Missoula Mayor John Engen
and Missoula Economic Partnership
host the
2013 Developers Showcase
May 14 & 15, 2013
Missoula, Montana.


Welcome to our 2013 Developers Showcase. We hope you can join us for this exclusive opportunity to meet government and business leaders in Missoula and see prime land that’s ready for investment and development.


Tuesday, May 14

5:30 to 7 p.m. Networking Reception
Enjoy beautiful views from the top floor of the Garlington, Lohn & Robinson building in downtown Missoula. This newly finished LEED-certified building, financed with new market tax credits, offers revealing views of the surrounding downtown and is a prime example of the kind of beautiful, mixed-use projects we’re looking to attract to our community. There, you’ll enjoy drinks and appetizers as well as connect with key Missoula stakeholders and business leaders.


Wednesday, May 15

Morning Session

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome Address, Mayor John Engen
9 a.m. Missoula Urban Renewal Districts
Ellen Buchanan, Director of Missoula Redevelopment Agency
Learn about our city’s master plan and the incentives attached to siting a project within one of three Urban Renewal Districts.
9:45 a.m. Missoula Building Services
Mike Haynes, Development Services Director
Every community has planning and permitting processes. Learn how our newly minted Development Services is making Missoula’s easier to navigate and more focused on customer service.
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Missoula Tour
Jump on a bus with Mayor Engen and tour in and around Missoula’s core, including five major development zones for commercial, retail and multifamily housing. You’ll also get exclusive previews of newly slated projects and learn how the city helped developers make them happen.

Afternoon Session

12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Panel Discussions
James Grunke of the Missoula Economic Partnership will moderate half-hour sessions with Missoula business leaders who are expert in important service areas. Each panel will include a short introduction, then allow for open Q&A with developers.

  • Building Contractors
  • Utilities
  • Professional Services
  • Local Financing
  • Alternate/Government Financing
4:30 p.m. Q&A with Mayor John Engen and James Grunke
The 2013 Developers Showcase will end with a chance to ask Mayor Engen and the Missoula Economic Partnership specific questions and share challenges you envision.
5:30 p.m. Adjourn

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