b'STRATEGIC PRIORITIESFOR THE COMMUNITYS ECONOMIC GROWTHWE ARE ASPIRATIONS Build Upon Our Leadership Status as a Regional Healthcare HubObjectives1.A thriving community that is safe and open for business, Shepherd the development of the Montana College of Osteopathic Medicinewith a strong community well-being from the permit process to opening (July 2023), propose and advocate2.The top choice for talent and a place that succeeds at developing its workforce clerkship and residency program development, and facilitate private sector3.Attracting new private investment and job creation at an accelerated rate partnership opportunities, including applied research and bioscience (ED, RT) Incentivize downtown redevelopment that complements and connects 4.A destination for the development and attraction of innovative companies the medical corridor to downtown (RT, ED, CD)5.A growing, world-class healthcare destinationPartner with the MIST initiative to secure research and lab space for the attraction of bioscience companies (RT, ED)Make Community Development Investments DS U I T E M O E E T I O N E N I L R R S H E V R W T MN W P T N B I S E E S SC S S O M C N S M EB E EG N U V YR C U U I Tfor a Measurable Impact to Our Quality of Place Grow and Attract Innovative CompaniesObjectives Objectives Advocate for a comprehensive approach/investment Complete the Rock31/BSED building to support a strong, growingin public safety (Board and ED) entrepreneurship ecosystem and deliver BSED services (R31, DO, ED, Bd) Incentivize downtown revitalization by identifying and securing Foster the growth of a talent pool (through effective partnerships) that alignsshovel-ready sites to spur new private investment (ED, OF, RT, and DBP) with the needs of innovative companies (BW, R31) Support the redevelopment of MetraPark and associated private Deploy a targeted business expansion and recruitment strategy to realizeinvestment and entryway beautification (CD with MetraPark) measurable job growth and investment in this sector (RT) Secure the $250,000 match requirement for Phase 1 Coulson Parkdevelopment, and advocate for a comprehensive approach to newDevelop, Retain and Attract the Next Generation of Our Workforceparks and trails development (CD and ED) Objectives Support concept-development for the Native American cultural center (CD) Facilitate business/education partnerships that serve to strengthen thealignment of workforce needs and workforce development efforts to meetInvest in Essential Infrastructure thatcurrent and future workforce needs (BW)Directly Drives New Private InvestmentEnhance our BOiB talent retention and attraction measures to supportObjectives employers efforts to recruit workforce (BW, BOiB, ED) Secure $6.0 million to kickoff water and sewer infrastructure Advocate for the growth of key programs, enrollment, and capital investmentdevelopment in the TEDD (CD) at RMC and MSUB in partnership with college/university leadership/Board of Support the development of three new business/industry parks:Regents/legislators (BW, ED)Laurel at west interchange; Hwy 3 Airport corridor; and I-90 South Frontage Road (RT, CD) Align our business recruitment efforts with these developmentsARE YOU READY TOThe team at Big Sky Economic Development can help and secure new private investment (RT) START OR GROW YOUR you determine the best next steps to realize your BUSINESS? vision and connect you with services and experienced professionals to assist you along the way.GRANITE TOWER222 NORTH 32ND ST.SUITE 200BILLINGS, MT 59101P 406.256.6871BIGSKYECONOMICDEVELOPMENT.ORG Follow us for the latest updates'