Thursday, May 17, 2018   /   by Megan Luther

They Say You Can’t Have it All

…but they are wrong!

You want a mountain retreat.

You want your money secured in a good investment.

You want to live/retire in a small town but be close to big-city life

You CAN have it ALL… in Grand County!  

Winter Park, Fraser, Tabernash, Granby and Grand Lake are not just a winter playland. Grand County living offers four-season activities…and it’s just a little over an hour away from Denver. 

With the recent development of Aspen Skiing Co and KSL Capital Partners acquiring Intrawest (the previous operators of the Winter Park Ski Resort - read more at, there has been a surge of interest in what Grand County has to offer.

Local realtor Parnell Quinn was raised in Grand County. As co-owner of The Simple Life Real Estate Company and on the City Board of Trustees for Fraser (the town adjacent and directly west of Winter Park), he&rsq ...

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Friday, March 25, 2016   /   by Parnell Quinn

Grand County Real Estate Market.

Where's Grand County's real estate market heading? 
Winter Park real estate sale volume. 
The real estate market in the Fraser Valley has made plenty of headlines over the last few months, for better or for worse. 
The issue of attainable housing has put much pressure on communities to find a solution to shrinking inventory, and with large residential development projects underway in Winter Park, many are wondering when things will change. 
It all depends on whom you ask. 
A realtor in Winter Park says business has been booming. 
In Winter Park, total sales volume and the number of units sold for residential condos and town-homes has increased significantly over the first three months of 2016 from last year. 1/4 
3/25/2016 Where’s Grand County’s real estate market heading? |  ...

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Wednesday, March 09, 2016   /   by Megan Luther

Sky Hi Daily News Article - Intrawest eyes real estate opportunities at Winter Park

Hank Shell
March 8, 2016
Intrawest eyes real estate opportunities at Winter Park
Intrawest Resorts Holdings Inc. is focusing on real estate opportunities at Winter Park Resort and Steamboat Ski Area, according to a presentation made available last month.
The presentation highlights profitable land sales in fiscal years 2014 and 2015 and Colorado’s improving real estate market as signs that the time may be right to restart real estate development at the two resorts.
Year over year condo sales are up while inventory is down more than 30 percent, according to the presentation.
Intrawest, which named Craig Cohn its new president of real estate effective Feb. 1, hopes to capitalize on Steamboat and Winter Park’s proximity to Denver by developing new master plans for both resorts.
Intrawest, which owns $21.4 million in real estate holdings at Winter Park Resort, plans to invest between $43 million and $48 million in its resorts in 2 ...

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Tuesday, March 08, 2016   /   by Megan Luther

Grand County Article in Denver Post

Grand County's languid real estate recovery gets spur from developers
Several new construction projects underway in Winter Park promise to bounce Grand County back from the recession
By Jason Blevins 
The Denver Post
The Denver Post
Posted:Sun Feb 28 00:01:00 MST 2016
WINTER PARK — In the last couple of years, real estate sales in Colorado's resort communities have enjoyed healthy rebounds from the recession, climbing close to the heyday peaks hit in 2006 and 2007. Grand County's Granbv, Winter Park and Fraser, however, have lagged in that celebrated recovery.

Want to buffalo a broker or daze a developer in the Fraser Valley? Ask them why that is.

"That's been an enigma a little bit," said Walter "Buz" Koelbel Jr., whose 17-year-old, 1,100-acre mixed-use Rendezvous project wraps around both Winter Park and Fraser. "I'm a little surprised it has taken as long as it has when you look at our proximity to Denver."

It's a well-named place, Gran ...

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