• Economic Revitalization

    The South Shore of Lake Tahoe is home to approximately 25,000 residents who embrace the quality of life the area offers. Whether you're a first time visitor, a repeat guest or a full-time resident, you can expect to be treated with genuine kindness. The area offers numerous opportunities for year-round recreation and leisure, employment, entrepreneurial ventures, health and wellness facilities and highly rated educational institutions. The scenery is unparalleled with four distinct seasons, 10,000-foot peaks and the crystal blue waters of the largest alpine lake in North America. We hope this page will provide you a better idea of the community and the not-so-conservative lifestyle we lead.

    Tahoe Chamber is committed in its efforts to attract and develop businesses in the South Shore. Already an attractive recreation and gaming destination in the United States, the Tahoe Basin offers a variety of opportunities for corporate investment and growth. The Tahoe Prosperity Center has compiled useful information about the South Shore community. Read Measuring for Prosperity: Community and Economic Indicators for the Lake Tahoe Basin for a more in-depth analysis of our community's unique qualities.

    Lake Tahoe has recently earned top honors:

    • Lake Tahoe named "Best Lake in America" by USA Today readers
    • South Lake Tahoe named "Best Ski Destination" by 10Best.com's reader


    The South Shore offers more than panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada mountains and the crystal blue waters of Lake Tahoe, it also offers a number of opportunities to grow professionally while enjoying the natural environment and unique culture.

    The following topics include information about the agenices, institutions and organizaitons in the South Shore community making great strides in making the Tahoe Basin a place to live, work and recreate.