To hit net-zero by 2050, Aspen says it needs new building codes and construction regulations to reduce greenhouse emissions
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Wolf Creek Village plan loses third legal fight for access road atop Wolf Creek Pass
Texas billionaire Red McCombs has spent 36 years vying for access to a 300-acre inholding on Wolf Creek Pass where he plans a resort village for 10,000 residents.
Buying frenzy slows but home prices remain sky-high in Colorado mountain towns
The blistering pace of home sales in Colorado’s mountain communities is slowing. Finally. After sales volume and prices more than doubled in Colorado’s high country valleys between 2019 and 2021, the number of home sales in six Colorado mountain counties declined through May compared with the same period in 2021. And while prices remain sky-high, […]
Aspen suspends new home construction permits as it drops the hammer in the name of affordability
Aspen’s city council this week stopped issuing not just short-term rental permits, but permits for all home construction as the city struggles with a critical lack of affordable housing and the increasing use of homes by vacationers. A moratorium, passed unanimously by emergency ordinance Wednesday night after two meetings in two days, goes beyond suspending […]