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30th Street District Project Update

September 9, 2022

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Economic Development

2724 W Fairview Ave – The Avens – PP Type 2: The Agency has received an application from Roundhouse to participate in this project to build 189 apartments with Passive House certification, ground floor commercial/retail space, and an extension of North 28th Street connecting Main and Fairview. Future phases could add more apartments and commercial space. Construction anticipated beginning this fall/winter. The Agency will present this project for designation in September. Project Lead: Kevin Holmes

2850 W Fletcher Street – 27th and Fairview Apartments: The Agency is in discussions with developer KAL Pacific & Associates for a Type 2 assistance for its planned residential and commercial mixed-use project located at 27th Street and Fairview Avenue. The project contemplates two, seven-story, mixed-use apartment buildings with 358 total units and ground floor retail space and parking, and a four-story office building. The developer plans to extend Fletcher Street to Fairview Avenue, as proposed in the ACHD Fairview and Main Local Streets Plan and connect the Greenbelt to both streets. The project received Design Review approval in May 2021 and has obtained approval for street extension plans from ACHD. The Agency expects to present this project for designation in the fall. Project Lead: Kevin Holmes


Whitewater Lift Station and Sewer Upgrades: The City of Boise is undertaking the construction of a new lift station and pressure discharge pipe needed to serve multiple incoming mixed-use developments in the 27th Street and Fairview Ave area. These improvements will ultimately provide the backbone to replace miles of substandard gravity sewer lines as further development happens at the western end of the 30th Street District. The City has requested funding assistance with this capital improvement project. The Agency will present this project for designation in September. Project Lead: Kevin Holmes


Main and Fairview Transit Stations:  The City of Boise, Valley Regional Transit and CCDC are redesigning and constructing improvements at six bus stops along Main Street and Fairview Avenue between North 27th Street and North 16th Street. Transit stations are operational and Wright Brothers is finishing punchlist work. Project Lead: Amy Fimbel

2525 W Fairview – St. Luke’s Transit Station – PP Type 4: The construction of St. Luke’s project at 27th and Fairview Avenue overlaps with CCDC’s Main and Fairview Transit Station at the intersection and the Board approved a Type 4 Participation Agreement to subcontract for the construction of this platform in March 2022.  The Station construction start was delayed, but should begin this summer. Project Lead: Alexandra Monjar