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Robust US home price gains cooled slightly in April


U.S. home prices rose at a healthy clip in April, though the increase slowed a bit from the previous two months. The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index climbed 5.7 percent in April, after increases of 5.9 ...

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Construction job growth in Idaho has leveled off (access required)

Construction workers at a Boise building site.

The heady days of 2015 and 2016, where Idaho frequently led the nation with double-digit growth in construction jobs, seems to have tempered in 2017. The number of construction jobs in Idaho did reach a nine-year high at 44,500 in ...

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Infrastructure limits growth in wind power (access required)

A wind turbine, left, part of the Lost Creek Wind Farm, stands with an electrical transmission line June 1near King City, Mo. President Trump has announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, raising some doubt on the future of renewable sources of energy like wind and solar. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Wind energy’s biggest expansion hurdle is not a lack of supply or demand. Or even local wildlife. It’s a matter of getting the energy from the turbine to the consumer. American wind power development may have to be curtailed by ...

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Silicon Valley company Jelli plans for most of its staff to be in Idaho (access required)


The owners of a radio advertising company in San Mateo, Calif. are planning to house most of their in the company’s new Boise office. The Idaho Department of Commerce is giving the technology company Jelli a tax reimbursement incentive, or TRI, ...

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Breakfast Series report: A rapidly evolving retail landscape 


Introduction: Managing change online and on the ground Boise has made its way to the national radar when it comes to retail. Where once it used to be one of the last states considered for expansions, now it’s getting some ...

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Roundup 6.23.17 (access required)

Ronald D. Harris purchased 0.71 acre at Silverstone Business Park, 1739 S. Jade Way, in Meridian. DJ Thompson of Cushman & Wakefield Pacific represented the buyer and Steve Winger and Devin Ogden of Colliers International represented the seller. OODA Loop ...

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