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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.

Office vacancies keep dropping in Boise region (access required)

Total office vacancy across Treasure Valley dropped to 12 percent in August, marking a fifth consecutive month of decreases, according to the monthly update from Thornton Oliver Keller Commercial Real Estate. Even with the addition this year of the new ...

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Foreclosure rates hit a low for 2014 (access required)

Treasure Valley had fewer foreclosures filings in August than any other month this year, according to Gorilla Capital, an Idaho company that redevelops distressed homes. The combined 101 filings for Ada and Canyon counties in August dipped below the 106 ...

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Transportation talk falls on transit, parking and circulation (access required)

What will Boise’s public transit future and how to get around downtown look like? Those were questions tossed around Sept. 10 on the 17th floor of the Zions Bank building at an Urban Land Institute Idaho discussion of transportation infrastructure ...

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Bodovino is a world leader in self-service wine tasting (access required)

Self-service wine tasting is the order of business at downtown Boise’s Bodovino wine bar and retail shop. It’s the largest outlet in the world for Italian wine dispenser manufacturer WineEmotion. To sample wine at Bodovino, customers load up a Bodovino ...

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The Owyhee is filling up faster than expected (access required)

Clay Carley had no idea what the public would think of his vision to reenergize the 104-year-old Owyhee Plaza Hotel building as a modern office, residential and commercial center. All he knew was the rooftop intrigued him to no end. ...

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Small business pointers to be shared at Meridian Business Day (access required)

Meridian Business Day is a morning of workshops and networking organized by small business people for small business people. The force behind Meridian Business Day is Brandon Wright, well known in Meridian for his monthly SmokeOut Networking Group barbecue luncheons. ...

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Idaho Shakespeare Festival hits record attendance (access required)

As the Idaho Shakespeare Festival plays out its last few weeks, Producing Artistic Director Charles Fee has already been smiling for months as he looks through attendance and revenue sheets. The festival will achieve record attendance and earnings from ticket ...

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