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30th Street District – Project Updates

January 9, 2023

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Economic Development

2724 W Fairview Ave – The Avens – PP Type 2: A development from Roundhouse 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 Board designated the project for Type 2 General Assistance participation in September. The Agency plans to present a final agreement for Board approval in March. Project Lead: Kevin Holmes

2618 W Fairview Ave – LOCAL Fairview – PP Type 2: The Agency has received an application from Subtext to participate in this project to build a seven-story 271-unit mixed-use project. The development will have approximately 8,500 square feet of ground floor commercial and the existing Capri Restaurant on site to be retained and incorporated into the design. The public improvements eligible for CCDC reimbursement include streetscapes along Fairview Ave and 27th St. Utility upgrades and expansion work includes upgrading and undergrounding power, new underground fiber and phone lines, and the expansion of the sewer mainline. Total Development Costs are estimated at $81 million and Eligible Expenses at $1.2 million. The Board designated the project for Type 2 General Assistance participation in October. The Agency plans to present a final agreement for Board approval in January. 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 November and has obtained approval for street extension plans from ACHD. The Agency expects to present this project for designation in 2023. Project Lead: Kevin Holmes


Whitewater Lift Station and Water Renewal Upgrades- PP Type 4: 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 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 Board designated the project in December and plans to present a final agreement for Board approval in February. Project Lead: Kevin Holmes


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. Construction has begun and the project is experiencing some delays but is expected to be completed within the Agreement period. Project Lead: Alexandra Monjar