A Message of Positivity

Dear Clients and Friends, I wanted to reach out during this tenuous time with an on-the-ground update from the Roaring Fork Valley. While the Aspen Valley has not been immune to COVID-19 (our community has been affected with closures of all four ski resorts, schools, restaurants, theatres, retail stores and most public spaces), there is…

Oakville Grocery Arrives in Aspen

Oakville Grocery Arrives Napa Valley’s famous Oakville Grocery plans to open locally in the former Main Street Bakery building. Despite its name, Oakville Grocery will not be a grocery but will primarily be a café that will have a retail component. While customers will be able to buy specialty items such as artisan bread, meats…

Aspen Cracks Down on Chain Stores

Aspen Cracks Down on Chain Stores In an effort to preserve Aspen’s unique character, City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance that will make it more difficult in the future for chain retailers to set up shop in the downtown and historic Main Street commercial districts. The campaign that influenced this recent development was proposed and…