Media

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 »

How a California Home’s Design Changed on the Fly

When the owners of a house under construction in Truckee, Calif., decided to abandon the mountain-style look of their partially built home, they turned to Los Angeles-based Marmol Radziner’s modern aesthetic. The about-face required builder Mark Tanner Construction to swiftly adapt in order to stay on schedule. Tasked with scrapping the partially completed second floor,… Read more »

HOW A CALIFORNIA HOME’S DESIGN CHANGED ON THE FLY

When the owners of a house under construction in Truckee, Calif., decided to abandon the mountain-style look of their partially built home, they turned to Los Angeles-based Marmol Radziner’s modern aesthetic. The about-face required builder Mark Tanner Construction to swiftly adapt in order to stay on schedule. Tasked with scrapping the partially completed second floor,… Read more »

TRUCKEE COMMUNITY RALLIES BEHIND NEW DOWNTOWN PARK

A RENDERING OF TRUCKEE’S NEW DOWNTOWN PARK AND SENSORY GARDEN, COURTESY HIGH WEST LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS TRUCKEE COMMUNITY RALLIES BEHIND NEW DOWNTOWN PARK Written by Sylas Wright Filling space between one of Truckee’s most historically significant buildings and hottest new hangouts is a decidedly unspectacular property. Boxed in by the weather-beaten exterior of the building and unsightly… Read more »

BEST OF TAHOE SOCIAL SCENE

THE MARK TANNER CONSTRUCTION TEAM OF ROBBIE JAMISON, MARK TANNER, STEPHEN REITTER AND CASEY EBERHARDT, PHOTO BY JEFF FREEMAN PHOTOGRAPHY 15TH ANNUAL MOUNTAIN HOME AWARDS Tahoe Quarterly celebrated its 15th annual Mountain Home Awards by throwing a party hosted by the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, where we also handed out plaques to the winning designers and builders. The… Read more »

CLEAR CREEK TAHOE: A NEW STATE OF LUXURY

CLEAR CREEK TAHOE AND ITS COORE & CRENSHAW GOLF COURSE ARE TUCKED OFF OF HIGHWAY 50 ON THE EASTERN SLOPE OF THE CARSON RANGE, A SHORT DRIVE FROM LAKE TAHOE CLEAR CREEK TAHOE: A NEW STATE OF LUXURY Written by Sylas Wright   |  Photography by Clear Creek Tahoe Clear Creek Tahoe has long held a grand vision… Read more »

Modernized Revision

in Mountain Home Awards 2018, Mountain Homes by Sylas Wright A CHANGE IN ARCHITECTS MID-BUILD RESULTS IN A MORE MODERN, LESS MOUNTAIN MARTIS CAMP HOME In the field of custom home building, builders must be nimble, ever ready to adjust on the fly. There’s no telling when the design may veer from its original course. Such was the… Read more »

Thermally Modified Wood Heats Up the Siding Market

Product Monitor Thermally Modified Wood Heats Up the Siding Market The high-performance product, which has had success in Europe, is starting to make an impression on the U.S. market By Charles Wardell Although thermally modified decking and siding has been available in Europe for at least two decades, it’s a newcomer to U.S. and Canadian markets…. Read more »

Inspiration by Design

INSPIRATION BY DESIGN in Mountain Home Awards 2017, Mountain Homes by Alison Bender   |  Photography by Vance Fox Award: Outstanding Building Design: Scott Gillespie, SANDBOX Studio Builder: Mark Tanner Construction, Inc. Interior Design: Erin Martin Design Square Feet: 7,781 Year Complete: 2015 Oftentimes, a great home is the result of its team—the architect, builder and interior… Read more »

Pushing the Envelope

PUSHING THE ENVELOPE in Mountain Home Awards 2017, Mountain Homes by Sylas Wright   |  Photography by Vance Fox Award: Innovative Design Building Design: SANDBOX Studio Builder: Mark Tanner Construction Interior Design: Aspen Leaf Interiors Square Feet: 3,267 Year Complete: 2016 This was no run-of-the-mill remodel, despite the original intent. In 2014, Truckee’s SANDBOX Studio and Mark… Read more »

Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe

TRUCKEE, Calif. (Mar. 16, 2017)  Truckee’s Mark Tanner Construction (MTC) caught the attention of  BUILD Magazine recently, when the UK publication named it one of the top commercial and residential interior design firms in California. “We feel honored and thrilled to be singled out to receive this recognition,” said Jaime Carter of the MTC in-house… Read more »

Pottery Barn Kids

The team at Mark Tanner Construction is proud that our custom interior finish work in one of our client’s homes provided the perfect, rustic mountain home backdrop for a Pottery Barn Kids catalog photo shoot.

“Tahoe’s ultimate, totally artisan-made ski chalet”

This article appears in the Chronicle’s new home design magazine, Habitat, which premieres Sunday April 24. Surprise is the umami of emotions — a complex sensation that can sometimes turn your stomach sour if the proportions are ever so slightly off. Think of that surprise party that went disastrously wrong, or the unexpected proposal that… Read more »

Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations 2015 Winners! At the 62nd Annual Awards Dinner we brought together the business community to recognize and honor individuals and businesses that are doing it right, excelling, and rising to the top of the pack.   Small Business of the Year (1-10 Employees) The Painted Vine Small Business of the Year (11-49 Employees) Advanced Asphalt Non… Read more »