Market Report: Missoula Commercial Office

As of April first this year, eleven commercial office transactions had been completed in Missoula County. Since a typical year sees about 30 total office building deals, 2020 looked to be a normal – and perhaps even busy – year for the office market.  Even as 2020 looked to be a busy year, the majority […]

Missoula Apartment Vacancy Report | Q3 2020

Research Confirms Missoula Apartment Vacancy Woes A survey of over 5,600 market rate apartment units in Missoula found a vacancy rate of 1.2%. The survey also found increasing rents and no incentives. “Last year at this same time, the vacancy rate was 3.3%,” said Matt Mellott of Sterling CRE Advisors. “Everyone in the rental market […]

Investors Bullish Montana Self Storage

Montana Self Storage Insights from Claire Matten, CCIM Almost from the start, 2020 has been clouded with uncertainty. And though so much still feels unclear in Q3, Montana self storage is a safer place than ever to invest. As PPP money runs out, shutdowns persist, and unemployment sputters along many feel lost in the woods […]

Missoula’s Apartment Market Research

Missoula’s apartment market waged a solid performance in the second quarter of 2020. What’s the upshot? Limited New Apartments In the first half of 2020, 82 units have delivered. An additional 90 are under construction. Missoula’s apartment market is on pace to see a 35% decrease in deliveries over 2019. Vacancy Rate Stable The second […]

Missoula’s Industrial Real Estate Market Update

Interested in the latest research on Missoula’s Industrial Real Estate Market? Market Activity Missoula’s industrial market has been active with transactions throughout 2019. A lull in Q1 2020 transactional volume was mainly driven by pandemic-related concerns, though that has been true across all asset types. Of all real estate asset types, industrial is expected to […]

Missoula Apartment Investor Report – Year End 2019

  2019 was a busy year for Missoula’s apartment market, after a slow 2018. Job growth and the resulting population growth has driven demand for housing in Missoula. Single family housing has not kept pace with demand, pushing more people into apartments. We anticipate that the market will be strong, with rent growth likely in […]

Still Want To Invest In Self Storage?

Receive current data & quarterly reports on the Self Storage Market in Missoula and throughout Montana! Sign Up Here For Our Newsletter! WAYS TO MAXIMIZE VALUE WHILE THE MARKET IS HOT While cap rates have stabilized over the past quarter, the recent drop in interest rates could cause some compression as investors take advantage of […]

Missoula Apartment Investor Report – Q3 2019

Missoula Apartment Investing Isn’t for the Faint of Heart Activity surrounding Missoula apartment properties has ramped back up from its 2018 slump thanks to the return of rock-bottom 10 year treasury rates (1.647% as of this writing). Because apartment buildings that are marketed well are usually mobbed with activity, finding a solid investment property in […]

Missoula Commercial Real Estate Report – Mid-Year 2019

Missoula’s Strong Job Growth Sustains Demand for Commercial Space Missoula experienced job growth of 2.8% year-over-year from 2018 with growth projected (according to Moody’s Analytics) to continue in a more subdued fashion in 2020. This has translated into a 4.3% gain in personal income growth in Missoula thus far. That personal income growth has helped […]

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 […]