Tahoe South
Event Center

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By the Numbers

Year that the Douglas County Board of Commissioners designated the casino core at South Shore as a redevelopment district, identifying a multi-use event center as  the catalyst to reverse this decline.

2000-2019 : A Shifting Local Economy in Douglas Co.

-7000

Decrease in jobs at South Shore between 2000 and 2019

55%

Percentage of increase in property value on California side of South Shore within California redevelopment district

-$150,000,000

Decrease in gaming revenue between 2000 and 2018 at South Shore

-40%

Percentage decrease in assessed property values in the Casino Core between 2000 and 2018

Douglas
County Facts
& Figures

40-percent
Percentage of Douglas County’s property tax, consolidated tax, room tax, and gaming revenues generated at Lake Tahoe
46-percent
Percentage of paid employees in Douglas County who work in retail, accommodations, and food services.
9-percent
Percentage of Douglas County’s population that resides at Lake Tahoe.

Open For Possibility

number of events the new center could host annually - 130

$1,000,000

Estimated increase in annual revenues to Douglas County with a new event center (without increase in Casino Core assessed values)

Potential number of concerts annually

0

Number of year-round facilities at South Shore that competes with other markets in attracting conventions, trade shows, special events and entertainment

Open For
Opportunity

Creating Jobs

350-550

Estimated number of FTE jobs, many primarily benefting part-time/seasonal employees

800

Estimated number of construction jobs

28

Number of additional weeks current seasonal employees will be able to work with the new event center