Bay Realty Blog: Homer Alaska Traveler Kiosk Grand Opening!

Homer Alaska Traveler Kiosk Grand Opening!

Homer Alaska Chamber Of Commerce Grand Opening

Traveler Information Kiosk at BayCrest Overview Park

 Homer Alaska Bay Realty

When you drive into Homer the first Scenic Stop is at the top of the Hill Overlooking Homer  and the Famous Homer Spit.  Pretty much every person who drives into Homer will stop at the BayCrest Overview to gaze out on this stunning view. It really is just gorgeous. Ocean, Bay, Mountains, Glaciers fill your eyes with the beauty we call the Cosmic Hamlet by the Sea.


So When NAR put out a Placemaking Grant for REALTORS to use in their community, it wasn’t hard to put the $2500.00 grant to good work and team up with Homer Chamber of Commerce to build this Traveler Information Kiosk  to greet the many travelers from far and wide who stop here to enjoy and marvel in this beautiful place.


The Homer Chamber of Commerce had the Grand Opening Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Several people gathered as the Board of directors had a formal ribbon cutting ceremony, Adrienne Sweeny did the Honors while Bob Letson, chamber president, Tom Soderholm,  Gina Pelaia, Patrick Mede, Amanda Miotke, Tom Stroozas past chamber president, Homer Mayor Bryan Zak, Director Karen Zak and Member Services Manager Emily Berg all helped!

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The Homer Chamber will maintain The kiosk and it will be open during daylight hours in the winter and then for extended hours in the summer. They will stock it with information about Homer businesses and recreational opportunities.

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Congratulations to The Kachemak Board of Realtors with Much Thanks to Gina Pelaia  who helped make this happen by Obtaining the $2500.00  Placemaking Grant From

National Association of Realtors!

Homer Alaska Bay Realty 

What a Beautiful Place to have this Functional Kiosk to greet the many Travelers

Who stop to see this Gorgeous Overview of our Cosmic Hamlet by the Sea!



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Comment balloon 12 commentsDebra Leisek • January 29 2017 08:17AM


Those pictures you posted are simply breathtaking, Debra. I am one who doesn't like cold, snow, ice. But your pictures could certainly seduce me into visiting to see those scenes first-hand. And congratulations on the new kiosk... it's adorable and I'm sure a welcome addition to the community.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) over 2 years ago

I've been to Alaska once and it was so stunning to see the mountains and the beauty of Alaska. Looking forward to another trip soon.

Posted by faye schubert, technology and marketing specialist over 2 years ago

This kiosk is sure to be a 'Must Stop' for all the visitors to the area and it is truly money well-spent! More communities should follow suit!

Posted by Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI, Presence, Persistence & Perseverance (HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc.) over 2 years ago

Good morning Debra. A great story and accompanied by so mant beautiful pictures. Nice.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) over 2 years ago

I bet vistors will enjoy this stop for many years to come. 

Posted by Belinda Spillman, Colorado Living! (Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado) over 2 years ago

Thank you Nina Hollander If I can get you up here for a winter visit that would be a real coup! The Kiosk is a good thing... good for the community too!

Hello faye schubert  How is Branson Mo these days! Used to spend some time in Missouri Be sure and stop in and say hello if you are up this way! Thank you!

Posted by Debra Leisek ( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska) over 2 years ago

Hello Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386 The Kisok will be a real nice additione to our area...

Sheila Anderson Always nice to have you stop by  Thank YOu!

Belinda Spillman I agree... it will be a nice palce for them to gather information!

Posted by Debra Leisek ( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska) over 2 years ago

Debra, loved the idea, may I recommend you guys add insulation to the KIOSK so the California person can come visit...brrrrrrrrrrrr.... looks cold:) Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) over 2 years ago

Hello Endre Barath, Jr. ... it was a tad bit chilly for our grand opening but it didnt freeze our spirit!  it will be nice in june july august and septmember!

Posted by Debra Leisek ( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska) over 2 years ago

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Posted by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale (Realty ONE Group) over 2 years ago

I always enjoy your photographs. 

Have an outstanding week with your camera in hand.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) over 2 years ago

Thank you very much Roy Kelley  that means a lot coming from you!

Posted by Debra Leisek ( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska) over 2 years ago

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