Sugarbush Resort grows base-area communityby using recreation as lure for relocation

Historic Vermont resort targets outdoor-oriented entrepreneursby bundling ski, golf and health club privileges into office suite leases

WARREN, VERMONT (February 19, 2004) – The Sugarbush Resort(www.sugarbush.com ), one of Vermont’s best-known and best-loved outdoorrecreation areas, is offering for lease up to 6,500 square feet of finishedoffice space near the base of the historic ski area.

Known as the Sugarbush Office Suites, the converted administration buildingcombines exceptional privacy, natural surroundings, and a professionalatmosphere within seconds of ski lifts, a golf course, a mountain bike trailsystem, and a full-service health and fitness club. The office suitesfeature a reception area, conference room, built-in storage areas, andaccess to high-speed Internet service.

To help lure outdoor-minded companies to relocate to the area, Sugarbush isoffering a distinct snow country perk. For every 250 square feet of leasedspace, Sugarbush will provide a full-season Gold Pass to the SugarbushResort, unlimited golf privileges at the Sugarbush Golf Club, and ayear-round health club membership to the Sugarbush Health & Racquet Club.

“Sugarbush has always been a local’s mountain. The best way to enjoy it isby living here, and becoming a part of this unique, year-round outdoorcommunity,” said Sugarbush Resort President Bob Ackland.

Situated in a converted administration building on the Sugarbush AccessRoad, the Sugarbush Office Suites are available as full-floor, partial floorand individual office suites. Utilities, parking, and snow removal areincluded.

Founded in 1958 as a glamorous Eastern option to the booming American skiscene, today’s Sugarbush Resort (www.sugarbush.com) is a unique combinationof challenging skiing and family amenities. Sugarbush is consistently ratedas one of the top 20 resorts in North America by Ski Magazine. Spread across4,000 acres of spectacular Green Mountain terrain, the resort features twodistinct peaks: Mt. Ellen (4,135 ft) and Lincoln Peak (3,975 ft).

On-mountain capabilities include 17 total lifts, five high-speed quads, twoterrain parks and a 300-foot competition halfpipe. With 115 trails,Sugarbush features a superior blend of terrain – 43 percent expert, 39percent intermediate and 18 percent beginner. Sugarbush is located 325 milesfrom New York, 210 miles from Hartford, 190 miles from Boston, and 45 milesfrom Burlington.

The Sugarbush Golf Course (http://sugarbush.com/summer/activities/golf.htm)was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., in 1962, blending natural terrainchallenges with resort scenery. Rated as one of the top five publiccourses in Vermont by Golf Digest, the Sugarbush links feature narrowfairways, multi-tiered greens, and spectacular views of the Mad RiverValley.

A full-feature health and fitness club, the Sugarbush Health & Racquet Club(www.sugarbush.com/winter/activities/sharc.htm ) combines theresources of the Valley Rock Gym, cardio equipment, free weights and circuittraining. The Club also offers more than 25 hours of group fitness classesper week including yoga and aqua aerobics. Indoor facilities include apool, Jacuzzi, sauna, and co-ed steam room, personal trainers, massagetherapy, tennis lessons and indoor golf lessons. The club’s outdooramenities include a pool, Jacuzzi and six tennis courts, including fourHar-Tru and two hard courts.

For more information on the Sugarbush Office Suites, please contact DrewSimmons at Pale Morning Media at 802-583-6069, palemorningmedia@yahoo.com.