The Capital City Development Corporation has hired Mary Watson as a contracts manager, focusing on agreements with private engineers, architects, contractors and other development professionals. In addition, Watson will manage the procurement process, including competitive bidding and contractor selection processes as well as a wide-range of contract documents. She is a member of the Idaho State Bar.
“The end result? More people will explore downtown, they’ll spend more time here.” Boise may find its way in 2015–and by “way” we mean “wayfinding.” This past summer, Boise Weekly first reported that a unique system of signs, specifically for Boise’s downtown, were in the works but only after teams of Treasure Valley stakeholders got […]
BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) — The Capital City District Corporation has written more than $7,000 in parking tickets since May, but it’s only received 54 percent of payments. Max Clark, the director of the CCDC’s Parking and Facilities department, said that’s pretty normal though. “Bad credit doesn’t mean that much to people anymore,” Clark said, “so […]
“We’ve started a process with our neighbors to consider upgrades to the user experience that has been there for 30 years, but we want to enhance that going forward.” It’s called Grove Plaza 2.0, and anyone who has gone anywhere near the Grove Plaza recently can attest to the reboot–the massive City Center Plaza project […]
Like its predecessors, thegroup wants a better baseball stadium, and it is sniffing around Boise for locations and partners. By SVEN BERG AND DAVE SOUTHORN email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.orgSeptember 24, 2014 The west side of Boise’s Downtown is one of the places Agon Sports and Entertainment is thinking about building a new stadium for the Boise Hawks, […]
With a new condo project, agency aims to avoid a repeat of ‘Boise Hole’ mess, where it found itself with no leverage. The lessons of the Boise Tower experience are written into Capital City Development Corporation’s proposed agreement for a condominium project near the Boise Library. The urban renewal agency’s board of commissioners hasn’t finalized […]
Shellan Rodriguez will serve as a project manager, focusing on property development, for The Capital City Development Corporation. Her role includes managing existing CCDC-owned assets and working with developers. Her goal is to expand private-public partnerships that will enhance the community. Rodriguez has experience in the areas of affordable housing, planning and development, construction management, […]
BOISE — A traffic monitor on 8th Street said he saw one driver Tuesday going the wrong way on Idaho Street who tried to turn the wrong way on 8th Street. That was the worst example he saw on the first day that Capital City Development Corporation, Boise’s urban renewal agency, opened 8th Street between […]
BOISE — Drivers in downtown Boise will notice a big change of direction on 8th Street. The direction of one-way traffic between Bannock and Main streets now flows northbound. That section of 8th Street opened Tuesday morning. The Capital City Development Corporation says the change will improve overall downtown traffic flow.
Two blocks of 8th Street at the heart of downtown Boise are barricaded off until Tuesday morning while crews flip the direction of the one-way street. Street signs came down and then workers turned the signs around to face the other direction Sunday. Stop lights had a similar fate as 8th Street is converted from […]