Monthly Archives: December 2017

Ron Byrne Announces New Listing

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Located on prestigious Beaver Dam Circle, this home offers unique privacy in Vail’s most sought after neighborhood. Redeveloped in 2016, this mountain contemporary home is nestled amongst tall pines and acres of forest. Overlooking a semi-private pond, enjoy fabulous views from the multiple outdoor patios and the floor to ceiling windows in the spacious great room. 5 bedrooms,6 baths, open floor plan and media room makes entertaining effortless in this warm and inviting home.  

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“Where Would You Rather Be Than In Vail?”: Vail near top of realty company’s climate-resilient resorts list of world’s ski areas

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VAIL — As Earth’s climate warms, the future of skiing may be found at higher elevations. If so, then Vail seems poised to continue its success. A recent report from Savills, an international realty firm based in London, included a list of ski resorts that stand to be “resilient” as Earth’s climate continues to change. The resorts at the top of the list generally have high-elevation terrain, as well as snowmaking equipment. The report put Vail and Aspen second and fourth, respectively, on a list of those resorts. Zermatt and Saas-Fee, both in Switzerland, were first and third on the list. Interestingly, Vail Resorts owns three resorts among the top 11 on the Savills list: Vail, Heavenly (sixth) and Whistler Blackcomb (11th). A recent Vail Resorts investors’ report lists factors that come into play when the company considers new acquisitions. Elevation isn’t mentioned, but “location” is part of the strategy. That can include everything from proximity to cities — in the case of the company’s urban ski areas — to accessibility. Weather might play a role in considering a resort’s location. Vail Resorts was singled out in the report for its efforts in managing its energy use, finding more efficient…

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