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The importance of accessory dwelling units (access required)

With the cost of living increasing around the country and house prices continuing to rise, finding sustainable housing that is affordably priced is something very important for both individuals and families. Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) — often called guest houses ...

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Building a construction technology industry (access required)

As with many other industries, residential construction is turning to technology and automation to deal with product demand coupled with a lack of skilled workers. Organizations such as the National Association of Home Builders have reported worker shortages in from ...

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Brundage plans housing developments, resort expansion  (access required)

Picking up a plan stymied by the Great Recession, Brundage Mountain Resort is proceeding with a major expansion intended to build up to 1,200 housing units over the next 20 years as well as expansion of the resort itself. The development can occur because Brundage traded land decades ago with the U.S. Forest Service, ...

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Biz ‘Bites:’ New industrial hemp meeting to take place in Buhl 

New industrial hemp meeting to take place in Buhl Hempitecture, IND HEMP, Idaho Department of Agriculture, 1000 Springs Mill and Idaho Farm Bureau have announced they are hosting the first Producers Meeting for Industrial Hemp in Idaho to inform growers of the ...

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Biz ‘Bites:’ Aviation Specialties Unlimited opens A&P preparation course in Boise  (access required)

Aviation Specialties Unlimited opens A&P preparation course in Boise Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc. (ASU) has announced the launch of a new airframe & powerplant (A&P) preparation course to help students prepare and test for their FAA Certification.  ASU’s new accelerated program is located at the new ASU Academy near the Boise ...

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Who can afford to buy a house in Idaho? (access required)

This article is part one of a three-part series. The Idaho Business Review has created a cost-of-living model for Idaho that looks at who can afford a house in Idaho after two years of steeply-increasing home prices. What we found ...

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Roundup Jan. 18

5R Action LLC leased 3,960 square feet of retail space in the Shops at Spectrum Pointe, 1460-1492 S. Entertainment Ave. in Boise. Brianna Miller of TOK Commercial facilitated the transaction. Amity Partners LLC purchased 1.77 acres at TBD Yellowstone Avenue ...

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Thrift store career ed retread (access required)

Photo of the old Deseret Industries building in Idaho Falls, soon to be a career center high school

The old Deseret Industries thrift store building at 450 E St. in downtown Idaho Falls has been empty for almost four years, but its days of loneliness are over, at least for now. The Idaho Falls School District 91 has ...

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‘Hacking’ winners building on concepts with award funds  (access required)

Flashpoint Building Systems co-owners Nick Stoppello and Pat Churchman are hammering away at the concepts that garnered them the $10,000 first-place award in the Hacking for Homebuilding (H4H) competition in October 2021.  The public-track winners in the second annual H4H competition shared their concept ...

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