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Boise, state construction values slump (access required)

Construction values were down by almost half in the Boise city limits during the first five months of the city’s fiscal year, compared with the year before, but down only about 8 percent from the same period in fiscal 2000.Around ...

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New impact-fee rules due in a year (access required)

By this time next year, the fees by which Ada County developers, builders and property owners pay for the impact of their new projects on the county-owned road system apparently will based on a different standard. A law passed by ...

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Firm finds bricks as mementos make solid niche (access required)

Karen Lockner goes to work every day with a smile.For the last 15 years, the Boise woman has operated a business that engraves and sells bricks and tiles for fund-raising projects across the country.“This is one of the few win-wins ...

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Land Surveying adds office in Garden City (access required)

Payette-based Bergey Land Surveying has opened an office in the Boise area.Five staff members including company President Doug Bergey work at the office of 1,900 square feet, opened March 1 in a multi-tenant building at the northwest corner of 42nd ...

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Solid demand for 16-story Boise structure expected (access required)

Boise developer Gary Christensen expects “classic downtown professionals” to occupy much of the space in the building of up to 16 stories that he proposes to build on the Bannock Garage site downtown.Several law and accounting firms already have shown ...

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Elmer's Restaurants to open in ex-Shilo Inns unit (access required)

Portland-based Elmer’s Restaurants Inc. is remodeling a former Shilo Inns-operated restaurant in Nampa for its third Treasure Valley Elmer’s, slated to open in late March. Jerry Scott, vice president of operations for Elmer’s Restaurants, said work on the 9,000-square-foot restaurant ...

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Office market expected to strengthen (access required)

The Boise-area office market is likely to strengthen by year’s end, studies by two of the city’s major commercial real estate firms indicate. “We predict that 2002 will see absorption in the inverse of 2001, with the second half being ...

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High-end homes planned for North Boise (access required)

Boise billionaire J.R. Simplot is getting new neighbors near his hilltop aerie by Bogus Basin and Cartwright Roads. But those new digs going up nearby aren’t outhouses, either. Arrowhead Canyon, Arrowhead Ridge, and Phase I and II of Arrowhead Canyon ...

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Cherry Plaza to get $200,000 facelift (access required)

Cherry Plaza, a shopping center and central Meridian landmark since the 1970s, is slated for $200,000 in exterior remodeling this summer. “We will basically update it – create a more contemporary-looking center,” said Rick Clark, managing member of ownership group ...

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Downtown Boise’s south side keeps developing (access required)

Boise-based St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center plans to open an outpatient radiology services center in the area of Americana Boulevard and Shoreline Drive late this year or early in 2003. The facility of more than 8,000 square feet would join ...

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