Montana Class A Space

Class A…or Just Classy? You have a nice building – a great building, actually. Lots of parking, good location, a fancy tap that dishes out on-demand cold brew, and credit tenants. Is this class A…or just classy? The term “class A” gets thrown around a lot in Montana commercial real estate. We assume no malice […]

Missoula West Broadway Development

Development has taken off on West Broadway in Missoula, Montana.  We know that Missoulians love their coffee and Copper Mountain Coffee appears to be ready to capitalize on our shared dependency. The Montana-local coffee company purchased the old Subway building at 1650 West Broadway, so be on the lookout for an opening date. According to […]

Montana Development: Butte, Billings, & Kalispell

What’s up with Butte and Billings development in Montana? Check out what’s new! As 2021 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at Montana’s big development news. Here are some of the major commercial projects from across the state this year. While Missoula and Bozeman have long been hubs for commercial investment, we’re […]

Is the Missoula AirBnB Stock Creating a Crisis?

Is Your AirBnB Creating a Crisis in Missoula? “Anecdotally, many Missoulians believe short-term rentals are eating up what otherwise could serve as housing to those who live and work in the city,” reported the Missoula Current. “Can’t wait to not be able to park and pay more for rent so out of state and local […]

Montana Click-to-Brick Marketing Strategies

 Montana retail expert Connor McMahon takes questions on click-to-brick marketing strategies. Q: What’s a big trend you are seeing pop up for retailers? A: Omnichannel marketing or this click-to-brick concept. This is a fusion of online and brick-and-mortar shopping that leverages every channel available to the consumer, including social media, web, and mobile avenues, […]

Recreational Marijuana in Montana

Commercial Building Owners, Interested in Jumping into Recreational/Adult-Use Marijuana?  There’s no doubt that some Montana CRE owners see the potential for recreational marijuana (AKA “adult-use” marijuana). Read on for a breakdown of the CRE considerations within the laws in place governing how the industry. In many Montana cities counties, work on adult-use recreational marijuana policies […]

Recreational Marijuana Policy in Missoula

Missoula Recreational Marijuana Policy White Paper Outlines Possible Zoning Recommendations Back in November 2020, Montanans voted to legalize the adult use of marijuana. After some hemming and hawing at the state level regarding the regulation of the formerly controlled substance, cities are now forging ahead to shape municipal policy for marijuana use.   On September […]

Three Reasons Retail Landlords Undercharge

Three Reasons Retail Landlords Might Undercharge – And What to Do About It Are retail property owners leaving money on the table? It’s not uncommon to find retail tenants paying below-market rents across Montana, says commercial real estate expert Connor McMahon. And it is not just money lost in rent today – undercharging can have […]

Montana Master-Planned Communities

As Montana Master-Planned Communities take shape, people have started asking us: what is a master-planned community? How does that work?   Master-planned communities are large residential developments that offer residents a lot of different housing types and amenities. It’s different from a traditional subdivision in that it’s really selling a lifestyle that comes with the […]

Is Billings the Best Bet for Commercial Real Estate?

Billings, Montana Emerges as Commercial Real Estate Opportunity  Get the scoop on the potential Billings holds for commercial real estate investors. Billings, Montana, the second fastest-growing city in the state, is often overshadowed by Bozeman and Missoula. But Billings is fast emerging as a destination for new residents and tourists alike – with good reason. […]