Whistler at 50: Summer is now prime time for visitors
WHISTLER -- At one point not so long ago, say 1984, a prime Whistler building lot within walking distance of a chairlift could be had for, well, a song: about $40,000.
Today? Try a cool million. At least.
Then, of course, there’s the construction of the chalet — far different than the original A-frames that housed so many ski bums in the early days — with all the bells and whistles, pushing the price well into the $2 million-plus range.
The business of Whistler has changed dramatically over the decades, with the trend toward high-end real estate just one of the more obvious results.
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