Development

Kelsey Grey / Idaho Statesman

Boise Planning and Zoning Commissioners voted four to two at a meeting on Monday against a proposed trucking terminal on Eisenman Road. 

Stephen Downes / Flickr

A Utah-based developer is looking to build an industrial park in the southeast of Boise near the sprawling Micron campus. The region is already home to several distribution centers, but area residents worry this proposed development could impact their quality of life.

City of Nampa

This interview was originally broadcast Monday, July 23, 2018.  

The Healthy Impact Nampa Coalition is looking at growth in their region in terms of cultivating the healthiest community it can. The council is looking at housing, transportation, and especially food access that can impact both the well being of the indivdual resident and the health of the community. We speak with the program's manager about new ways to look at growth.

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Several tall residential buildings are planned for downtown Boise as living space in the city’s core is at a premium. The growth is expanding beyond downtown to a long neglected site on the bench.


Brook Ward / Flickr

Idaho’s largest school district and a housing developer are at odds over land in Meridian near the site of a proposed new high school.

The Boise City Council cleared the way for another residential development in the heart of the city. The building will be the third from a Los Angeles-based developer.

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Every parent knows how hard it is to pry cell phones and tablets from the hands of kids but recent studies show overuse could contribute to a deterioration of fine motor skills. We find out how much screen time is too much and how it could be impacting children in the classroom.

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

Plans for a new downtown library in Boise are developing, and they could bring changes to the entire neighborhood. An old warehouse that’s been the home of Foothills School of Arts and Sciences for more than 20 years will likely meet the wrecking ball. Both the owner of the property and the school say they’ve been exploring their options.


boisedev

BoiseDev.com began as a Twitter feed in 2013 and quickly evolved into one of the top sources of business and development news in the region. Veteran TV newsman Don Day has been managing the site since its inception and he joins Thursday's Idaho Matters to talk business, media and the growing Gem State.

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A huge warehouse development in Nampa is one step closer to being built. Dubbed “Project Bronco,” the more than 850,000 square foot facility was given a conditional use permit this week by the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission.

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

A building along downtown Boise’s bustling 8th Street is getting a facelift. The home of several downtown restaurants and a nightclub, the Capitol Terrace is in the midst of shedding some years.


  • Kids and social media.
  • McCall's alcohol ban, one year later.
  • Key federal conservation fund scheduled to expire.
  • A look at the third installment of 'Our Changing Idaho.'

Boise State University professor Neil Carter researched the impact of human activity on the bahavior of nocturnal animals and the results are startling.

City of Meridian

Meridian is the second-largest city in Idaho and one of the fastest growing in the nation. Mayor Tammy de Weerd joins Idaho Matters to talk about how that community is handling the influx of residents.

DESTINATION CALDWELL

While most municipalities in the Treasure Valley have been experiencing explosive growth, business in Caldwell's downtown corridor has been sluggish. City officials are hoping to turn that trend around with the opening of Indian Creek Plaza, an events center that would host concerts, farmer's markets and other events.

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