What’s the Big Deal: Empty lot fetches $2.4 million

Staff report

“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: $2.4 million

Date recorded: May 9

Address: 285 Glen Eagles Drive

Subdivision: Aspen Highlands

Buyer: Owls Creek LLC

Seller: Aspen Lot 10 LLC

Property type: Vacant residential lot

Land size: .696 acre

Property tax bill: $18,059.68

Worth noting: In April, the Pitkin County Community Development director gave the seller approval to establish an activity envelope for a single-family residence.