Monthly Archives: July 2015

Vail Ski Resort Is Best Known For Its Bowls

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IF you could sum up Vail in one word it would be “bowls”. The biggest ski resort in the United States, it covers over 2000 hectares of skiable terrain including seven legendary back bowls. First published in news.com.au on July 26, 2015 by a guest of Vail Resorts who stayed at The Lodge. Vail is enormous. Bigger than most major ski resorts, its back bowls span around 1200 hectares and its three separate but connected base areas spread over nearly 10 kilometres. Known as the king of American ski resorts, Vail is also one of the world’s best in terms of terrain. Its varied runs spread skiers and boarders across the mountain and its modern lift system, some with heated seats, clears the notorious weekend crowds. Vail is unique in that it is an entirely purpose built resort. While many North American ski resorts started as mining towns, Vail has its history rooted in the US Army whose Mountain Division wanted to recreate the resort towns they saw in Europe. Completed in 1962, some critics say its purpose-built feel takes away from your typical ski village charm. But the resort has pumped money into the town with heated pathways, shopping, world class…

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VAIL VALLEY MARKET NEWS – SUMMER 2015

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It’s been a busy summer with contracts and closings at Ron Byrne & Associates. May was an impressive month with Eagle County sales generating over $160M in dollar volume, only to be topped in June with over $225M in sales, the highest monthly volume yet for 2015. Vail Village had the largest dollar volume both months, with high-end real estate on the move. In May the Village saw over $41M in sales, nearly 26% of the overall volume. In June it claimed another $48M in sales including the largest transaction of the year, 366 Hanson Ranch Road at $15,750,000. Ron Byrne & Associates is pleased to have represented the selling side in this transaction as well as both sides of a $10M sale that never officially went on the market. Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch and Mountain Star have also experienced multi-million dollar sales in June, seeing enthusiasm from high-end Buyers across the board. SOLD! 366 HANSON RANCH ROAD, VAIL CO With dwindling inventory in the Valley’s prime locations, special properties are becoming more challenging to find. Ron Byrne & Associates’ strong reputation for assisting Buyers in locating exclusive properties is unsurpassed, and we welcome your call to put our 30+…

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Plenty of Summer Events are On Tap for Vail & Beaver Creek

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What do in the Vail Valley – Summer 2015 There’s nothing better than being in the Rocky Mountains and enjoying all of the great events planned for Vail and Beaver Creek during the month of July. With minimal humidity and temps in the 70’s or 80’s, summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoor activities and unwind with family and friends. If you’re thinking of owning a home in the Vail or Beaver Creek Valley, summer is the prime season to look at properties. Ron Byrne and Associates make it easy to view homes uniquely matched to your style. Just imagine luxuriating in the Colorado sunset on your gorgeous deck, while sipping a glass of bubbly. Here are just a few events that highlight the summer season in Vail and Beaver Creek. Vail Jazz @ Vail Square Looking for something different to do on Thursdays evenings? Jazz @ The Square brings an exciting blend of new and vintage jazz for your listening pleasure from 6-8 pm. Saunter over to Lionshead Village for a lively evening of music, tasty bites, cold beverages and stunning views of the mountains. Saturday Sundown Series Saturdays just got better with this new series to…

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