Posted with permission from Anne Wallace Allen, Editor Idaho Business Review- June 4, 2018 Remember how car maker Henry Ford revolutionized manufacturing by using the assembly line to build affordable cars? Well, that’s what Rob Perez, the Idaho/Washington regional president of First Interstate Bank, would like to do with commercial construction. Perez doesn’t claim to be revolutionizing construction the way Ford did the auto industry. Many individuals and companies have created processes for making construction more predictable, more collaborative, and more efficient. But Perez would like to see this construction … Read More
The City of Meridian and Meridian Development Corporation are advertising an RFP for the old city hall property. Advertisement for RFP Old City Hall
YOU’RE INVITED to a UNIQUE EVENT Our Path to Ending Homelessness: Year One Community Impact Report June 6, 2018 | 4:30-6:30pm | Stueckle Sky Center hosted by the Boise City/Ada County Continuum of Care – with funding and sponsorship from Boise Regional REALTORS – heavy appetizers | cash bar | program begins at 5pm RSVP by May 25 at ourpathhome.eventbrite.com The groundbreaking Our Path Home partnership launched in Spring 2017, creating a single access point for anyone ending their homelessness in Ada County. It came as the result … Read More
Re-posting article from HuffPost By Michael Hobbes “The next front in the battle over affordable housing isn’t Boston or San Francisco. It’s Boise. ” Article can be viewed here.
The program originally scheduled for April 5th has been postponed. We are in the process of rescheduling the event for later this summer, and will send out information as soon as it is available. Thank you for your understanding. ULI Idaho Program Committee.
(Boise, March 14, 2018) ULI Idaho is pleased to announce the award of a Creative Placemaking Grant to LED, Boise as part of the Vista Healthy Corridor project. ULI Idaho, a district council of the ULI, received funding from the Urban Land Institute and Kresge Foundation to support creative placemaking projects along commercial corridors. Creative placemaking describes a comprehensive community development approach that intentionally embeds arts, culture, and community-engaged design into strategies to revitalize and stabilize communities. ULI Idaho is the recipient of a grant for the project, “Activate Vista … Read More
Join the Intermountain Fair Housing Council (IFHC) for the 50th Fair Housing Anniversary Vision Summit 2018. Featuring workshops and panels on housing, access and intersectionality. All are welcome and encouraged to attend! More Information
Join COMPASS to hear from national experts on transportation and related topics throughout the year. For more information visit COMPASS online
Valley Regional Transit recently released the final draft of the ValleyConnect 2.0 plan. The plan provides a blueprint for design principles and performance measures for future transit development in Ada and Canyon counties. It provides for two conceptual network scenarios – intermediate and growth. VRT is currently in the community comment phase of ValleyConnect 2.0. Your input is important and will play a large role in shaping the final version of the plan. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey about ValleyConnect 2.0. Here is the link to … Read More
By Henry Cisneros January 8, 2018 – Urban Land An excerpt from Building Equitable Cities: How to Drive Economic Mobility and Regional Growth by Henry Cisneros, former mayor of San Antonio and former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Cisneros co-wrote the new ULI book with Janis Bowdler and Jeffrey Lubell. Available at the ULI Bookstore and Amazon. Read more