CCDC HISTORY

Created as the Boise Redevelopment Agency (B.R.A.), the agency’s intent since 1965 has been to eliminate blight, promote development and fuel economic growth in downtown Boise.

Agency Timeline

  • 2014
    The Eighth & Main Building was built. The land/building was acquired by CCDC followed by clearance and creation of the building site for this new commercial development.
  • 2012
    The 30th Street Area urban renewal district was established.
  • 2006
    The Myrtle Street Garage was constructed by CCDC.
  • 2004
    The River Myrtle-Old Boise urban renewal district was established. The River Myrtle urban renewal district was amended to include the Old Boise-Eastside Planning Area.
  • 2001
    The Westside Downtown urban renewal district was established.
  • 2000
    The City Centre Garage was constructed by CCDC.
  • 1998
    The Grove Hotel and Bank of America Centre (now Century Link Arena) was built. The land/building was acquired by CCDC followed by clearance and creation of the building site for this new commercial development.
  • 1997
    The Block 44 (Phase 2 - McCarty Building) and the Union Block Building was renovated. CCDC acquired the building and then disposed of the building through a DDA (Disposition and Development Agreement) with the requirement for a historic renovation and reuse.
  • 1996
    The Boise City National Bank Building (also known as the Simplot Building) was renovated. CCDC acquired the building and then disposed of the building through a DDA (Disposition and Development Agreement) with the requirement for a historic renovation and reuse.
  • 1995
    The Capitol Plaza Building (now the Chase Building) was built. The land/building was acquired by CCDC followed by clearance and creation of the building site for this new commercial development.
  • 1994
    The River-Myrtle urban renewal district was established.
  • 1992
    CCDC acquired land to assist in the construction of the Broadway-Chinden Connector.
  • 1991
    The Eastman Retail was built. The land/building was acquired by CCDC followed by clearance and creation of the building site for this new commercial development.
  • 1990
    The Broadbent Building and the Fidelity Building was renovated. CCDC acquired the building and then disposed of the building through a DDA (Disposition and Development Agreement) with the requirement for a historic renovation and reuse.
  • 1990
    The Eastman Garage was constructed by CCDC.
  • 1989
    The W.E. Pierce Building (also known as the Idaho Building) was renovated. CCDC acquired the building and then disposed of the building through a DDA (Disposition and Development Agreement) with the requirement for a historic renovation and reuse.
  • 1989
    The Key Financial Center was renovated. CCDC entered into a OPA (Owner Participation Agreement) with the property owner for the purpose of renovation and reuse of the property owner's building.
  • 1988
    The Ninth Street Garage was built. The land/building was acquired by CCDC followed by the clearance and creation of the building site for this new public facility.
  • 1988
    The Boise Centre on the Grove was built. The land/building was acquired by CCDC followed by the clearance and creation of the building site in cooperation with other public agencies.
  • 1988
    The Capitol Terrace Garage was constructed by CCDC.
  • 1988
    The Mode Ltd and Block 44 (Phase 1) was renovated. CCDC acquired the building and then disposed of the building through a DDA (Disposition and Development Agreement) with the requirement for renovation and reuse.
  • 1988
    The Capitol Terrace Retail and Wells Fargo Center was built. The land/building was acquired by CCDC followed by clearance and creation of the building site for this new commercial development.
  • 1987
    The Alexander Building was renovated. The BRA acquired the building and then disposed of the building through a DDA (Disposition and Development Agreement) with the requirement for a historic renovation and reuse.
  • 1987
    The Boise Central urban renewal district was established.
  • 1987
    The Grove Plaza was constructed by CCDC.
  • 1985
    The new era of urban renewal: Creating Places with Local Resources. The new vision for Downtown Boise was to be the center of the region; have a strong economy and lively mix of uses; have urban intensity; make it a beautiful, vibrant, walkable, clean and safe place for people; create public spaces; integrate history, arts and culture; and create a multimodal transportation system.
  • 1985
    The Boise Redevelopment Agency (BRA) was renamed to Capital City Development Corporation (CCDC) with a new vision, new plan, new method of financing, and new approach to urban redevelopment.
  • 1980
    The Ada County Administration Building was built. The land/building was acquired by the BRA followed by the clearance and creation of the building site in cooperation with other public agencies.
  • 1979
    The Egyptian Theatre was renovated. The BRA acquired the building and then disposed of the building through a DDA (Disposition and Development Agreement) with the requirement for a historic renovation and reuse.
  • 1979
    The Statehouse Inn and the Idaho First National Bank (now the U.S. Bank Building) was built. The land/building was acquired by the BRA followed by clearance and creation of the building site for this new commercial development.
  • 1978
    The Grove Street Garage was constructed by the BRA.
  • 1977
    Boise City Hall was built. The land/building was acquired by the BRA followed by the clearance and creation of the building site in cooperation with other public agencies.
  • 1976
    The Sonna Building was renovated. The BRA entered into a OPA (Owner Participation Agreement) with the property owner for the purpose of renovation and reuse of the property owner's building.
  • 1975
    The One Capital Center was built. The land/building was acquired by the BRA followed by clearance and creation of the building site for this new commercial development.
  • 1975
    Citizens of Boise were asked: "How would you like to see Boise in 1984?"
  • 1970
    A second attempt at a regional shopping mall was planned by the BRA. This would encompass 8 blocks of downtown and be completely enclosed, removing the street grid entirely. Parking would be one level below ground for +4 blocks.
  • 1968
    A regional shopping mall was planned by the BRA. This would encompass 15 blocks of downtown just 2 blocks south of the Capitol Building. The street grid would remain mostly intact and have +6 above ground parking garages.
  • 1965
    Boise City Council and Mayor Euguene W. Shellworth passed and approved Resolution No. 1154, creating the Boise Redevelopment Agency (BRA) on August 23, 1965.
  • 1965
    The Idaho State Legislature enacts House Bill No. 152 known as the Idaho Urban Renewal Law of 1965 on May 18, 1965.
  • 1965
    The era of urban renewal: Big Moves with Federal Funds. There was $16.8 Million in federal funds available to Boise. The ideology was to clear the canvas, build a mega project and focus on infrastructure.