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T-O Engineers acquires Pharmer Engineering (access required)

T.O. Engineers will keep the Pharmer Engineering office open. Photo courtesy of T.O. Engineers.

Meridian-based T-O Engineers Inc. has acquired Boise-based Pharmer Engineering. Pharmer Engineering, established in 2003, has 10 employees and specializes in water and wastewater treatment systems for municipal, private and industrial clients throughout the Treasure Valley and across North America. T-O ...

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Roundup 4.7.17 (access required)

The Bristol Company leased space at 1117 E. Winding Creek in Eagle.  Holly Chetwood and Patrick Shalz, SIOR, of Thornton Oliver Keller represented the landlord.  Wayne Slaughter of The Bristol Company represented himself. Star Technologies leased 1,317 square feet of ...

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If you build it, they’ll stay; boomers remodel their homes


If you build it, they will stay. The small businesses that dominate the home remodeling industry are expecting robust growth in the next few years, thanks partly to baby boomers who want to remain in their homes. Home remodelers say ...

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A lifestyle project for the cannabis crowd (access required)

Jesce Horton is a partner in Saints Cloud, a planned marijuana growing and retail facility that will also include a bed-and-breakfast and research and development space. Photo by Sam Tenney of the DJ.

Portland, Ore. may be about to see what the next generation of marijuana facilities looks like. A group of entrepreneurs is proposing to build an indoor and outdoor marijuana growing facility, a retail storefront, a research and development building and ...

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Bown Crossing library plots eye-popping architecture for Boise’s southeast side (access required)

The reading room at the new Library! at Bown Crossing has no columns. A children's story room will be in the far left corner. Photo by Patrick Sweeney.

Seventeen years later after planning began, the Library! at Bown Crossing expects to open June 1, or earlier, to give the southeast side of  Boise its first library. The library will have 40,000 books, 24 computers, a nook with a ...

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Is the sparkle fading for ‘starchitects?’ (access required)

A team of architects from Minneapolis-based HGA, rather than a “starchitect,” played key roles in the Walker Art Center addition completed last year in Minneapolis. This photo was taken in a corridor that connects the parking ramp to the addition. From left: vice president Rich Bonnin, vice president John Cook, architect Alex Terzich, architect Joan Soranno, senior associate Steve Philippi and architectural designer Mike Hara. Photo by Bill Klotz.

With dozens of design awards and industry recognitions to her credit, Joan Soranno qualifies as a star architect. But the longtime design principal in the Minneapolis office of HGA is quick to point out that good architecture isn’t a one-person ...

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