Intro to Bozeman

The Growth Plan Surrounding Bozeman

by Liz Nitz

The growth plan surrounding Bozeman is a hot discussion these days. People are moving here in droves and it’s not predicted to slow down anytime soon. In 2020 Bozeman home sales turned out record numbers (even during a pandemic) and sales continued to be robust through the end of the year. There is almost no housing inventory left in Bozeman right now. Naturally, buyers started looking in the surrounding town of Belgrade, which saw their average sales price jump from $364,736 to $524,394 (Source: Gallatin Association of Realtors Market Watch).  Four Corners is also growing because you can still get an affordable deal there. The Triangle Community Plan was created to address the foreseeable pressures of this population growth.

 

What Is the Growth Plan Surrounding Bozeman?

 

Bozeman Community Triangle Growth Plan Boundary Map

The Triangle area is loosely described as the area between Four Corners, Bozeman and Belgrade. The area is still mainly agricultural but there are some signs of burgeoning residential, industrial and commercial development happening. Here are some interesting takeaways from the Triangle Community Plan:

  • Four Corners is becoming a bedroom community for employees of the Big Sky area economy.
  • Development pressure in Bozeman is really evident in the west side of town, especially with the completion of the new Gallatin High School.
  • Avoid urban sprawl and focus on contiguous community clusters.
  • Encourage development that supports agricultural activity, while protecting and preserving wildlife and natural resources.
  • The triangle is likely to see several new schools constructed in the next 10-20 years.
  • Affordable housing with a variety of housing options needs to be seriously considered.
  • Neighborhood trails, connector trails and commuter trails like you see in Bozeman will be a top priority to encourage residents not to drive.

Long-time residents reminisce about how Bozeman’s busiest corridor (19th Avenue) used to be a dirt road not that long ago. If we stay on our current growth trajectory, Gallatin County will hit 200,000 people by 2040. Bozeman proper is pretty much filled in and the city recently approved a growth plan that will extend the boundaries from 20.4 square miles to 70.8 over the next 20 years. It will be interesting to see what the Triangle area will look like in the next five, 10, 15 years. If you’re looking into Bozeman, check out my previous post about why it’s so desirable here. I can also answer questions about the real estate market or fun things to do if you decide to visit. Contact me at liz@windermere.com.

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1582 New Holland Way, Bozeman, Montana 59715

1582 New Holland Way, Bozeman, Montana 59715

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
0.16Acre
1,685Sqft
Stunning brand-new to be built, home, located in a convenient in town location. Walking distance to the Gallatin Regional Park, Dinosaur Playground, Dog Park and ponds. Homes feature shaker cabinets, quartz counters, luxury vinyl plank flooring. 8 foot doors throughout! A generous Master suite with huge walk-in shower, dual vanities and spacious closet. Good size living, dining, kitchen areas.
$487,500

1560 New Holland Drive, Bozeman, Montana 59715

1560 New Holland Drive, Bozeman, Montana 59715

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
0.12Acre
2,015Sqft
Stunning brand-new home to be built, located in a convenient in town location. Walking distance to the Gallatin regional park and Dinosaur playground. Home will feature shaker cabinets, quartz counters, luxury vinyl plank flooring. Main level has a 1/2 bath, living, dining, kitchen. Stainless appliances, enormous garage.
$525,951

402 Meriwether Avenue, Bozeman, Montana 59715

402 Meriwether Avenue, Bozeman, Montana 59715

3Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
0.13Acre
1,864Sqft
This townhome is in the heart of Bozeman is estimated to begin construction in November 2020. Units will include modern finishes such as LVP flooring, stainless appliances, granite counter tops, decks for entertaining, and a full landscape package. Interior units are 1,588 sq. ft. with 2-bedroom, 2-baths with single attached garages. Exterior units are 1,864 sq.
$435,000

432 Meriwether Avenue, Bozeman, Montana 59715

432 Meriwether Avenue, Bozeman, Montana 59715

3Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
0.10Acre
1,864Sqft
This townhome is in the heart of Bozeman is estimated to begin construction in November 2020. Units will include modern finishes such as LVP flooring, stainless appliances, granite counter tops, decks for entertaining, and a full landscape package. Interior units are 1,588 sq. ft. with 2-bedroom, 2-1/2 baths with single attached garages. Exterior units are 1,864 sq.
$435,000

1704 Lincoln Street C1, Bozeman, Montana 59715

1704 Lincoln Street C1, Bozeman, Montana 59715

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,041Sqft
Sweeping views of the Bridger Mountains from this brand new condo complex, and incredibly well located; just a short walk from the Bozeman Fieldhouse. These new construction condos boast dual bedroom ensuite. Bathroom shower and floor are tiled, and shower doors are glass.
$339,500

1704 Lincoln Street B8, Bozeman, Montana 59715

1704 Lincoln Street B8, Bozeman, Montana 59715

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,041Sqft
Sweeping views of the Bridger Mountains from this brand new condo complex, and incredibly well located; just a short walk from the Bozeman Fieldhouse. These new construction condos boast dual bedroom ensuite. Bathroom shower and floor are tiled, and shower doors are glass.
$339,500

1704 Lincoln Street B3, Bozeman, Montana 59715

1704 Lincoln Street B3, Bozeman, Montana 59715

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,041Sqft
Sweeping views of the Bridger Mountains from this brand new condo complex, and incredibly well located; just a short walk from the Bozeman Fieldhouse. These new construction condos boast dual bedroom ensuite. Bathroom shower and floor are tiled, and shower doors are glass.
$339,500

1704 Lincoln Street B2, Bozeman, Montana 59715

1704 Lincoln Street B2, Bozeman, Montana 59715

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,041Sqft
Sweeping views of the Bridger Mountains from this brand new condo complex, and incredibly well located; just a short walk from the Bozeman Fieldhouse. These new construction condos boast dual bedroom ensuite. Bathroom shower and floor are tiled, and shower doors are glass.
$339,500

1704 Lincoln Street B1, Bozeman, Montana 59715

1704 Lincoln Street B1, Bozeman, Montana 59715

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,041Sqft
Sweeping views of the Bridger Mountains from this brand new condo complex, and incredibly well located; just a short walk from the Bozeman Fieldhouse. These new construction condos boast dual bedroom ensuite. Bathroom shower and floor are tiled, and shower doors are glass.
$339,500
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