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 →

Featured Listing – TBD Stone Creek Road, Bridger Canyon, Bozeman, Montana

PENDING – Backups OK Offered at $355,000 MLS #218578 Vacant Acreage 39.919 acres Quintessential Bridger Canyon mountain property within 20 minute drive of shopping and amenities in Bozeman and 12 minutes from Bridger Bowl Ski Area. Featuring 39.92 timbered acres hidden away in Stone Creek Canyon, this lot is part of a four-lot enclave with.. read more →

Lawmakers consider local-option sales tax – NBC Montana

A sales tax would allow for a little less pressure on property taxes and allow for more in the coffers to deal with infrastructure. I am curious as it is a non-essential goods sales tax. What are your thoughts? BOZEMAN, Mont. – Lobbyists in Helena are pushing a local-option sales tax, and it could mean.. read more →

Bozeman commissioners may extend temporary vacation rental limits

The commissioners will most likely extend the temporary ban on conditional use permits allowing for vacation rentals in R-1, and R-2 zoning areas while they continue to study the public input and impact of short term rentals in Bozeman. What are your thoughts on this issue? Did you fill out the online survey or attend.. read more →

Demand for US Houses Soars: Mansion Global

Demand in our area of southwestern Montana remains strong as we make our way into the 2nd month of the year.  Inventory is tight.  News from 40,000 feet over the nation in this article – in truth there is no US real estate market.  But good to see overall statistics and compare to what we.. read more →