Hey, What’s That Missoula? Ep. 3

What’re all these new buildings going in around Missoula? When you’re out and about in Missoula, you’ve no doubt seen several new building projects coming out of the ground.  This week, we’re looking at some of the new projects on the north and west sides of town. Several new food options will be hitting the Missoula […]

Job Growth Can Impact Investment Strategy

MARKET WATCH MINUTE – brought to you by Sterling CRE Advisors Why do communities compete for companies to move to their area? Ever wonder why there was so much media coverage surrounding the Amazon HQ2 location decision? There’s no question that large companies expanding or relocating to certain areas brings job growth and hopefully a […]

Why You Should Shift Your Focus From “Full Occupancy” to “Full Profit”

MARKET WATCH MINUTE – brought to you by Sterling CRE Advisors by Claire Matten, Sterling CRE Advisor – as seen at Missoula Market Watch 2019 Full Occupancy or Full Profit? A concept that is often overlooked by many investors is Physical Occupancy vs. Economic Occupancy.  Your goal as an operator/investor should be “optimum occupancy” or […]

Hey, What’s That Missoula? Ep. 2

Empty Boxes And The Innovative Ideas Behind Their New Purpose E-commerce and market saturation has led to the decline and consolidation of many big box retailers across the country.  With development focus turning back toward the neighborhood shopping center, the bones of the former giants such as Sears, Kmart, Toys R Us and others remain […]

Hey, What’s That Missoula? Ep. 1

Adaptive Reuse in Downtown Missoula Take a walk through Downtown Missoula and you may notice a number of buildings undergoing the transition from nondescript, dated space to beautifully restored and repurposed designs.  While Adaptive Reuse (AdRu) has always held the promise to save iconic real estate assets across the United States, younger generations – especially […]