When Laura Seyfang, executive director of Big Sky Community Housing Trust (BSCHT) stood before the speakers gathered for the Chamber of Commerce Building Forum there were five and a half rental units available in Big Sky and “112 people on our waitlist desperately looking for places to rent.” She noted that median real estate prices in the area
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Noting well over 100% growth in the school district in the last decade, Big Sky School District (BSSD) Superintendent Dustin Shipman credited the forward thinking members of the school board for helping position the district.
Big Sky County Water and Sewer District 363 (BSCWSD) saw the writing on the wall a few years ago. Actually, they more accurately saw an increase in flushed toilets. Discussion of a Water Resource Recovery Facility upgrade began.
March equaled planning for a COVID-19 response for many organizations. NorthWestern Energy was no exception.
The Town Center taking shape right now has been decades in the making, according to Ryan Hamilton, project manager of Big Sky Town Center, who works with the Simkins family.
The Big Sky community showed real fortitude this spring, according to Brian Wheeler, vice president of Real Estate and Development at Big Sky Resort. The pandemic forced thoughts of prioritization for many people and businesses – an essential step when the world faced so much uncertainty. That time also allowed for core work to be done.