$5M in BDC Financing helps Fairmont Hot Springs Resort do extensive upgrades

Upgrades to the resort are ongoing with a pause in construction from July to September to accommodate the resort’s peak season.

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Main entrance at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort will be seeing extensive upgrades, thanks to a financing agreement with the Business Development Bank of Canada. — Photo courtesy Columbia Valley website

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort located in beautiful British Columbia is pleased to announce a $5-million financing agreement with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) to help implement several strategic initiatives for the property. The financing agreement includes both funding towards the enhancement of the resort, and advisory services from BDC’s highly experienced specialists.

“We are thrilled about our new financing agreement with BDC and the positive impact this will have on our visitors. We are confident that the accommodation and amenity upgrades will guarantee Fairmont Hot Springs Resort remains a premium destination,” says Pascal van Dijk, President & CEO, Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. “We are grateful for the generous financing from BDC and excited for the future of the resort.”

Visitors will be delighted to experience all the upgrades to the property, with the first phase of renovations culminating in July – just in time for the resort’s peak summer season.

Upgrades to the property will include:

  • Modern renovations in all guest bathrooms
  • Beautifully renovated King rooms and select guest rooms
  • New deluxe RV sites with spectacular mountain views
  • Prime location cabins with full kitchen, fireplace, patio, BBQ and can sleep up to six guests
  • Renovated pool change rooms and expanded grass area around the natural mineral hot springs pool
  • Addition of pool cabanas with bar and restaurant service
  • New family-friendly activities, including a multisport area, mini putt and electric bike rentals
  • Enhanced dining experience at the Mountain Flowers Restaurant and the Bear’s Paw Bar & Grill including a new food and beverage director, refreshed menus, modern décor and three-season deck

“BDC is excited to work with organizations such as the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort that show real value for its customers and provide economic rewards to the local market,” says Nathan McAdam, Director, Corporate Financing, BDC. “We are thrilled to be involved in financing tangible improvements for the property so that Fairmont Hot Springs Resort continues to attract thousands of visitors from around the world.”

Upgrades to the resort are ongoing with a pause in construction from July to September to accommodate the resort’s peak season. Phase two will continue into the end of 2018 and into 2019 with the completion of all accommodation upgrades. For more information about the resort, please visit: www.fairmonthotsprings.com

About Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort is a year-round destination nestled in the heart of the BC Rockies in the stunning Columbia Valley, and home to Canada’s largest natural mineral hot springs. Visitors can experience everything the resort has to offer including three stunning golf courses, RV resort and campground, Natural Springs Spa, ski area and the legendary natural mineral hot springs pools and more.

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