June 15th, 2017
“The story of the Balsams Resort – one of New Hampshire’s great old resort hotels north of the notches – begins with a conversation between Henry Hale and George Pullman. Pullman was the engineer who designed the Pullman railway cars, which were dominant in the railroad industry from the 1860s onward.” Read the full article by the New England Historical Society.
May 13th, 2017
“Balsams’ lead developer Les Otten said the response to the real estate offering validates his team’s redevelopment vision and fulfills a promise he made to state officials in early 2014.” Read the full article in The Berlin Daily Sun.
May 9th, 2017
Since The Balsams Resort’s initial real estate selection event in the Fall of 2016, more than 100 families have visited the property, toured the model units, and placed reservations on pre-sale contracts.
April 10, 2017
Balsams Resort lead developer Les Otten and Eversource President of NH Operations Bill Quinlan discuss the Forward NH Plan’s significant investment in the Balsams’ rebirth and how both will greatly benefit NH’s North Country.
March 29th, 2017
“A newly released study forecasts that revitalization of the Balsams Resort in the northern New Hampshire town of Dixville will generate 600 construction jobs and at least another 400 when the facility opens.” Read the full article by NH Business Review.
March 21st, 2017
Forward NH Plan, established by Northern Pass, provides advance funding to assist the resort with the development and move it closer to breaking ground.
December 16th, 2016
“For Otten and his partners, the stakes are higher. They have one project planned, which will, if they can pull it off, include the largest ski area in the Northeast and the first to open in New Hampshire since Bretton Woods in 1973.” Read the full article by Bloomberg Business.