Canadian company to purchase ski resort in southern Alaska

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The Hotel Alyeska at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska, in December 2007. (AP Photo/Al Grillo)
Girdwood’s Alyeska Resort is set to be sold.

In a statement Tuesday, Marketing Director Eric Fullerton said the resort has entered into a contract to sell “substantially all of it’s resort assets” to the Canadian company Pomeroy Lodging.

Fullerton said the transaction is expected to close before the end of the year.

Western Canadian company

Pomeroy Lodging is a hospitality company based in Grande Prairie, Alberta. The business owns and operates hotels in Western Canada.

Fullerton said he has nothing more to add right now.

Pomeroy Lodging did not return requests for comment by the time this story was reported.

Alyeska is currently owned by John Byrne, who lives in Alta, Utah and bought the resort in 2006.

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Abbey Collins, Alaska Public Media

Abbey Collins, Alaska Public Media

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