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Eagle Idaho houses for sale like many of Boise’s neighboring cities to the west are located between the foothills and the Boise River along State Street. State Street is also known as Highway 44 in Eagle Idaho. Eagle Idaho houses for sale have been differentiated from homes for sale in other cities like Middleton and Star by closer proximity to Boise Idaho and also with numerous waterfront properties. This main artery is now the most traveled road in the entire state of Idaho with 64,000 commuters logging miles on the road each day. That was definitely not always the case.
Eagle Idaho officially became a township in 1904 named after the abundance of bald eagles that inhabited the area and officially became a city in 1971. Like most developments in the area, Eagle Idaho houses for sale did not see much growth till the mid-’90s. Before then, Eagle Idaho Houses for sale were only located on a 2 lane highway dotted with farmhouses and small acreages all along its 6-mile path from the city of Eagle to Interstate 84.
The first major spout of growth in Eagle Idaho houses for sale occurred from 1990 to 2000 which grew from 3,300 residents to over 11,000. 2 major infrastructure events were completed. During that time turning the little 2 lanes Eagle Rd to the 5 lane highway shuttling thousands of commuters each day. As well as implementing the Eagle Bypass on Highway 44 routing the highway to the south of the city circumventing the downtown and historic districts to improve traffic.
With the new roads completed, existing farmland grew into homes. Eagle Idaho houses for sale fantastic subdivisions met the demand of those relocating to the area first with the 200 acreage-home community of Banbury in 1989 followed by 607 homes in Bristol Heights (1996) and 440 in Hobble Creek (1995) and another 706 homes in Lexington Hills (1999).
In the early 2000s with the housing boom in full swing, developers constructed neighborhoods like Two Rivers (2001) seeing the vision of building Executive Homes on 275 acres of the Boise River with water views. Eagle Idaho houses for sale major companies like Home Depot (2004) and WINCO (2004) also saw the growth and were ready to service the community.
Naturally, the recession in 2008 affected the Eagle Idaho houses for sale community and its residents significantly with the exponential growth they had just experienced but they rebounded in stride and in 2012 a resurgence started. Neighborhoods that were shelved and abandoned were now seeing activity with 600+ homes being built each year and additional companies like T-Sheets (2017) set up shop in the area attracting the new Luxe Theatre and more businesses to its Bridges at Lakemoor location.
Currently, Eagle Idaho houses for sale city is on track for a 4.5% growth per year and looking out to 2040, Eagle Idaho houses for sale city is expected to grow to over 70,000 residents. With that growth, the City of Eagle is diligently planning for this anticipated growth with their main objective is to ensure the community can continue to support this growth with adequate services and amenities.
We hope this gives you great insight into the Eagle Idaho houses for sale community and with all of the planned future growth, Eagle Idaho houses for sale will definitely be at the top of the list with neighboring cities for those weighing a move to the Boise area.