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Work advances on state government center in west Boise (access required)

Idaho state lawmakers decided two years ago to buy the former Hewlett-Packard campus in West Boise and make it a center for state offices, but so far no state agencies have moved in. Construction is underway, however, and the first ...

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Big office buildings headed to Chinden and Highway 16

Downtown-worthy office buildings are on the way for the northwest corner of Meridian, where open landscape still dominates. Local developers Tommy Ahlquist and David Turnbull see the eventual extension of Highway 16 south to Interstate 84 and the relentless Meridian ...

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August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide (access required)

U.S. home construction rebounded in August at the fastest pace in seven months but applications for new building permits plunged, sending mixed signals for an industry that has been struggling with rising lumber costs. Housing starts increased 9.2 percent in ...

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