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A Word with Wayne Hammon, Idaho Associated General Contractors  (access required)

As I mentioned in my previous article recapping some of the construction and development projects started or completed in 2021, the construction industry experienced some serious challenges last year. Through some major adversity — insane increases in commodity prices, dwindling inventory in supply chains and new COVID-19 requirements and precautions — projects managed to ...

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A day along the Greenbelt exploring a Garden City neighborhood (access required)

When you look at Garden City on a map, you might be surprised at its size, considering the population figure of nearly 12,000 (from 2019). I know I was when I first started getting familiar with its boundaries. Driving the ...

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A review of the Orchard House Restaurant in Caldwell (access required)

An off -the-beaten-path local favorite is The Orchard House in Caldwell. The restaurant is about 10 miles from Caldwell center on Karcher/Sunny Slope Road, which is ID-55 S. Any direction you come from takes you on orchard-view roads in the ...

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A look back at IBR’s events throughout 2021 

Idaho Business Review (IBR) held 15 virtual and in-person events in 2021 to keep our business community informed and honor the business leaders doing amazing work across the great state of Idaho. While the first six months saw only a ...

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Construction and new developments in 2021 

The developer trio of Ball Ventures Ahlquist, Brighton and SCS Development broke ground on Oct. 7 on a new 75,000 square foot office building at Ten Mile Crossing in Meridian.

The construction industry experienced some serious challenges this past year — such as insane increases in commodity prices, dwindling inventory in supply chains and new COVID-19 requirements and precautions to name a few. But even through all this adversity, construction still went on and projects ...

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Amazon Invades Idaho (access required)

Loading a "last mile" delivery van at an Amazon delivery station like the one Amazon will build in Meridian. Photo courtesy of Amazon.

Amazon was all over the news this past year, and Idaho Business Review covered several notable announcements of the company’s expansion throughout Idaho. One of Amazon’s guiding principles is “commitment to operational excellence,” and the company is working to achieve ...

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The “Women of the Year” meet and greet present, past honorees 

Idaho Business Review held its sixth annual Women of the Year Meet-and-Greet reception on Sept. 1 in Boise at the Arid Club. More than 50 women were in attendance — including some of this year’s honorees as well as past recipients — networking together, reconnecting and/or creating new friendships. The ladies spent the evening getting ...

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2021 Leaders in Law and Excellence in Finance honorees announced 

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The Idaho Business Review (IBR) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Leaders in Law awards, which recognize top legal professionals in Idaho for leadership, vision, innovation, professional achievements, competitiveness, mentorship and community service. The 35 winners range from relative newcomers making their mark on the industry to legal aces with decades of experience and are represented across seven awards ...

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2021 Top Projects award finalists announced

While the construction industry has certainly had some challenges this past year – fighting insane increases in commodity prices, battling dwindling inventory in supply chains, and having to innovate on the fly to comply with COVID-19 social distancing requirements – somewhat amazingly, projects were still ...

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