Four days after a federal court judge in Miami gave him control over the Q Burke Hotel in Vermont, Michael Goldberg was in East Burke on Tuesday showing the property to two potential buyers.
“It will be sold eventually. It’s not going to be sold right away,” said Goldberg, who was appointed by the federal court to oversee several Vermont properties involved in an alleged funding scandal.
Ariel Quiros and Bill Stenger, developers of Q Burke and six other Northeast Kingdom projects funded through the federal EB-5 visa program, were charged April 14 by federal and state authorities with misusing the money and misleading investors.
While Goldberg's goal is to to sell the hotel, more immediate plans are to open it for business by Thanksgiving, said Steve Olson, chief executive officer of Leisure Hotels and Resorts, the Kansas firm Greenberg hired to manage the Burke and Jay Peak resorts.
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