PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn To Be Demolished, Redeveloped & Expanded

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Rendering of the new PlumpJack Redevelopment, Looking from the Village towards the Tram Building and Tram Face.

PlumpJack Inn, Fine Dining Restaurant & Cafe will be redeveloped from the current Squaw Valley Inn into a 3 building, 2-5 story hotel and residences with underground parking, restaurants, bar, pool, spa and fitness center. The Project is scheduled to be completed by December 2019.

PlumpJack is located at the base of Squaw Valley, CA. The ski resort, Squaw Valley Ski Holdings, is currently working on many redevelopment plans that they have been submitted to Placer County in recent years including; a mountain coaster, a base to base gondola and further village expansions.

Meriweather Group Rendering, PlumpJack Redevelopment Project, looking towards Red Dog and Olympic Lady Chairs

Project Description: The project consists of the demolition of the existing 61-room PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, constructed in 1959, located adjacent to the Squaw Valley Ski and Recreation Area, and the construction of the following primary components:

1) a two- and five-story hotel, containing 60 hotel key rooms and 6 residential units;

2) a three-story residential condominium building, containing 12 units;

3) a four-story residential condominium building, containing 16 units; and

4) an underground parking structure, containing 135 parking spaces.

– From Placer County’s Final EIR 

PlumpJack Redevelopment Site Plan

Press Release:

Squaw Valley, Calif. (September 26, 2017) – The PlumpJack Group, a leading hospitality management company that creates unique lifestyle experiences, is pleased to announce a multi-brand strategic partnership to redevelop the iconic Squaw Valley Inn into the PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn & Residences, set to be completed in December 2019. The team, comprised of Meriwether Co., CCY Architects, Level Four Advisors, VITA, HDSF, and The PlumpJack Group, will create one of Tahoe’s most exciting all-season destination resorts and residences at the base of the historic Squaw Valley Mountain.

“We’ve assembled our dream team and are ready to embark on creating Tahoe’s most distinctive resort and residences,” said Hilary Newsom, president and partner of The PlumpJack Group. “We’re building on our rich history with Squaw Valley and the legacy of the resort and infusing the new development with our signature PlumpJack hospitality.”

The project will replace the existing Squaw Valley Inn with a new 60-room inn and 34 exclusive slope-side residences. Located at the base of the mountain and just steps from The Village at Squaw Valley, PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn & Residences will offer one of the most coveted locations in the Tahoe region.

Award-winning CCY Architects of Aspen, Colorado has re-imagined the property with a forward-thinking design that reflects the warmth and charm of the existing inn. The aesthetic is decidedly “alpine luxe,” approachable, and friendly, yet filled with PlumpJack’s signature high-touch amenities and services. The residences will offer exclusive access and fringe benefits to buyers, including The PlumpJack Group’s portfolio of world-class wineries, luxury hotels, and innovative restaurants and bars, as well as the services available at the adjacent inn, including an on-site restaurant and bar, pool, spa, fitness center, and ski valet.

The PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn & Residences will be available for advance purchase starting this winter. For more information about PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn & Residences or to join the VIP interest list for the latest sales and construction news, please visit

-Excerpt from the Full Press Release: The PlumpJack Group Forms Strategic Partnership to Redevelop PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn

“Already one of the most respected hospitality brands in the Bay Area, The PlumpJack Group is partnering with Meriwether to transform its existing PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn into a boutique mixed use development to better serve the current and next generation of visitors.”

The Meriweather Group

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