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.
November 14th, 2016
“A study of the economic impact of a Balsams revival shows a successful relaunch of the grand resort ‘will have created enough jobs to replace almost all of the jobs lost in Coos County over the most recent 10-year period’ by the year 2024”. Read the full article by the New Hampshire Union Leader.
June 7th, 2016
“The renaissance of The Balsams resort moved forward Monday, with the Coos County Planning Board approving site plans to rehabilitate the Dix and Hampshire houses.” Read the full Union Leader article.
May 31st, 2016
“New Hampshire is full of beautiful small towns, but Dixville Notch is smaller – and more beautiful – than most.” As quoted from OnlyInYourState.com, and we couldn’t have said it any better ourselves.
February 28th, 2016
He was king of N.E. snow sports until his empire went bust. Now he is making his comeback.
Les has incredible plans for The Balsams, where more ski trails would be among the four-season activities. “The gondola goes in here and goes up over the ridgeline,” he says. The ATV and mountain bike rentals will be behind the hotel, and just beyond that will be the Nordic hot springs. “You can wake up and do almost anything you want to do.”
January 17th, 2016
A key component of the proposal to redevelop the Balsams Resort has cleared the charitable trusts division of the N.H. Attorney General’s office. “The amendment seeks to include less than 20 additional acres of land to be used for skiing, and it will see the society add 116 acres of ‘new mitigation land’ while also protecting an additional 150 acres of old growth forest.” Continue reading for the full story from Union Leader.
December 28th, 2015
The Balsams redevelopment has cleared the most significant permitting hurdle at the Federal level; we have been issued our 404 permit of the Clean Water Act from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This is a project-wide permit. Continue reading for the full details from WMUR.