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Idaho Business Review applauds 2013’s top Idaho construction projects

The Western Power Sports Office and Warehouse Addition in Eagle was one of the top construction projects that broke ground in 2013. Photo by Phil McClain

The Western Power Sports Office and Warehouse Addition in Eagle was one of the top construction projects that broke ground in 2013. Photo by Phil McClain

For 10 years Idaho Business Review has recognized the largest – by the dollars — construction projects in Idaho. The projects and their numbers can be seen as a measure of our state’s growth.

Forty submitted projects broke ground or were completed in 2013, and had construction costs of more than $1 million. Eleven were in government, nine in office/retail and 20 in the private category.

“Construction is vital to our state, our economy and our future,” said Idaho Business Review Publisher and Vice President Sean Evans. “These construction success stories are worth noting; in fact, they deserve our full attention.”

There will be a publication featuring all 40 in the July 18 Idaho Business Review. On July 24 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., there will be an awards ceremony at the Riverside Hotel to honor the projects and those who helped take them from dream to blueprint, and from rebar to reality. For more information or to purchase tickets to the event, visit the IBR website: https://idahobusinessreview.com/events/tp/.

Here are the top three, per category, Idaho construction projects that broke ground or were completed in 2013:

Government

West Boise Waste Water Treatment Plant Phosphorus Removal, Boise: $15,716,355

Nampa Library Square, Nampa: $15,600,000

Boise Air Terminal Parking Garage Expansion, Boise: $10,786,340

Office/Retail

Western Power Sports Office and Warehouse Addition, Eagle: $3,245,817

Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, Boise: $2,336,326

Discovery Building, Boise: $2,257,091

Private

Niagara Springs Hatchery, Wendell: $10,000,000

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company’s Scientech Building, Idaho Falls: $9.75 million

St. Luke’s Ambulatory Surgery Center: $7.8 million

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.