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BOISE The city of Boise is nestled in the Treasure Valley alongside the rolling foothills of the Boise Mountains. Known as the “City of Trees,” Boise is remarkably beautiful and boasts abundant area tree life complemented by the Boise River. Boise is known as a hot spot for recreationalists & outdoor adventurers alike and tops the list for ideal destinations accompanied by a slower paced lifestyle. The city of Boise attracts a diverse group of residents with a blend of outdoor activities, entertainment and business opportunities in technology, agriculture, healthcare, and industry. In addition, Boise also holds the title for the “Forbes 25 Best Places To Retire in 2017," boldly ranking in at #4. Boise, the capital city of Idaho, is a business development with a strong history of economic growth. Whether Boise is noted as being “the best-kept secret in the Pacific Northwest” by USA Today or holding a state title for the second- fastest growing tech industry in 2017 by NPR, Boise continues to raise the bar for economic achievements. Some of the area’s largest employers include Micron Inc., St. Luke’s Health Systems, Saint Alphonsus Health System, Wal-Mart Associates Inc, Albertsons, LLC, HP Inc, J.R. Simplot Company, Fred Meyer, Idaho Power Company, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Citi Corp, McDonald's, Ataraxis, Inc, Blue Cross of Idaho, DirecTV, Jacksons Food Stores, YMCA, Scentsy, Inc, Xerox/WDS Global, Teleperformance, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services, Sorrento Lactalis, Costco Wholesale Corp, CenturyLink, Amalgamated Sugar Company, Plexus Corp, Sykes, CTI SSI Food Service, and West Valley Medical Center. Combine a lower crime rate with a strong business-friendly economy and the foundation for a truly remarkable community has been set. The heart of Boise is its tranquil atmosphere, stunning landscapes, and the culture that it creates. It has been said that what makes Boise the ideal destination is that it becomes more appealing the longer residents stick around. With so many opportunities for things to do and places to go, that statement encapsulates the core of Boise and what it means to live here. EAGLE From its beautifully diverse landscapes of plush treelined riverside beaches to the remote desert canyons that lie just beyond the foothills, the City of Eagle is distinctly beautiful. Find this community highly desirable for many reasons beyond its stunning landscapes. One of Eagle’s commonly unknown hidden treasures is that it shares a similar land size as its neighbor, the City of Meridian, though remains a smaller community with nearly one third the population. Eagle offers the ideal mix of an established community with a fine selection of dining options, a museum, boutiques & shops, an arcade, local parks, as well as AN ORIGINAL PUBLICATION | HUGHES REAL ESTATE GROUP OF SILVERCREEK REALTY GROUP | 11