Sterling CRE Advisors logo white

Sarah Knobel

Montana CRE Markets Shift with Interest Rate Changes

While Montana’s heated CRE and residential markets pause to recalibrate in the wake of rising interest rates, the SterlingCRE Advisors team carefully tracks a key metric for commercial properties: days on market. Comparable properties trading even in the last three months might not set accurate expectations when it comes to the time it will take …

Montana CRE Markets Shift with Interest Rate Changes Read More »

Howdy, Neighbor: Neighborhood Retail Makes a Comeback

For Montana developers, cultivating the right mix of neighborhood retail is an art and science. Successful neighborhood retail operations like The Trough in Missoula or the Black Dog Coffee House in the Roots Garden Center in Billings nurture a sense of community and create walkable amenities. That’s good for local residents, helps encourage a safe …

Howdy, Neighbor: Neighborhood Retail Makes a Comeback Read More »

Leasing Space 101 for Nonprofit Orgs

After working with several not-for-profit clients, SterlingCRE advisors recognized that nonprofit organizations (NPO) had unique hurdles in securing commercial space. At Gather: the Montana Nonprofit Association 2022 Annual Conference, SterlingCRE advisor Kara Hogan and Director of Marketing Sarah Knobel addressed a major question. More than ever, NPO clients are asking: do we even need an …

Leasing Space 101 for Nonprofit Orgs Read More »

Montana Development Update, Summer 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOuYx_oibHY Hey, What’s That Montana? Tourists are trying to pet the fluffy cows, road construction is in full swing, and the temps just keep on rising – it’s officially summer in Montana. Stay tuned for more with advisors Connor McMahon and Kara Hogan.  Sure is, and there is plenty of new development around the state. First, …

Montana Development Update, Summer 2022 Read More »

Rooftops, Backrooms, and Basement Conversions: Getting Creative in Montana

Montana Rooftop Conversions: Maximizing Space without Blowing Your Budget In some of Montana’s popular markets, retailers can’t always find the real estate necessary to expand. Vacancy is falling year over year and new supply is struggling to keep pace with rising demand. Connor McMahon, a retail specialist, says that instead of stalling an expansion, retailers …

Rooftops, Backrooms, and Basement Conversions: Getting Creative in Montana Read More »