Boise honors building of Jefferson Place, Inn at 500, Athlos; CWI names student dean

Boise’s old Macy’s building has a new facade and a new look inside as headquarters to a company that offers curriculum and support to charter schools.
Boise skyline

City of Boise announces 2017 Building Excellence Award winners

Athlos Academies (918 W. Idaho Street) – This project in Downtown Boise reimagined a well-known historical building – the former CC Anderson building. Repurposed as the headquarters for a charter school service provider that supports schools nationwide, the completely renovated building will house Athlos Academies corporate employees, and serve as a state-of-the-art training facility and educational hub for educators and coaches nationwide.

City of Boise Announces 2017 Building Excellence Award Winners

The City of Boise today, recognized eight businesses, organizations and building owners whose projects represent the best of Boise’s built environment. Mayor David Bieter was among the presenters at a luncheon hosted by the Building Owners and Managers Association of Idaho. This is the tenth-year the City of Boise has partnered with BOMA in presenting the Building Excellence Awards.
Athlos turf

Moving in: Boise’s remodeled Macy’s is new home to charter school support company

  BY BILL ROBERTS Employees of Athlos Academies…
Athlos Academies hopes to move into former Macy’s building by June

Athlos Academies hopes to move into former Macy’s building by June

The new, exterior “rustic modern” look is in place for the new Athlos Academies headquarters within the former Macy’s building. Windows now bear louvered sunshade awnings and a much larger louvered sunshade overhangs the roof.
Athlos Academies awarded TRI worth estimated $279,000

Athlos Academies awarded TRI worth estimated $279,000

The Boise charter school company Athlos Academies will receive a Tax Reimbursement Incentive, or TRI, for its new headquarters downtown. A TRI is a tax credit available to moving or expanding businesses.

Athlos Academies has a vision for the future in Boise

BOISE – Athlos Academies, an Idaho-based education service provider, has announced that it will be opening a new national training facility and corporate headquarters office in Boise, Idaho. Athlos purchased the former Macy’s building in downtown Boise.
Athlos Academies HQ groundbreaking

Athlos Academies begins the transformation of the former Macy’s in downtown Boise

The dark days are over at the former Macy’s building in downtown Boise, which has sat empty since 2010. Athlos Academies welcomed a couple hundred dignitaries to the cavernous space Nov. 5 to get a sense of the “before” in advance of the building’s transformation. The Boise charter school company is turning it into its headquarters and faculty training center.
Athlos Headquarters rendering

Old Macy’s building to become Athlos Academies HQ

BOISE – Athlos Academies is turning the former downtown Boise Macy's building into its new headquarters. Mayor Dave Bieter joined the company's co-founders at a groundbreaking celebration Thursday. They smashed pieces of concrete to mark the beginning of the renovation project.
Athlos turf

Boise charter school company blends learning, fitness, character

At a charter school in Brooklyn Park, Minn., 11 miles northwest of Minneapolis, hundreds of students pour onto indoor artificial turf in a gym for 45 minutes of daily physical exercise. They do calisthenics and play volleyball and other games. “Kids aren’t sitting around learning about volleyball, they are doing it,” said Jennifer Geraghty, the principal. “We have kids here who came here overweight. We have some kids who have lost like 20 pounds.”