Andy Wirth’s Squaw Valley Redevelopment Awaits Final Approval

The expansion plan at Squaw Valley Resorts has passed yet another hurdle on its way to being approved. After being approved by the Placer County Planning Commission, the project has moved a step further this fall to the County Board of Supervisor for final discussion and approval.

The project is a redevelopment and completion of the incomplete base area Village at Squaw Valley to reestablish the ski resort as a preferred mountain resort destination as well as ensure a sustainable future for the community in the village.

90% of the project redevelopment is meant to improve existing asphalts and disturbed lands parking lots, creating more than 500 new year-round jobs to support tourism that’s not seasonally dependent. Read more: Season 4 Episode 11 – Squaw Valley – Undercover Boss Photos

The project will offer more than $150 million in new infrastructural services including EMS improvements, road, health institutions, and other utilities. $22 million to be generated in annual taxation will enhance the creation of public services including schools, public safety facilities, and parks.

Additionally, the rest of the money generated from the project will be dedicated to recreational planning to improve biking and hiking trails, create more parks, develop transit initiatives, and fund environmental initiatives.

Andy Wirth believes that Squaw Valley’s future is critical to the community across the region. As such, it is time to take action and support an environmentally and economically sustainable Squaw Valley for the next generation. He was particularly pleased with the project after succeeding to eliminate the current circumstance of traffic and transit.

About Andy Wirth

According to Sqawalpine and Crowdrise, Andy Wirth is the CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Resorts in California. He has worked tirelessly to make the region a number one tourist destination across the world. Andy is also the Chairman of Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation (RASC) and Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board of Trustees.

At RASC, Andy is involved in the development of air services and airports for major resorts and communities from Colorado to Quebec. Notably, he established the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and Alaska Airline Services among other airline utilities in different locations.

Additionally, he is a major supporter of environmental and community services around Lake Tahoe, with a special focus on improving the skiing space for all age groups in the region.

He is the founder of ‘Wounded Warrior’, an Ironman team that honors the fine men of the navy seal as well as raise money for the Navy SEAL Foundation.

How Will The Drought Affect California Ski Resorts?

In a radio interview at a California radio station, KCRW, Andy Wirth explains the effects of the drought on California Ski Resorts. The past few winters have affected the businesses, but they have tried to keep them afloat.

After listening to the “Press Play with Madeleine Brand” program, I was able to understand the various challenges that business take. In fact, it is the role of management to safeguard the business against all challenges that come to it.

Andy affirms that it is their role to manage the business against climate and leave a legacy.  Learn more about Andy Wirth: http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=36030954&privcapId=7911768 and www.kcrw.com/people/andy-wirth

When he asked about the issue of profitability as a result of the previous weather conditions, Andy assures the public that they are still profitable despite the adverse weather patterns.

He reiterates that they can still service a few winters and go profitable. However, Andy Whirt reveals that they expect that the coming winters will not be severe like the past few.

The issue of lack of skiing space arose, and he was quick the reveal that Squaw Valley Ski Holdings has over 6,000 square meters of the ski area. They have an extensive skiing area that is still available for the sport.

Andy assured the public and potential clients not to have any doubt because they have plans of making ice for skiing. They have done research together with the University of California, and it is possible to maintain the business in the next many years. The scientific research and results are the future of the resort.

According to Andy Wirth, the El Nino winter is a potential challenge but over the years he has mastered the art of adapting to weather patterns. The experience he has acquired over the years have played a role in his confidence in keeping the business afloat in the worst weather conditions.

Since 2010, Andy Wirth, known as Andy, has maintained a steady business run for Squaw Valley Ski Holdings. He has provided the way regarding decision making and strategic development. There were times when the challenges were tougher, but they can top.

Also, he serves as the sales and marketing president. The marketing strategies they have come up with over time have proven his worth to the business.

In fact, he reveals, in the radio interview at KCRW, that their summer is fully booked. It explains the strategic moves they make to sell their brand in California and other parts of the world.

Andy Wirth ends the interview by explaining that though he did not anticipate to end up dealing with weather challenges.

He affirms that the experiences he acquired while in Northern Mexico have made him a better person.