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Seattle firm seeks tenants for Portland complex, but not cars (access required)

A project being developed by Shohomish, Washington-based Koz Development would include 128 residential units an no parking. Courtesy of Koz Development

As Portland moves forward with ridding city code of parking minimums, a Seattle-area firm is heavily investing in a series of urban studio apartment buildings with no parking. The developer’s plans are not dependent on city officials’ decision, enacted in ...

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US home construction fell in November after October surge

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Builders pulled back on constructing homes in November, after ground breakings surged in October to the strongest pace in more than nine years. Housing starts fell 18.7 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted 1.09 million, the Commerce Department said ...

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Parcel B starts transformation from parking lot to Pioneer Crossing (access required)

Footings and foundations are getting installed for the Pioneer Crossing garage in downtown Boise. Photo by Teya Vitu.

Gardner Company in November started transforming the former Parcel B dirt parking lot in downtown Boise into Pioneer Crossing. Footings and foundation work are under way now for a five-level, 644-space garage at 11th and Front streets, the first phase ...

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Trolley Square construction in Caldwell could start in spring (access required)

Trolley Square, one of Caldwell’s signature downtown redevelopment projects, could start construction in spring, developer Gardner Company said. The first stage of construction will be an 11-screen, two-story Reel Theatres building featuring first-run movies. “We’re getting the theater financing in ...

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D.L. Evans Bank keeps expanding in eastern Idaho (access required)

Burley-based D.L. Evans bank will open its fifth eastern Idaho branch Dec. 27 in Rigby, President and CEO John V. Evans Jr. said. The full-service Rigby branch will join D.L. Evans branches in Idaho Falls, Ammon and Pocatello. The branch ...

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Inn at 500 Capitol to open by Jan. 17

Finishing touches are going on the Inn at 500 Capitol, the first of three downtown Boise hotels expected to open in the coming months. Photo by Teya Vitu.

The Inn at 500 Capitol expects to have its certificate of occupancy by Jan. 17 to welcome overnight guests to the 112-room boutique hotel at Myrtle Street and Capitol Boulevard in downtown Boise, General Manager Aaron Black said. Richard’s, the ...

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Umpqua Bank will move to Front and Capitol in downtown Boise

Umpqua Bank will relocate its downtown Boise branch into this vacant bank building across from Trader Joe's and The Grove Hotel. Photo by Teya Vitu.

Roseville, Ore.,-based Umpqua Bank will move its downtown Boise branch to the former Bank of America/Washington Federal Bank building at Front Street and Capitol Boulevard. The move will happen in the second quarter of 2017, Umpqua spokeswoman Sarah Robinson said. ...

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