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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.

Work starts on Treasure Valley’s second Mormon temple (access required)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is holding an invitation-only groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 23 in Meridian to launch construction of the Mormon Church’s fifth temple in Idaho. The church, to date, has only 143 temples worldwide – and ...

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Foreclosures up in July but way down since July 2013 (access required)

Housing foreclosures in Ada County saw an upward blip in July, but year-to-year foreclosure filings in Treasure Valley have been sliced in half, leading distressed home buyer and seller Gorilla Capital reported. Ada County saw a 15 percent increase in ...

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ACHD scrubs Eagle roundabout (access required)

Eagle got its wish Aug. 13 that no roundabout be built at Eagle Road and Old State Street at the heart of the city’s historic downtown. The Ada County Highway District Commission honored a request from the Eagle City Council ...

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Downtown Boise loses Anthropologie, lululemon to Village at Meridian (access required)

Women’s clothing retailer Anthropologie and sports clothing retailer lululemon athletica will both leave their downtown storefronts and reopen at the Village at Meridian. “We are moving out there in the spring of next year,” Anthropologie associate store manager Marissa Navarro ...

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8th Street will reverse direction starting August 26 (access required)

One-way traffic will reverse direction on two blocks of 8th Street over Sunday and Monday, Aug. 24 and 25. On Aug. 23, after the Capital City Farmers Market has closed, vehicle traffic will move southward on 8th between Bannock and ...

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Boise’s 27th Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction (access required)

Change is coming to 27th Street, long the designated way to between State Street and the Main/Fairview couplet. That role was officially transferred on Oct. 24 to the newly created Whitewater Park Boulevard, which pieced together snippets of the former ...

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Saint Alphonsus doctors unite to build a joint institute (access required)

Reconstructive orthopedic surgeons are like closing pitchers in baseball who only work the ninth inning. These doctors just come into play for the end game, when nothing more can be done with your knee or hip but rebuild or replace ...

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Idaho Falls potato seed developer adds greenhouses and farm land (access required)

Sunrain Varieties, an Idaho Falls potato seed development company, has recently added two greenhouses to its local complex and also purchased a 1,600-acre farm near Victor and Driggs, along the Wyoming state line. The new greenhouses will allow Sunrain to ...

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