What’s the Big Deal: $6.2 million for vacant lot
Editor’s note:“What’s the Big Deal?” runs Sundays and is based on the most expensive property transaction recorded in Pitkin County through 3 p.m. each Friday.
Price: $6.2 million
Date recorded: July 19
Address: 34 Placer Lane
Buyer: 34 Placer Inc.
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Seller: SH Placer Lane LLC, JS Placer Lane LLC, AVH Placer Lane LLC
Property type: Vacant
Total acres: 0.937
Property taxes: $49,467.84
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