The Aspen 50: billionaires of Pitkin County

There are now more than 1,600 billionaires in the world, and at least fifty of them have stakes in the Aspen area — primarily through their ownership of real estate in Pitkin County.

Build and let live: 40 years of affordable housing in Aspen

“We totally invented the concept of a dual market: a second, more affordable pool of housing that would be traded among local residents and that would be insulated from market forces.”

Who owns employee housing in Pitkin County?

A list of the owners of all of the ownership units under the jurisdiction of the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority shows what buyers paid for their unit, when they bought it, and what it’s worth as of May 2014.

Local donors to Colorado congressional races

Public information from the Federal Election Commission shows that in 2011, Aspenites made 99 donations to Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Cortez), totaling $50,322. In the same year, they made 79 donations totaling $20,585 to Sal Pace, Tipton’s Democratic challenger. Between September 1 and Dec. 31, 2011, Tipton had 14 donations from Aspenites totaling $8,375, while Pace had 69 donations from Aspenites worth $18,855. Information such as this can be gleaned from the searchable database above.