Does Your Commercial RE Investment Qualify For A 20% Tax Deduction?

The top 5 things you need to know so your commercial real estate investment can qualify for a 20% tax deduction. Have you heard of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act? Most of you would answer, yes. And, buried in there is Section 199A which allows qualified taxpayers to deduct 20% of their qualified […]

Buying or building real estate? You should consider a cost segregation study.

Building owners and real estate investors use cost segregation studies to lower their tax bills and increase their current cash flow. These studies divide your real estate into components to accelerate allowable depreciation deductions and save you tax dollars today. Dollars that you can put back into growing your business or use in other investments. […]

No Crystal Ball? How the Real Estate Demand Model Can Help Forecast Opportunities

Stay Ahead of the Real Estate Cycle, Use Economic Base Analysis You’ve no doubt heard and read all of the news about existing Missoula companies expanding along with additional firms looking to expand into our market. Savvy investors and developers pay very close attention to job growth trends to forecast where opportunities will likely be […]

Sterling CMG Keeps Pace with Technology Trends

Commercial tenants and their needs are changing rapidly. Finding the right balance between technology and a personal touch is possible by engaging with a commercial property manager who is keeping pace with the trends in the marketplace. As a landlord of a fully occupied building, it can be easy to just sit back and not […]

Why It Is So Stinkin’ Hard To Find A Good Commercial Real Estate Investment

So you can’t find any good commercial real estate investments in Missoula… now what? If you’ve spent any time looking recently for a commercial real estate investment in Missoula or Kalispell, you’ve no doubt realized that the pickings are paltry. Whether you’re after apartments, warehouses, office, self-storage, cap rates on properties are generally low and […]

Hey, What’s That Missoula? Ep. 4

From the Red Bird Wine Bar to a ‘Lark-Inspired’ Renovation – find out what’s happening in and around downtown Missoula! Watch – and subscribe! – to our video series “Hey, What’s That Missoula?” below! Sterling CRE Advisors actively tracks all new development projects in town and can aid you when you buy, sell, lease or […]

Self-Storage Market Summary Q2-2019

Rent Growth and New Development Slows in Montana by Claire Matten, Sterling CRE Advisors The 2018 year-end trend of plateauing rents and rate declines in larger metropolitan areas has finally started to infiltrate the Montana self-storage market. A recent study has shown that the Missoula market has been one of the only markets in Montana […]

City of Missoula Housing Policy

MARKET WATCH MINUTE – brought to you by Sterling CRE Advisors Highlights from “Our Development Guide, Looking Forward 2018-2028” presented by Nick Kaufman, Land Use Planner, WGM Group, Inc. What an exciting time to consider investing in Missoula. In this Market Watch segment, I discussed a broad range of topics centered on issues of interest […]

Missoula Apartment Market Report-Q2 2019

How does the Missoula apartment market look and where is it going? Historically, warm weather outside has equated to tighter inventory in the Missoula apartment market. This trend has continued in 2019, with the overall vacancy rate across all units dropping from 5.99 in Q1 to 4.74% for Q2. This closely mirrors regional trends in […]

How Missoula Investors Can Use Opportunity Zones and 1031 Exchanges

How Missoula investors can use Opportunity Zones and 1031 Exchanges to Their Advantage Which one works best for your particular situation? Much ink has been spilled in the last year regarding the possibilities that Opportunity Zone investments bring to investors across the country. Missoula, Kalispell, Bozeman and other cities throughout Montana have designated Opportunity Zones […]