Meeting in a conference room at the San Manuel Community Center on the reservation, San Manuel executives unveiled plans for a new 500-room hotel with additional casino, shopping and other amenities.

The addition will include a 4,000-seat performance center where top entertainment will be featured.

The 2,200-space parking structure will serve the hotel, restaurant and entertainment venue.

CEO Jerry Paresa said there will be about 1,400 construction jobs on the project, and about 1,200 permanent jobs upon completion, expected in 2020.

 The Tribe released a Notice of Preparation that invites comments from the surrounding area on off-reservation impacts. A Draft Tribal Economic Impact Report (TEIR) will be release next year before construction begins.

“We have our own Tribal requirements for construction,” Paresa said. “They are similar to those for cities and counties.”

The Tribal Environmental Impact report may be reviewed and comments made at

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