The Boardwalk Apartment Homes

Experience a new standard of living at The Boardwalk, a dynamic mixed-use development nestled along the scenic banks of the Boise River in Garden City. Immerse yourself in an environment meticulously crafted to harmonize with the natural flow of the river and the vibrant essence of Treasure Valley life.

Boasting contemporary design elements, The Boardwalk introduces luxury apartments, retail establishments, as well as bars and restaurants offering both indoor and outdoor dining experiences. Serving as the focal point of the project, The Boardwalk itself emerges gracefully from the Greenbelt, its inviting planks guiding you into a space where the boundaries between indoors and outdoors blur seamlessly.

This versatile and inviting environment, designed for both biking and walking, encourages the community to embrace leisurely moments along the river’s edge. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, entertainment, or simply a connection with nature, The Boardwalk invites you to linger and indulge in an elevated experience like no other.

Architecture & Design:

Erstad Architects


Andersen Construction

Commercial/Retail Leasing Broker:

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Residential Leasing:

Aura Living

It’s Where You’ll Be

The Boardwalk introduces luxurious riverfront living adjacent to the iconic Boise Greenbelt, offering a fresh locale for the wider community to relish. Featuring residences, dining options, entertainment venues, and special event spaces, The Boardwalk promises to enrich this dynamic destination and showcase Garden City’s distinctive and picturesque riverfront area.

PHASE 1& 2: Now Open and Available for Lease

Our 5-floor South (Owyhee) Wing:

  • 96 residential apartment homes

Our 4-floor West (Sky Garden) Wing:

  • 24 residential Studio apartments with a 2nd story Private Rooftop Deck
  • 48 residential Studio apartments

PHASE 2: Planned Completion – 1st Quarter of 2024

Our 6-floor North (River's Edge) Wing:

  • 66 residential apartment homes
  • 6 commercial establishments including restaurants & bars
  • 4th floor Fitness Center
  • 5th floor Event Deck
  • 6th floor Resident Amenity Deck
  • 22,650 square feet of unique, upscale designed public Plaza gathering space
  • 147 space underground podium parking lot

Hot tubs, BBQs, Firepits, Outdoor Theater, Patio Seating.

Facility access using phone, fob, or key.

Firepits, BBQ, Patio Kitchens, Pickleball Court.

Shuffleboard, Ping Pong, and more!

24/7 gym access & instructor-led classes available!

147-space, underground podium parking lot equipped with EV charging stations.

Equipped with data outlets, wireless Internet access, and wall-mounted TV outlet for meetings and presentations.

Watch movies anytime!

Rent for private parties.

Top-floor Studios equipped with private decks.

Restaurants in the building to dine and unwind.


Enjoy a craft cocktail at our Kiosk Bar!

Convenient Valet Parking.

A variety of rentable storage cages.

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Vida properties are suitable for long term and short term rental. We are located in the Garden City center facing Green Belt areas.


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After graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Mike worked with Kenneth Leventhal, CPA’s and ultimately became the comptroller at Daon Development / BCED (Bell Canada Enterprises Development), a multi-billion dollar Real Estate firm. In 1989, he started his own development company.

Inspired by his father and brother, both home builders, he developed and built multiple residential communities throughout Orange and San Diego Counties between 1989 and 2002. He then tried his hand at hotel ownership in Las Vegas. For 18 years he was the owner-operator of a 225-room Hotel property in the bustling area between the Strip and the LV Convention Center. Mike also had the opportunity to build and operate a 200-unit gated apartment complex on 11 acres in North Las Vegas.

Seeking a new frontier, he relocated to Boise in 2018. Mike holds a commercial IFR multi-engine pilot license and enjoys fishing, e-biking, cooking, gardening, golfing, spending time with his wife, Cindy and being Dad to grown sons, Nathan and Jack.