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Sep142017

Montana senators, nonprofits urge support for New Markets Tax Credit program

As talk of national tax reform efforts heat up at the federal level, the fate of a federal tax credit program that has played a crucial role in several large economic development projects in Missoula is up...

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Aug302017

2017 Idaho Business Review Excellence in Finance Award

The Idaho Business Review recently recognized 16 leaders in the finance industry, and Montana & Idaho CDC’s Director of Lending, Betsy Beauvais, was one of them.  Chosen for expertise, financial savvy and for making a difference, the...

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Jun192017

Historic Helena buildings to be renovated, used for office space

The Helena Armory building is slated to reopen in fall 2018 after the completion of a $16 million rehabilitation project to make renovations and remove lead contamination. D&M Development, LLC, owned by Dick Anderson and Mark Esponda,...

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May22017

Get Your Clogs On: Missoula woman launches hot shoe business with financing from Montana & Idaho CDC

After two years spent researching shoe design and materials, Missoula native Maren Lorenz has gone all in on her new fashion business, Bean-An-Ti. The upstart venture specializes in trendy wood-bottom clogs with hand-dyed leather uppers. As a...

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Apr212017

Down payment gifts fulfill need in Missoula, across Montana

Affording a home in Missoula is not easy, and the rest of Montana and the United States aren’t much better. According to the Missoula Organization of Realtors’ recently released 2017 housing report, the median home price in...

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Mar12017

Missoula Food Bank Expanding with Help of New Markets Tax Credits

MISSOULA, Mont. – To meet growing demand for its services, the Missoula Food Bank on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, closed on financing for its new $6.6 million headquarters at 1720 Wyoming St. with the help of the...

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