La Plata County to demolish building on East Second Avenue in Durango

La Plata County is expected to begin demolition of a county-owned building on the corner of 11th Street and East Second Avenue. The county purchased what is known as the former “Schluter Floral”...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bakers Bridge, a rite of passage for many Durango youths, becomes restricted

The blue-green water and steep rock faces at Bakers Bridge have long drawn sunbathers, cliff jumpers and even actors Robert Redford and Paul Newman during the filming of “Butch Cassidy and the...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-end home sales take off across La Plata County

High-end home sales took off in the second quarter of 2020, but the number of condos and townhome sales in Durango plummeted as COVID-19 made its impact felt on La Plata County real estate....

DATE: July 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango shopping centers sell for $13.4 million

Three shopping center buildings near Durango’s Walmart recently sold for more than $13 million, according to the Denver-based selling agent. Ryan Bowlby, senior vice president for Marcus &...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

16-home development approved by Durango Planning Commission

A proposal to build 16 townhomes on Rosemary Lane off U.S. Highway 160 near downtown Durango was approved Monday by the city’s Planning Commission. The three-story townhomes would consist of a...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-area home sales strong in first quarter 2020

The median price of a single-family home in La Plata County increased by 20% in the first quarter of 2020, but the median price of a home in Durango dropped 7%, while the number of sales held...

DATE: April 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residence Inn by Marriott in Durango is sold

Prime Hospitality out of Fort Collins, a hotel and motel partnership, has purchased the Residence Inn by Marriott in Durango for $8.2 million. Kalpesh Patel, the registered agent with Prime...

DATE: April 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Group: Santa Fe homes on market hit record low

SANTA FE – Homes on the market hit a record low in New Mexico’s Capital amid a slowdown and the spread of COVID-19. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the number of single-family homes on the market...

DATE: April 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Hindsight helps in making real estate forecasts: Coronavirus to play greater role than thought

Hindsight is always 20-20, and that’s even more true when you’re making annual forecasts. The COVID-19 pandemic had just become an issue internationally when John Wells, broker-owner of the Wells...

DATE: March 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Developer reduces size of mixed-use project on East Second Ave.

A local developer made “pretty significant concessions” in recent weeks to get approval to replace a single-family home on East Second Avenue just south of College Drive with a mixed-use building...

DATE: March 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-dollar home sale is most in recent memory for Durango

For mere mortals looking for an affordable abode within cycling distance of downtown Durango, this might not be great news: Durango just had a home sell for $3.1 million in city limits. High prices...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

More affordable Bayfield homes attract buyers in 2019

As the median home price in Durango crept above $500,000 in 2019, Bayfield, with its more moderate prices, witnessed an almost 49% bump in its number of sales. The increased sales activity in...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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