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It’s time to review that partnership agreement (access required)

If your partnership was audited, would you want the IRS to select your representative? If you joined a partnership this year and it was subject to a tax assessment related to a year when you were not a partner, would ...

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Looking for talent? You’ll find it downtown

I am sick and tired of hearing about how the downtown Boise office market is in trouble because of the cost or availability of parking.  This is ridiculous.  If you don’t see that downtown Boise is booming, then you just ...

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A paradigm shift on sexual misconduct (access required)

Human behavior is fascinating at the beginning of each new year. Examples abound at every local gym and fitness facility. For the “regulars,” January is a nightmare of crowded parking lots, long waits to use equipment and blindingly colorful new ...

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Changing skylines show Idaho’s growth since 2011

What a difference seven years has made. In 2011, office construction in Boise and elsewhere in Idaho was at a standstill. Many workers left the state, or trained for other careers. But things turned around fast after the Gardner Company ...

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Legal term review: a litigation terminology cheat sheet (access required)

The good news is the construction business is booming. The bad news is that litigation is too. The legal world is complex to navigate. Below is a quick and dirty list of basic litigation terminology for people finding themselves in the ...

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Looking to the future in office design

What do you think of when you hear the term “office?”  What image flashes through your mind? I believe for most of us, the answer is based on our own experiences from our careers, or from visiting an office that ...

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Everything you think you know about millennials is wrong (access required)

I really don’t know why an article about modular furniture finally pushed me over the edge, but that’s where I find myself, and so I’m here today to tell you that almost everything you’ve ever read about millennials is wrong. ...

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It’s time to review that partnership/operating agreement (access required)

If your partnership was audited, would you want the IRS to select your representative? If you joined a partnership this year and it was subject to a tax assessment related to a year when you were not a partner, would ...

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Addressing harassment in the workplace: get it right (access required)

We are all learning from the #metoo social movement. The report accompanying Time’s Person of the Year selection of “The Silence Breakers” is sobering and should be read as a call to action. Good employers know that the best way ...

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Tiny homes could play a big role in alleviating housing shortages (access required)

A paper given at a recent urban design conference by Heather Shearer of Griffith University in Australia may be helpful in addressing housing shortages, especially with regard to affordable units. Shearer suggests that “tiny homes” may play a role. Tiny ...

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