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Vail, CO

After a good year for business in 2014, the local construction industry keeps momentum in 2015. Both residential and commercial projects dominate skylines and home neighborhoods, with the cranes working on the Strata project in Lionshead. There was a time when the building cranes were so numerous in Eagle County they were referred to as the new “State” bird.


Other projects of note include a new Marriott Residence Inn to be built on the old Roost Lodge site, and improvements at Ford Park and Vail.Resorts has suspended plans for the $2B EverVail project, citing cost overrun expectations. New construction energy has expanded employment opportunities for both subcontractors and laborers….good news for the valley.






Vail, CO.

It really has been seven years since the world’s economy fell off a cliff, taking the Vail Valley real estate market with it. After that many years looking for a market bottom, followed by a slow recovery, the local real estate business in 2014 had it’s best year since 2007.

The value of sales in 2014 came within a hair’s breadth of $1.78 billion-the largest total near $2B since 2007. This 2014 figure bested 2013 by a full 25%…matching the transactions (1802), but besting the prices per transaction.

Sales of expensive homes picked up also in 2014, with 24 more sales of homes priced at $3 million than in 2013, signaling both a rise in consumer confidence, and lower interest rates. Prices are going up, all realtor sources say, however, and both short and foreclosure sales are down dramatically. A dearth of inventory in certain sections of the market has prevented even further upward activity.

The Denver real estate market remains buoyant by all accounts, and Front Range buyers account for nearly a third of sales in the Valley to date.

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Are you ready for Beaver Creek’s opening day? November 27th, 2013, Beaver Creek Mountain will be opening for 2013-2014 ski season. The season is expected to one for the record books with a brand new restaurant, Talons, which will replace Red Tail Camp. Other additions include Beaver Creek Village Improvements, which will make getting to the slopes faster and easier.

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As for the events, this year, athletes and spectators alike will migrate to the resort for the Birds of Prey Men’s World Cup and the first annual Nature Valley Ladies World Cup, and Beaver Creek’s famous cookie competition on Opening Day! Finalists will be passing out their cookies and you get to vote on which will be the season’s official cookie of Beaver Creek!

The best place to take advantage of all the festive Beaver Creek happenings is from your own ski home. 133 S. Fairway Drive, a remodeled, six bedroom residence boasts several different guest quarters with space and privacy, making it perfect for multi-family use or corporate getaway. With a private, wooded lot, this classic ski home overlooks the 3rd fairway of the golf course & is conveniently located just minutes from Beaver Creek village and skiing. The home offers an entertainment room with large wet bar, billiards & poker room, private lock off guest quarters & multiple decks. With endless amenities and access to Beaver Creek’s convenient dial-a-ride, enjoying the 2013-2014 ski season will be a breeze!

Please contact Suzi Apple at 970-376-5417 or email her at Apple@GatewayToVail.com for more information. Or visit her websites, www.suziapple.com and Suzi Apple, Gateway.

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