Site & Business Development

The Port of Montana is the anchor tenant of the Montana Connections Business Development Park (Montana Connections), a mega industrial park, currently with 800 developable acres. Montana Connections is ideally located at the intersection of Interstates 90 and 15 and is the only Industrial Park in Montana offering immediate access to two Class I railroads: Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe. Locating a new or relocating an existing business to Montana Connections offers several advantages including favorable industrial zoning, well-planned infrastructure, shovel ready sites and easy access to national and international markets.

Montana Connections' experienced team will work with you to identify your company's needs, connect you with public and private partners, assist in locating and applying for financing opportunities, and expedite licensing and permitting with the Butte-Silver Bow local government. Additionally, this location offers your company eligibility to apply for tax increment financing, state programs for developing new infrastructure, grant funding, interest rate write-downs and low-interest loans. 

Montana Connections Infrastructure and Incentives:

  • Land - 800 developable acres with available parcels as small as 10 or as large as 250 acres zoned for industrial development
  • Interstates- The intersection of I-90 (east/west) and I-15 (north/south) is located less than two miles from Montana Connections and the Port of Montana
  • Railroads- Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe
  • Electricity- Three phase power is available to all parcels. For larger power use customers, affordable power supplies can be negotiated with NorthWestern Energy
  • Gas- A 6-inch service line is in place to meet gas needs for current and future development
  • Water- An available four million gallons per day of industrial water and two million gallons per day of waste water
  • Potable water - infrastructure though the Butte-Silver Bow municipal water system coming July, 2018
  • Communication- High speed fiber connectivity coming spring/summer 2018
  • Infrastructure assistance- Montana Connections is a Tax Increment Financing District allowing for economic development funds to assist with infrastructure costs for new businesses locating in the park.

The Port of Montana and Montana Connections work side by side to ensure all businesses located within the industrial park have affordable and easy access to all of their logistics needs. To expand or re-locate your business, Contact Us or Montana Connections today.

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