Proposed Project Benefits

The Tahoe City Lodge will reflect the character and values of the region and serve as a catalyst for environmental, economic and community revitalization. Our vision is to create an exceptionally high quality, sustainably built and operated Lodge.

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Creating Jobs & Stimulating the Local Economy

  • $43.4M of economic activity comes into the community during construction
  • $8.6M annual infusion into the local economy via taxes, jobs and visitor spending (including $500,000 in transient occupancy taxes per year)
  • 393 jobs created with 76 annual ongoing and 317 one-time construction jobs
  • Boosts local economy by increasing visitor spending in town
  • Inspires new & upgraded business revitalization in Tahoe City
  • First lodging project on the North Shore in a town center in more than half a century

Delivering Community Benefits

  • Meets community’s long-term stated vision of creating an infill hotel development with walkability, retail and mixed-use on main street
  • Rebuilds Tahoe City Golf Course Clubhouse with an improved Pro Shop as well as meeting and event space for public and private use
  • Creates sense of arrival at gateway and eliminates existing blighted commercial property
  • Increases property values for neighbors
  • Improves downtown parking through a joint-use strategy with Tahoe City Golf Course
  • Leverages transit options with regular bus stops in front of the property and bike racks to encourage use of trails
  • Encourages more destination visitors to Tahoe City evening festivities

Achieving Environmental Gains

  • Removes current blighted property to improve visual and water quality
  • Reduces vehicle miles traveled by adding quality lodging in the Basin: local beds = fewer day trips
  • Achieves significant environmental benefits for many TRPA thresholds
  • Meets LEED building and green hotel standards with significant reduction in energy, water use and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Promotes the restoration of lands designated as Stream Environment Zones
  • Reduces on-site coverage including in Stream Environment Zone lands


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Vision

The Tahoe City Lodge will reflect the character and values of the region and serve as a catalyst for environmental, economic and community revitalization. Our vision is to create an exceptionally high quality, sustainably built and operated Lodge.


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