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Analysis: Land prices major factor in new home construction (access required)

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Boise Regional Realtors and the Federal Housing Finance Agency have both noted in the last month that the proportion of newly-built, single-family homes in Ada County and Idaho, respectively, has increased. This is noteworthy because new homes are more costly ...

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McCall’s Whitetail Club development sees growth, interest during pandemic (access required)

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Whitetail Club in McCall is looking different lately. It’s five times busier, leadership is reporting. More people are visiting, with more serious intention of possibly becoming part-time members or permanent residents of the community. Joe Buchanan and Tom Garcia attribute ...

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Cameron Murphy promoted to project manager at HC

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HC Company is happy to announce that Cameron Murphy has been promoted to project manager. Murphy is a graduate from Oregon State University with a degree in construction engineering management. He joined HC in 2016 as a project engineer and ...

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Inspections help keep the Perrine Bridge truss-worthy (access required)

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For motorists between Twin Falls and Interstate 84, the four-day inspection of the Perrine Bridge is a twice-a-year ordeal. This week’s inspection was no different, with the Idaho Transportation Department closing the northbound lanes on Sept. 14-15, and the southbound ...

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Spate of commercial breaker box thefts sparks investigation (access required)

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Businesses from Twin Falls to Baker City, Oregon, have been the target of breaker box thefts beginning in July. Based on estimates by the Boise and Baker City Police Departments, losses for most businesses have been in the thousands of ...

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A word with Dan McElhinney, COO of Idaho Transportation Department (access required)

Less than a week before Dan McElhinney’s appointment as the Idaho Transportation Department’s chief operating officer, the state’s main north-south highway was closed due to rockslides — some the size of the house. Some people might have taken that as an ...

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Idaho Business Review announces Top Projects People’s Choice winners

The votes are in for the Top Projects’ annual People’s Choice awards, and the winners for each of the five categories are sure to impress. This year, due to the continuing COVID-19 outbreak, the People’s Choice awards were determined through ...

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College of Idaho opens first-of-its-kind dorms to address housing crunch (access required)

The College of Idaho has opened two new student residences that — hopefully, and if successful — will help the college address its recent on-campus housing crunch. Caldwell company indieDwell partnered with the college to create suite-style living within decommissioned ...

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CCDC gives construction go-ahead for Boise’s downtown park (access required)

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After four years of surveys, planning and innumerable public meetings, general contractor Wright Brothers got the go-ahead from the Capital City Development Corporation to begin construction on Boise’s newest park, walking distance from the Idaho State Capitol Building. The Idaho ...

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Jim Rowley joins McAlvain as VP of construction services (access required)

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McAlvain Companies, Inc. welcomes Jim Rowley as vice president of construction services. Rowley is responsible for assisting a team of project directors in team leadership and team support, overseeing the effective and efficient planning and managing of assigned projects to ...

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