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Construction begins on Hill Rd. ofc. bldgs. (access required)

IBR Staff Report Construction has begun on two 2,240-square-foot office buildings that Jerry and Gloria Keulman of Eagle own on the Great Sky Estates office park in Eagle. Gloria Keulman, an agent with Keller-Williams Realty in Boise, said construction would ...

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Johnstone Supply to build 2-acre Boise warehouse (access required)

IBR Staff Report A Johnstone Supply warehouse is planned for a 2-acre vacant site on Emerald Street / Executive Drive near Five Mile Road. The 34,160-square-foot warehouse is to include a 5,000-square-foot showroom and 3,600 square feet of office space, ...

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SF-based developer plans 100 apt. units in 4-plexes (access required)

IBR Staff Report The Trada Group plans to develop 90 to 100 four-plex-apartment buildings at undisclosed locations in Boise and Meridian in the next 18 months. Kevin Geddes, managing director of the company based in San Francisco, said demand is ...

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Idaho Corporate Headquarters Incentive Act outlined (access required)

IBR Staff Report Here are highlights of House Bill 142, the Idaho Corporate Headquarters Incentive Act of 2005, as outlined in the bill’s Statement of Purpose and Fiscal Impact: Qualifying companies would get several income tax credits over five years: ...

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Gates Sr. to speak to Community Foundation (access required)

IBR Staff Report William Gates Sr., co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – and father of Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates – is to speak at the Idaho Community Foundation’s annual meeting May 11. Gates and his wife created ...

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HP, nonprofits honored by Boise Chamber (access required)

IBR Staff Report The Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce honored Hewlett-Packard with its 2005 Distinguished Corporate Stewardship Award at its annual meeting last week. HP gives $2 million a year in grants, sponsorships and in-kind donations to Idaho organizations each ...

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6 commercial bldgs. slated in Meridian's Bridgetower (access required)

IBR Staff Report Six small professional office buildings are planned this summer in part of the Bridgetower mixed-use devel-opment in northwest Meridian. The Meridian Planning & Zoning Commission recently endorsed Verona Subdivision No. 3. The Meridian City Council is expected ...

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Idaho engineering firms honored by ACEC of Idaho (access required)

IBR Staff Report Several Idaho engineering companies were honored last month for their achievement in engineering during the Idaho Engineering Excellence Awards Competition. Each year, the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Idaho, representing the consulting engineers of Idaho, ...

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WGI gives funds to start new ASSE Foundation scholarship (access required)

IBR Staff Report DES PLAINES, IL – Providing funds to benefit construction safety and health students, the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation (ASSEF) has established the new Washington Group International Safety Scholarship program, thanks to a $5,500 contribution from ...

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Boise architectural firm wins award (access required)

IBR Staff Report Gile-Buck & Associates, a Boise-based architectural design and planning office, has been named a recipient of the 2005 Air Combat Command (ACC) Design Award by the United States Air Force. The national design award is given annually ...

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