The new building project on the former site of the La Gare restaurant in Saanen is complete. Apartments, lodging for John F. Kennedy School and Le Rosey, as well as office space make up the new complex.
The dilapidating La Gare restaurant was the eyesore of Saanen for over 20 years. When the restaurant closed down, the site was left abandoned. The owners, Family Eckes, had made plans to redevelop it, but local opposition ensured it never came to anything. In the end, the site was sold to local real estate kingpins Matti and Bach.
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