American Airline’s Success in Crested Butte

Good morning Crested Butte Real Estate Letter readers, Good news from the Rural Transportation Authority (RTA) was reported by the Crested Butte News this past week. Laura S. Freeman’s article recaps this past ski season’s success with bringing American Airline’s jets to Gunnison and Crested Butte. For the 2005-2006 winter season, we saw 23,000+ passengers arrive into Gunnison Read More >

Market Update – April 15, 2006

Good afternoon readers, Spring is busting through the snowpack here in Crested Butte. As the temperature rises we’re experiencing the real estate market coming out of winter earlier and faster than expected. There was $53 million worth of real estate sold during the first 4 months of 2006 (86 transactions). The number of active listings is 241 Read More >

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Skier Visits Break 411,000

Good morning. Yesterday’s Crested Butte News made it official. CBMR’s skier days were up 9% this season with over 410,000 skier days reported. Considering the ski company’s skier visit pinnacle of 560,000 in the middle of the 1990s and the valley of 2000 where we realized only 300,000 skier visits this is great news. It Read More >

New Urbanism for Crested Butte

Good morning readers! I’ve been receiving inquiries regarding CBMR’s plans for the North Village and Prospect area. Below is a great article by Laura Freeman of the Crested Butte News that outlines CBMR’s expansion and development plans for the North Village. It appears that the original plan for 3000+ units has been altered. North Village is now looking like a 1000 unit Read More >

Skier Visits Crack 400,000?

Good morning! Its April 10th – a day after the ski area has closed for the season – and my phone is ringing with rumors that skier visits for the 2005-2006 season cracked the 400,000 mark. If this is indeed true I am very impressed. The published goal of 600,000 skier visits doesn’t seem that far Read More >

Balancing Act?

Hello Crested Butte Real Estate Letter readers! Today is April 1st, 2006, April Fools Day, and I think we all agree, no one is fooled when it comes to what is happening to Crested Butte’s real estate market. This month’s issue of Colorado Biz Magazine features an article about our town and the changes we’re currently experiencing. The article by Stephen Titus, Read More >