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  • Matt Kiser | Amherst Madison Real Estate Blog

    Thursday, January 11, 2018   /   by Matt Kiser

    Why Is Boise Growing?

    Key Takeaways: 

    As always, Boise recreation and quality of life are perennial “Top 10” nationally

    Idaho is the number 2 ranked state in US, for tech sector job growth 

    Boise has been ranked #13 city in the nation for business and careers

    Unemployment under 4%: Technology, Agriculture, & Construction 

    Boise has a unique and superior value proposition when compared to other major metro areas such as Seattle and Portland.  

    My hometown of Boise, Idaho has been in the top 10 of so many national lists that I have lost count. It is frequently seen as a lifestyle and recreation center with much to offer the outdoor enthusiast. However, what is not as often discussed is the vibrant economic hub that Boise is becoming in the Pacific Northwest. 

    Boise is a unique city. Geographically, it lies in a river-valley which has a tendency towards temperance that can be rare to find in the high desert of the West and Northwest. ...