Development in Downtown Billings

Opportunity Razes Rimview
The Billings Gazette reports Opportunity Bank is officially moving forward with its planned expansion Monday, as demolition crews raze the old Rimview Inn at North 27th Street and 10th Avenue. The bank reportedly purchased the hotel in January of this year with plans to build its third Billings bran…
One Big Sky Discussion
Hammes Company President Bob Dunn, who has helped transform the vision and expectations for the One Big Sky Center project, visited Billings on Monday to meet with business leaders and the Billings City Council.
Since the plans have shifted from the original concept of Montana’s two tallest skyscrape…
Council Backs New Big Sky
In a 6-5 vote, the Billings City Council on Monday authorized spending $100,000 as part of a $675,000 public-private partnership to move the One Big Sky District into a year-long planning and development stage.
The council’s vote includes approval of a memorandum of agreement among the private and pu…
One Big Sky Takes Another Turn
Q2 reports the ongoing saga of the One Big Sky Center project has taken another turn. What was once a plan for a $165 million dollar center with a tower has been toned down.
The project, now called One Big Sky District Development, drew some excitement at the First Interstate Bank Operations Center m…
Council Ponders Another One Big Sky Investment
The Gazette reports that the Billings City Council will decide on Monday, March 26th whether to invest $100,000 toward further study that could lead to the One Big Sky Center concept for downtown economic development.
That commitment will get a group of partners, including the Downtown Billings Allia…
One Big Sky Discussed Thursday
Q2 reports the proposed One Big Sky Center project in downtown Billings has supporters, but it also faces a lot of funding questions, as evidenced by citizens at a public meeting on Thursday night.
Those involved in studying the project say to get to the second phase, they need $675,000...
One Big Sky Update
The Billings Gazette reports that few details about the proposed One Big Sky Center development emerged at Monday afternoon’s special meeting of the Billings City Council.  Bob Dunn, a principal of Landmark, which is researching the economics of the One Big Sky Center project before moving forward, …