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IBR gives kudos to top construction projects

Fred Bruning, CEO of CenterCal Properties, accepts the IBR Top Projects award for first place in the Private category at Big Als in Meridian July 31. Photo by Brad Talbutt

For eight years, Idaho Business Review has been showcasing groundbreaking commercial projects in government, office/retail and private sectors. This year 55 joined the IBR Top Project ranks. Read about them in the July 27 issue of IBR.

In addition, an exclusive event for all 55 honorees – including the project managers, architects, owners and engineers – was held at Big Al’s in Meridian. The event gave about 300 attendees a sneak peek at the adult playground slated to open Aug. 6.

The 2012 top three construction projects by category:


1st Place: BSU’s Micron Business and Economics Building, Boise

2nd Place: Hugh Nichols Public Safety Building, Nampa

3rd Place: Boise State University Lincoln Avenue Student Housing



1st Place: Fred Meyer No. 685, Eagle

2nd Place: Rosauers Supermarket, Meridian

3rd Place: Fast Eddy’s Locust Grove, Meridian


1st Place: The Village at Meridian, Meridian

2nd Place: Big Al’s, Meridian

3rd Place: Ventana Medical Plaza, Nampa

About Jeanne Huff

Jeanne Huff is the special sections editor at IBR, editor of Women of the Year, Accomplished Under 40, CEOs of Influence, Money Makers, Leaders in Law, Corporate Guide to Event Planning as well as editor of custom publications including Welcome to Boise, Dining Decisions, Idaho Heartland Living and Travelog.