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Bi-Mart plans third Idaho store for Kuna

Eugene, Ore.,-based membership department store chain Bi-Mart awaits city approvals to build its third Idaho store in Kuna. Bi-Mart did not return calls to the Idaho Business Review. Bi-Mart has 76 stores clustered in the Willamette Valley with stores in ...

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Low vacancy rate shows high demand for multifamily housing in Twin Falls (access required)

If you’re looking for an apartment in Twin Falls, good luck. There aren’t many vacancies and few new developments are being built. But that may be changing. “The vacancy rate for multifamily housing is extremely low,” said Josh Palmer, public ...

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A missing catalyst for cross-laminated timber (access required)

Supporters of cross-laminated timber are pondering a chicken-or-the-egg problem – which will come first in the tall wood revolution: demand for CLT, or the domestic supply chain? By now, many news outlets in the Pacific Northwest and around the U.S. ...

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US new-home sales climb to 8-month high in March

U.S. sales of new homes shot up in March to the fastest pace in 8 months, as more Americans are upgrading their houses in a positive sign for the broader economy. The Commerce Department said April 25 that new-home sales ...

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Flynner Design and Build is now Goodwell-certified

Flynner Design and Build is the second organization to receive certification from the Boise coalition Goodwell, which seeks to improve the treatment of workers around the world. Goodwell grades companies on 11 metrics such as how many employees make wages below ...

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