2018 Annual Commercial Report

At the close of 2018, rental rates increased slightly throughout the valley, and vacancy rates remained steady. After one of the worst snowpack seasons in recent years, there was a slightly higher turnover rate in the upper valley, although the majority of spaces were filled quickly. We expect rental rates to level out over the next year and vacancy to remain steady.

Click here to view the entire report.


Q3 2017 kicked off with a few new leases finalizing in Vail Village, while the mid-valley market saw a small up-tick in vacancy with 1,530 square feet coming back on the market. Despite the modest changes in the upper and mid-valley markets, the lower valley market has continued to thrive with 11,134 square feet closing. Rental rates throughout the valley were steady for Q3 and we expect them to stay the same the remainder of the year.

Click here to view the entire report. 

Help Us Fight Cancer

Join our team March 25th for Pink Vail to help conquer cancer! Pink Vail is the world’s biggest ski day dedicated to conquering cancer. Proceeds benefit all patients at Shaw Regional Cancer Center through improvements to patient care and by funding the Spirit of Survival program, providing all patients the opportunity to receive free exercise training, nutrition coaching, emotional support, massages, acupuncture, outdoor adventures and much more.

You don’t have to be a skier to join the team, there are many ways to participate with us: costume contest, entertainment and fun will take place at Pink Vail Headquarters located at the base of Vail Mountain at Golden Peak.

If you can’t join, but would like to support Shaw Regional Cancer Center, please make a donation!

2016 Commercial Market Report

At the close of 2016, occupancy rates continued in a positive trend throughout the valley. We expect the trend of tight supply and stable rental rates in most sectors of the market to continue into 2017. However, we believe rental rates are nearing a top and wouldn’t expect them to push much beyond their current levels.

To read the entire report, click here.

Vail Daily Article – Finding commercial space in Vail is rare

There are a lot of differences between commercial and residential real estate. But in the Vail Valley, there isn’t much available in either category.

According to the most recent data from NAI Mountain Commercial, a firm that specializes in commercial real estate, Vail has the least amount of available space right now. In fact, the commercial space in Vail Village, Lionshead Village and West Vail is 98.5 percent occupied at the moment.

To read the entire article, click here.

2016 Q3 Commercial Market Report

Through the third quarter of 2016, there was a decrease in vacancy rates and increase in net absorption for Eagle County. The majority of the net absorption was a result of the new Sun & Ski Sports lease that took over the vacant Sports Authority space in Avon’s Chapel Square, totaling 33,000 SF.

To read the entire report, click here.

Vail Daily Article: Valley’s Biggest Issue – Housing

The local economy is humming along at the moment, but there are some blotches in the picture. That was the overall opinion of several local experts at Wednesday’s Vail Valley Business Forum, a joint production of the Vail Symposium and the Vail Valley Partnership, the valleywide chamber of commerce. That forum provided a good look at the county’s economic picture. First, the good news: While the town of Vail’s sales tax collections recovered more quickly from the nationwide economic slump that began in 2008, the county’s sales tax revenues recovered more slowly. In fact, Eagle County Manager Brent McFall said 2015 was the first year that sales tax revenues matched 2008’s figures.

To read the entire article, click here.

Vail Daily Article: Eagle Ranch starts to pop with biz openings

Two Eagle Ranch businesses benefited from good timing and willing landlords earlier this summer and the result is larger digs for a popular pub and a new coffehouse for locals and visitors.

No sooner had 7 Hermits Brewing moved out of its location at 717 Sylvan Lake Road than the new Color Coffee Roasters pounced on the spot. Now both operations are reporting brisk business in spaces that can accommodate their efforts.

Click here to read the entire Vail Daily Article 

Vail Daily Article: Commercial Space Market Stable

In an article included in the Vail Daily, NAI Mountain Commercial’s Vice President of Brokerage, Erich Schmidt, gave his opinion on the current commercial real estate market in the Vail Valley.

Commercial real estate can be a lot different than the residential real estate business, but there’s one constant: location, location, location.

Click here to read the entire Vail Daily Article