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Working Through Change

WaFd Bank’s Approach To Change Washington Federal Bank has 10 regional buildings and 250 branches throughout the western states. At any given time, there can

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Creating a Hybrid Culture

5 Things Employees Need Now Throughout the pandemic people have changed how they shop, where they live, how they learn, and, for many, how they

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Rebellion to Renaissance

Lombard/Conrad Creates An Inspiring New Office One fateful day in 1972, architects Joe Conrad and Ernie Lombard were fired. Why? Because their employer found their

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Stodgy To Stunning

In 1998, the three principals of Buffington Mohr McNeal (BMM) opened their doors with a promise to be their client’s advocate. McNeal says, “We help

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Vertical Construction

Founder and President of VERTICAL Construction Todd Weltner did not expect to become an entrepreneur. However, after working in the industry for a few years,

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Hybrid Collaboration Is Hard

The future of the workplace is hybrid and so is the future of collaboration. Sixty-eight percent of global organizations are planning to experiment with hybrid

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Back In The Office

OEC talked with Architects and Designers about their experiences returning to the office. What do you like about being back in the office? The collaboration.

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Putting Down Roots

Pets are a big part of our lives in the U.S. They make us laugh, comfort us when we cry, share in our vacations, and

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Casino Night

Message From The President I’m constantly reminded why space matters. A few weeks ago OEC hosted a Casino night at our downtown Boise office where

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Reviving The Trades

“Passion for your work will follow your working hard at something and achieving mastery in it.” – Mike Rowe For years, students preparing to graduate

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Learn Better

It’s time for a fundamentally better learning experience Even before the pandemic, education was undergoing a transformation that will go on long after the virus

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Seeing The Unseen

And other amazing talents of modern day architects In an era of HGTV and DIY projects where anyone can design an impressive space, we interviewed

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Smith System Guides

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, Congress passed stimulus legislation to help the economy (CARES Act). INcluded in this Stimulus funding

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Standing In The Light Again

2021 Commercial Outlook After talking with three commercial agents about their outlook for the future, we have determined that the Treasure Valley is a fantastic

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PETIQ Sneak Peak

PETIQ is building its new headquarters in Eagle, Idaho. The building will finish in June of this year. Thanks to Matt Huffield and Ian Hoffman

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