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Jennifer Gonzalez covers construction, real estate and development news. Contact her at jennifer.gonzalez@idahobusinessreview.com or 208.639.3515.

New MLS program aims to help homebuyers

A new program will help potential home buyers learn about specific homeownership programs available to them. Intermountain Multiple Listing Service has partnered with Down Payment Resource, an Atlanta-based search engine and software company, to combine MLS property data with information ...

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Ridgevue High School construction underway in Nampa (access required)

Construction of Nampa’s newest high school has started. Site stripping, grading and utility work and installation has begun for the new Ridgevue High School, which is located near Linden and Madison Roads in Canyon County. Foundation placement and excavation will ...

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Project Update: Boise’s Juniper restaurant (access required)

Construction of  Boise’s newest downtown restaurant is wrapping up. Juniper is scheduled to open in late June in the former Cazba and Opa restaurant location at 211 N. Eighth Street. The 3,200-square-foot restaurant was gutted with an extensive renovation nearly ...

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Boise nonprofit focuses on “pocket neighborhood” development (access required)

A Boise nonprofit is developing a “pocket neighborhood” hoping the small homes will appeal to buyers who want to live near downtown. Neighborhood Housing Services helps under-served communities, including the low-income, achieve home ownership through affordable and low-cost financing options ...

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New lodge entrance and outdoor deck space to be constructed at Brundage

Another phase of expansion is underway at Brundage Mountain Resort. A new ticket window and guest services facility will be constructed near the ski resort’s parking lot and provide easier access to the lodge, so taht guests don’t have to ...

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New lodging at Yellowstone to be constructed by Boise company (access required)

Boise-based Guerdon Industries will manufacture new lodge facilities for Yellowstone National Park. The company will be constructing five modular lodges with 80 rooms each. They will replace some 300 cabins in the Canyon Lodge area of the park. The $70 ...

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In Ada County, fewer home sales, but higher prices (access required)

Ada County homes are selling at a higher price point than they were a year ago, despite a dip in sales. In May, 783 single-family homes sold compared to 835 in May 2013. The median selling price of those homes ...

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Atlanta firm will oversee Boise Centre expansion (access required)

The Greater Boise Auditorium District Board of Directors has selected tvsdesign, based in Atlanta, to help design and oversee the Boise Centre’s expansion and renovation. The company has designed some 70 convention center projects globally. That design team includes local ...

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Linen Building in downtown Boise is for sale (access required)

Boise’s Linen Building is on the market. Developer and owner David Hale put the event and concert venue center on the market June 10. The 1910 building was originally known as the American Laundry Building. After Hale purchased it in ...

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Homebuilder takes aim at getting millennials into their first home (access required)

As the number of first time-homebuyers has dipped nationwide, a local builder has created a program aimed at getting more young people into new homes faster. However, a changing view of home ownership by millennials could force the housing industry ...

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