Dan Dagesse http://nhpr.org en Beat The Clock: Balsams Renovation Financing Glitch http://nhpr.org/post/beat-clock-balsams-renovation-financing-glitch <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The owners of the closed Balsams Grand Resort in Dixville Notch&nbsp;are playing beat the clock to get an important part of the financing they need to renovate and reopen the resort. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:57:26 +0000 Chris Jensen 22730 at http://nhpr.org Beat The Clock: Balsams Renovation Financing Glitch Balsams Renovation Delay Amid Financing Glitch http://nhpr.org/post/balsams-renovation-delay-amid-financing-glitch <p>The new owners of the Balsams are still looking for financing and the renovation of the resort is months behind.</p><p>NHPR&rsquo;s Chris Jensen reports.</p><p></p><p>Earlier this year the Balsams owners were seeking historic tax credits as one of several ways to attract investors.</p><p>The credits are available for the renovation of certified historic properties &ndash; like the Balsams.</p><p>But owners Dan Dagesse and Dan Hebert are dropping that idea, says Balsams&rsquo; spokesman Scott Tranchemontagne.</p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 15:03:23 +0000 Chris Jensen 9475 at http://nhpr.org Balsams Renovation Delay Amid Financing Glitch The Balsams Auction: The End of An Era http://nhpr.org/post/balsams-auction-end-era <p>The walls and the hallways are largely empty today in one of New Hampshire&rsquo;s oldest and grandest hotels.&nbsp; As part of the plan to rebuild and renovate the Balsams Grand Resort in Dixville Notch, the hotel&rsquo;s new owners auctioned off many items this past Saturday.&nbsp; The goal was to sell everything but photos and items of historical significance.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 13 May 2012 15:27:59 +0000 Chris Jensen 4697 at http://nhpr.org The Balsams Auction: The End of An Era Meeting Planned Over Owners Complaint That Balsams Renovation Is Stalled http://nhpr.org/post/meeting-planned-over-owners-complaint-balsams-renovation-stalled <p>The Colebrook Planning Board has called a special meeting May 22 to try and resolve an issue the new owners of the Balsams Grand Resort say is delaying its renovation.</p><p>The owners, &nbsp;Dan Dagesse and Dan Hebert, are asking the Planning Board to approve a subdivision that would separate a 28-acre parcel from the roughly 1,000 acres that currently includes the hotel, grounds and golf course.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 19:53:53 +0000 Chris Jensen 4576 at http://nhpr.org The Balsams: A Grand House Cleaning By Auction http://nhpr.org/post/balsams-grand-house-cleaning-auction <p>The new owners of the Balsams Grand Resort in Dixville Notch are planning a huge renovation.</p><p>But before that can happen there is a lot of stuff they need to get rid of from a ski lift to pots and pans and that means an auction. Wed, 02 May 2012 20:25:30 +0000 Chris Jensen 4050 at http://nhpr.org The Balsams: A Grand House Cleaning By Auction Balsams Renovation Plan Moves Ahead http://nhpr.org/post/balsams-renovation-plan-moves-ahead <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The new owners of the closed Balsams resort in Dixville Notch are moving ahead with plans to renovate the North Country resort.</p><p>NHPR&rsquo;s Chris Jensen reports.</p><p>Improvements at the <a href="http://www.thebalsams.com/">Balsams resort </a>will include a new conference center, spa, pool house and suites near the Hampshire House.</p><p>That&rsquo;s according to the web site of<a href="http://www.summitengineeringinc.com"> Summit Engineering of Portsmouth </a>which says the firm has been chosen to handle the structural engineering.</p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:04:06 +0000 Chris Jensen 3034 at http://nhpr.org Balsams Renovation Plan Moves Ahead