Reports

Great Falls Development Authority has worked with leading consultants to commission multiple studies and reports that identify unique opportunities in the Great Falls region.

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We are pleased to release the Great Falls Childcare Demand Assessment that the Great Falls Development Authority commissioned to help childcare operators gauge demand for additional childcare centers.

2021 Childcare Demand Assessment
Prepared by Camion Associates

In 2021 The Great Falls Development Authority, NeighorWorks Great Falls and The Great Falls Association of Realtors partnered with The Concord Group to conduct a housing study on the local market. The Concord Group’s scope of work included an assessment of key housing trends and demand drivers (including employment and demographic trends) for the MSA as well as for the broader 13-County region.

2021 Housing Market Demand Assessment
Prepared by the Concord Group
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2021 Housing Market Demand Study
Prepared by the Concord Group

The City of Great Falls commissioned a housing study in 2015. Learn more here:

Great Falls Housing Supply Study
Prepared by Johnson Economics, May 2015
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Chmura Economics provided us with an Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Great Falls Montana MSA report. Thank you to the Chmura team for doing this for us pro bono! We are still in the midst of economic impact and there is much uncertainty, however, this early analysis is useful as we continue to help businesses adapt and pursue new opportunities.

Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Great Falls Montana MSA
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We have worked with leading industry consultants to identify unique and profitable business opportunities in Great Falls, Montana. These cases are based on competitive advantages for our region. They include:

Business Case for Barley Ingredient Processing
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Business Case for Wheat Ingredient Processing
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Business Case for Pulse Butters and Spreads Processing
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Business Case for Pulse Fractionation
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Business Case for Pulse Snack Food Processing
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Business Case for Specialty Malting
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Business Case for Specialty Pasta Processing
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Business Case for Sprouted Grains Processing
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Great Falls MT Food Processing Operating Cost Comparative Study
Prepared by The Boyd Company, Inc., 2018
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Population Growth Economic Impact Report
Prepared by Chmura Economics & Analytics, May 15, 2017

What would happen if Great Falls, MT grew by 0.85%? 1.07%?

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Great Falls Labor Supply Report
Prepared by Chmura Economics & Analysis, August 3, 2017
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Great Falls Labor Demand Certification
Prepared by June 18, 2015
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Great Falls ISO Fire Protection Rating
Prepared by ISO, April 25, 2016
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Curious to see how these projects pencil out?For each of the vision projects we have project analysis that includes Project Descriptions, Cash Flow Projections, and Rent Roll Summaries.