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The Eco Minute Video Interview with Keir Weimer on Live Eco Style

Fall 2022 – Live Eco Style

Great Adventures – A new outdoor-focused brand leans into active vacationing

“We’re just finishing a renovation in a town called Peterborough about an hour from Boston-right on a river, a really cool place called the Jack Daniels Inn. We are also in contract for our first acquisition in central Vermont, and we have a second Vermont property coming under contract shortly.”
Fall 2022 – Boutique Design Magazine

42nd Gold Key Awards Finalists Revealed

“In addition, we will recognize this year’s Boutique 18 class and BD Up-and-Coming Hotelier of the Year, Keir Weimer of Weekender, during the event. Both winners and finalists will also be highlighted in the Winter 2022 issue of Boutique Design magazine.”
Sep 28, 2022 – Hospitality Design

How to Plan the Perfect Adirondacks Vacation in Any Season — Charming Towns and Gorgeous Hikes Included

“Motor lodges are having a moment. Thanks to a renovation under its new owner, the Weekender hotel group, the once-old-school Shaheen’s Adirondack Inn now offers an updated spin on classic roadside accommodations.”
Sep 28, 2022 – Travel & Leisure

Boutique 18, BD Up-and-Coming Hotelier Announced for 2022

“Boutique Design magazine has announced its yearly Up-and-Coming Hotelier, a noteworthy hotelier in the hospitality industry. Boutique Design created the award to recognize the visionary hoteliers who are redefining guests’ expectations regarding how hotels look, feel, and operate. The winners are the masterminds behind young brands emerging as influencers in the hospitality industry. This year’s honoree is Keir Weimer, founder, Weekender.”
Sep 19, 2022 – Hospitality Design

Weekender Hotels bought 3 hotels this year. They are about to buy 3 more

“We will acquire every bit of four to five more in 2023,” Weimer said. “We want to be in Saratoga where our headquarters are. We want to be in the Hudson Valley. We want to be in the Catskills and Berkshires and we are looking at Maine, Cape Cod, New Hampshire and the White Mountains.”

Sep 16, 2022 – Albany Business Review

Weekender Hotels Featured Article – Fall 2022

“The brand’s mission is to help guests reconnect with restorative outdoor experiences, something that wanes as our weekends are more mired with the wired world and its many demands.”
Fall 2022 Edition – Local ADK Magazine

You’ll Love This Monadnock Region NH Hotel: Jack Daniels Inn Review

“Poised alongside the Contoocook River, the Jack Daniels Inn offers spotless, spacious rooms with plenty of creature comforts, extra amenities, and the best in technology.”

Sep 12, 2022 – Enjoy Travel Life

Hospitality Design Magazine – August 2022

“Keir Weimer started his career in real estate, growing a luxury brokerage team in Upstate New York with Sotheby’s International Realty. But he always knew he wanted to build a company that he “could craft from the beginning,” he says. “I like the challenge. I like the idea of trying to find something missing in the market and creating a solution for it.”
August 2022 – Hospitality Design Magazine

Placid Bay Inn changes hands after four decades

“A Lake Placid hotel that hasn’t changed hands in four decades has been sold to a regional businessman who sees potential in revamping the property. The Placid Bay Inn, which has been owned by the Dramm family for the past 41 years, was sold to hotelier, investor and real estate broker Keir Weimer last month.”
June 4, 2021 – Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Real estate broker acquires Adirondack Mountains lodge

“Real estate broker Keir Weimer acquired the 19-room Alpine Lodge, three miles from the Gore Mountain Ski Resort in New York’s Adirondack Mountains.”
June 1, 2020 – Albany Business Review