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2018’s almost over, what’s up with that promised North End condo project?

Deadlines in building and construction are often hard to meet, but progress is about to be made on a project originally intended for this year.

Southers Properties has been working to develop the old Baird’s Dry Cleaning site on 8th St. near the Boise Co-Op.  A banner on the building promises the four-story project promises it is “coming 2018.”

We checked in with Dave Southers, who says “yes, the building is still happening. It’s taken forever to get it started.”

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He hopes demolition of the old Baird’s building will happen within a month, and they’ve filed a permit to make it happen.

The project is slated to be known as The Metropolitan, and would feature ground-floor retail, integrated parking and three stories of condos.

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Don Dayhttp://linkedin.com/in/donday
Don has been covering news in Boise for 20 years. He is a National Edward R. Murrow Award winner and a Stanford University John S. Knight Fellow.

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