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Brad Iverson-Long is a reporter for the Idaho Business Review, covering banks, financial services, technology and new business.

New plan for dirt lot in downtown Boise (access required)

Four buildings, including two with drive-thrus, and a parking lot could be built on the open lot on 300 S. Capitol Blvd., which had previously been planned for a high-rise office building. The Boise City Design Review Committee will review ...

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Zoo Boise planning new patas monkey exhibit (access required)

The Friends of  Zoo Boise are starting to raise $209,000 for a new exhibit for patas monkeys, which could be open to the public within a year. The Zoo gained national attention after a man killed one of the zoo’s patas ...

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Rupert getting new milk product plant

Calva Products, a California company that makes infant animal milk formulas and other products, will open a new $9 million processing plant in Rupert. The new plant is slated to open next spring next to a cheese plant that will ...

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Boise getting a third sports radio station (access required)

Radio listeners will need to adjust their dials if they want to listen to many Jan. 1 bowl games, as Impact Radio Group has acquired ESPN Radio’s programming, which will be broadcast on 730 AM. ESPN’s programming is currently broadcasting ...

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Owyhee Plaza sold, renovations planned (access required)

Clay Carley, the real estate developer in charge of Old Boise, is leading a group that purchased the downtown Boise city block that includes Owyhee Plaza Hotel on Nov. 28. Carley said new development for the century-old building will start ...

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Potato Bowl in search of new football conference (access required)

The Blue Turf at Bronco Stadium will host a college bowl game for the 16th time this year, but the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl is in the middle of several changes, including a relatively new long-term sponsor and a search ...

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Project update: Holiday Inn Express (access required)

The former DoubleTree Club Hotel and Park Center Hotel on Parkcenter Boulevard will become a Holiday Inn Express after a $1.5 million remodel by EKC Inc. of Boise. The six-story, 158-room hotel will maintain its capacity, with interior cosmetic improvements ...

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BSU rebrands with B logo

Boise State University its ditching its diamond logo used for academics and other programs and adopting an italicized B logo that’s an updated version of the school’s athletic logo. The redesign was done by Nike, which has been affiliated with ...

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Project Update: Boise Airport garage (access required)

The Boise Airport’s four-story, 770-space garage expansion will start construction the first week of January. The $13 million project is expected to finish in mid-November. The new garage will replace an existing uncovered short-term lot, which led the airport to ...

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Downtown apartment project could start construction soon (access required)

A four-story, mixed-use apartment building in downtown Boise could start construction early next year, according to developer Glenn Levie. The 916 Park project will have 68 apartment units, plus 4,000 square feet of ground-level retail space. Levie said he got ...

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