Event, wedding planners scramble as Bay Valley Resort closes | Business

Occasion, marriage ceremony planners scramble as Bay Valley Resort closes | Enterprise

BAY COUNTY, Mich. (WJRT) – A well-liked resort in Bay County is closed and seems to up on the market.

An indication on a door on the Bay Valley Resort and Convention Middle says its closed for reservations, however for a way lengthy, nobody appears to know.

That may be a drawback for plenty of individuals, particularly {couples} with scheduled weddings on the resort.

“No manner, they aren’t closing, that place is gorgeous, they’ve plenty of enterprise, their restaurant is superb, they’ve weddings scheduled each weekend,” says Amanda Arness of Bay Metropolis.

And the weekend of September twenty fourth is when Andress and Aaron Bargeron had been planning to get married at Bay Valley Resort in Frankenlust Township.

However earlier this week, they realized, that the resort closed. An indication on the primary entrance door says it was closing for renovations.

However ABC 12 Information has realized that resort is up on the market, and a possible purchaser is an assisted residing facility.

An earlier social media publish from Bay Valley indicated the golf course would keep open. However the resort had conferences, commencement events, and weddings deliberate for a number of months.

“It was a shock,” says Andress.

Getting solutions on what individuals like Amanda and Aaron ought to do has been troublesome.

“There’s no person there, they actually kicked everybody out, locked the doorways, there isn’t any one answering telephones,” she says.

County data point out Bay Valley Resort Realty, LCC is the listed proprietor of the ability. Those self same property data point out 2020 property taxes haven’t been paid but.

“I do not perceive how they simply closed and left everyone had all these occasions and weddings booked, properly you’re simply going to determine it our your self, sorry,” says Andress.

Regardless of the trouble, Amanda and Aaron have figured their September marriage ceremony out.

“We simply left the Horizon Middle (Saginaw Township) and we simply booked it there, fortunately somebody cancelled on that date, and we fortunately obtained it right now, or we would not have a spot to go,” Andress says.

We tried to get in contact with Bay Valley Resort administration, however haven’t been in a position to do as of but.

The resort in Frankenlust Township closed this week with little rationalization.