Related Colorado, the master developer of Base Village, received preliminary approval for a four-year extension of its vesting rights on Sept. 8 by a divided Snowmass Village Town Council.
As currently envisioned, the Viceroy’s second building and the Limelight Snowmass, which already has completed some of its planning, would be the first buildings to rise in the restarted base area.
The Snowmass Planning Commission agreed to eliminate the need for special use permits on the Base Village lawn.
Designed by Skylab Architects of Portland, Ore., the 4,300-square-foot home is one of just a handful within all of Snowmass Village that wasn’t reviewed by the powerful Snowmass Homeowners Association, which first incorporated in 1966.
The project’s popularity and SkiCo’s role as the unlikely white knight will be tested through a joint application that Related Colorado expects to file on behalf of both entities by Oct. 15.
The real estate transfer tax is still lagging behind Aspen and a resurgent downvalley market.
Detailed plans for the 102-room hotel, 18 condominiums and three employee housing units located near the Elk Camp Gondola are expected to be submitted Oct. 15.
The budget for Wagner Park improvements includes a $522,222 contract with Academy Sports Turf for the infrastructure work; $337,828 for flooring that’s designed to protect the grass during events like the Food & Wine Classic; $14,164 for unspecified “field renovation-parks portion,” and $25,786 in contingencies.
Town still working on best way to greet, and inform, visitors arriving in Snowmass Village.
New terminal, new private jet facility, new taxiway and a realigned airport are now being pushed to the front burner by airport officials.