Winter is always an exciting time for skiers and snowboarders! With a new ski season just beginning, we’re all wondering what the resorts have in store for us this year. Fortunately, five of the Chief Operating Officers from the local ski resorts were eager to share what they’ve been planning for this winter at the Summit Chamber of Commerce’s annual COO Summit held at the Keystone Conference Center this year. From lift renovations to freshly groomed trails and slope-side restaurants offering up hot cocoa with a view – you won’t want to miss out on these updates! Keep reading to discover how these COOs and their terrific teams plan to make your slope experience even better this season. (more…)
As we move into the fourth quarter of the year, it’s a good time to take a look at how the average sold prices Summit County real estate have changed over the course of 2020 and 2021. It’s no secret that the Summit County real estate market is cooling, but that doesn’t mean sellers aren’t still getting top prices for their homes. Let’s look at the real estate market in Summit County for the past, present, and future quarters.
Breckenridge is one of the best places to be in the fall. The leaves change color and our festivals are some of the best around. You can hoist a beer stein, mountain bike through golden aspen trees, taste some of the best wine, watch amazing indie films, or one of our favorites, visit stunning homes decorated beautifully! Make sure to dress in layers though – it can be 70 degrees and sunny, or we might get our first snowstorm of the season … you just never know. Breckenridge is a beautiful place to visit in any season, but it is especially lovely in the fall. Come and enjoy one of the 5 great experiences below!
As is true in many resort communities, Breckenridge and Summit County’s employee housing stock has not been able to keep up with demand, creating challenges for both employers and employees. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, Breckenridge experiences significant housing demand from full-time residents, resort visitors, second homeowners, and seasonal employees. There is a shortage of housing for local workers, as they can’t afford to live close to their jobs at high prices. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the challenges of employee housing in Breckenridge and highlight solutions in play.
Living in the high country gives way to a beautiful lifestyle set in the mountains. The community, outdoor activities, rich and varying landscapes, and definitive season changes are among some of the reasons why people never want to leave the mountains of Colorado. Witnessing nature’s profound regeneration is incredible, allowing us to understand some of the key elements that shape these landscapes, and teaches us how we can contribute as a community to protect our mountain towns throughout these changes in our ecosystem.