Claire Matten, CCIM/SIOR

2024 Montana Self-Storage Trends: Softening Rent Growth

The Montana self-storage market, like many others across the nation, has experienced a notable shift in rent growth trends. During the COVID-19 migration period between 2020 and 2022, rent growth surged, with percentage increases reaching double digits. However, as we move forward, it is crucial to adjust our projections and underwriting to align with current […]

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2024 Montana Self Storage Trends: Navigating Occupancy Fluctuations

The Montana self storage market has experienced notable shifts over the past few years. Influenced by various economic and social factors, these changes present both challenges and opportunities. Here are some key trends and issues you should consider to navigate this evolving asset class.https://youtu.be/OMCx05DJyE4?si=5_zJ17NmubQ-cubo Resurgence of Occupancy Fluctuations One of the most significant trends in

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1031 Alternatives | 5 Reasons to Invest in DST’s

Capital market volatility and rising interest rates paired with unchanged seller pricing expectations from the 2021 era (when the cost of capital was much lower) is making it challenging for exchange buyers to locate quality “like kind” properties for their investment upleg. One option to include in your identification process could be a Delaware Statutory

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Do Commercial Real Estate Agents Need a Special License? 

If you’re considering buying, selling, or leasing commercial property, you may be wondering if you need to find an agent with a special commercial real estate license.  In Montana, there is no specific credential required to buy, sell, or lease commercial real estate besides a basic real estate license – the same license that residential

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Missoula Industrial 2023 Trends

Missoula Industrial 2023 Montana industrial product continues to hold a position in the spotlight – with Missoula industrial product showing gains. The tremendous growth in e-commerce has been the primary driver of the push on industrial product, as e-commerce propelled major warehouse and distribution expansion across the nation – including Montana. E-commerce currently accounts for

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Missoula CRE 2023 | Midyear Update

Over the past nine months, the residential and commercial real estate sectors have experienced significant changes. Today, we’re diving into the factors behind the current economic conditions in Missoula and considering what’s happening in the national CRE markets. Office spaces have been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of hybrid work environments.

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Montana CRE 2023: Expert Projections on What’s Next (and Should You Worry?)

Predictions for Montana CRE in 2023 + Development Notes In 2023, Montana CRE investors, owners, tenants, and developers are seeking answers after a volatile year. As we look ahead, here are trends we predict will shape the commercial real estate market in Montana. Knowing what’s next can help guide smart decisions about your next Montana

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E-Commerce Giant Amazon Lands in Missoula, Montana

The SterlingCRE Advisors team was thrilled to work with Amazon to secure their first Montana facility in Missoula. We’ve gotten one question a lot. Why wasn’t it announced that this was going to be an Amazon warehouse early on, during the permitting process?  It’s a good question, with a short answer. During permitting, Amazon wasn’t

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