What’s the Big Deal: Meyer Business Building in downtown Aspen sells for $23 million
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Price: $23 million
Date recorded: Dec. 22, 2017
Address: 447 E. Cooper Ave., Aspen
Neighborhood: Downtown commercial core
Buyer: 447 East Cooper Avenue Holdings LLC
Seller: Meyer Business Building LLC
Property type: Commercial/residential
Year built: 1950
Total heated area: Residential, 6,589 square feet; commercial, 10,448 square feet
Property tax bill: $101,683.68
Worth noting: The sale comes after developer Mark Hunt’s deal to buy both the Casa Tua building, once home to Guido’s Swiss Inn, as well as the salmon-colored building next door for $35 million fell through earlier this year. The new owner, 447 East Cooper Avenue Holdings, formed in March, according to the Colorado secretary of state’s website.
Editor’s note: This story was updated to show the Casa Tua building was not included in the recent sale, just the Meyer Business building.
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