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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

Mar 18, 2018Better Off in Billings

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Attendees can once again expect an exciting day filled with information from BillingsWorks regarding the State of the Workforce, announcement of our Space2Place Micro-Grant Awardees, “In the Ground” & “on the cusp” projects throughout Billings and Yellowstone County, and of course FREE food truck meals with your registration! This year we 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

Feb 01, 2017Economic Outlook 2017 Presented in Billings by BBER

University of Montana, Bureau of Business and Economic Research(BBER) presented Tuesday in Billings with an overview of the health of our state and local economies.  The presentation discussed major industry trends including healthcare, agriculture, manufacturing and more.  Yellowstone County continues to have growth but a noticed slowdown from previous years attributed mostly to the energy more