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BSU fine arts building set to start construction in May

Boise State University will break ground May 2 on the fine arts building along Capitol Boulevard. The five-story, 97,222-square-foot structure will serve as the new, consolidated home for an art department that is now scattered among seven buildings on campus, ...

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US homebuilder sentiment slips, but overall outlook positive

U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their sales prospects, even as their overall outlook remains favorable. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released April 17 slipped to 68 this month. That’s down three points ...

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US housing starts fell in March; still stronger than in 2016

U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in March, but the pace of construction so far this year remains stronger than in 2016. Housing starts fell 6.8 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.22 million, the ...

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Apartment dwellers: How much would you pay for peace and quiet? (access required)

New luxury apartments in Minneapolis-St. Paul are glittery. They’re glossy. Some have in-house spas for both your spouse and your St. Bernard.In short, they have style to spare, and the price tag to match. But do they have the substance ...

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