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Gymnastics center goes industrial (access required)

Andrea Allen would rather have had her Gym Stars Gymnastics Center on a major thoroughfare where endless drive-by traffic would have been free advertising for her new gymnastic gym. Instead, she’s the latest of a host of sporting entrepreneurs who ...

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Energy efficiency institute helps manufacturers find savings (access required)

If nesting birds are adding their song to the sounds of work in your factory, chances are there are leaks that cost energy and money. Birdsong is one of the things that Boise State University professor John Gardner looks for ...

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Industrial vacancies are nearly down to “functionally obsolete” (access required)

The industrial vacancy rate across the Treasure Valley rested at 4.7 percent in April and as low as 3.87 percent in Nampa. That may as well have been zero, said Thornton Oliver Keller Commercial Real Estate agents Dan Minnaert and ...

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A property tax incentive for manufacturing investment (access required)

Businesses interested in investing in industrial and manufacturing capacity in Idaho need to be aware of the property tax benefits available under Section 63-602NN of the Idaho Code. This law was enacted by the Idaho Legislature in 2008 to allow ...

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Outdated industrial spaces find new life (access required)

As cities grow and change, what once was the industrial part of town often moves elsewhere, leaving the sometimes contaminated area as a hulking shell of its former self. But in many regions, including Idaho, those buildings are finding new ...

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A word with Barry Carlman of American Staffing Inc.

Barry Carlman is Fruitland branch manager at American Staffing Inc., a Meridian labor company with offices in several Idaho cities and Elko, Nev. In 21 years at his job, Carlman has never seen demand as high as it is now ...

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Eagle Tennis Club is ultra-deluxe industrial (access required)

Kara Hoge has constructed an industrial building on steroids for her new Eagle Tennis Club. The 81,000-square-foot metal structure offers the  comforts of heating, cooling, bright lighting and an elevated viewing gallery called The Mezzanine. The building started as a ...

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Financing opportunities in Treasure Valley industrial development (access required)

Boise’s industrial real estate market is at a crossroads. A strong economy has created robust demand for industrial buildings that can’t always be met with existing supply. But building “spec” product comes with its own challenges, as evidence suggests that ...

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OSHA rule on injury reporting creates new obligations for employers (access required)

On May 12, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration published a final rule requiring certain employers to electronically submit workplace injury and illness information to OSHA and requiring all employers to adopt procedures to encourage employee reporting. According to OSHA, ...

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For developers, industrial revenue bonds are a useful tool (access required)

They have limitations, but in the cases where they’re appropriate, industrial revenue bonds, or IRBs, can be a useful part of the economic development toolbox. IRBs – also known as industrial development bonds, industrial development revenue bonds, or economic development ...

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