Ask a Montana Builder: Timelines, Cost, and Opportunities

Montana builder talks construction costs, timelines, and opportunities in the industry “A lot of smart people have been working on this for years.” That’s what Ryan Frey with Saddle Mountain Construction says of Missoula’s housing crunch. As a home and commercial builder with 20+ years of experience, he’s intimately familiar with the ongoing slog toward […]

Leasing 101: How to Lease Commercial Space

Your growing business is at the point where it’s time to find a brick-and-mortar location to call your own. Congratulations – you are ready for leasing commercial space! The excitement and adrenaline rush of leasing a new space can sometimes make all other details seem insignificant. When it comes time to lease commercial space, we […]

Ready to Rent a Retail Space in Missoula?

Are you ready to rent or upgrade your retail space in Missoula? Get the inside scoop with Connor McMahon. In Missoula and across Montana, business owners are looking to rent or expand their retail space. Is now the right time for you to make a move? Get the latest on the state of the Missoula […]

Ready to lease space in Missoula or Bozeman?

Ready to expand your Montana business and lease space in Missoula or Bozeman? We get lots of questions about the lease of commercial space across Montana, especially in Missoula and Bozeman. Today, we’re doing a lightning round Q and A of some of the most common questions. If you are ready to lease space in […]

Inclusionary Zoning Ban in Montana

In Montana, Governor Greg Gianforte banned inclusionary zoning. But what does that mean? What is inclusionary zoning in Montana – and why the ban? Was it working? And what can cities do to encourage affordable housing? What is Inclusionary Zoning? The Missoula Current says the ban, “prevents municipalities from requiring that a certain portion of […]

Missoula Gets an MVD Express

An MVD Express, new Thai options, and a sneak peek at downtown Missoula development.  Hey, What’s That Missoula? We’ve got some great news if your license is about to expire! Over on Brooks Street and Fairviews, an MVD Express Missoula location just opened up. If you’ve looked at the wait times to get your license […]

Self Storage Waitlists in Montana

Self Storage Waitlists in Montana: Is There Another Option? For some tenants, getting waitlisted for a self storage unit isn’t an option. Unexpected relocation, death in the family, or other circumstances are forcing many Montanans to scramble for storage. Some are turning to for storage solutions. That’s leaving some self storage operators to wonder […]

Need a warehouse for your brewery?

You’ve got the killer suds – now you just need a warehouse for your brewery. Get the inside scoop on what it takes to make your brewery dreams a reality.  With over 100 breweries in Montana, we rank second in the nation for breweries per capita. It might seem like starting a brewery is a […]

Montana Office Market Update

Montana Office Market Update: Looking for that just-right space There was plenty of doom and gloom about the office market in the past 12 – 14 months, and probably rightfully so. No one was sure when empty offices were going to be used again and we saw a quick rise in remote work, begging the […]

Why is Housing So Expensive in Montana?

In a state with as much land as Montana, you might have thought finding housing would have been easy – but why is it so dang expensive to live here?   When will the apartment market become more stable in Montana? What has to give for rents to even out and more units to become […]