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Deep Dive series: State Street could see new transit corridor with aid from CCDC

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. Part 1: Gateway East to bring ‘urban renewal’ to hoped-for industrial areaPart...

Deep Dive series: CCDC looks to bring urban renewal to the desert

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. Part 1: Gateway East to bring 'urban renewal' to hoped-for industrial area Part 2: State Street could...

Moving The Cabin, parking & budget: Feedback on Boise Library leads to clarification, possible changes

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Should The Cabin stay -- or should it move? That's the top issue city leaders are grappling with after a round of public feedback over the future of the Boise Public Library campus in Downtown Boise. The City sought feedback through a series of open house meetings, on the City of Boise website...

Free parking for motorcycles to offset ban in some garages

The Capital City Development Corporation changed its policy earlier this year to bar motorcycles from using the upper floors of the parking garages it owns in Downtown Boise.The agency says there are "entry/exit issues with such small vehicles."As an alternative, motorcycle riders can now park free of charge in special designated areas on the ground floor of two garages...

Boise outlines vision for replacing Downtown library, adding arts, history & event space

Have you ever been to the downtown Boise Public Library and felt a bit like you were inside an old warehouse? That's because... you were. The library branch when it was Salt Lake Hardware Co. Photo courtesy City of Boise The City of Boise moved library services to the former Salt Lake Hardware Co. warehouse on Capitol Blvd. and Battery St....

Latest downtown hotel gets name, park, CCDC funding

The room boom in Downtown Boise continues - with new milestones on a hotel project at 5th St. and Front St. The project, put together by local developer Clay Carley and Madison, Wisc. based Raymond Group, will include a 140 room hotel and 600 space parking garage on a large parcel bound by Front St., 5th St, and 6th St. The...

Analysis: Boise is about to add a lot more people. Buckle up

NEWS ANALYSIS It's probably hit your radar a few times this weekend: HuffPo's latest story titled America’s Housing Crisis Is Spreading To Smaller Cities with a shiny picture of the Boise skyline on the top.The story sums up the blistering growth hitting the City of Trees, and the divides it has...

Urban renewal agency highlights projects completed, in progress

The Capital City Development Corporation's annual report shows the projects it has wrapped up or is working on. The report gives a snapshot of all the projects underway throughout Downtown Boise - and how the agency's property tax dollars collected via tax increment financing are being used.The report breaks the projects down into economic development, infrastructure, parking/mobility and placemaking.Nearly...

CCDC hopes to sell parking garage, build new one

The Capital City Development Corporation voted Monday to sell one if its parking garages. The urban renewal agency wants to sell off the garage that sits under the Grove Hotel and Century Link Arena for at least $6.8 million.“We fell like this is a good time to consider...

Bollards and planters and light poles: 8th St. to get revamp ahead of ‘sunset’

The Capital City Development Corporation created its Central District in 1986. The tax increment financing district was the first of its kind in Boise, and funneled any increase in property tax collections from schools, police and the like over the the CCDC for improvements and other projects to help increase those property values.Now, the 30ish-year time...

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