New Community Park Planned for Downtown Truckee

The half-acre lot between Church and Jibboom streets in downtown Truckee is set to become a new community park. The current playground area, owned by the Truckee Donner Recreation and Parks District, will be converted into an innovative public space, scheduled to break ground in spring with a projected completion date of fall 2019. The… Read more »

Building Blocks Truckee is poised for modular building

As soon as December of this year, an initial wave of 12-by-60-foot flatbed trucks carrying Truckee housing will roll into town. The homes, stacked like 20-ton Lego blocks, will be bound for the community’s newest housing development, Coburn Crossing, bringing 137 much needed rentals to the market. Closely following will be a second round of… Read more »

California Custom Builder Enters New Realm of Hybrid Home Building

California Custom Builder Enters New Realm of Hybrid Home Building Mark Tanner Construction tries out prefabricated construction methods to broaden company abilities. By SYMONE GARVETT This story was originally published in Builder. In California’s Sierra Valley, custom builder Mark Tanner Construction has always been known for its one-of-a-kind site-built homes. But now, the company has begun a new wave… Read more »

Let’s Get Lost In The Sierras

By Philip Ferrato / 10/31/18 at 1:00 pm / Comments Photo Credit: Nakoma Resort   Ascend, an outstanding project north of Lake Tahoe is coming to fruition– a collection of high-design manufactured homes set in the forest at the Nakoma resort. In a beautiful year-round location, it’s not far from the slopes (with a shuttle to Northstar) and… Read more »

CALIFORNIA CUSTOM BUILDER ENTERS NEW REALM OF HYBRID HOME BUILDING

BUILDER CALIFORNIA CUSTOM BUILDER ENTERS NEW REALM OF HYBRID HOME BUILDING Mark Tanner Construction tries out prefabricated construction methods to broaden company abilities. By Symone Garvett In California’s Sierra Valley, custom builder Mark Tanner Construction has always been known for its one-of-a-kind site-built homes. But now, the company has begun a new wave of hybrid home building, working… Read more »

Rolling With the Punches

Rolling With the Punches A switch of architects and a major redesign mid-project didn’t faze this remodeler. By Sean Wallisch Surprises always come up during construction projects, but perhaps nothing is harder than a change in architect halfway through. That’s exactly what happened to Mark Tanner and his team at Mark Tanner Construction last spring. As… Read more »