Category Archives: News, etc.

Foster commercial building to get snazzy new upgrade

Foster’s on a roll these days. In successive weeks, we’ve posted on the following: – Updated plans to develop the vacant lot at 5045 SE Foster into a four-story, mixed-use building with ground-floor commercial space and 33 units of housing – Plans … Continue reading

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Foster YMCA one step closer to mixed-use redevelopment

As we’ve stated before, change comes to Foster in waves. Whether it’s a spate of new businesses, art galleries, or events such as music festivals and art walks, Foster tends to do things in bunches. Now it appears as if … Continue reading

Posted in News, etc., Uncategorized | Tagged 5045 se foster, 5811 se boise, 6036 se foster, 72Foster, , construction, , development, , , mixed-use, Y Arts Center, ymca | 4 Comments

Restaurant and brewery in the works for Foster?

We don’t mean to excite you all prematurely. Nor do we want to celebrate the potential demise of a long-time business and fixture on Foster. But…. Restaurant and brewery, y’all. Maybe. We’re only making an educated guess based on a … Continue reading

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Another mixed-use development on Foster inches closer to reality

Foster may very well be growing up, figuratively and literally. It was just a few weeks ago that Holst Architecture presented plans for their four-story, mixed-use affordable housing project slated for development at SE 72nd and Foster. Barely more than … Continue reading

Posted in News, etc., Uncategorized | Tagged apartments, bremik construction, Busy Bee, construction, development, , mixed-use, Speedboat Coffee | 5 Comments

Catching Up…

Here we are, nearly two weeks since our last post, finally discovering the time needed to blog. We hope you all had an over-indulgent Thanksgiving; it’s good to do sometimes. In catching up a bit, we see that the Bob … Continue reading

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Foster Streetscape Plan gets updated timeline

As we mentioned in last Friday’s post, the Foster Transportation and Streetscape Project is at 60% design. While that’s nearly two-thirds of the way to completing design work, we assumed that the amount of work left made it unlikely  construction … Continue reading

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