Episode 21

Ep. 21: Tim Belinski — Timing is Everything

Published on: 16th June, 2021

Tim Belinski is president of IND Ventures, one of the most successful developers in the Roaring Fork Valley. Prior to moving into residential and commercial real estate, Tim was CFO at Sport Obermeyer, a storied Aspen company started by Klaus Obermeyer. Tim’s financial acumen, communication, vision, and community relations led to the resurrection, and eventual build-out, of Willits Town Center in Basalt. Now he has his sights set on old town with multiple projects in the works including Basalt River Park and a new mixed-use building and neighborhood grocery story with a residential component to create vibrancy in the downtown core. 

In our conversation we talked about the importance of timing with every real estate project, especially as it relates to community acceptance. We also discussed the need for workforce housing in mixed-use developments representing a component of the project that not only has demand, but makes for great year-round neighbors. Lastly, we dove into the maturation of the mid-valley around Basalt driven by residential housing first and now being followed by commercial and business — ultimately creating vitality and less need for commuting. 

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Welcome to Selling The Mountains — a podcast about the booming mountain town real estate economy and unique personalities fueling it. Your host is Christian Knapp, a lifelong mountain town enthusiast and resort marketing leader based in Aspen, Colorado who has worked for the top destinations in North America. Each episode is an insider’s perspective on market trends, lifestyle, success stories, and the business of buying and selling property in the mountains.

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Christian Knapp is the former chief marketing officer of Aspen Skiing Company and a lifelong mountain town enthusiast. He is an accomplished marketing and sales leader who has worked for the top resorts in North America — including Aspen, Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone. Christian is currently an independent consultant, podcaster, and principal at Moment of Truth — a boutique marketing firm specializing in brand development, strategic planning, and digital execution.