City commission holds initial discussion on vacation rental regulation – BDC

Many concerned owners, neighbors and property managers showed up at the City of Bozeman Commission meeting last night to pipe up about the City’s discussion about where vacation rentals go from here. City commission holds initial discussion on vacation rental regulation – Bozeman Daily Chronicle By Eric Dietrich 6-12-16 Regulating vacation rentals, if that’s what.. read more →

Bozeman updating economic development plan | Economy | bozemandailychronicle.com

It has been over 7 years since the economic development plan has been updated for the City of Bozeman -it was last updated in the middle of the Recession – it will be interesting to see where they go with this next iteration of the plan. The city of Bozeman will soon update its economic.. read more →

Oak Street Expansion to Five Lanes – BDC

Traffic in Bozeman continues to increase and it is becoming evident that some of our roadways are not capable of handling continued growth in their current configuration.  The City of Bozeman commission considered both an expansion on Main Street and an expansion on Oak Street.  The Oak Street option is more favorable to the commission.. read more →

Bozeman – Prep work starting on N Rouse expansion, construction likely next year – bozemandailychronicle.com

The houses at the corner of Peach and Rouse were demolished this past week – the realignment has begun. Most construction to widen Rouse Avenue in north Bozeman is still a summer or two away, but preparations are already changing the scenery along the road, says the Montana Department of Transportation. This week, two aging.. read more →

The 10 Best Colleges for Ski Buffs | According To TheBestColleges.org

Montana State University gets Bozeman onto another top ten list – top 10 colleges for those who love to ski.  Not so sure about the bit about kite skiing across campus (author may never have been here) but still plenty of snow time to balance out a rigorous class schedule. Montana State University: This school.. read more →

Bozeman may tackle vacation rental regulation | bozemandailychronicle.com

The City of Bozeman has been dealing with vacation rentals by not dealing with vacation rentals.  Now the City Commission wants to make it cumbersome and difficult for property owners to rent their properties on sites like VRBO and AirBnB.  I think it makes more sense to create a licensing option through application and license.. read more →

Looking for a 2016 vacation? Bozeman makes one of the 16 must-see destinations – LA Times

Bozeman ranked amongst 16 suggestions in a December 2015 Article in the Los Angeles Times of places to see in 2016. Other destinations included Botswana, Cartagena, Dublin, Harlem, Iran, Myanmar, Natchez (MS) and Orange County. Below is the paragraph from the article showcasing Bozeman. Bozeman makes a great gateway to Yellowstone National Park 80 miles.. read more →

Quarter 1 2016 Market Update

The year is zipping past, and we’re already halfway through Quarter 2, 2016!  The market is going gangbusters – it will be interesting to see where we sit for Quarter 2 once completed. Quarter 1 proved to be a banner one in most segments of the market – with a few exceptions. Please enjoy this.. read more →

Bloomberg ranks Bozeman in Top 20 Wealthiest US Micropolitan Cities

Bozeman ranked 19th with a median income of $52,833, 4.2% of households had over $200K in yearly income in 2013. All data was collected from the US Census Bureau’s 2013 5-year American Community Survey. Richest Small Towns in America Your favorite ski resorts dominated the top ranks by Erin Roman & Wei Lu Benchmark/Bloomberg Markets.. read more →

Gallatin County growth rate ranked 24th in nation | Population hits 100K

Commuter traffic is increasing – and the parking lots are more full across the valley at shopping centers, office complexes and recreational trailheads. We’ve officially hit 100,000 and are among the fastest growing counties in the country. Gallatin County growth rate ranked 24th in nation | County hits 100,000 residents By Eric Dietrich Chronicle Staff.. read more →