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Presidential apprenticeship order is ‘a good start’ (access required)

For all the controversy he’s elicited over the past two years, Donald Trump has done one thing right in the eyes of construction industry leaders. And it only involved a flick of the wrist. The President in June signed an ...

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US housing starts rebounded in June

Homebuilders ramped up construction in June to the fastest pace in four months, led by surges in the Northeast and Midwest. Housing starts climbed 8.3 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.22 million, the Commerce Department ...

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For now, 223-unit apartment and commercial is in play for Main, Fairview, Whitewater (access required)

A year and change after reaching a development agreement with the city of Boise, Los Angeles-based LocalConstruct has come up with a conceptual plan to fulfill the city’s desire to extend the downtown vibe to the West End. The city ...

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Idaho hotels tackle waste, sustainability (access required)

It’s not unusual to find notes in a hotel room asking you to conserve by hanging up your towels and not having your sheets changed every day. But some Idaho hotels are kicking their efforts to be green up a ...

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A grab bag of Idaho hotel projects (access required)

The nearly three dozen new hotels under construction, recently opened or pending construction in Idaho will transform the lodging supply in many cities, including Boise, the state capital. In downtown Boise, four hotel projects were announced in a period of ...

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Collister Center looks to swap out bowling lanes for roller skating rink (access required)

After a false start in Meridian a year ago, Scott and Tammy Stevens expect to open a roller skating rink by Nov. 1 in the Collister Center on State Street in Boise. Treasure Valley Skate would replace the recently closed ...

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Students build and auction tiny house

A tiny house will make a huge difference for senior citizens served by Metro Community Services and the building trades program at Canyon-Owyhee School Service Agency. For Metro, the 192-square-foot tiny house built last school year by COSSA students could ...

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