Meridian’s mayor outlines growth, transportation & education goals, says state of city might be ‘a little too strong’

Meridian Mayor Robert Simison stood in front of a crowd in the Galaxy Event Center at Wahooz to deliver his second State of the City speech. Simison sounded confident about the future of rapidly growing Meridian. He said through a survey they found residents believe city’s services are “valued and appreciated.” “The state of Meridian … Read more

Next phase of large development Pine 43 submitted to the City of Meridian

The City of Meridian received plans for the next phase of the large-scale development Pine 43. Pine 43 is a new community with residential, retail, and office space just 1.5 miles from the Village at Meridian. The project has been in the works for the last few years. The Jasper Apartments and several single-family homes … Read more

‘It’s amazing:’ Couple who met over ice cream launch an ice cream shop in Meridian

A new ice cream parlor opened this week in Meridian, with a variety of house-made flavors. Cyndi and Blake Taylor launched Lovejoy’s Real Ice Cream last week, about fifteen years after they first met over servings of the frozen treat. “I grew up in Meridian and my wife and I have just always wanted to … Read more

Meridian hopes for another major project in rapidly changing downtown area

Developers now have an opportunity to contribute to the fastly growing, downtown Meridian. The Meridian Development Corporation, or MDC, is looking for mixed-use project proposals from developers for the Civic Block. The land is owned by MDC and the City of Meridian. [Developer opts out of Meridian Community Center project, but apartment & office project … Read more

New motorhome and commercial truck dealership planned along I-84

A story BoiseDev members got first. A new large Ford dealership could come to Meridian near I-84. Idaho Auto Mall is applying to rezone and annex 25.67 acres of land near I-84 by W. Overland Rd. and S. Linder Rd for another Kendall Ford Auto Center. This is across I-84 from Ten Mile Crossing, a … Read more

Rite Aid rolling out revamped store format: ‘Apple Genius Bar’ approach to pharmacy

Rite Aid, which operates eight drug stores in the Boise and Meridian area, is rolling out a new store format. The retailer filed permits with the City of Boise and the City of Meridian to upgrade some of its store locations, including: Eagle Rd. near Victory Rd. in Meridian 16th St. at State St. in … Read more

‘Texas-style:’ Fast-growing chicken sandwich chain first announced restaurant at new Meridian Winco project

Super Chix plans its first chicken restaurant in the Boise market, with a location at Orchard Park in Meridian. TOK Commercial reports Super Chix snapped up 3,000 square feet of space at the former Linder Village project at the corner of Linder Rd. and Chinden Blvd. in N. Meridian. The chicken and custard chain launched … Read more

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