stevens-Henagar College, The Art Institute of Salt Lake City, Utah State University, LDS Business College, and Westminster College. The University of Utah is a world-renowned institute for research and medicine. The first heart transplant in the world happened here at the University back in 1982.
Salt Lake City is a very popular tourist destination. It became even more well-known, nationally and internationally, after hosting the Winter Olympics in 2002. It is a major destination for sports lovers. The Utah Jazz (NBA) is the only big league team in this state and they almost won the championship in 1997 and 1998 but fell short against Jordan’s Bulls.
The biggest attraction in Salt Lake City, apart from the skiing resorts, is the sprawling The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) building in Temple Square. The popular skiing resorts include Solitude, Snowbird, Deer Valley, Brighton, and Park City Mountain Resort but drinking alcohol is very difficult in Utah and many Americans would not consider living here for that and other reasons.
The students, tourists, working professionals and families often need temporary storage to keep their things in when the move to or out of the city. Our directory features a regularly updated listing of the best storage unit deals near Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City Self-Storage Units Pricing & Dimensions
The smaller Salt Lake City storage units with dimensions of around 5’x5’ can cost about $25 per month to rent.
Larger Salt Lake City storage facilities can cost upwards of $50 per month to rent. The Storage City facility at North Salt Lake, UT 84054, for example, costs $65 per month to rent average, with dimensions of 10’x10′.