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BDC – Gallatin County sees top tourist spending in Montana

The attraction of our ski resorts, having Montana State University based here and accessibility to Yellowstone National Park create the perfect formula for continued tourist growth in our area. For fourth year in a row, Gallatin County sees top tourist spending in Montana By Abby Lynes Bozeman Daily Chronicle Staff Writer Jun 26, 2019 For …

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Montana’s Economy at a Glance | Montana Business Quarterly

A great little summary of where the economy is in the different areas of Montana – and specifically around our area in Gallatin County/Bozeman/Big Sky in relation to the rest of the state. Click the link at the bottom to see their tables as well Montana’s Economy at a Glance by Paul Polzin Montana Business …

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Bozeman ranks #1 AGAIN for economic strength – Policom

This is the second year in a row that Bozeman has topped this list – as soon as Bozeman hits 50K population, they will be considered a metropolitan area. Along with that comes other changes in how the city is classified with the federal government as well. Bozeman ranks #1 for strongest micropolitan economy KBZK …

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Happy Holidays, the economy is booming

I think what Brad Inman has to say here is pretty on par with my sentiments about the economy in general – especially in the greater Bozeman and Big Sky markets of Montana. Watch out for your uncle’s drunken holiday antics, but the economy is booming A special seasonal edition of The Inman Files by …

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Growth the answer to Bozeman’s low wages, consultant says | BDC

Will the Google or Amazon rumors help make this come true?  We shall see… Growth the answer to Bozeman’s low wages, consultant says By Eric Dietrich Chronicle Staff Writer Nov 16, 2016 If Bozeman wants to boost wages for its workforce, its best hope is encouraging economic growth so local industries have to compete for …

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Forecasts predict strengthening Montana economy, revenues

Currently, forecasts point towards a strengthening of Montana’s economy. This is being used as a basis for a new tax plan for Montana. It will be interesting to see how things pan out as our Legislative session convenes in February. Forecasts predict strengthening Montana economy, revenues By MATT VOLZ Associated Press Nov 16, 2016 HELENA, …

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Gallatin County adds TWICE as many jobs as any other county in Montana

Gallatin County’s economy is on fire!  According to this article, published in The Belgrade News on August 8th, Gallatin County, Gallatin County added over 69% more jobs than the next closest county (Flathead) during 2012-2013 fueled by big growth in the construction sector.  Overall opinion of the economy is positive. Researchers optimistic about state economy …

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