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Old Posted Dec 21, 2017, 8:31 PM
Cottonwood Cottonwood is online now
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Originally Posted by subterranean View Post
Boise seems poised, but it’s also a very conservative state. I hear people in community development/planning having a really hard time getting things done there.
Boise is booming, construction is everywhere and the city is not really all that conservative. The current big dilemma in the Boise area is handling the growth but some of the smaller outlying suburbs are resistant to the growth which they will have to give into at some point. Prized farm land out in the rural areas is being consumed with homes and commercial developments in order to handle the growth of people moving here from Washington, Oregon, and California.

Page 12 of this link shows where most of the in-migration is coming from.

Last edited by Cottonwood; Dec 21, 2017 at 8:42 PM. Reason: added a link
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