General Services Administration
The James F. Battin Federal Building is still vacant.
Colorado Tire Corporation of Tacoma, Wash., is the new owner of the James F. Battin Federal Courthouse in downtown Billings.
A dispute over about $63,000 among contractors who built the $80 million federal courthouse in downtown Billings has landed in U.S. District Court.
DENVER — Federal officials have published the draft environmental impact statement for a proposed transmission line meant to carry wind power from Wyoming to California, Arizona and Nevada.
Blowers worked to dry out a courtroom, a meeting room and a portion of the lobby in the new James F. Battin Federal Courthouse in Billings after the roof leaked following heavy weekend rains.
Bidder 3, who offered $3.275 million in the online auction of the old James F. Battin Federal Building in downtown Billings, paid 10 percent of the sales price by Monday’s deadline as required.
Sold! For $3,275,000.
Bidding closed with bidder 3 offer for $3.275 million.
Online bidding for the purchase of the former James F. Battin Federal Building in downtown Billings continued Friday, 18 days after the first offer was submitted, before the sale took a break for the weekend.
3:28 p.m.: Bidder 3 holds the top bid of 2.58 million made at 2:59 p.m.
2:55 p.m. Bidder 6 regained the top bid spot with an offer of $2,405,000 at 2:54 p.m.
UPDATE 2:40 p.m.: Shortly after noon Sunday, Bidder 6 regained the high bid with a bid of $2,155,000. Bidding on the James F. Battin Federal Building will remain open until 12:20 p.m. Monday, unless a new high bid is made.
8:15 a.m.: Bidder 3 entered a new bid Saturday at 8:02 a.m. The $2,130,000 offer is now tops in the online auction for the old federal building. The auction began April 22.
NOON: Bidders 3 and 6 made new offers at midday. Bidder 3 registered a bid of $2,080,000 at 11:16 a.m. Bidder 6 returned to the top bidder position with an offer of $2,105,000 at 11:25 a.m.
4 p.m. Bidder 6 has the high bid after placing an offer of $2,055,000 at 3:32 p.m. Thursday.
Billings recently celebrated the addition of a new Department of Interior building downtown at 2021 Fourth Ave. N. Sally Mayberry, regional public affairs officer for the Rocky Mountain Region with the General Services Administration, spoke with Billings Business staff about this project.
Starting sometime in early May, motorists driving on Fourth Avenue North in downtown Billings will want to keep their eyes peeled for a HAWK.
7:23 a.m.: Bidder number 6 pushed the top bid to $1,905,000 with Monday's first activity in the online auction of the old federal courthouse in Billings. The bid was recorded at 7:21 a.m.
11 a.m.: Five bids in six minutes Sunday morning pushed the high bid to $1,855,000.
7:03 p.m.: At 7:01 p.m., bidder 6 boosted the bid on the old federal courthouse up to $1,705,000.