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The first phase of the 58-acre Billings Clinic campus is underway at E Valley Center Road and N 27th Avenue in Bozeman. Slated to open spring or early summer of 2022, the clinic will serve the greater Gallatin Valley and provide a multi-specialty physician group practice, urgent care, and outpatient surgical services. The campus includes 125,000 square feet of Destination Ambulatory Care and an Ambulatory Surgical Center.

Patients will also receive outreach services from Billings Clinic and access to Mayo Clinic Specialists through Billings Clinic’s Mayo Clinic Care Network affiliation.

Billings Clinic OB/GYN and Billings Clinic Bozeman Pediatrics, which have been serving the area since 1976, will relocate to a portion of the new facility.…

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For the past several years, Bozeman, Montana, was named the country’s fastest-growing micropolitan area. The 2020 Census officially pushed the population into a metropolitan, with 53,293 residents. Thirty years ago, that number was around 23,000. Today, what was once a small, agricultural college town is now one of the most sought-after cities in the nation.

It’s easy to understand why. Surrounded by four mountain ranges and just 90 minutes from Yellowstone National Park, the outdoor recreation is mind-boggling. Bridger Bowl Ski Area and Crosscut Mountain Sports Centers are less than a half-hour drive up the beautiful Bridger Canyon. Big Sky Resort is an hour’s drive through Gallatin Canyon, where A River Runs Through It was filmed. The Gallatin,…

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Visitation to the Bozeman area and Yellowstone National Park set records in September. Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport saw passenger traffic up 47.5% from the record level set in September 2019. Nationally, passenger traffic in September was down 23.7% from 2019 numbers. The airport has handled more passengers over the past 12 months, (1,699,646) than any previous 12-month period. The airport has continued to set month-over-month records for the past six consecutive months.

Tower operations and business jet landings are also up. Tower operations totaled 11, 928 an all-time record, and business jet landings over 12,500 pounds set a record of 582, 9.2% over September 2020, and 81.9% over September 2019.

Yellowstone National Park also saw…

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Livingston, Montana, is known for its eclectic population. Cowboys, artists, chefs, writers, outdoor enthusiasts, and entrepreneurs all call this little town "home."  What was once a railroad town and a gateway town to Yellowstone National Park is now a hip mix of food, shopping, and entertainment tucked at the base of what is aptly called Paradise Valley.

If you are planning to shop, allocate more time than you think you will need. The retail scene is incredible, with new stores popping up all the time. Livingston is known for having many artists and writers as residents, so galleries and bookstores have always been plentiful. Now, niche stores like The Kitchen Shop, with all kinds of kitchen necessities (or not), draw you back more than once in…

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Big Sky, Montana is bustling. There's a lot to look forward to in this mountain community, from infrastructure improvements like water and sewer to luxury hotels and expansions at Big Sky Resort.

The locals here are tight, and they band together to make projects happen. Take the community center, BASE, for example. Early in 2022, BASE will open with a gym, fitness facility, indoor climbing wall, art and culture wing, flex space, and behavioral health facilities. This summer, Len Hill Park, a part of the center, opened and is now the permanent home to Music in the Mountains, a free outdoor concert series. And this winter, a refrigerated ice hockey rink is slated to open. In addition, the project expands the trail system and provides a 43% increase…

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Buying or selling a home is an intimate transaction. One that requires a deep understanding of how your long-term goals can align with the state of the housing market. That’s a fine line in a growing market like the Gallatin Valley. At Heart of Montana Realty, we understand how important it is to earn your trust in making such an important investment.

We’re a smaller office that packs a big punch when it comes to experience. We’ve been around for over twenty years. We’ve watched Bozeman grow from a cowboy town to a college town to one of the nation’s fastest-growing micropolitan cities several years in a row. We have four brokers two of which have 40 years of real estate experience, and two brokers with no less than 10 years of real estate…

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Belgrade, Montana, has some of the most diverse and delicious restaurants in the state. For a town of approximately 8700 people, you'll find authentic Mexican, Asian, Indian, and some uniquely Montana food. It's impressive. Located just 9 miles from Bozeman, it's a quick jaunt down I-90, where you'll find the pace a little slower, the crowds fewer, and the food outstanding. We've rounded up a few of our favorites, but this list is by no means exhaustive. There's plenty of food to explore in this little neck of the woods.

Mint Café and Bar

An authentic Montana steakhouse, the atmosphere here draws you in from the start. Dark wood and dim lights set the stage for a relaxing evening. Steaks, soups, salads, and sides are all traditional items, but…

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Heart of Montana Realty is proud to recognize our top producing real estate agents in our office for the first quarter of 2021. Congratulations on a great quarter!

First Place, Dan Stone

During his time at Heart of Montana Realty, Dan has proven to be a confident advisor to both his clients and his colleagues. He is a natural leader with great initiative, strong attention to detail and he works diligently to provide his clients with exceptional service.


Second Place, Jennifer and Bart May

Jennifer and Bart love helping people meet their goals whether it be finding a new home or selling their existing home. Jennifer and Bart relish the process of helping others through their real estate transactions and they put all they have into meeting…

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It hasn’t taken long for Livingston to go from quietly flying under the radar, to becoming one of Montana’s sought-after places to live. The interest is understandable. The town itself is an eclectic mix of retail shops, bookstores, art galleries, western wear, and outdoor gear. In other words, there’s something for everyone.

The Yellowstone River flows right through town, and Paradise Valley is home to some spectacular hiking, camping, hot springs, and of course, the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park.

It’s a seller’s market right now, meaning, there are more people looking for homes than are available. There are currently 128 homes on the market, ranging from $65.9K to $25M. In March 2021, the median list price was $409K, trending…

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With vaccinations ramping up across the country, so are travel plans, and airlines are taking notice! Since COVID-19 hit last March, the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport has made twelve announcements of new service coming in. The most recent addition, Avelo Airlines, American’s first new airline in nearly 15 years, announced nonstop service to Bozeman from Burbank, CA. This brings the total to 30 nonstop flights to summer markets, in 20 states across 10 airline brands. That’s quite a schedule! Available seats for May-October, 2021 is expected to increase by 65% over the previous record set in 2019.

It’s not just airlines who are seeing the increased demand. Hotels, short-term rentals and guest ranches are all seeing higher than normal…

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