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Teya Vitu is an Idaho Business Review reporter, covering commercial real estate, construction, transportation and whatever else may intrigue him in the moment. Join me on Twitter at @IBR_TeyaVitu.

Overlooked Joplin Road, below HP, could get apartments, condos, townhomes (access required)

The gravel pit to the left could become a lake with condos and townhomes to the right in this proposed Joplin Road development between Chinden Boulevard and the Boise River. Photo courtesy of James B. Roberts.

Where westbound Chinden Boulevard rises to reach Hewlett-Packard, Joplin Road drops to an assortment of fields, storage areas, the region’s wastewater treatment plant, a gravel pit and the Boise River. As developer James B. Roberts walked some Joplin Road acreage ...

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Big Sky basketball tournaments will play in Boise 2019-21 (access required)

Big Sky Conference Commissioner Andrea Williams announced that the CenturyLink Arena in Boise would host the conference basketball championships in 2019-21. Photo by Teya Vitu.

The Big Sky Conference will play its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments in downtown Boise in 2019, 2020 and 2021. The tournaments will be staged simultaneously at the CenturyLink Area, starting the week of March 11-16, 2019. The tournament will ...

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Boise State’s Fine Arts will reside in a showcase structure on Capitol Boulevard (access required)

Boise State University's new fine arts building will be an artwork in its own right. Image courtesy of Boise State University.

Construction has been underway since May on the striking new Boise State University fine arts building, a structure that will consolidate all Department of Art programs along Capitol Boulevard. LCA Architects of Boise designed two contrasting buildings, one blue, one ...

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Adare Manor to create affordable housing on Boise’s West End

Adare Manor will be affordable housing for people earning 30 to 80 percent of the area median wage. Image courtesy of erstad ARCHITECTS.

Three local developers will start construction in early October on a 116-unit affordable housing apartment project on Boise’s West End. Adare Manor Apartments will be located on Fairview Avenue between 24th and 25th Streets.  The same team is building the ...

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