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Downtown stadium developer plans to submit design documents in January-February (access required)

Boise Sports Park could have apartments overlooking left field, offices overlooking right field and a music venue beyond center field. Image courtesy of city of Boise.

Terms of a master development agreement for a downtown Boise stadium and mixed-use commercial, housing and office complex at Shoreline Drive and Americana Boulevard should be in place by the end of the year, according to city officials and the ...

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After a decade, North End church project enters home stretch (access required)

Kyle Fraser with TMC Masonry removes limestone blocks from a column that is being restored at the TRICA building at 14th and Eastman Nov. 7 in Boise. Photo by Glenn Landberg

It’s been 10 years since Jon Swarthout, then the leader of a small children’s dance program in the Treasure Valley, decided to buy a stately stone church in Hyde Park that had fallen on hard times. Swarthout planned to turn ...

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In disasters’ wake, builders brace for impact on supplies (access required)

Jose Diaz, a material handler with GTS Interior Supply, unloads gypsum panels at the Jupiter Hotel expansion project in Southeast Portland. Builders are anticipating a shortage of raw materials like gypsum in 2018 due to demand for rebuilding after two major hurricanes and the Northern California fires. (Sam Tenney/DJC)

Over the summer, three major natural disasters hit different regions of the U.S. In 2018, their impact is expected to begin reaching firms in the building industry. “What we are starting to hear from contractors is that there is going ...

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Portland system converts wood waste into energy (access required)

Richard DeWolf’s Portland-based company, Versatile Wood Products, specializes in the restoration and remodel of historical doors, windows and cabinetry. In the course of a single year, that work produces a significant amount of wood waste and sawdust, to the tune ...

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