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Tag Archives: Battle Mountain

Florida developer backs out of troubled resort project near Vail

Florida developer backs out of troubled resort project near Vail

VAIL — A Florida developer looking to build a massive private ski and golf resort off the back side of Vail Mountain near Minturn has […]...

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September 10, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Minturn mayor not worried over suspended resort development

Minturn mayor not worried over suspended resort development

MINTURN — Mayor Gordon “Hawkeye” Flaherty is not at all concerned that a proposed private ski and golf development south of his town of 1,200 may never get off the ground due to the languishing mountain real estate market, nor...

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August 20, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Ginn Company indirectly reacts to Vail-area merger report

Ginn Company indirectly reacts to Vail-area merger report

VAIL — The Colorado Independent’s report Wednesday on the possible merging of mega-mountain real estate interests in the Vail Valley — between the proposed Battle […]...

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August 13, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Kobe-llera could merge with Ginn-turn in huge Vail Valley real estate play

Kobe-llera could merge with Ginn-turn in huge Vail Valley real estate play

Two of the most notorious nicknames in Colorado high-end luxury resort history may converge in a bid to bolster both struggling projects. Cordillera, a residential […]...

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August 12, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Land trusts struggle to preserve open space in tough economic times

Land trusts struggle to preserve open space in tough economic times

Land trusts around the state are being squeezed by the recession, bad publicity from over-valued parcels and the perception that conservation easements are scams where […]...

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August 3, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Aurora snaps up water coveted by Ginn Company for private ski resort

Aurora snaps up water coveted by Ginn Company for private ski resort

A troubled private ski and golf development near the old railroad town of Minturn off the backside of Vail Mountain was dealt another blow late […]...

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July 14, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
NYT story details woes of would-be private ski, golf developer

NYT story details woes of would-be private ski, golf developer

A year ago this time, Florida real estate developer Bobby Ginn was celebrating a big victory at the polls in the tiny former mining and railroad town of Minturn, Colo., where voters had cleared the path for his proposed...

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May 27, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Credit Suisse and the collapse of the West’s most posh ski and golf resorts

Credit Suisse and the collapse of the West’s most posh ski and golf resorts

A March 5 article in Bloomberg Markets Magazine paints a picture of wild excess in the high-end mountain resort development game, starting with the recent failure of Tamarack Resort in Idaho, the bankruptcy of the private Yellowstone Club...

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March 9, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
The Battle for Battle Mountain

The Battle for Battle Mountain

The fate of a high-dollar, private ski-and-golf resort adjacent to Vail is now largely in hands of voters. Tucked away in a narrow valley between […]...

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May 19, 2008 Politics

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