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Online shopping vs. brick & mortar stores – what's your preference? (access required)

My preference is to research as much as possible online, but purchase gifts locally in stores.&#160I like the ability to compare prices online so I know the price range to look for, and I also like to read consumer reviews, ...

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Designers, engineers honored for Idaho 'green' building work (access required)

By Steve Martin IDAHO BUSINESS REVIEW Ten innovators and supporters of ‘green’ building design and construction in Idaho were honored last week during the second annual BetterBricks Awards ceremony in downtown Boise. The ceremony, hosted by the Integrated Design Lab ...

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What charities/non-profits do you donate to? (access required)

A thriving arts and cultural sector often distinguishes truly great communities. I strongly believe that this translates into a higher quality of life, and therefore benefits our local economy. There’s just no substitute for the kind of economic, educational and ...

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Does Boise need a bigger convention center? (access required)

There is absolutely a need for an additional larger convention facility in downtown Boise. There has been a need for several years now, even before the advent of the new BoDo project. Had it not been for a “campaign of ...

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Is the Valley's growth being properly planned? (access required)

Despite the many challenges rapid growth has created, I believe that it is being properly planned for the most part. I commend local officials for dealing with these challenges and meeting them head on. The one exception is public transportation ...

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Residential dwellings on rise in downtown (access required)

By Steve Martin IDAHO BUSINESS REVIEW That sound you hear if you stroll through downtown Boise isn’t just hammering on steel girders or the footsteps of busy workers and shoppers. It’s called momentum, and it won’t be easing up anytime ...

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Housing projects stimulate Boise market (access required)

By Steve Martin Idaho Business Review Here’s a breakdown of some of the projects with residential components recently completed or planned in the near future in or near downtown Boise: &#149 Hyde Park Place – 12th and Fort. Fully residential, ...

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