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BoiseDev: Idaho development, growth & business

44 EpisodesProduced by Don DayWebsite

We bring you a monthly conversation with a leader who has an impact on growth - or a thought-leader in the state. From the governor to developers and more - BoiseDev FIRST brings you engaging Deep Dive conversations you won't find anywhere else Support this podcast:… read more

44 Episodes | 2019 - 2023

43: Nicole McKay

October 31st, 2023


Boise Office of Police Accountability Director Nicole McKay.

42: Peter Oliver

May 22nd, 2023


TOK Commercial partner Peter Oliver discusses the commercial real estate Outlook in the Treasure Valley with BoiseDev's Don Day.

41: Elaine Clegg

May 19th, 2023


BoiseDev's Elaine Clegg chats with Valley Regional Transit CEO Elaine Clegg about transit and transportation in the Treasure Valley

40: Dr. Daniel Meltzer

May 17th, 2023


Dr. Daniel Meltzer with Regence BlueShield of Idaho discusses the changing healthcare and health insurance fields in the Boise area with the national public health emergency ending.

39: Tracy Kasper

May 16th, 2023


Tracy Kasper, President-elect of the National Association of Realtors, discusses the local real estate outlook with BoiseDev's Gretchen Parsons. 

38: Brad Little

March 9th, 2023


Idaho Gov. Brad Little joins BoiseDev's Don Day to talk about growth, infrastructure, Idaho's reputation and more.

37: Tiam Rastegar

January 9th, 2023


Trailhead CEO Tiam Rastegar talks about his journey from Iran, to Germany, to Boise -- and how he and the non-profit business boosting agency came together.

36: Travis Hawkes

November 23rd, 2022


Capital Eleven managing partner Travis Hawkes talks to BoiseDev's Don Day about business, career and Boise's startup scene

35: Broadband in Idaho

October 6th, 2022


Wednesday, BoiseDev hosted a forum on the future of broadband in Idaho. The event, entitled Vital Connection, brought together an expert panel on the topic.

34: Scott Turlington

September 28th, 2022


Tamarack Resort CEO Scott Turlington talks to BoiseDev's Don Day about coming attractions for the resort in Valley County, Idaho

33: Micron's expansion and its impact

September 6th, 2022


Fox 9's Roland Beres interviews BoiseDev's Don Day about Micron Technology's announcement that it will spend $15 billion to expand in Boise.

32: Margaret Carmel with Nate Shelman talking about our Idaho 55 investigation

June 29th, 2022


BoiseDev's Margaret Carmel sits down with News Talk KBOI's Nate Shelman to talk about our reporting on the Idaho 55 construction zone near Smith's Ferry.

31: Tim Keane

May 25th, 2022


BoiseDev's Margaret Carmel talks to new City of Boise Planning Director Tim Keane about growth and change in the state's capital city.

30: Gordon Jones

May 3rd, 2022


New College of Western Idaho President Gordon Jones talks about his path to the job, the future of the school, and plans for two new campuses.

29: Future of Downtown Boise housing

April 15th, 2022


An expert panel talks about the future of housing in Downtown Boise, Idaho. Don Day moderates with guests Nicki Hellenmap with the CIty of Boise, Alexandra Monjar with the Capital City Development Corp., Kate Vila with …

28: Pete Sonntag

March 28th, 2022


The VP and general manager of the Sun Valley Company talks to Don Day about his path to Idaho, the future of the resort, challenges and more.

27: Robert Simison

February 1st, 2022


As Robert Simison marks two years in office as mayor of Meridian, BoiseDev's Gretchen Parsons interviews him about continued growth, change, transportation and more.

26: Lauren McLean

January 10th, 2022


At the halfway point of her term, we chat with Boise's mayor about what's worked, what could have been better, the next two years - and whether she's …

25: Kate Stoddard

November 30th, 2021


Kate Stoddard of Orchest Provision talks about her alternative protein startup founded here in Boise. From her discussion with BoiseDev's Don Day at Boise Entrepreneur Week.

24: Diane Bevan

November 16th, 2021


Diane Bevan, the Executive Director of the Idaho Women's Business Center talks about the programs offered, success stories and how the center was founded. From her discussion with BoiseDev's Don Day at Boise …

23: Todd Krautkremer

October 20th, 2021


As part of Boise Entrepreneur Week, BoiseDev's Don Day talks with Cradlepoint CMO Todd Krautkremer about the company's $1.1 billion acquisition, how it is operating now, and what's next for the company -- and the  Boise …

21: Chris Lewis

June 14th, 2021


Boise State's play-by-play announcer for women's basketball and Olympic sports is taking on a new challenge: The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo (played in 2021 of course).  He'll be calling the action for NBC Sports' coverage …

20: Dr. Marlene Tromp

May 3rd, 2021


BoiseDev's Gretchen Parsons talks to Boise State University President Dr. Marlene Tromp

The BoiseDev podcast returns

April 28th, 2021


After a break, a new season of the BoiseDev podcast returns on Monday, May 3.

