For years I've heard from people arriving in Boise from out-of-state, that they were shocked by the lack of urban living options in downtown. As of 2018, that is no longer a concern. There are now over 1,000 dwelling units under construction or planned in the downtown submarket. This is a big market indicator for retailers because these are the people who will be spending their money in this submarket with increasing frequency and will spread across more categories than the 9-5, M-F demographic which only works in downtown Boise.
The former Kmart building located on Fairview Avenue in west Boise is now fully occupied. The building's new tenant, Woodland Kids, leased the last available 12,000 square feet.
The sale of the Salvation Army’s Marian Pritchett School property located in Boise's North End was just finalized. John Stevens, CCIM, a partner at Thornton Oliver Keller who specializes in commercial real estate investment property, represented the Salvation Army. The Idaho Business Review wrote a very informative article about the property's sale.
IOU SUSHI renewed their lease of 1,700 square feet in the Fairview/Milwaukee Plaza located at 1517 N. Milwaukee in Boise, Idaho.
Boise Medical Center LLP purchased a 10,600 square foot office building at 1200 Garrity Blvd. in Nampa, Idaho.
Idaho Kettlebell Strength and Conditioning leased 1,293 square feet of retail space in the Eagle Pavilion retail center, located next to Albertsons on South Eagle Road, in Eagle, Idaho.
Evergreen Prosthetics & Orthotics, LLC leased office space in Curtis Business Plaza, located at 1070 N. Curtis Road in Boise, Idaho.
Meridian Home Furnishings leased an additional 14,262 square feet of retail space in the Stonehenge Plaza retail center, located at 1375 E. Fairview Avenue in Meridian, Idaho.