A number of articles have appeared in local newspapers this summer regarding plans taking shape to make way for the redevelopment of downtown Basalt.

As development at the Willits / Basalt area gains momentum in usage, popularity and build-out as a commercial and retail hub due to the opening of Whole Foods market in August 2012, pressure is mounting for historic ‘Old Town’ Basalt to claim its unique identity as a charming, historic river town with the two major rivers of the Roaring Fork Valley running through it…A number of articles have appeared in local newspapers in the past two weeks regarding plans taking shape to make way for the redevelopment of downtown Basalt.

Many real estate planning factors come into play and how it all comes together will be a challenging task for many stakeholders – the town’s residents, mobile home occupants of the Pan and Fork Trailer Park who will be relocated, developers, commercial and retail operators and the non-profit organizations – Roaring Fork Conservancy and Rocky Mountain Institute – planning to build their new facilities between the Roaring Fork River and Two Rivers Road in downtown Basalt.

Here is a list of the articles and links between June 7 – Aug 30, 2013:

Downtown Basalt: Pan and Fork Mobile Home and non profit redevelopment area to the west.

06 07 13

Rocky Mountain Institute plans a ‘deep green’ HQ in Basalt, AT

07 10 13

Basalt eyes November tax question, AT

08 03 13
Relocation process for Pan and Fork residents starts next week, ADN

08 14 13
Basalt reveals formula to compensate displaced Pan and Fork residents, ADN

08 19 13

Downtown Basalt could see significant redevelopment, AT

08 19 13

Basalt housing project on table, AT

08 13 13

Basalt likely to seek voters’ trust in election, AT

08 13 13

Report: Basalt residents feel disconnected from town hall, AT

08 18 13

Basalt-El Jebel: Ace Lane seeks extension for Tree Farm in Eagle County, AT

08 28 13

Basalt trailer park closer to relocating, AT

08 30 13

Basalt gas station sold in foreclosure, AT

08 30 13

Relocating residents could cost Basalt $1 million, AT