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Boise ski area gets approval for snow-making system

Federal officials have given a Boise ski area permission to build a snow-making system. The U.S. Forest Service gave the Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area permission to begin burying water and electrical lines on the Deer Point and Coach portion ...

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Broad Street gets another large apartment proposal

Broad Street’s fourth multi-story housing project in the past two years surfaced Aug. 28 with a proposed eight-story mixed-use project at Third and Myrtle streets. The 142-unit 3rd & Myrtle or Boise Caddis would fill the block bounded by Broad, ...

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A word with Eric Davis of Retail West (access required)

Commercial real estate developer Eric Davis grew up near Cleveland and studied construction technology and business at Ferris State University in Michigan. He spent six months working as an engineer in a power plant before moving in 1978 to Homart, ...

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Oregon building codes now cover mass timber (access required)

Oregon has issued new building codes for mass-timber construction, becoming the first state in the nation to provide an alternate path to regulating tall wood buildings. The new rules come as more developers consider building with cross-laminated timber (CLT). State ...

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Prices for newly built homes fell in July

Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 1.7 percent in July, the second straight monthly decline as the broader housing market appears to have lost some of its momentum despite an otherwise solid economy. The Commerce Department said August 23 that ...

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Eagle’s first movie theater will join TSheets at Bridges at Lakemoor (access required)

The Bridges at Lakemoor, ostensibly a planned retail-heavy center, started construction in 2016 with the new corporate headquarters for the swiftly growing tech start-up TSheets. The first two retail buildings, each 11,000 square feet along a pond and Eagle Road, ...

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