Dubbed the “Art & Soul Village of Vermont,” Brandon is located on Route 7 about halfway between Middlebury and Rutland at the foot of the Green Mountains. Brandon is a walkable, classic New England town known for vibrant galleries, studios, shops and restaurants and with easy access to the best of Vermont’s four season outdoorRead More
We continue to be excited and, frankly, surprised by the variety of opportunities available with Inns priced under $1,000,000.00. Of the four Inns introduced in part one of our clients, all were “viable” for a specific portion of the future Innkeeper market. Our second group of four Inns under $1 million has a similar diversity of appeal.
How many new Innkeepers have we seen enter the business with enthusiasm, confidence in their abilities and entrepreneurial spirits in our 36 years as Inn consultants? And how many have we helped to exit that milieu, once they had successfully built a viable business and desired to move toward true retirement, travel or other unfulfilledRead More
An innkeeper wakes up early to get a jumpstart on front-of-house work. A parent wakes up early to get their kids up and ready for school. What happens when these two demanding worlds collide? From catching the soccer games to keeping guests content, we’re sharing some sage advice from innkeepers who have balanced raising childrenRead More
Killington, Vermont, has long been a celebrated winter leisure travel destination and is home to the largest ski resort in Vermont. In recent years, however, the town, driven by substantial investment in off season attractions, has expanded its reach to become a true year round destination. In 2017, Killington Mountain announced a 110 million dollar upgrade,Read More
In a previous writing four weeks ago, I described my nascent love affair with smaller Inns. I surprised myself to discover that Inn Partners currently is consulting with nine Inns priced below $1,000,000.00. Some may pass muster as viable business entities and some may not. But all of them fit the definition of viable whenRead More