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Boise signs agreement for Franklin and Orchard development (access required)

Artist rendering of the proposed development at Franklin and Orchard looking southwest. Image courtesy of the City of Boise.

The Boise City Council approved a memorandum of understanding on July 28 with the J. Fisher Companies of Centerville, Utah, for the development of the large empty lot at the corner of Franklin and Orchard. This seemingly routine piece of ...

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2020 Top Projects construction award finalists announced (access required)

COVID-19 may have slowed the state’s economy, but construction work is still going strong. The Idaho Business Review is pleased to recognize many of these outstanding projects as finalists for the 2020 Top Projects award program, now in its 16th ...

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COVID-19 dents used automobile sales in Idaho, nationwide (access required)

photo of used cars

Idaho’s used car industry saw a decrease in sales in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study conducted by iSeeCars.com, a used car shopping search engine. Sales in Idaho slowed the least of any state in ...

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Analysis: COVID-19 behind the strange drop in bankruptcies (access required)

In general, bankruptcies increase as a result of economic downturns. It may come as a surprise, then, that bankruptcies have done the exact opposite since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the American Bankruptcy Institute, the numbers from ...

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BSU set to unveil its Center for the Visual Arts this fall (access required)

The flagship in a sea of red brick buildings, the new Center for the Visual Arts at Boise State University (BSU) is nearing completion. Construction began two years ago and the building is scheduled to be finished this spring and ...

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