Up and down the Wood River Valley, sales of vacant land continue to happen at a dizzying rate. In 2017, there was a 56% increase in vacant land sales over 2016 (153 vs 98 sales in 2016), and a 29% jump in sold dollar volume ($48 million vs $37 million in 2016).
With higher-than-normal building costs (due to issues like last year’s wildfires in Alberta, for example), one might expect land sales to start to wane. But after the first quarter of 2018, that is hardly the case. There have already been 12 more land... read more