Our future Economic Development goals
Tourism has the potential of generating a substantial
amount of income for the Navajo Nation. According to a recent study,
has an economic impact of $100 million dollars and supports 3,506 jobs.
To promote tourism in the Navajo Nation and to capture more of the tourist
dollars, we have planned a number of projects:
Completion of Phase II and Phase III-Antelope Marina & Resort
- Monument Valley Interpretive Center
- Dinetah Scenic Road
- Dine Tourism Corridor
Commercial & Real Estate Development
Office and retail space development has been initiated by Chuska/Sahara,
utilizing private financing and using the Bureau of Indian Affairs loan
guarantee program at various sites. The sites are:
- White Cone Commercial Development - Phase I development
is in the bid process to prepare a 4.0 acre tract of land in White
a southwestern community for future business. The target business is an 8,000-10,000
retail center that includes a gas station, convenience store, laundry
and a small sit-down eating operation.
- Karigan Housing Development Phase II -
Phase II development of housing on Karigan Estates in St. Michaels,
AZ will began in July, 2004. The project
is a continuation of home ownership on fee lands located at Karigan Estates.
Retail Center - Site Development for a small retail center currently
being advertised for bids. Target business for the 3.0 acre tract
of land in Sawmill, AZ includes a gas station and convenience store.
Shopping Center - Infrastructure planning and development to accommodate
a future full-scale shopping center at Sanders, AZ is
in the architect and
engineering stages. The project will provide for tenant recruitment
and construction of a commercial facility to accommodate the Newlands community.
- Tuba City Office and Retail Complex (42,000 sq. ft.) Completion
date is June, 2004
- Kayenta Office and Retail Complex
- Shiprock Office and Retail Complex
- Dilkon Office and Retail Complex
- Fort Defiance Office and Retail Complex
- Crownpoint Office and Retail Complex
Download our Projects in Development
for a list of what the Navajo Nation is currently working on.
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of Economic Development Project Priority Listing