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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.

Want to fly in a B-17 bomber over Boise? Here’s your chance

I first wrote about the B-17 Flying Fortress as a 15-year-old at the tail end of the Carter Administration. Not as a class assignment, but as a plot device to get my commando team from Alsace-Lorraine to Cortina D’Ampezzo in ...

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Syngenta expands Nampa facility for corn genetic research (access required)

Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta will build an indoor corn genetic greenhouse facility alongside its existing Nampa Research Station on U.S. 20/26 in Canyon County. The $30 million Trait Conversion Accelerator will enable Syngenta to move indoors at one location the ...

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Industrial construction inches ahead building by building (access required)

A Las Vegas developer with close ties to Idaho is working on one of the largest industrial buildings planned or under construction in the Treasure Valley. Larry Monkarsh, owner of L.M. Construction and one-fourth owner of Brass Cap Development, expects ...

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Scandinavian Designs furniture is headed for Boise (access required)

The northern California furniture store chain Scandinavian Designs has banners on the former Office Max/Office Depot on Broadway in Boise for its first Idaho store, but there’s no indication when the store will open. Petulama, Calif.-based Scandinavian Designs has 32 ...

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