Big Sky Real Estate Blog


  • By Lewis Kendall Chronicle Staff Writer Bozeman Daily Chronicle
  • Jul 23, 2017

The Wilson HotelBIG SKY — On Friday, developers and community leaders in Big Sky hosted a double celebration to announce the opening of several new businesses and the groundbreaking of the area’s first chain hotel.

A small crowd gathered to watch officials plunge shovels into the dirt to mark the start of construction for the Wilson Hotel, a Marriott Residence Inn. Located east of the newly built Town Center space, the 129-room hotel will feature a full-service restaurant, fitness center and pool.

The Wilson, named after President Woodrow Wilson and nearby Wilson Peak, is set to open for the 2018 ski season.

Urgo Hotels, a management company based

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Big Sky Resort recently unveiled its new ten-year plan for the future development on the mountain and in Mountain Village. The site,, offers an interactive tour and a glimpse into Big Sky's future. From lift additions to on-mountain dining to a facelift of the main base area, there are many new developments in store for the once-sleepy resort town which showcases the massive Lone Peak and surrounding mountains within the Big Sky Resort's boundaries.

This is big news for anyone living in Big Sky or planning to live in or own property in the Big Sky area. Whether you like to ride the Lone Peak tram to the summit or you are a green run skier, your on and off mountain experience at Big Sky will be evolving.

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After a long wait and much anticipation, Elevation 6000 condos are again being constructed in Big Sky Town Center. The new condos are similar in exterior appearance and floorplan to the original Elevation 6000 condos with a few minor improvements. The new E6000 condos, as they are locally referred to, will feature 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths and between 2400-2700 finished square feet with ample garage space, open floor plans and multiple outdoor decks which will open to Big Sky Town Center's open space park system. Local businessman and developer John Romney recently purchased the development rights to the remainder of the E6000 project and brings an extensive and successful track record to the table. Romney loved the original E6000 condos but felt

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Shout out to my son Colter. Congratulations!!

Ophir Elementary School Students of the Month –  Colter Smit, fourth grade


Colter Smit

Colter Smit, 4th Grade

A student who demonstrates respect for the opinions and suggestions of others is open-minded, and the fourth grader who practices these life skills and qualities is Colter Smit. Students who make positive comments whether or not they agree with others’ ideas are open-minded, and Colter truly understands that everyone may like different things for different reasons. He appreciates cultural differences and others’ needs, and is open to new ideas and perspectives.

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Sam Byrne, Big Sky developer, predicts more growth of high-end homes

  • This is a shared article By Troy Carter Chronicle Staff Writer of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle


The co-founder of the Boston-based investment firm with ownership stake in the Yellowstone Club, Moonlight Basin and Spanish Peaks explained his long-term plans Monday for real estate development at the company’s properties in Big Sky.

Sam Byrne’s CrossHarbor Capital acquired the private 13,600-acre Yellowstone Club in 2009, then partnered with Boyne Resorts in 2013 to buy the 8,100-acre Moonlight Basin and 3,530-acre Spanish Peaks.

Among a variety of commercial and residential projects, Byrne, 50, said his company was planning to build an additional 864

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At LTD Real Estate we always want to stay ahead of the curve. Here are some marketing  trends we are watching for 2016.

Courtesy of Inman News

10 real estate marketing trends to keep an eye on in 2016

Stay ahead of the curve Andy NaumanbyAndy Nauman andy@holmesstamp.comOct 21, 2015   Key Takeaways
  • Gen Y comprises the largest share of home buyers at 32 percent, which is larger than all baby boomers combined. Gen Y also has the largest share of first-time buyers at 68 percent.
  • In 2016, attracting these younger buyers will be critical to every agent's success. Because this is also the generation that grew up with the Internet, Realtors will need to rely heavily upon popular real estate apps, such as Zillow, Sitegeist and Vert.
  • No
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Rocky Mountain Ski Town Real Estate Prices On The Rise

Reprinted From An Article In



Mountain Real Estate Starting To Rebound; 'Lifestyle Choices' Drive Market Alpine Village Boyne Highlands Real Estate properties at most mountain resorts saw a precipitous drop in sales prices and activity levels since the peak in 2006 and 2007-2008 economic downturn. But, things look like they’re starting to improve. A sampling of mountain real estate trends finds the resort-property market is modestly rebounding with some areas and properties further along than others. Today’s buyers are mostly user-owners, with investors or “flippers” now rare. Buyers are making lifestyle choices. Crystal Mountain, Michigan’s real estate

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As the off-season winds down here in Big Sky, LTD would like to thank our clients and friends alike for a busy, and productive summer. If you haven’t been in town recently, or are just returning for the 2015/2016-winter season, you’ve probably realized that things are changing fast. We thought we’d fill you in on a few things that are happening around town lately.

The Bozeman Deaconess Hospital will open their Big Sky location on December 10th with much more to offer than ever before. With a Helipad for rapid transport and an MRI machine for extensive injury assessment, Big Sky is excited for the new chapter in our community’s medical world.

Beehive Basin Brewery opened up this summer. If you’re seeking an après cool down, or just poking around the

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Yellowstone Club

The Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana is alive and well, and is a good indicator of the local economy. The Yellowstone Club has managed a remarkable turn around since its bankruptcy in 2009. Kudos to CrossHarbor Capital Partners and their investors! Check out this article from the New York Times:

Montana Powder

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What winter enthusiast doesn't dream about owning there very own slope side home? With ski in-ski out access you can wake up after a fresh snow fall, throw on your gear and just go. After a long day, being able to ski back to a cozy comfortable home and enjoy your amenities with incredible views, is just one of many amazing perks.

There are many incredible options from the base of Big Sky, close to shopping, dining and night life, to the pristine more private homes and condos tucked away amongst Summit View, The Yellowstone club, Spanish Peaks and Moonlight Basin. Check out related links below for amazing accommodations to fill any skier or snowboarders dreams!

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