Residential

WinCo sells site for once-planned new Meridian store. A new project is proposed in its place

Plans to build a WinCo Foods in south Meridian have been scrapped after being in the works for several years. The Seasons at Meridian apartment...

Large Downtown Boise apartment complex gets OK after developers agree to cut a hole in it

Last fall we told you about a project to build hundreds of apartments on a full city block downtown at Front St. and 12th...

Not the ‘right application’: Planning & Zoning recommends denial of manufactured home park near Donnelly

The Valley County Planning and Zoning Commission hearing for Roseberry Park ended in audience applause following a unanimous vote to recommend denial of the...

Boise area apartment rents rose faster than most of the rest of the US

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting the US, all but two areas have seen average rents go up. But only a few places have...

VillaSport out? Application shows new project on planned site of large resort-style club

Records submitted to the City of Meridian indicate that VillaSport, a large planned gym featuring a spa, restaurant, and bar, may no longer be...

Rental home co. hopes to build houses on former Boise Schools-owned site

A site once envisioned as a future grade school could instead add new houses from a rental home company. According to property records, AMH Development...

Long empty downtown Boise office space to convert to small condos

The Aspen Lofts building sprouted up along Front St. in Downtown Boise in 2009, bringing a new 17-story building to the downtown skyline. In the...

Six-story apartment project possible on aquarium site by Boise mall

A new apartment complex could go up at the corner of Franklin Rd. and Cole Rd., on the current site of several businesses, including...

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...

Infill project could add 40 homes to east Boise off Warm Springs

A project would add 40 new houses in east Boise, adjacent to the existing East Valley neighborhood. The properties are currently owned separately by...

Park model affordable units proposed for McCall

The McCall Planning and Zoning Commission heard a pre-application that would bring some affordable housing to the city. The affordable housing would sit at 500...

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...

Apartments, restaurants, and ‘The Bridge’: Village at Meridian files initial plan for large-scale expansion

Last week we told you The Village at Meridian could look to expand, and file information with the City of Meridian later this year. It's...

New coalition of construction companies, startups launch Housing Innovation Hub

Boise is a major hot spot for America’s housing crisis, but a new organization hopes it can also be the center for solutions.  A group...

Ada County pitches more water-wise landscaping, looser ADU requirements in zoning code rewrite

Boise isn’t the only locality rewriting its zoning code.  In the past year, Ada County also launched an effort to rewrite its zoning laws governing...