Burke Mountain

Community looks to unite around ‘One Burke’

It’s “a town that’s ready to pull together in a new way,” said Paul Costello from the Vermont Council on Rural Development. The challenges include uncertainty at Burke ski resort, which is under a receivership.

Kingdom Trails Association director departs abruptly

The Burke Area Chamber of Commerce also reportedly announced he had quit as its board president. The nonprofit KTA, which oversees a mountain biking mecca, has close ties to Burke Mountain Resort.

Jay Peak profits rise to over $9 million, officials report

That’s estimated to be quadruple what they were in the prior fiscal year, when Ariel Quiros and Bill Stenger were still in charge and about to face state and federal fraud allegations.

Judge OK’s payment option for unpaid EB-5 contractors, subcontractors

Contractors can opt for 33 percent of what they are owed and hope for future proceeds when the properties sell. Or they can take a onetime 60 percent payment now of their total bill.

One EB-5 investor’s story: Too little, and maybe too late

Minggan Wei is trying to find a way to stay in the United States.

Burke to be first U.S Ski Team Development Site

“It is expected that hundreds of young skiers will train and compete at Burke Mountain annually.”

Judge grants $1.9 million fee request for EB-5 cleanup

The money covers expenses incurred since Jay Peak and Burke Mountain went into receivership in April and include attorney, accounting and other professional fees.

Burke ski season banks on new hotel, more snowmaking

A management company running the resort and hotel, which was completed just a month before its owners were charged with investment fraud, is hoping for a robust season with increased skier visits.

Receiver seeks $1.95M for helping to clean up EB-5 mess at Jay Peak

Legal and accounting firms racked up the fees as part of stabilizing the Jay Peak and Burke Mountain resorts.

Newport ‘hole’ and AnC Bio site go delinquent on taxes too

The town is the third one where taxes are past due for properties associated with the fraud case against Bill Stenger and Ariel Quiros. Newport is owed $55,012.

Burke Mountain fails to pay property taxes

The bill for the properties — including the 116-room Burke Mountain Hotel and Conference Center and a home belonging to fraud suspect Ariel Quiros — is $440,991. Jay Peak, under the same receivership, also became delinquent.

Resorts in fraud case say they’re hiring as usual for winter

Burke Mountain and Jay Peak started hosting job fairs last weekend and are holding several more across the Northeast Kingdom in the coming weeks.

EB-5 investors in Burke project sue immigration lawyer, state

Two Chinese investors have filed a lawsuit against their immigration lawyer and the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, which they say contributed to their losses.

Shumlin celebrates opening of Burke Mountain Hotel

The hotel had originally been slated to open in December, but the project became mired in a contracting dispute and then was caught up in an SEC fraud case.