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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.

OSHA fines Caldwell’s Superior Steel in forklift death (access required)

OSHA has proposed fining Superior Steel Products in Caldwell $38,780 for violations stemming from the Aug. 4 death of an employee in a forklift accident. U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration found Superior Steel “did not protect ...

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Construction hiring is on an upswing (access required)

Idaho was among 40 states to see an increase in construction employment over the past year, according to state and national statistics. The Idaho Department of Labor reports a 4.4 percent increase in construction jobs from December 2013 to December ...

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The 951 will have a few corporate apartments (access required)

The newly opened 951 apartments at Front, Park and Parkcenter include furnished corporate apartments along with a mix of traditional apartments, live/work space and street-level retail. Paragon Corporate Housing will maintain at least five furnished apartments at the 68-unit complex, ...

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JUMP construction is in the home stretch (access required)

Crane 1 came down Jan. 21 at the JUMP site after being anchored near Myrtle and 11th streets for the past two years. Its removal signals the end of the heavy lifting at Jack’s Urban Meeting Place, where construction started ...

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Saint Alphonsus opens medical office in Nampa (access required)

The new Saint Alphonsus Medical Office Building in Nampa started admitting specialty patients in the past month. Located next to Saint Alphonsus Health Plaza, the $13.5 million facility offers services such as rehabilitation, maternal fetal medicine, cardiology, orthopedics, and obstetrics/gynecology. ...

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Treasure Valley commercial vacancies drop in December (access required)

The commercial real estate market in Treasure Valley ended the year with decreases in office and retail vacancies when compared with November, and industrial vacancies less than one third the rate of four years ago, according to commercial real estate ...

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Construction update 1.23.15 (access required)

Ascension Library EKC, Inc. Location: East 100 South in Jerome Project Owner: Monastery of the Ascension Description: Tenant improvements and addition Architect: Carver/Thornton/Young Engineers: Lochsa Engineering, DC Engineering Completion: March 2015 The contractor has mobilized to the site and demolition ...

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