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Investment report: 2016 saw more deals, less money

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Less money flowed around Idaho overall in 2016, but there were significantly more investment deals in 2016 than 2015, according to the Deal Flow Report released May 24 at the Idaho Technology Council’s Capital Connect Conference. The Deal Flow Report, ...

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BoDo has a potential buyer

Negotiations are under way for a potential new owner of BoDo. Photo by Teya Vitu.

Downtown Boise’s BoDo commercial complex has a potential buyer. “We’re in the process of negotiating a contract with an investment group,” said Clay Anderson, who handles investment brokerage services at Colliers International in Boise. “It’s too early to tell (if ...

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Boise was among six cities to hit record high home prices this winter

A home for sale in Boise this winter.

Boise was among only six housing markets in the U.S. to hit record high home prices in the first quarter, according to ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database. Ada County started eclipsing 2007 record home ...

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Washington Trust Bank staff enroll in Spanish class

An introductory Spanish class at CR Languages. The language class offers five Spanish classes ranging in difficulty; each meeting once per week. Photo by Glenn Landberg.

An employee’s experience with Spanish lessons through a Boise language school has caught the eye of Washington Trust Bank, which is now encouraging more workers to enroll. Alex Westfall, vice president at Washington Trust’s downtown Boise branch, enrolled in Spanish lessons through ...

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Need investors? Prepare to exercise patience and kiss a lot of frogs

Alex McCoy, founder of American Ostrich Farms, tends to birds on his ranch near Kuna. Photo by Patrick Sweeney

Entrepreneurs often put years into building products and services, working to build expertise in their area. But they sometimes fail to focus on fundraising, even though it’s crucial to success, said a panel of Idaho and Utah investors. The panel gathered March ...

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