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Tag Archives: Multifamily Housing

How many multifamily housing units should a city have? (access required)

How many multifamily housing units should a region have? A number of Idaho cities are wrestling with that question. “There aren’t really data on how many multifamily units a city ‘should’ have,” said Amy Luft, communication coordinator for the Meridian-based Community Planning ...

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Multifamily housing funding 101 (access required)

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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 ...

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Developers create multifamily housing from historic buildings with adaptive reuse

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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,” ...

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Affordable apartment projects are few and far between (access required)

With Idaho simultaneously the nation’s fastest-growing state, but stuck at No. 36 for housing affordability, there is an increasing need for affordable multifamily housing, particularly in the fast-growing Treasure Valley and resort communities such as McCall. “Affordable multifamily housing” means ...

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Former Central Assembly Church set for demolition (access required)

The fenced-off former Central Assembly Church building on Fairview Avenue near Cloverdale Road in west Boise will be demolished. Boise commercial development firm Hawkins Companies purchased the 11.21 acre property in December and the church, now called CityHope Church, relocated ...

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Real estate firm buys Boise apartments (access required)

Global real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson has purchased the Reflections at River’s Edge, a 324-unit apartment building west of downtown Boise, in a $30 million deal. The Beverly Hills, Calif.  company paid $15.3 million in equity, including ...

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