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CCDC looks at possible expansion of urban renewal district around BHS, YMCA

Downtown Boise YMCA
The Capital City Development Corp. could expand its Westside urban renewal area. Such a move would allow it to spend tax increment financing proceeds for projects in and around the school properties. Consultants will review a study area of about eight-to-12 blocks. It includes Boise High School, the Downtown Family YMCA, First Presbyterian...

Amidst urban renewal lawsuit, Boise Schools works out agreement to work with CCDC, City of Boise

With a lawsuit from the Idaho Freedom Foundation over the creation of two new Boise urban renewal districts in Boise brewing, the Boise School District has agreed not to challenge the formation of those same districts. In exchange, the Capital City Development Corporation and City of Boise have agreedto give the school district a...

Without a stadium, Lusk/Shoreline nears approval with focus on Boise River & housing

The City of Boise city council voted to move forward the plan for a new urban renewal district centered on the Boise River earlier this week. The Shoreline District includes the Lusk area on the south side, plus a portion of land that would have included a stadium on the north. The stadium project...

Update: 27th St. condos approved by Boise City Council

The Boise City Council voted unanimously to approve this project during its December 4th meeting. PREVIOUSLY - SEPTEMBER 10, 2018: There's new detail around the planned development on the site of the former Jerry's 27th Street Market in Boise. Blane Harvey with Whitewater Station which is developing...

New effort aims to cut down vehicle trips in Downtown Boise area

A new effort aimed at easing travel in the Downtown Boise core will bring together an alphabet soup of local agencies, including CCDC, ACHD, VRT, BSU and COB. The Downtown Mobility Coalition is designed to help manage parking, traffic and transit in the Downtown Boise in an area from Broadway Ave. to Whitewater...

City goes back and forth on Grove Plaza/ballpark restriction

Should the Grove Plaza be sold someday? And if so, should the money be used for a ballpark? The Boise City Council ultimately decided not to change its stance on the acceptance of the conveyance of the Grove Plaza in Boise - but it came after some back and forth in front of a...

‘Snowball effect’ causes CCDC to review ‘free awnings’ in Downtown Boise

If you've walked around Downtown Boise this summer, you may have noticed many buildings sporting brand new awnings over the sidewalk. Several of the projects have been funded at least in part by public funds from the Capital City Development Corporation, including: Fidelity Building/Diablo and Sons at Idaho St. and 8th...

With first downtown district ending, CCDC looks to add four new areas for urban renewal

This special Deep Dive series looks at the process and development of up to four new urban renewal districts in Boise under the direction of the Capital City Development Corporation. Each day will bring into focus the idea and work being done. The Capital City Development Corporation's first urban renewal district in the downtown core expires this year - and...

Deep Dive series: No stadium, but Shoreline district still a go

Part 1: Gateway East to bring 'urban renewal' to hoped-for industrial areaPart 2: State Street could see new transit corridor with aid from CCDCPart 3: Up on the Bench: Update on the process to expand urban renewal outside of downtownPart 4: Update on the Shoreline district now that a stadium isn't happening A ballpark...

Deep Dive series: Up on the Bench – bringing urban renewal up the hill

Part 1: Gateway East to bring ‘urban renewal’ to hoped-for industrial areaPart 2: State Street could see new transit corridor with aid from CCDCToday: Up on the Bench: Update on the process to expand urban renewal outside of downtownThursday: Update on the Shoreline district now that a stadium isn’t happeningFriday: Sunrise, sunset: CCDC wraps up first urban...

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