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BOMA symposium addresses growing pains (access required)

Problems related to growth dominated the 23rd annual commercial real estate symposium held by the Building Owners and Managers Association on Feb. 11. Notable topics included lack of transit and infrastructure, a labor shortage in the trades and the lack ...

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Idaho rated in top 10 for franchise growth (access required)

Idaho ranked No. 5 in the list of top 10 states for franchise growth with roughly 100 new franchise businesses projected for 2020. That’s according to the International Franchise Association’s U.S. economic outlook for franchise businesses for 2020. Starting with the ...

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Los Angeles overtakes San Francisco as nation’s least affordable housing market (access required)

The City of Angels is now home to the nation’s least affordable real estate. In the fourth quarter of 2019, Los Angeles supplanted San Francisco for that title, according to a report from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity ...

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Darigold to invest $67 million in Boise plant (access required)

Darigold will invest $67 million to expand its Boise plant in 2020. The company will install a new production line to produce its new Darigold FIT milk product. The expansion will add 15 jobs and state-of-the-art equipment, which will use ...

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Realtor.com: Housing inventory hits multi-year lows nationally (access required)

Realtor.com has released a report showing that U.S. housing inventory has declined to its lowest point since the company began tracking it in 2012. National inventory declined by 13.6% from January 2019 to January 2020, amounting to a loss of ...

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Hotel Ketchum opens taco lounge and tequila bar (access required)

Hotel Ketchum is continuing its retail and eatery expansion with another addition to its property as Barrio75, a taco lounge and tequila bar, prepares to open at the hotel. The brainchild of Chef Daniel Asher and Josh Dinar, publisher of ...

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Kuna P&Z approves 761-acre subdivision (access required)

The Kuna Planning and Zoning Commission, from left to right: John Laraway, Cathy Gealy, Lee Young, and Dana Hennis.

KUNA – The City of Kuna Planning and Zoning Commission approved the annexation, planned unit development, preliminary plat, development agreement and design review for the 761-acre master-planned Spring Rock subdivision at their Jan. 28 meeting – but that approval came only ...

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Caldwell breaks ground on new fire station (access required)

photo of the groundbreaking ceremony for Caldwell Fire Station No. 3.

CALDWELL — Businesses and residents north of the interstate here will soon have their own fire station. The City of Caldwell broke ground on Jan. 28 for its third fire station. The groundbreaking drew a crowd of just over 70 despite ...

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