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Idaho metros can’t keep up with other cities in construction job growth (access required)

The 2017 malaise of construction job growth in Idaho’s largest cities lingered into October. Selected metropolitan areas in Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado and Wyoming all saw higher job growth rates than Coeur d’Alene, Idaho’s highest ranked metro. Coeur d’Alene came ...

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Twin towers would span Broad Street (access required)

Boise City Council member Scot Ludwig plans to put an exclamation point on recent Broad Street improvements with linked 11- and nine-story towers that would span the road. The city has in recent months added pedestrian-friendly, event-friendly and environmentally friendly ...

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Parma building permits top $3 million (access required)

A sharp rise in the value of building permits issued in Parma this year reflects a sudden growth of business in the small western Idaho city. Parma issued building permits valued at $3.3 million in 2017. Last year, it issued ...

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US construction spending up a strong 1.4 percent in October

U.S. construction spending surged 1.4 percent in October, the best gain in five months, with all major categories of building posting gains. The October spending increase was the third monthly gain after more modest advances of 0.3 percent in September ...

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

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)

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)

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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