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Apr 13, 2018SBA Lender Training – May 2 & 3 Billings, Montana

SBA Cradle to Grave Training on May 2-3, 2018 Join SBA’s Montana District Office Lead Lender Relations Specialist Rena Carlson and Lender Relations Specialist Tom White for a unique training event  .  Participants will be guided through a brief overview of loan program highlights and then take a deep dive into a carefully developed case more

Apr 10, 2018SBA 504 25-Year Debentures

SBA 504 25-Year Debenture Big Sky Finance has great news for businesses looking to free up their working capital and lower their debt service and down payment. SBA is making available a new SBA 504 loan with a 25-year maturity, which will be in addition to the existing 10 and 20-year loans already available.  As more

Mar 18, 2018Better Off in Billings

Register Now! BillingsWorks and Big Sky Economic Development’s Community Development present Better Off in Billings.  This one of a kind event brings two important subjects together in one day.  First, find out the “state of the workforce” in our area.  The data will be presented by Karen Baumgart, Director of BillingsWorks and Dr. Bryce Ward, more

Mar 19, 2018Sports Facility Feasibility Study

Yellowstone County Sports Facility Feasibility Study is ready. Thank you to Victus Advisors for all of your work on this study for our community. 2018 Yellowstone County Sports Facility Feasibility Study Summary Report – Ice Arena Summary Report – Indoor Court Sports Summary Report – Laurel Aquatic Recreation Center (LARC) Summary Report – Swimming

Mar 21, 2018Tax Abatement Program Attracts New Business

Five and 10-Year Tax Abatement Programs attract new business as well as grow existing businesses within Yellowstone County and the City of Billings. In 1988, the State of Montana statutorily provided local governments with the authority to implement tax abatement programs. Since that time, Yellowstone County and the City of Billings have extended this discretionary more