Tag Archives: Residential Construction

High-end homes going up in Marsing area (access required)

A chicken visits the Waterview Estates No. 2 housing development in Marsing. Photo by Teya Vitu.

Four homes are under construction at Waterview Estates Subdivision No. 2, a new development along Bruneau Highway just outside Marsing. Property owner Lamon Loucks is developing 24 acres along the Snake River on the Owyhee County side. When it’s finished, ...

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Twin towers would span Broad Street (access required)

Scot Ludwig proposes building two towers linked with a garage crossing over Broad Street. Image courtesy of Hummel Architects.

Boise City Council member Scot Ludwig plans to put an exclamation point on recent Broad Street improvements with linked 11- and nine-story towers that would span the road. The city has in recent months added pedestrian-friendly, event-friendly and environmentally friendly ...

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Three subdivisions are sprouting in Blackfoot (access required)

The eastern Idaho city of Blackfoot is seeing its first housing subdivisions move forward since about 2003, city officials said. Three subdivisions with a combined 139 homes have been submitted, said Kurt Hibbert, Blackfoot’s planning and zoning administrator. “Two are ...

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October start planned on Boise’s first housing for the chronically homeless (access required)

New Path Community Housing will be for the chronically homeless but the look is indistinguishable from market-rate apartments. Image courtesy of erstad ARCHITECTS.

Once environmental work is completed on the site of the former Twin Dragon restaurant, construction is expected to start in October on Boise’s first subsidized housing for the chronically homeless population. The 41-unit New Path Community Housing will be located ...

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Verraso Downtown adds luxury short-term rentals to the downtown Boise mix (access required)

Verraso Downtown will add splashes of oyster white, coffee and two fluorescent yellow balconies to the corner of 15th and Front streets. Image courtesy of Chad Olsen.

Developer Chad Olsen was tired of building multi-million-dollar homes with Tuscan designs. So he switched gears, and now he’s working on an eight-unit, short-term vacation/transitional apartment building in the shadow of The Connector and within eyeshot of downtown Boise’s Rhodes ...

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