Is Montana “Ruined?” We’re Not So Sure

We heard Montana is ruined! But we’re not so sure… An overheated housing market has some people claiming Montana is ruined. And while the state is Montana is famous for its wide-open spaces, don’t let that fool you. In some of our most popular cities, space is at a premium as these markets experience unprecedented […]

Big Development under the Big Sky in Montana

 Hey, What’s That Montana? Get the inside scoop on the development around the state. What’s new in Montana development? We’re starting on the east side, where Billings is preparing to welcome the state’s first medical school. Construction is scheduled to wrap up on the 135,000 square foot medical education facility in December 2022, with […]

Bozeman Retail | To Buy or to Lease

 It’s no secret that Bozeman is changing fast: for retail operations, the question might be to buy or to lease? Sterling CRE research director, Sara Townsley, has been keeping track of those shifting dynamics. So what do these changes mean for Bozeman area business? Many clients looking to expand their office, retail, or warehouse […]

Missoula Midtown Market Minute

What’s up in Missoula’s Midtown? Hey Missoula, get ready for the Midtown Minute, some quick real estate and development news from the center of the city. The old Fat Cat building continues to take shape, with Horizon Credit Union planning to move in once renovation wraps up. With about 5000 square feet under construction, we’ll […]

A Little Ice Cream and BIG Commercial Projects around Missoula

Get the inside scoop on Missoula commercial projects  Hey, What’s That Missoula? We’re in the midst of another busy Missoula summer and we all know what that means: lots of construction while the weather is favorable. But before we get into all the dirt moving around town, let’s talk about something a little more fun. […]

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 […]

Ready to buy a multifamily building in Missoula?

Buy Multifamily Housing in Montana | Missoula | Bozeman | Helena | Great Falls We’ve been tracking nosediving apartment vacancies since late 2020. Rates remain extremely low in the first quarter of 2021, coming in at 1.24%. While that’s up slightly over last year, it’s still far from a healthy market where we would expect […]

Want to Sell a Warehouse in Missoula?

Ready to sell a warehouse in Missoula – just not sure if now is the right time? Alright, owners of industrial buildings: you’ve probably been asking yourself, is now the right time to sell your warehouse in Missoula? And we think we have your answer: it’s yes. Here’s why. From production facilities for the TV […]

Chik-Fil-A and Beer: Hey, What’s That Missoula?

Hey, What’s That Missoula? It looks like we’re revving up to chill out. Massage studios, a new location for Cambie Tap House, and famous chicken sandwiches are in the works for Missoula.  Every month, Hey, What’s That Missoula updates you on all the new businesses and buildings springing up across the city. Like and follow […]

How To Calculate Load Factor: Step by Step

How to Calculate Load Factor: Step by Step If you’re paying to rent an office or other space for your business, you probably want to get the most out of every square foot you rent. But wait. Are you paying rent on more square feet than you actually occupy? If your office is only 500 […]