Skoglund Family Buys Iconic Branson Hotel

Publish Date: 
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Contact: Scott Skoglund

Telephone: 417-334-8404

Cell: 417-676-0445

Email: [email protected]

March 14, 2017 


Branson, MO. March 14, 2017– The Skoglund family, one of Branson’s premier hotel owners, has added to their five Branson hotels with the purchase of the well-known Lodge of The Ozarks property from Morrell Hospitality, LLC. The purchase, an iconic Highway 76 property was completed in January. Lodge of The Ozarks is home to 189 rooms, restaurant, Club Vegas dinner theater and conference hall.

Dave Skoglund of Branson’s Best Inc., said “he and his family were honored and excited to own a Hotel that has been associated with Branson for so many years.”

A full rehabilitation of the property has started and will be completed in phases over the next three years. According to Scott Skoglund, a partner in the company. it is anticipated that the first phase of the remodel will be completed this summer in time to open for family vacations.

The company is a family affair as Dave and Linda’s son, Scott Skoglund, handles property maintenance, and their daughter and son-in-law, Janelle and Keith Schaum, separately manage Branson properties through Schaum Properties.  

In 1990, the Skoglunds’ first purchase was Lazy Valley Resort, which they sold three years later. They’ve since purchased the 66-unit Branson’s Best Motel, the 99-unit Savannah House, the 51-unit Savannah House II, and the 51-unit Brookwood Inn. Their last acquisition, was the 180-unit Cobblestone Inn and Conference Center that they fully renovated and renamed The Camden Hotel & Conference Center. The family formerly owned Whispering Hills Inn but latter sold it to their daughter and son-in-law. Skoglund Properties, received the 2011 Small Business of the Year Award from the Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau and are  well known for their dedication to both their properties and guests as recognized with their consistent Certificates of Excellence by Tripadvisor.

Commercial 1 Brokers LLC., Branson’s Premier Commercial Real Estate firm Represented the Skoglund family with the purchase.

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