Bozeman voters pass $125 million bond for two high schools

Bozeman, Montana is growing and the community has just welcomed a new high school and an existing high school renovation into the mix.  This will affect property taxes but will give more space for students to learn and grow.  It will also cause there to be more redistricting.  The groundbreaking will likely come in 2018… read more →

Big Sky Reports Record Visitation 2016-17

Even with a sub-par snow year in SW Montana, the visitors keep coming.  Word is out… Big Sky reports record-breaking visitation numbers for the second year in a row by Connor W. Davis/ May 10, 2017 For the second consecutive year, Big Sky Resort is reporting record-breaking visitation numbers. The Montana resort comprised of 5,800.. read more →

Commission to discuss regs for Bozeman vacation rentals – BDC

The vacation rental saga continues.  It appears that the commission is looking through a more restrictive lens for future action. Commission to discuss regs for Bozeman vacation rentals By Eric Dietrich Chronicle Staff Writer Apr 23, 2017 An effort to hammer out city regulations for Airbnb-style vacation rentals is headed before Bozeman commissioners for discussion.. read more →

Quarter 1 2017 Year Over Year Southwestern Montana Real Estate Market Comparison

Our real estate market didn’t slow down much over the winter months and has quickly accelerated even as spring has not completely taken hold. One month into quarter 2 and multiple offers are becoming the norm in many segments of the market for well priced and positioned properties. There are a handful of factors at.. read more →

Opportunity for public comment – Belgrade – Bozeman Frontage Road Improvements

I, for one, would LOVE a multi-use bike/pedestrian path that connects Belgrade with Bozeman.  It would be a huge improvement for our communities. The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration and in coordination with Gallatin County and the cities of Belgrade and Bozeman, is developing a corridor study of.. read more →

Ready to go from renter to homeowner?

The age old question – rent vs buy. In our area, rents are skyrocketing – and many people can purchase and pay less than renting a similiar property – by a lot. Renting vs. buying a home: Which is best for you? By Dawn Papandrea Posted: 11/18/16 Updated: 01/13/17 Sara Woznicki, a 25-year-old Richmond, Va.,.. read more →

Six takeaways from Prospera’s annual economic report

Our area of Montana is growing at record pace. Population, cost of living and our economy are expanding as a result. Prospera has just released their annual economic report for Gallatin and Park Counties. And the data indicates that this trend will continue. The report can be viewed in its entirety at prosperaprofile.org. Six takeaways.. read more →

City of Bozeman vs Gallatin County – Westside Bozeman Transportation Plan

Just who should contribute to the City of Bozeman’s new transportation plan? Developers along the stretches considered have had to cough up funds to improve roadways as part of getting their building permits – but the county isn’t budging. City plans westside road ‘mega-build,’ but county doesn’t want to help pay by Eric Dietrich, Bozeman.. read more →

City mulls ways to boost economic activity –  belgrade-news.com

The City of Belgrade is ripe for a push towards pride in the community and overall economic health. Is a TIF the right move – only time will tell. There could be more emphasis on trails and sidewalks throughout the area – perhaps this could be a good way to get that moving. The Belgrade.. read more →

Crosscut Mountain Sports Center – Bridger Canyon News

PRESS RELEASE BOZEMAN, Mont. (March 3) — Local non-profit Bridger Biathlon Club (BBC), in partnership with another community non- profit, the Crosscut Mountain Sports Center (CMSC), today exercised an option to purchase the 270-acre Bohart Ranch Cross-Country Ski Center property in Bridger Canyon. BBC and CMSC aim to carry on the Nordic ski legacy established.. read more →