NNN or Triple Net: How Does That Work?

When it comes to your lease, you’ve heard NNN or Triple Net – but what does it mean? You’ve heard it before, or maybe you already know from experience: investing in real estate builds wealth. And while diving into the world of commercial real estate investments may seem unachievable, there are ways to start small […]

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 […]

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 […]

Commercial Real Estate Recap 2019: Hey, What’s That Missoula?

Hello Missoula! Check out this video for a commercial real estate recap for 2019, plus some new dirt moving around town in 2020.  There’s a ton of new activity to catch up on!   Sterling CRE Advisors actively tracks all new development projects in town and can aid you when you buy, sell, lease or […]

How Does a 1031 Exchange Work?

How does a 1031 Exchange work? The elusive “1031.”  We hear questions from clients frequently asking “So, How Does That Work?”  The 1031 Exchange is probably the most powerful wealth building tool available to Missoula, Kalispell and Bozeman real estate investors. Yet, it is often misunderstood, or misapplied. Timing is critical. Click the video below to […]

Opportunity Zones in Practice

Are you interested in learning about Opportunity Zones?  Since we often hear the question, “So, How Does That Work?”, we have produced a new series to help clarify some common terms and ideas used in Commercial Real Estate investing. Our first episode touches on Opportunity Zones – what are they, what are the rules, what’s […]