Boise Bench

You Asked: What is being built behind Banner Bank on Fairview Avenue?

A new building is rising just off of Fairview Avenue.  A reader asked BoiseDev about a new project behind the now-shuttered Banner Bank building at...

Boise: City of Trees – Boise Union Pacific Depot

At the south end of Capitol Boulevard, looking over Downtown Boise, sits one of Boise’s most prominent and recognizable landmarks – the Boise Train...

You Asked: Why did 17 upscale Boise condos drop in assessed value last year?

Real estate assessments continue to rocket up to record levels around the Treasure Valley, but last year a  group of nearly 20 of Boise’s...

After-school community center opening at Hillcrest Elementary

When school starts back up in August, around 30 to 40 kids in grades first grade through sixth grade will have a new after-school...

New hotel proposed in industrial area near Boise Airport

A long-vacant site in an industrial area near the Boise Airport could soon see a new hotel. Union Street Investments has asked the City of...

Live/work apartment complex planned for Boise Bench

A new apartment complex could come to Emerald Street in Boise.  The city received an application for The Gem, a 21-unit apartment at the corner...

Old Fred Meyer site could be turned into new apartment complex

The site of a former Fred Meyer store in Boise could turn into a new apartment project if a plan proposed to the City...

Boise Bench farm could see around 1,000 new rental homes with plans for Simunich site trickling out

A one-time farm on the Boise Bench could soon see a large new development - or two. As BoiseDev reported last summer, a portion of...

Meltz Extreme Grilled Cheese to expand from Coeur d’Alene to Boise

Steve Kenley and his wife, Jenni, visited their daughter last spring in Coeur d’Alene. That’s when she suggested they try Meltz Extreme Grilled Cheese....

Playground and exercise stations being added to Boise Bench park

Boise Parks and Recreation announced it's adding a new playground and exercise stations to a Boise Bench park. Bowden Park is located at 3230...

‘Immediate affordable housing’: Boise council approves $3.25 million to purchase Boise Bench mobile home park

The City of Boise is looking to pick up some new affordable housing for its roster.  On Tuesday, Boise City Council approved the purchase of...

‘Iconic’ one-time home of Boise philanthropist again on the market as hoops player decides to sell

A nearly 15,000 square foot home with sweeping views of the Boise front and Ann Morrison Park went on the market last month. The...

‘Perplexing’: For months, Closed Good Burger location took payment for online orders while closed

Customers hoping to get a meal from one of the locally-owned Good Burger restaurants say they paid for their food but never got it....

Boise greenlights cash for Bench affordable housing project in exchange for decades more of reduced rents

The City of Boise is stepping in with a cash infusion into the affordable housing development at Franklin & Orchard, with reduced rents for...

Once called a “half-baked cake,” Revamped Bench townhomes win approval on Palouse St.

The second time was the charm for a proposal to build townhomes off of Vista Avenue.  On Tuesday, Boise City Council unanimously approved a proposal...