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Albertsons gets started on a new flagship store at Broadway/Beacon (access required)

Albertsons started construction June 20 on what will be the grocery chain’s new flagship store located barely a half mile from the company’s corporate headquarters. The new 65,000-square-foot Albertsons at Broadway and Beacon Street will be the chain’s first “premium” ...

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Solar installation increasing rapidly, unevenly (access required)

Solar power continues to shine in the U.S. But adoption across the nation has grown in fits and starts. The solar industry is experiencing rapid job growth, despite accounting for less than 1 percent of all consumed energy nationwide. U.S. ...

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Summertime will be building time at Idaho Youth Ranch’s Middleton ranch (access required)

The Idaho Youth Ranch is ready to start construction this summer on a residential treatment center in Middleton. A 33,750-square-foot indoor horse arena and other animal facilities will make up the first phase of the IYR’s $24 million master plan ...

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For Idaho, the Year of the Hotel

At least 32 hotels are under construction, recently opened or pending construction in nearly every sizable population center in Idaho. Hotels are in the works in the Treasure Valley, in Twin Falls, Pocatello and Idaho Falls. Three are underway in ...

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Holiday Inn opens in Nampa (access required)

Nampa’s second new hotel in six weeks opened June 1. An 85-room Holiday Inn Nampa on Midland Road near the Karcher Road exit of Interstate 84 joins the 82-room Best Western Plus Peppertree Nampa Civic Center Inn that opened April ...

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Boise company’s modular units ease the way to Bay Area affordable housing (access required)

San Francisco Bay Area residents looking for the unicorn that affordable housing has become in the region now have one more option thanks to the Boise-based Guerdon,  the Portland, Ore.-based Bridge Housing, and Ankrom Moisan Architects. The developer and architecture ...

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Better health through healthier buildings (access required)

When it comes to the health of workers, building construction can be as big a factor as sleep, diet or exercise. New research on health and construction is influencing project designs. Buildings with sustainable elements have been shown to improve ...

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Eagle roads will see chipsealing for most of the summer

Streets in the northern tier of Ada County will see chipseal road treatment work from June 7 into early September as the Ada County Highway District carries out its annual low-cost road maintenance work. The chipsealing will address 550 lane ...

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