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US homebuilders’ confidence eases slightly

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U.S. homebuilders’ confidence eased this month after surging to the highest level in nearly a year in September. Even so, builders remain optimistic overall about sales growth in months ahead, a reflection of how steady job gains are leading more ...

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Hospitals hard at work on renovations, expansions (access required)

Construction update, St. Alphonsus Hospital Nampa facility, 29 April 2016, Photo Patrick Sweeney

A survey earlier this year on hospital construction indicated that Idaho is on track with the rest of the nation when it comes to trends in this area. These include more emphasis on patient satisfaction, as well as moving from ...

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Construction industry employment hits eight-year high in September

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Employment in the U.S. construction industry rose to its highest point in nearly eight years in September and wages increased by 2.8 percent over what they were a year ago. Construction employers have said they would hire more people if ...

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Kootenai Health invests more than $100M in expansions (access required)

Kootenai ER

By next summer, Kootenai Health will have invested more than $100 million in expansions to its facilities in Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls. In March, the community hospital, which serves Kootenai County, opened a $57 million expansion of the Coeur ...

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Largest Valley Country Store is under construction in Jerome (access required)

The largest Valley Country Store convenience store is under construction at the Twin Falls exit on Interstate 84. Photo by Teya Vitu.

Jerome-based Valley Wide Cooperative is building its largest Valley Country Store convenience store and fueling center at the entrance of Crossroads Point Business Center, just north of the Interstate 84 exit for Twin Falls. Valley Wide started construction on the ...

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