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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.

New office building in early planning for River Road (access required)

A company called ISS River Partners has proposed to build a six-story office building at 13th Street and River Road. ISS River Partners is seeking a conditional use permit from the Boise Planning & Zoning Commission for a 15,639-square foot ...

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City Center Plaza work now is under Main Street (access required)

The 25-foot pit for City Center Plaza was dug last fall, but right now nearly all the construction attention is focused on what will be under Main Street when the $75 million nine-story office building, retail center and bus station ...

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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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