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  Thursday morning a dozen police officers gathered in Old Sawmill District at Dog and Bicycle Bakery Cafe to meet the public. The Missoula Police Department started the Coffee with a Cop program earlier this year to get to “create an informal place for the public to meet members of the police force and have […]

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 A new bar and grill and lifestyle center will join the pace of construction in the Old Sawmill District this year, while a neighborhood inn and active retirement center are expected to follow next year, the developers said Thursday. A new 218-bed student housing project is also under construction, along with the last two condominiums that […]

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By Martin Kidston/Missoula Current Residential construction in the Old Sawmill District, pictured, along with Mullan Road and Front Street in downtown Missoula have helped keep building permits up in the city of Missoula in 2017. (Martin Kidston/Missoula Current) Development across the city of Missoula continues to move forward at a record-setting pace, bringing an uptick […]

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By David Erickson/Missoulian The city of Missoula saw a huge surge in residential and commercial construction in the past three months, making up for a relatively sluggish start to the year and setting an unprecedented six-month pace. In the first half of 2017, the city’s Development Services office issued 789 building permits for projects with […]

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By Martin Kidston/Missoula Current The developers behind the Old Sawmill District near downtown Missoula plan to open an upscale co-working lounge next year, offering local entrepreneurs a place to conduct business outside a traditional office. The 3,000-square-foot facility, dubbed C3, will open on the ground floor of Cambium Place, a four-story building under construction on […]

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By Martin Kidston/Missoula Current Development activity over the first four months of 2017 remains in line with the same period last year, with 453 building permits issued across the city of Missoula for a value of $54.9 million, city records indicate. Unlike last year’s record, however, this year’s increase has been driven largely by an […]

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By Chuck Harvey/Construction Equipment Guide Old Sawmill District of Missoula, Mont., is being converted into a $125 million residential, retail and commercial development that will feature four condominium buildings under the name Polleys Square, and a mixed-use building offering high-end apartments for rent called Cambium Place. Future development in the 46-acre district is expected to bring […]

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By Martin Kidston/Missoula Current As Costco hunts around for a new Missoula location, its final choice could hold implications for growth and development for years to come, with some suggesting that a move to a far-flung location could open the gates to urban sprawl. Backed by recent statistics and the latest growth plans passed by […]

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