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22 four-plexes planned in Meridian (access required)

A complex of 22 fourplex residential buildings would be constructed off Locust Grove Road if Meridian approves Cooper Canyon Subdivision.Wildwood Development LLC, Boise, seeks a zoning change and conditional-use approval for nearly 6 acres in the southeast corner of Locust ...

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Changes to Impact Fee Act (access required)

Recent changes to the Impact Fee Act clarify the language and intent of certain provisions in the 1992 statute and give ACHD until March 31, 2003, to create a new ordinance to reflect the revised law. Key changes or clarifications ...

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City to seek bids for renovation of former Ada County building (access required)

The City of Boise is poised to seek bids for the first phase of a $2.2 million renovation of the former Ada County administration building, which adjoins City Hall.The city began leasing the entire four-story building in January, after the ...

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Boise firm lands U.S. housing contract (access required)

Although multi-family housing is a specialty of design and planning firm Gile-Buck & Associates, Boise, the company has latched on to some real opportunities in military housing design.The firm is in one of three teams that will be working on ...

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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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Idaho builders face tightened surety market (access required)

Idaho builders and insurance firms are closely watching the surety industry – which was already feeling the effects of a slowing economy and a “hardening” market before Sept. 11 and got hit recently by Enron and Kmart bankruptcies.Surety bonds come ...

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Heritage Commons planned for 76-acre Meridian site (access required)

Six commercial buildings, several park areas, and homes of various types are planned on 76-acre site off North Locust Grove Road in Meridian.The project, called Heritage Commons, appears to incorporate many of the objectives Meridian planners have outlined for future ...

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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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