The American Landowner: Al Biernat

When it came to the Colorado hamlet of Creede, it was love at first sight for Dallas restaurateur Al Biernat (standing front and center with wife Jeannie and writer Trey Garrison). And what’s not to love about Creede? Nestled among

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CNL Acquires Jiminy Peak

Two months ago, CNL Lifestyle Properties snapped up Crested Butte, Okemo, and Sunapee for $132 million. Now the Florida-based real estate investment trust has acquired another ski resort, spending $27 million for Jiminy Peak. Here’s the press release:

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Aspen Market Takes a Tumble

The 2008 numbers are in, and Pitkin County — the bellwether market for high-profile, high-dollar real estate in the Colorado Rockies — has gone downhill. Dollar volume? Down 46 percent from 2007. Real estate transactions? Off 40 percent.

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Obama to Nominate Salazar for Interior

Landowners in the West will have one of their own heading up the Interior Department in the new Obama Administration. According to published reports, Sen. Ken Salazar (D-CO) will be named the 50th Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior

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Details Emerge on Crested Butte Mountain Resort Sale

Last Friday’s sale of Colorado’s Crested Butte Ski Resort, part of a three-ski-area package acquired by CNL Lifestyle Properties from Triple Peaks LLC for $132 million, marks the second change in ownership for the Gunnison County landmark in less than five years.

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CNL Lifestyle Properties to Pay $132 Million for Crested Butte, Okemo, and Mount Sunapee

CNL Lifestyle Properties, an Orlando-based real-estate investment trust (REIT) will announce today that it is acquiring Crested Butte Ski Resort in Colorado (pictured), Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont, and Mount Sunapee Ski Resort in New Hampshire from Triple Peaks LLC

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For Sale: Colorado’s Hunt Ranch

In a surprising turn of events that is the norm in real estate development, the investment group that paid $8 million for an historic cattle ranch downvalley from Aspen was denied crucial development rights by Garfield County. Hunt Ranch LLC had applied to develop

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Behind the Woodshed: Jeff Hawn

The Land Report prides itself on singling out landowners who make a difference, inspire others, and establish a legacy. This will not be one of those instances. The name Jeff Hawn will never be included under the category Good Neighbor.

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Pinon Canyon: The Fight Goes to the Hill

The U.S. Senate is close to approving a $72 billion military construction budget that would effectively prevent the Army from spending any money to expand the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site for another year. But opponents of the expansion are by no

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Pinon Canyon: Ken Salazar Feels the Heat

Pressure from grassroots opponents of the U.S. Army’s attempt to seize 420,000 acres of privately-owned land in southeast Colorado is starting to produce some results in Washington. While he’s been a lukewarm supporter of Colorado ranchers in their fight with

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