Heidi Bomengen

Killington VT Real Estate Activity November

Eight properties sold in Killington during the month of November; five condominiums and three homes.  A 5 bed/2bath house on Rim Road closed for $380,000, a 3 bed/3 bath home on Tanglewood closed for $400,000 and a 3 bed/2 bath home on River Road closed for $123,000.  A 1 bedroom Fall Line condominium sold for $84,000; a 2 bedroom Pico Village Square sold for $95,000; two, 3 bedroom condos sold: a Mountain Green for $86,000 and a Surnise for $205,000; and a 4 bed/3 bath Highridge sold for $259,000.  Once again there were no land sales during the month.  For information on all properties listed for sale in Killington please visit Prestige Real Estate of Killington.  

New Killington resort President

Killington Resort and Pico Mountain Announcement

Effective immediately:

Chris Nyberg has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of the resort division of Powdr Corp.

Mike Solimano has been named the President and General Manager of Killington Resort and Pico Mountain.

Chris joined Killington/Pico Ski Resort Partners, LLC. in 2007 as the president and general manger. In his tenure with our resorts, more than $20 million was invested in resort improvements including the Skye Peak Express Quad, the Roaring Brook Umbrellas Bars and Deck, snowmaking improvements along with removal of the original Peak Lodge and preparation to build Killington's new Peak facility. Chris' hard work and dedication in the ski industry will continue in Park City, Utah where he will still work with Killington Resort and Pico Mountain and visit from time to time.

Mike brings many years of experience and broad knowledge to his new role as president and general manager for Killington/Pico Ski Resort Partners, LLC. For the last 12 years, he has served as director of finance and revenue and has been instrumental in achieving the recent on-mountain and guest service improvements at our resorts. Additionally, Mike's taken on other direct responsibilities in retail sales, ticket and season pass sales and the lodging division. Mike's previous role also involved him in strategic revenue generating programs relative to other departments at the resort including but not limited to all pre-sold programs and Pico program development.

Mike and his family, wife Cara, son Connor 12 and daughters, Hannah 9 and Lauren 7 are avid skiers and active in the community. Additionally, their children are growing up as participants in the Pico Ski Club racing program. Prior to his association with Killington Mike worked seven years at Deloitte & Touché as Audit Manager and six years at Skis Dynastar as VP of Finance and Operations.

"The Killington/Pico Executive Team has worked together to define our plan for the upcoming season, and I am confident that Mike will continue to pursue the high standards of operations and service that have been established," stated Chris Nyberg. "Please join me in congratulating Mike on his new role."

SARAH THORSON Killington Resort | Pico Mountain Communications Manager T: 802.422.6115 F: 802.422.6118 C: 802.342.8557 killington.com | picomountain.com

The Killington real estate market continues its slow improvement

Although Killington real estate transaction volume for the 1st half of 2012 is lower this year compared to last year for condos (23 vs. 28), it is up for homes (12 vs. 10) and land (3 vs. 2).  The average sales price of both homes and condos improved (+4% for homes and +16% for condos) accounting for a 5% increase in total market revenue.   For all of the details, check out the Prestige Real Estate newsletter published on July 1st, 2012.  That along with all back issues can be found at www.prestigekillington.com/newsletter

Killington Resort opens for skiing 10/29/11

Killington Resort will open for skiing and riding on "Rime" at 10am to 4pm on Saturday, October 29, 2011.  Skiing will be for advanced skiers and snowboarders only and will be accessed via the K1 gondola and the North Ridge triple chair.  The "Peak Walkway" will be used to access the K1 gondola for downloading.  The Resort will be open for skiing and riding from 9am to 4pm on Sunday, October 30, 2011 and will reassess conditions toward the end of the day to determine if the mountain will be open during the week.  Enjoy... here we go!

RT4 Killington to Rutland is open...

Officially, the road between Woodstock and Rutland, through Bridgewater, Killington, and Mendon will be open Friday, September 16th following a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Governor Shumlin.  The ceremony will take place at 11am at the intersection of RT 4 and River Road in Killington.  In the meantime, according to Cristina Kumka of the Rutland Herald, the road is open to passenger traffic now.

Killington disaster information

The Killington Post Office will be open on Thursday, September 1st for incoming and outgoing mail.  The Post Office will be closed on Friday, September 2nd.  Scheduled hours beyond this weekend are yet to be announced.

Veterinary Services will be available on Saturday, September 3rd.  Rutland Veterinary Clinic will have staff available at the Summit Lodge for veterinary needs.

Prescription medication may be ordered and paid for by credit card.  Have prescriptions delivered through the pharmacy to Mendon town offices.  They will be delivered and picked up at the Killington Fire station at 3:30pm daily.

The town will be establishing  the ability to donate money to a Flood Relief Fund.  More information will be forthcoming.

Temporary egress plan for Killington

Amazing progress has been made on road repairs thanks to the heroic efforts by local talent with incredible capabilities.  The following plans are effective for Thursday, September 1st and beyond until new plans are formulated:

From Woodstock to Killington - RT 4 Westbound: Open from 6:30a to 7:30am; closed all other times

From Killington to Woodstock - RT 4 Eastbound: Open from 8:00am to 9:00am; closed all other times

Travel is over dangerous conditions at your own risk.  There are many obstacles in the road and many areas that can only accommodate one lane of traffic.

Between Killington and Rutland:  There is no vehicular access, however Marble Valley Regional Transit Authority will restore the Diamond Express Line for emergencies and working personnel on the following schedule:

Depart Rutland at 7:15am, arrive Killington at 8:15am; Depart Killington at 8:30am, arrive Rutland 9:30am.

Depart Rutland at 5:15pm, arrive Killington at 6:15pm; Depart Killington at 6:30pm; arrive Rutland at 7:30pm.

The bus stops are at Killington Grand, Pico Mountain, Mendon Mountainview/Cortina Inn, Rutland transit center

In addition, walking access is available between Journeys End and Helvi Hill Road from 7am to 7pm.  No parking is available at either end so transportation (delivery and pickup) must be arranged.  Any parked cars will be towed.

Updates to this plan can be found on the Killington town website.

Killington road conditions as of 8/31/11

The town of Killington has updated their website with the latest road conditions

  • RT 4 east was open from 8am to 10am and is now closed for further repair work
  • State police urge people not to go to see work progress on RT 4 west to Rutland.  It is still closed
  • East Mountain Road is closed to non-emergency vehicles
  • The culvert near Kent Pond has been repaired temporarily.  Still no access to Pittsfield
  • Stage Road access from RT 100 is closed
  • Coffeehouse Road is passable for residents
  • River Road is open from Thundering Brook to RT 100