MEREDA Matters

Boyne Resorts: Scott Kelley & Karl Strand

Episode Summary

Scott Kelley, Senior Vice President of Development at Boyne Resorts, and Karl Strand, President and General Manager of Sugarloaf Mountain, join MEREDA President Craig Young and Board Member Paul Peck for the second episode of MEREDA Matters - the podcast that puts you in the room with the people who are driving responsible development in Maine. Kelley discusses Boyne’s unique properties across the country and the history of the family-owned company. Kelley and Strand talk about the upcoming expansion of the West Mountain at Sugarloaf and the complicated permitting process involved in developing at elevation. The group also delves into the staffing and housing challenges at the resorts, and whether The Herbert Grand Hotel in Kingfield, the hotel where they currently house staff at Sugarloaf, is haunted. Where do Scott Kelley and Karl Strand like to go after an epic day of skiing? Listen to the conversation to find out!