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Steady climb: Study shows Butte economy consistently improving

Butte-Silver Bow County is ranked 15th in economic strength among 531 “micropolitan” locales in the U.S. with populations between 10,000 and 50,000, according to an economic-research firm.

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Texas company helping Butte market itself

Butte-Silver Bow is paying a Texas-based marketing company up to $67,500 to craft a better sales pitch and strategy for luring businesses here with an emphasis on Butte’s business industrial park.

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Montana Connections Business Development Park mentioned in recent Business Xpansion Journal Article

Less-populous states are also strengthening their logistics possibilities and tying them to complementary assets to boost delivery efficiency.

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Butte’s Economy “Stable, Manageable” –

Compared to the recent rapid growth in Bozeman and Missoula, Butte maintains an even, manageable economy, which local economists say is more desirable for the city’s economic stability.

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Governor Bullock in Butte: 'Future looks bright here' –

Governor Steve Bullock made Butte his first public speaking spot of 2014 Monday and said the city has some exciting things on the horizon, including a planned emergency operations center and a bid to land a national manufacturing center.

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Economic ‘gardening’ program nurtures local businesses –

For five select businesses in Butte, an economic gardening program has sprouted savvy business owners whose companies are thriving.

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Butte’s Headframe Spirits Owners Named Entrepreneurs of the Year –

Butte business people John and Courtney McKee have been named the 2013 Montana Entrepreneurs of the Year.

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Chief Executive, others pushing Butte as manufacturing hub –

A $200,000 planning grant will assist with the implementation plan for a manufacturing hub.

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City's new tax district OK should mean millions of dollars for local development –

State regulators have approved Butte’s request for a new tax-increment financing district for Uptown and adjacent neighborhoods, a move that should eventually steer tens of millions of tax dollars into area development.

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Montana Tech launches new website to track Montana earthquakes –

Very little seismic activity occurs in the Summit Valley that underlies the Butte area.

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NorthWestern Energy Announces Plan for New Headquarters in Butte –

NorthWestern Energy has an agreement to build a new $23 million Montana headquarters building in Butte.

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2014 Look ahead: Investment outlook expected to continue –

Local doctor invests in Uptown; Sorini buying old YMCA site with vision of growth, renewal

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Maybe Eric Schmidt, Sheryl Sandberg, and Elon Musk Just Really Like Butte, Montana –

ECONOMICS SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 BY DAVID DAYEN @ddayen

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Is something great going down Uptown? ‘Master Plan’ in works to bring bustle back –

New talk in town... Convention center could be ‘crown jewel’ for Butte

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Keeping the Momentum Going –

Butte put on a bright smile and big show for national and international business leaders — and some prominent politicians to boot — during the two-day Montana Economic Summit in September.

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Butte Hill Renewal is Focus of Proposed Blight Resolution

This vacant warehouse on South Wyoming Street is an example of a building that could be targeted for improvement under the new Urban Renewal District.

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Butte, Montana
Historic Property Available for Rehabilitation and Redevelopment
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The Deluxe/Brincks Building Complex is located on the south end of the South Butte Neighborhood of the Butte-Anaconda National Historic Landmark District.

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New Uptown Urban Revitalization District Proposed
Public Invited to Community Forum
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Butte-Silver Bow will hold two community meetings on June 12, 2013.

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June 3, 2013

Butte-Silver Bow Economic Gardening Pilot Project
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Matt Vincent, Chief Executive, Butte-Silver Bow is pleased to announce a tremendous and invaluable opportunity for  businesses located in Silver Bow County, the Butte Economic Gardening Network.

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Site Selection Magazine –

The magazine of Corporate Real Estate Strategy & Area Economic Development.

Nov 2012 Area Spotlight:

Montana: A Surplus of Riches

From huge energy reserves to a record state balance, Montana lures companies with an aggressive recruitment pitch and a frequent-flyer recruiter.

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Site Selection Magazine
Nov 2012 Area Spotlight

"Montana: A Surplus of Riches"

From huge energy reserves to a record state balance, Montana lures companies with an aggressive recruitment pitch and a frequent-flyer recruiter.

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