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Chambers Bay Golf Resort Development Scrapped

Chambers Bay Golf Resort Development Scrapped

Chambers Bay Golf Resort, a planned three-story, 171-room hotel located on the Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, WA, will not be constructed due to financing issues. The golf course hosted the 2015 U.S. Open, generating $124 million for the region, according to a 2106 Pierce County report.

Pierce County and Puyallup-based Absher Construction made the announcement, saying in a news release, “Due to the current economic climate where lenders are pulling back and raising interest rates, we are unable to secure commercially viable financing for the project.”

“While this project may have ended, I will continue to work with the council and executive Bruce Dammeier to find ways to bring new amenities to Chambers Bay,” said Pierce County Council Chair Ryan Mello. “Chambers Bay is much more than a golf course; bringing new amenities here will improve the recreational options it provides for everyone.”

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Mark comes to ConnectCRE with an extensive background as a business and news reporter in San Francisco radio, as well as 35 years as a traffic reporter on several stations including KGO, KNBR, KCBS and KFRC. As a business reporter, Mark covered the tech world in Silicon Valley where he became familiar with real estate transactions in the hot Bay Area marketplace. He attended San Jose State University with a BA in Radio and TV Broadcasting and currently resides in the Lake Tahoe area where he gets to frequently enjoy all of his favorite activities: Golfing, Fishing, Hiking and Skiing.

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