Quantcast
Home / Square Feet /

Square Feet

BNSF Railroad building replacement bridge over Lake Pend Oreille (access required)

The tug and barge for driving the piles for the new BNSF railroad bridge over Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint.

BNSF Railroad is building a bridge over Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint that will eliminate the one of the two remaining single-track sections on any of the nation’s transcontinental rail routes. “The project will cost roughly $100 million,” BNSF spokesperson ...

Read More »

Creating a business on corn mazes and pumpkin patches (access required)

Running an agritourism business takes a special kind of person. “We really do better talking to the cows than to other people,” laughed Laura Johnson, bureau chief for marketing and development at the Idaho State Department of Agriculture. “There are ...

Read More »

Boise finalizes creation of Bernadine Quinn Riverside Park (access required)

photo of quinn's pond construction

With COVID-19 giving all of us interaction-starved Idahoans a new appreciation for Boise’s parks, improvements to those parks are continuing apace despite the epidemic. “We didn’t slow down over here,” said Doug Holloway, director of parks and recreation for the ...

Read More »

Multifamily housing funding 101 (access required)

photo of the lake apartments

Looking to build multifamily housing? You’re in luck. There are more tools than ever before to finance multifamily construction, financial experts say. The sorts of tools available depend on the kind of multifamily project the developer wants to build. One ...

Read More »

Developers create multifamily housing from historic buildings with adaptive reuse

photo of oddfellows building

In multifamily housing, everything old is new again. Developers are turning to adaptive reuse to convert old buildings in desirable locations to apartments that not only bring in top-of-the-line rents but revitalize entire downtowns. Preservationists, environmentalists applaud “We enthusiastically support adaptive reuse,” ...

Read More »

Company has the mettle to transform home manufacturing (access required)

CALDWELL — An Idaho company claims to have a unique solution to the country’s affordable housing shortage: converting decommissioned shipping containers for transport by rail or ship into sustainable homes. At a warehouse in Caldwell, indieDwell is rolling out a ...

Read More »