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The Changing Face of Downtown Boise

Posted by Lisa Kohl on Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 3:54pm.

The Changing Face of Downtown Boise

There’s been exciting news recently about new real estate being built in Downtown Boise. Local officials have expressed the need for both lodging options as well as the need to meet the demand for additional residential units. These new projects range from boutique hotels, condos to work live concept units. Here’s what’s going up in Downtown Boise.

Linen District Apartments - Location, Corner of 14th St and Idaho St. Currently two separate developers are submitting plans to build on the current site of the Watercooler. One project calls for a five-story building with 50 units comprised of one and two bedroom apartments. The other plan proposes 39 units including one and two bedroom apartments and includes live-work apartments.

Pennbridge Hotel - Location, corner of Front St and Myrtle St. The site is currently occupied by Boise's Dunkley Music. The proposal is a 10 story, 180 room hotel. All rooms will be equipped with kitchens with separate living and sleeping areas.

The Inn at 500 Capitol - Location SE corner of Capitol Blvd and Myrtle St. A Boutique hotel will include a spa, wellness center and open-air plaza. This hotel is being branded as a luxury- getaway experience. This building will be seven stories with 104 rooms.

One Nineteen – Located on the corner of 10th and Grove Street. The One Nineteen will feature 26 residential, two and three bedroom units. These units will include 10 to 18 feet ceilings, loft style concrete floors all built with sustainable materials. Outdoor decks, dedicated parking with bike storage. Prices on these units will set you back $300,000 to $900,000.

Roost - Location, Location 5th and 6th Streets between Myrtle and Broad St. 160 unit, seven-story apartment complex. Units located on the lower level with include live-work units and retail space. Rents will range from $900 a month for a studio, $1100 a month for a one bedroom and $1300 a month for a two bedroom unit. Perks include residential garden plots and second-floor community spaces.

Idaho Street Townhomes - Location, Idaho St. Between 16th and 17th Streets. Proposal to include 15 townhouses priced below other Downtown Boise competition. The Idaho Street Townhomes will offer views of the foothills, single car garage space, and private patio space.

Boise Real Estate Agent Lisa KohlLisa Kohl

Lisa is an Idaho Realtor and creator of WeKnowBoise.com. She helps each client just as she would a member of her own family, and cherishes the friendships she’s created. From Southeast Boise to The North End, up to Eagle and West to Meridian, or right in the middle of the Boise Bench and downtown - We Know Boise. Whether buying or selling a home, we provide full-service real estate solutions dedicated to helping our clients achieve their goals. Email Lisa

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