Missoula Planning Services Secures Director

Hey, What’s That? The Missoula Planning Services department gets streamlined + a new option for pet care is popping up. Did you know a new vet clinic is coming to the Reserve Street corridor? Sentinel Veterinary Medical Care will be a 24-hour emergency vet clinic. They just broke ground near Reserve and Mount Avenue, just […]

TIF Projects in Missoula: An Easy Win?

Among Missoula TIF projects, the Morrison-Maierle building on Mount Avenue is an example of project where funds were used favorably. TIF Projects around Missoula.  In part three of Sterling CRE’s series on TIF funding, Matt Mellott focuses on the positives- how TIF funds can be used as part of a good partnership that benefits both […]

What’s Good? Saddle Mountain Construction

Nick Chaussee is back with Ryan Frey of Saddle Mountain Construction. There’s no shortage of bad news out there. But, here at Sterling CRE Advisors, we work with businesses that are doing good around Montana. Saddle Mountain Construction propels new housing, jobs and economic development in Missoula. Construction jobs weathered the COVID storm. That’s largely […]

Missoula Apartments: Market Report | Q3 2020

What’s Up with Apartments in Missoula?  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 […]

Coming Soon in Missoula: Lululemon and Road Construction

Hey, What’s That Missoula? What’s happening around town? In episode 14, Claire and Matt talk new projects in Missoula: a Lululemon, road construction on Reserve and a new home for Mismo Gymnastics. We also have the dirt on new industrial and apartments coming to Missoula. Subscribe to our YouTube channel here to stay up to […]

Housing Affordability in Missoula | Part 3

Check out our final video on housing affordability in Missoula. In parts one and two, Matt Mellott, CCIM, covered the reasons why affordable housing is a challenge. In part three, Matt explores some of the remedies for the affordable housing conundrum. Creating affordable housing is a complex issue. Every year, it gets a little more […]

Why is Housing Expensive in Missoula? Part 2

Why is housing so expensive in Missoula? Learn more in part 2 of Sterling CRE’s series on affordable housing. We’re answering questions like, what factors drive up housing prices? Matt digs into local data to show the trends guiding Missoula’s housing availability. Matt covers limited land, high building costs for developers, materials, and other factors […]

Why is Housing so Expensive in Missoula?

Affordable housing is a real concern for Missoulians. Missoula, as well as places like Bozeman, have seen housing prices rise precipitously in recent years.  In Missoula, the Office of Housing & Community Development reported that a majority of respondents said housing was too expensive in the 2020 Community Needs Assessment. What’s the deal with affordable housing in […]

Hey What’s That Missoula?

Hey Missoula! What’s happening around town? In episode 13, Claire & Matt share all of the details about the dirt moving in Missoula. This episode takes a look at new projects taking shape on the edge of Missoula as well as some redevelopment projects in town. Plus don’t miss Claire’s big announcement!  Subscribe to our […]

Cinnabon in Missoula: Hey, What’s That?

Cinnabon in Missoula?! In episode 11 of Hey, What’s That? Claire & Matt weigh in on Casinos, Ferris Wheels, Flex Space and Cinnabon. If dirt is moving in Missoula, or someone new is coming to town, we are on it! Subscribe to our YouTube channel here to stay up to date on the latest. Sterling […]