James F. Battin Courthouse
A broken pipe on the fifth floor of the new James F. Battin Courthouse has caused proceedings to be shuffled around for the remainder of the week. A broken pipe, discovered Tuesday morning, has leaked down through the fifth and down to the fourth and third floors, said Sally Mayberry, a spo…
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.
9:45 a.m. Bidder 6 pushed the top bid for the old federal courthouse over the $2 million mark Wednesday morning. The bid of $2,005,000 was made at 8:21 a.m.
With about two hours left before the auction was to close, the courthouse received two more bids with the newest offer being $150,509.
Buyers interested in the former federal courthouse in downtown Billings have until April 23 to submit bids in an online public auction.
The asbestos-contaminated former James F. Battin Federal Courthouse went on the online auction block Wednesday, and within hours the downtown building got some nibbles.
The long-awaited new $80 million federal courthouse in downtown Billings quietly opened for business this week.
In this increasingly disagreeable country, it’s hard to imagine a majority of people agreeing on anything.
Architects in Utah have designed a five-story brick building for the new $30 million federal office building to be built under the Rimrocks north of downtown Billings.
Construction of a federal office building on Fourth Avenue North could spawn a renaissance in the industrial area running between downtown Billings and MetraPark.
Work was scheduled to begin last week on the sister building to the federal courthouse, the $30 million office building on the former Aldrich’s Lumber site at 2021 Fourth Ave. N.
Weather was the biggest news of 2011. A precipitation-drenched winter and spring touched everyone in the region.
By the end of this year, Aldrich Lumber will follow the traditional trail of urban lumber yards: close the yard that’s been swallowed up by the city, move to the new edge of town and start over.
Construction of a new federal courthouse in downtown Billings continues in a snowstorm Monday.
Construction of a new federal courthouse in downtown Billings is proceeding on schedule, despite spells of very cold weather and heavy snow.