Monthly Archives: August 2013

Snowmass Rodeo to wrap up ‘outstanding’ season next week

If you have let the summer slip by and haven’t attended the Snowmass Village Rodeo, now’s the time to go. The rodeo winds down its 40th anniversary season on August 28, when the bucking broncs, ornery bulls, dashing cowboys, and swift barrel racers put on their final western show of the summer. Continue reading

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More Viceroy coming to Snowmass

It appears as though there will be construction in Base Village again soon.

On August 12, the Snowmass Village Town Council unanimously approved, on first reading, minor changes to the planned second building of the Viceroy hotel and residences. The project, which will add 67 new units to the acclaimed condo hotel, is scheduled for second reading and final (largely rubber stamp) approval on August 19. Continue reading

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Music with a view

In the summer, the hills are alive with the sound of music in the Aspen/Snowmass area. Better yet, much of the musical entertainment is free, so while the cultural offerings are rich, you don’t necessarily have to be to enjoy them.

As the summer season winds down, some of the more popular free musical offerings are wrapping up this week — don’t miss the last Thursday concert on Fanny Hill or the final opportunity to sit on the lawn during the Aspen Festival Orchestra’s Sunday afternoon performance. In fact, for those wanting to draw out Aspen’s summer music season, here’s a look at no-cost options for the rest of this week: Continue reading

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Going beneath the surface at the 2013 Symposium

The theme of our State of the Real Estate and Tourism Economy Symposium this year was to shed light on what’s going on beneath the headlines, and the event did just that. Company founder and owner BJ Adams kicked off the event with some thought-provoking insights, followed by broker Andrew Ernemann’s enlightening analysis of real estate data. And in a freeform discussion on a wide range of topics, Aspen Skiing Company CEO Mike Kaplan and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort President Jerry Blann shared their wealth of knowledge about how Aspen/Snowmass could overcome some of its challenges and thrive. Continue reading

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Summing it up at real estate Symposium

Halfway through 2013, the Aspen/Snowmass real estate market is doing some interesting things. In Aspen, for example, the number of sales, dollar volume, and average sales price are all down, while price per square foot is up and listing inventory is continuing its steady decline. Confused? That’s normal. Making sense of it all — peeling away the layers to get at the underlying data and making the bigger picture clearer — is the objective of BJ Adams and Company’s presentation at this year’s Aspen/Snowmass State of the Real Estate and Tourism Economy Symposium. Continue reading

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