West Ada

A soda shop across from Kuna High School, 253 new homes: development coming to the Treasure Valley

Cory Tanner, president of The Bolton Company, is pursuing his first restaurant venture. The soda shop, Snerk’s, will be located across from Kuna High School.
Cory Tanner, president of The Bolton Company, is pursuing his first restaurant venture. The soda shop, Snerk’s, will be located across from Kuna High School. Provided by Cory Tanner


The Bolton Company, owned by Cory Tanner, got clearance from Kuna’s Planning and Zoning Commission to construct a new 650-square-foot drive-thru soda shop and 6,100 square-foot commercial retail building at 450 E. Deer Flat Road across from Kuna High School. The development will be home to two of Tanner’s first ventures in the restaurant business: a soda shop that will also serve cookies, hot chocolate and soft serve ice cream, and a soup-and-sandwich joint. On the soda shop, Tanner said, “It is really going to be a hub for kids and communities.” Tanner said he is aiming to break ground in March and have the soda shop open by July 4.

Trilogy Development Inc and WHPacific are requesting to annex 61 acres on East Hubbard Road and North Locust Grove Road into Kuna to construct 253 single-family homes for their new Ledgestone Subdivision. Planning and Zoning Staff will review the design and annexation request on Jan. 22 at Kuna City Hall, 751 W. Fourth St.

Developer SSM2 Company, owned by Thomas and Colleen Maile, of Eagle, is requesting to annex about 8 acres into Kuna city limits for 41 single-family residential homes. The subdivision would be located at 1250 S. Luker Road at the southeast corner of Luker and Great Bear roads.


Icon Credit Union has filed permit applications to start construction on a new branch at 5105 Ten Mile. The total project is slated to cost $1,633,589, according to the application.

Stephen Taylor, of Einstein’s Oilery, an oil change service shop, is applying to create a new location on 55 Outpost Lane. The new commercial building is being designed by Jeff Likes of ALC Architecture in Eagle.

Gensco, a wholesale distributor of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, filed a permit to construct a new warehouse on 1685 Lanark Drive. The project’s architect is Cornel Larson or Larson Architects in Boise.


Silver Lining LLC, registered to Jan Evans of Garden City, is applying to build a 9,728-square-foot warehouse with a 1,121-square-foot office shell on a property owned by Joe Brennan. The project, located at 550 N. Broadmore Way, is slated to cost $1.1 million, according to the building permit.


Acme LLC and Quilmes Brothers are seeking a rezone to allow for a planned unit development at 11160 W. Ustick Road. The Ustick Cottages would consist of eight single-family residences on a 0.66-acre lot. Access would be from a shared driveway on North Wildwood Lane.

Suez Water Idaho is seeking a permit to demolish a well house at 1001 N. Americana Blvd. and replace it with a new one.

The city of Boise is seeking a permit to remove a set of birch trees along a portion of the Pioneer Parkway, at 501 S. Ash St. and replace them with new birch trees.

Prestige Water Sports has applied to build a 992-square-foot addition to an existing warehouse with 6,056 square feet at 5320 W. Emerald St.

Reporter John Sowell has worked for the Statesman since 2013. He covers business and growth issues. He grew up in Emmett and graduated from the University of Oregon.If you like seeing stories like this, please consider supporting our work with a digital subscription to the Idaho Statesman.
Kate reports on West Ada and Canyon County for the Idaho Statesman. She previously wrote for the Louisville Courier-Journal, the Center for Investigative Reporting and the Providence Business News. She has been published in The Atlantic and BuzzFeed News. Kate graduated from Brown University with a degree in urban studies.