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Brown Bag Lunches

Brown Bag Lunches and Tours provide an opportunity to explore local projects, policies and personalities of interest in a low- key, informal setting.

Brown Bag Lunches

Since 2009, the Brown Bag Lunch series has brought ULI Idaho members and guests together to review and discuss a variety of local issues, talk to real estate leaders, and tour new and interesting projects.
Here is a sampling of the past Brown Bag and tour events:


  • Mark Rivers, developer of BoDo
  • Geoff Anderson, CEO, Smart Growth America
  • Clark, Krause, CEO, Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • Tom Murphy, ULI Senior Fellow
  • Anthony Lyons, Executive Director, Capital City Development Corporation


  • Tour of the VengaWorks, Meridian
  • Tour of the Jefferson, Boise
  • Tour of Crescent Rim
  • Tour of the Boise River Park


  • Smart Growth In-fill Report
  • Blueprint Boise
  • 30th Street Area Plans
  • Public Markets
  • Sustainable Agriculture Research
  • Smart Growth Incentive Program
  • Communities in Motion 2040