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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.

Walls are up for Reel Theatre in Caldwell

The upper level of geofoam wall construction has started at The Reel Theatre destined for Caldwell. Photo courtesy of Scott Hedrick.

The first 12 feet of gleaming white interior and exterior geofoam walls are up for the 11-screen The Reel Theatre in Caldwell. A second level of 12-foot walls are being installed in the coming weeks with trusses and roof work ...

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Commercial development finds new terrain in central Caldwell

College Marketplace in Caldwell awaits retailer commitments before construction starts on six pads. Photo by Teya Vitu.

Six commercial pads with utilities installed await commercial development at 21st Avenue and Chicago Street, a half-mile straight shot to the College of Idaho’s new convex glass library. The 21.5-acre Caldwell property that Boise-based Rocky Mountain Companies is developing has ...

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Two Boise brokers ally with NAI Global (access required)

Ben Kneadler (left) and Mike Erkmann affiliated their new commercial real estate brokerage with NAI Global, the nation's No. 4 largest commercial real estate firm. Photo by Teya Vitu.

Just six months into operation as an independent commercial real estate brokerage, NAI Select principals Ben Kneadler and Mike Erkmann flew off to Spokane the first week of November for the first regional meeting of the nine Pacific Northwest NAI ...

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Idaho metros tumble in construction job growth (access required)

Construction of a continuous pulp mill digester at Clearwater Paper is a major factor behind Lewiston ranking as the No. 1 metro in construction job growth. Photo courtesy of Clearwater Paper.

One month can make quite a difference in construction job growth standings. In August, Lewiston had the top job growth percentage in the nation with a 27 percent gain in construction jobs over the prior year. Pocatello was ranked No. ...

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BoDo has a buyer from Wisconsin

Hendricks Commercial Properties of Benoit, Wisc., has bought BoDo. File Photo.

A Beloit, Wisc., commercial real estate firm has purchased the BoDo commercial complex in downtown Boise for $25 million. Colliers International in Boise has had the three-building, 118,977-square-foot complex listed for $30 million since March. Hendricks Commercial Properties closed on ...

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