19: Albertsons CEO Vivek Sankaran

November 18th, 2020


Albertsons CEO Vivek Sankaran talks about his company - about competition and technology - about its role in Boise, and what Idaho can do to attract …

18: Krisjan Hiner

October 29th, 2020


Krisjan Hiner is a partner at StackRock Group, and has his finger on the pulse of growth in the Treasure Valley. Don and Krisjan discuss the changes …

17: Future of Downtown

October 13th, 2020


BoiseDev hosted The Future of Downtown Boise, presented by Regence on October 7th. This program features interviews with leaders and business owners on what's next for the heart of Idaho's capital city.

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16: Alec Williams, Trident Holdings

July 22nd, 2020


Trident Holdings, LLC hopes to acquire a large swath of ground surrounding McCall, ID. BoiseDev publisher Don Day talks to Trident principal Alec …

15: Mayor Lauren McLean 2

July 16th, 2020


Boise Mayor Lauren McLean looks at six months in office. We talk about the newly filed recall petition, Black Lives Matter, police, COVID-19, …

Bonus: Returning to work townhall

April 30th, 2020


Listen to an audio version of our special Returning to Work in Idaho town hall.  A panel of four local experts covers the legal, social, physical and sanitation angles of how offices in Idaho will work in the future.

14: Jessica Flynn

April 14th, 2020


We talk to Red Sky founder and CEO Jessica Flynn about how Boise moves forward, the tourism industry, and how she advises her clients in a time of crisis.

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13: Tommy Ahlquist on Crush the Curve

April 8th, 2020


We taped a new episode with Dr. Tommy Ahlquist of BVA Development on the Crush the Curve Idaho project

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12: Tommy Ahlquist

March 3rd, 2020


Ball Ventures Ahlquist principal Dr. Tommy Ahlquist talks about how he went from doctor to developer - why he's trying to change healthcare in the valley, and some of the projects his firm is working on.

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11: Elaine Clegg

February 10th, 2020


Elaine Clegg grew up in Boise, etched her name in the Boise State Women's Basketball record book, and has served on the Boise City Council for the past 17 years.  We talk about the Treasure Valley rail corridor, bus …

10: Mayor Lauren McLean

January 10th, 2020


On her third full day in office, Boise Mayor Lauren McLean talks to BoiseDev's Don Day about the issues she'll face in the next four years. Growth, …

9: Tupelo Honey's Stephen Frabitore

November 14th, 2019


We talk to Stephen Frabitore from Tupelo Honey on why he chose the Boise market for his latest outlet, what he thinks makes his restaurant stand apart - and what makes 8th Street in Boise so unique.

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8: IKEA, More Target, In-N-Out? What's next in the Boise area

October 30th, 2019


Cushman Wakefield Pacific Advisors' Leann Hume, Andrea Nilson and Sara Shropshire talk about the booming Boise market. What's coming soon, what's changing and what's next.

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Boise mayoral race: Seven candidates enter the field

September 6th, 2019


The Idaho Press' Margaret Carmel sits down with BoiseDev's Don Day to talk about the 2019 Boise mayoral election - the policy differences, the …

6: Mark Schlag

August 12th, 2019


What trends are hot in the Boise commercial retail market? We talk to Mark Schlag of Thornton Oliver Keller about what he is seeing in the market.

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5: Margaret Carmel

July 1st, 2019


The Idaho Press' City of Boise reporter Margaret Carmel joins Don Day to talk about the library, the stadium, the "vote for a vote," fall elections - and the "two degrees of separation" they quickly found.

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4: Maryanne Jordan

June 6th, 2019


Maryanne Jordan joins us to talk about her idea to help ease the burden of increasing property tax assessments. Plus we talk about the friction between cities and state government and her path in service in Idaho over …

3: Luke Cavener

May 8th, 2019


Meridian City Council vice president Luke Cavener chat with host Don Day about a rapidly changing Meridian, transit solutions in the Treasure Valley …

2: Chase Erkins

April 3rd, 2019


BoiseDev's Don Day goes in-depth with Chase Erkins of Lee & Associates. Chase is a rising talent in Boise's commercial real estate scene, and talks about his path and what he is looking forward to in the local …

1: Gov. Brad Little

February 14th, 2019


We start out the BoiseDev FIRST podcast with a conversation with Idaho's governor. BoiseDev's Don Day sat down with the governor to talk about growth, housing costs, traffic and transit - and even climate change. This …

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