Breckenridge Highlands homesites sell quickly in special sales event |

Breckenridge Highlands homesites sell quickly in special sales event


DAILY NEWS STAFF REPORTSBRECKENRIDGE – In three hours on June 25, $6.4 million worth of property was sold at The Highlands during a special sales event for two new neighborhoods in the Breckenridge subdivision.Twenty-three homesites in Discovery Ridge and Discovery Hill II were offered, and 21 lots sold. “We were quite pleased with the way the offering went, to say the least,” said Nick Doran, project manager in charge of sales and marketing for The Highlands at Breckenridge. “We’ve seen demand for single-family homesites in The Highlands increase over each of the last three quarters, but the demand evident at this offering exceeded our expectations.”Average price for the homesites was more than $305,000. The neighborhoods offer views of the Tenmile Range, Buffalo Mountain and the Breckenridge Golf Club.

BRECKENRIDGE – Finley, Jones and Harris, celebrating 35 years in Summit County this summer, is changing its business model to focus the interior design side of the company.The retail end of the business, which included a furniture showroom in Dillon and Breckenridge over the years, will close at the end of the month. The company for three out of the last four years was voted the area’s best in interior design in a Summit Daily News contest.”That’s where our strength lies, so we’re refocusing on the strongest part of our business,” said owner Mary Jo Finley. “We’re listening to what the community is saying to us.”The company mainly serves second homeowners, designing every sized space from studio condominiums to high-end homes, Finley said. The retail space in the Town Square Mall in Breckenridge will be closed, but the company will maintain an office and showroom upstairs at the same location.Finley is the main designer, along with Bunny Terrill and new staff member Marge Vitalone.

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