Liberty Lake Wine Cellars' carmènére scores highest in North America, second worldwide
Wine Enthusiast’s 93-point score for Liberty Lake Wine Cellars 2020 Carmènére tops all North American scores for the varietal, ranks second worldwide and is top nine of nearly 1,400 Carmènére’s reviewed by the publication to date. The score will be published in the June/July 2023 print issue of Wine Enthusiast on May 30.
Connection: Economic development and real estate
BEDC helps companies find the right Boundary County location
Commercial real estate can be a tough game in Idaho’s most northern county, but that does not deter the Boundary Economic Development Council from assisting businesses in every aspect of development in rural Boundary County.
Protect your real estate investment
Like any investment, it's imperative to protect property you own.
Millworx on the rise
Old Idaho Veneer site being transformed, will have a Riverstone, Kendall Yards vibe
The redevelopment project on the old Idaho Veneer site in Post Falls — Millworx — just welcomed its first tenants. When the project is complete in five to seven years, it will boast courtyards, greenspaces, a 150-unit hotel, restaurants, bistros, walking paths, gym facilities, housing for hundreds of residents and an urban community filled with amenities.
Real estate industry boosts economy and more
Idaho’s real estate industry accounted for $20.7 billion or 18.9% of the gross state product in 2022, according to the National Association of Realtors. That percentage was likely higher in North Idaho, thanks to the region’s strong real estate market.
Picture-perfect first impressions
Professional photography a critical tool in real estate sales
Real estate photography has become a multi-billion-dollar industry in the U.S.
How leadership teams can build more equitable law firms
Smith + Malek attorneys was founded eight years ago as a force for justice in the world. We live that vision everyday, as demonstrated by the work we take on, the clients and employees we attract, and how we have intentionally designed an equitable workplace that recruits and retains brilliant minds.
Lack of affordable child care hurting young farm families
U.S. farm bill may finally offer some help
The United States has a child care crisis, yet the issue remains largely invisible in the farm sector. For too long, the nation has ignored the fact that farm parents are working parents who must juggle child care while working what can be one of the most dangerous and stressful jobs in America.
North Idaho real estate behind the headlines
It has not been a slow period recently for headline-grabbing news. The disastrous mass shootings in our country, the political farce of our governments, the war in Ukraine, and so on are unfortunately always with us, but this week I have been getting a lot of coverage from my curated news feeds about the housing market. This is likely because spring is the time where housing comes to the fore and gets real traction in the economy.
Addressing mental health stigma in the workplace
If you’re an employer and think the stigma of mental illness isn’t affecting your company, you’re likely wrong, and the impact of your misperception could be costly.
A great place to play for those who visit and the companies who serve them
It's no surprise the the economic impact of travel and tourism in North Idaho is far-reaching. Millions visit Idaho each year, making travel and tourism the state’s third-largest industry behind agriculture and technology.
Wander into adventure
Campervan company led by locals expands
Wandervans is a combination car rental company and hotel accommodation, where customers rent a Ford van they can sleep in to travel up to 125 miles per day. Coeur d'Alene natives, Nick Leonard, his long-time friend Jon Latorre, and the CEO Chris Cook became partners in 2020 to build Wandervans to what it is today.
Built on history
Much of Wallace's tourism trade is driven by the city's colorful lore
While the city's reputation of being lawless might have faded, there’s no better place for a little adventure than Wallace, Idaho. The seat of Shoshone County has a rich history that is almost unbelievable.
Match made on water
Tobler Marina, Fins and Feathers, partners on the lakes
Tobler Marina and Fins and Feathers Tackle Shop and Guide Service are once again teaming up for the summer boating season.
An adventure park in the trees
An aerial adventure course is nestled high up in the trees at Farragut State Park in Athol.