The rate of development in Western Montana is breaking records! Building permits, commercial HVAC installation, and plumbing contracts are booming. The Missoula community stands to benefit from 3 major perks this year, starting with…
1. A Spike in Market Value, Including New HQ for Commercial HVAC Installation
Missoula smashed records the past two years with a boom in development and the pace is still going strong. The development boom started in 2016 with the City of Missoula issuing 68.3 percent more building permitsthan they did the year prior. This momentum continued through 2017 and there are still a ton of new building projects underway this year. It’s a great sign for Missoula residents! The quality and value of local real estate market plays a huge role in strengthening the economy and improving the community.
New HQ for Garden City’s Favorite Residential/Commercial HVAC Installation and Plumbing Company
Last April, a large piece of land on Flynn Lane was leveled and the foundation was built for a new Garden City Plumbing & Heating headquarters. Today, the new $3.6 million building is nearly opened for business. You can get a glimpse of the exterior of the impressive new shop in this video.
Garden City Plumbing & Heating has been growing steadily for decades. This local company provides residential and commercial HVAC installation and repair services, plus water treatment and plumbing. Their continued success shows that locals are invested in upgrading and maintaining their properties.
2. Business Is Pouring In for Local Commercial HVAC Installation Companies
Now, Garden City is expanding their business in response to the new development boom. Residential and commercial HVAC installation and repair projects are pouring in, not to mention the need for plumbing services and water treatment for all of these new buildings.
New Construction Projects in Missoula, Montana:
- U-Global student housing project, 213 units at the Old Sawmill District ($13m project)
- Halling Farms apartment building, 138 units and 5 buildings on West Mullan Rd. ($11.6m project)
- Polleys Square Building D condos, 16 units ($3m project)
- Multifamily apartment building on Hickory Street ($2.7m project)
- The Hellgate High School addition and remodel is a ($19.1m project)
- University of Montana’s Liberal Arts building remodel ($1.7m project)
- Onyx Maps building on Stephens Avenue ($1.6m project)
- Commercial building at 2755 North Reserve St. ($1m project)
- Missoula Textiles Building remodel on Charlo St. ($500k project)
- Patrick Hospital third floor addition ($2m project)
The opportunities are rich for local businesses right now. Contractors – architects, builders, engineers, painters, plumbing contractors, and HVAC companies – are positioned to break records of their own this year. Manual labor is the sweet spot for Missoula. This environment is a blue-collar business owners dream!
Garden City’s famous solution for Commercial HVAC Installation
When it comes to commercial HVAC installation, there’s one thing that Garden City Plumbing & Heating is most famous for. Their “hybrid” split systemis a unique solution for ductless heating and air conditioning. This set up uses zone control to keep energy costs lower than other commercial HVAC systems. Garden City has equipped countless local businesses with this type of high efficiency system, which helps to reduce overhead costs. Everyone wins!
3. New Jobs Created in Commercial HVAC Installation / Construction Industries
“More Montanans were working in 2017 than ever before in our state’s history, more investment capital is flowing into Montana than ever before and workers are experiencing some of the fastest income growth in the country.”– 2017 Montana Economic Development Report
Blue-collar jobs are up, up, up! New jobs are being created to meet the increased demand for residential / commercial HVAC installation and repair, plumbing, and other construction-related services. Local contractors will have no shortage of clients If the past two years are any indication, there will be no slow season in Missoula anytime soon.
To keep up with all of the work, building contractors need more manpower. Forward-thinking businesses like Garden City Plumbing & Heating are actively recruiting new employees and training up their technicians.
Are you good at working with your hands and you want to learn a new trade? Now is a great time to pursue a career in labor.
Job Opportunities with HVAC and Plumbing Contractors
- HVAC Service Technician
- HVAC Installer
- HVAC Installation Helper
- HVAC Refrigeration Technician
- HVAC Mechanic
- Plumber Supervisor
- Journeyman Plumber
- Apprentice Plumber
- Maintenance and Repair Plumber
- Maintenance and Repair Plumber, (non-construction)
- Project Manager
- Office Manager
Learn More About Commercial HVAC Installation!
If you’re a builder or a business owner looking for new location, you will eventually need to work with a commercial HVAC installation contractor.
If you’re looking for a job in the new development boom, get familiar with the industry and start exploring your options.
Check out these resources to learn more about Commercial HVAC Installation Services and Products:
Commercial Air Conditioning