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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.

Idaho continues to lead nation in construction job growth (access required)

Idaho and Washington saw the  highest year-over-year construction job increases in the country in April. Forty states saw job gains in construction between April 2014 and April 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Idaho notched a 12.4 ...

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Simplot HQ is growing along Front Street (access required)

JUMP construction all of a sudden has a companion after holding all the attention of people passing by on Front and Myrtle streets for the past three years. In the past month, the future J.R. Simplot Co. world headquarters has ...

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The future of downtown Boise (access required)

Idaho Business Review has explored the creation of the modern downtown Boise in a 10-part series that started in January. Downtown’s future is unfolding rapidly, with three hotels suddenly under consideration; JUMP, Simplot corporate headquarters and City Center Plaza in ...

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The Club at SpurWing mixes tradition with novelty (access required)

Tradition is not the game at The Club at SpurWing in Meridian. There, innovation, and whatever owner Roger Anderson dreams up, come into play continually. Anderson is known to spring surprises on the SpurWing staff. “I don’t know what’s coming ...

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Golf continues at Ridgecrest and Centennial until sale (access required)

The days are likely numbered for Ridgecrest and Centennial, the pair of municipal golf courses on the 602-acre campus of the state-owned Southwest Idaho Treatment Center. But the big unknown is just when golfers will tee off for the last ...

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CCDC picks LocalConstruct for Watercooler apartments at 14th and Idaho (access required)

With two proposals matched as closely as commissioners can recall, the CCDC Board of Commissioners – in a split decision – on May 18 sided with The Owyhee owners LocalConstruct to build a mixed-use apartment/retail complex at 14th and Idaho ...

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