Check out the tallest building in Downtown Twin Falls, the Main Avenue Lofts. The project started in 2020 and took a little longer to complete due to national supply chain problems. On Thursday, November 10, The Twin Falls Chamber of Commerce, developer Galena Opportunity Inc., project partners and representatives with the City of Twin Falls along with neighboring shop owners celebrated the ribbon cutting for the newest building in the heart of Twin Falls. "Huge milestone, because we've been trying to get into the Twin Falls market for a mixed use building for a long time." said Bill Truax, President of Galena Opportunity Fund, "Anytime you work on transformational project where you are working in tandem with groups like a city or urban renewal agency it takes time, it takes time to build the partnerships and you want to do it right because it's so important to downtown." The Main Avenue Lofts is a result of a collaboration of private and city government that used the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program aimed at investment projects in economically underserved communities. Twin Falls Mayor Ruth Pierce said, "This is just an example of when we all put our minds to it we can do something very beautiful and productive. We start with downtown. Downtown was for a long time was kind of a blighted area and our city leadership, city council, urban renewal, along with some other partners, had some vision and this is just moving that vision along." The building isn't complete as workers put the finishing touches on many parts of the six-story multi-use building. On the ground level there will be a restaurant, retail space, and some offices. The second floor will be office space. The remaining levels will be studio, two-bedroom, and three bedroom apartments ranging in price from about $1,000 to $1,500. Truax said a 325 space parking garage and two more similar buildings are set to be built in the same vicinity of the Main Avenue Lofts, "Really what we've found is that when you start adding the people into downtown you'll see that those parking structures become like a little hub for activity." Check out the inside:

Twin Falls Main Avenue Lofts

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