GFDA launches Volunteer Entrepreneur Mentor Network
March 16, 2021 | Colter Anstaett, KRTV News

GREAT FALLS — A new project is underway to help entrepreneurs in Montana’s Golden Triangle – it’s called the Volunteer Entrepreneur Mentor Network. The Great Falls Development Authority recently hired Jeff Trip to develop the network over the next several months…Read more

Pulse crop processing plant back in business!
January 20, 2021 | Leanne Kavanagh, Cut Bank Pioneer Press

Producers of pulse crops in the Golden Triangle area received some good news last week with the re-opening of the processing plant in western Glacier County. The Pardue Grain facility, formerly owned by Roger and Lisa Sammons, is back in operation. AgroLink, LLC, has acquired the grain elevator and food grade pulse processing plant located west of Cut Bank….Read more

Business in Profile: Anchor Fitness
January 7, 2021 | Jenn Rowell, The Electric

“Reach out to the Great Falls Development Authority, they have been a sounding board, resource and great support when I felt like giving up!”

Tamara Podry, 34, owner of Anchor Fitness is from southern California and came to Great Falls for the affordability and “more wholesome lifestyle”…Read more

Business in Profile: Nourish
January 7, 2021 | Jenn Rowell, The Electric

“I have my family here to all help and work together; the Development Authority has been amazing to connect to resources and support with all the technical details; Great Falls is READY for new things! Both the classes and events as well as the food truck are things people are just hungry for here.”

Lyndsay Gutierrez of Nourish grew up in Great Falls, joined the military and left for 15 years…Read more

$538,140 in tax breaks OK’d for downtown Great Falls investments of $19.4 million
August 5, 2020 | Karl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune

Developers of three major downtown-area projects received tax breaks from the City Commission Tuesday….Read more

Local businesses pivoting to fill childcare needs
June 11, 2020 | Jenn Rowell, The Electric

As local businesses are opening back up this month and employees are trying to return to work, it’s exposed a critical lack in childcare options. Recognizing that need, local agencies joined to create a summer childcare consortium…Read more

Boston is the Most Expensive Place for Food Processing Plants; Great Falls, the Least Expensive
June 18, 2018 | Krista Garver, Food Industry Executive

Looking to cut your food processing operating costs? Consider relocating to Great Falls, Montana. According to a new study, annual operating costs for a 325-person food processing plant are 25% lower in Great Falls than they are in Boston….Read more

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