Words With Wayne: 08/04/2023

Wayne is BACK after a jam-packed July for an August edition of Words With Wayne! Today, he's coming to you from Kendall Auto's brand new Fleet Service Center that is currently under construction with our member McAlvain Companies, Inc.! Rich Stout and David Hurley join him to give you the inside scoop on this incredible new project and what you can expect from it as an Idaho AGC member.

Boise Metro Chamber Awards AGC CEO Wayne Hammon Government Advocate of the Year Award

June 5, 2023

Boise Metro Chamber Announces Hall of Fame Honoree, Government Advocate of the Year and Winners of Small Business of the Year and Chamber Excellence Awards

BOISE, ID – The Boise Metro Chamber, the only five-star accredited Chamber in Idaho, held its annual Small Business of the Year and Chamber Excellence Awards Luncheon on Monday, June 5th, at Boise Centre West. Seven organizations and two individuals received prestigious awards.

Construction Spending Soars In April As Gains In Multifamily And Most Nonresidential Segments Outweigh Slump In Single-family Homebuilding

Thursday, June 1, 2023 | 12:28 EST

Construction Officials Caution that Growing Demand for Many Types of Projects Will Strain Already Tight Labor Conditions, Urge Federal Officials to Boost Construction Education Funding, Reform Immigration

Total construction spending in April increased by 1.2 percent from March and 7.2 percent year-over-year as widespread gains in nonresidential and multifamily construction spending offset a continuing plunge in single-family homebuilding, according to an analysis today by the Associated General Contractors of America of new federal data. Association officials welcomed the growth in demand for most types of construction but cautioned that firms will have a tough time finding enough workers amid tight labor conditions.

2023 Idaho Top Projects: Application Window is OPEN!

Idaho Business Review’s Top Projects 2023 honors the top construction projects in Idaho, completed between June 2022 and May 2023. The program tells the stories and shows the impact of top projects from around Idaho. This premier awards program offers exclusive opportunities to promote your firm or product to the region’s best construction, engineering, and architectural firms. Completed submissions are accepted year round, but will be due for judging by July 14, 2023.

Awards go to the top three projects, as determined by an independent jury of industry leaders in design, engineering, and construction, in the following categories:

  • Private Building
  • Public Building
  • Infrastructure/Utility
  • Transportation
  • Renovation

Projects will be announced August 10th.

Spring 2023 BuildingIdaho

Coming soon to your inbox is the 2023 Spring issue of buildingIdaho, our 8th edition!  You should have your hard copy in hand this week or next, but you can access the magazine and read it online by clicking on the image below.  Not signed up to receive a hard copy?  Email Hailey at to be added to the mailing list!


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Words With Wayne: 03/31/2023 Presented by Kendall Auto Idaho

Wayne's here to make sure we're caught up on everything we currently need to know! From how to join our Forums, to our job campaign, to the Boise State Construction Management program, he covers all the bases! He also reminds you to make sure you check out our new Idaho AGC Proud Member Online Pop-Up Shop so you can wear this incredible brand like we do!