The Village is the newest site for many recognized Reno-Tahoe businesses
Reno’s newest city center, designated the “Living Room of Reno,” at The Village at Rancharrah is expected to open for business this time next year. Under the direction of Tolles Development Company, the new commercial development will house around 20 businesses at The Village at Rancharrah complementing Reno Land Inc.’scurrent residential project at the 141-acre property.
The $50 million mixed-use commercial development will include waterfront dining, shopping and office space opportunities to South Reno. With “Napa Valley style” architecture and landscaping, the aesthetic will pay homage to the original ranch and Reno Land Inc.’s current development of the historic site.
“Located in the heart of Reno, The Village at Rancharrah will be a place where the community can take a break from their busy daily lives and unwind,” said Par Tolles, principal of Tolles Development Company. “We are creating a frictionless environment for visitors to easily navigate and interact within this local hub.”
Fire pits, Adirondack chairs and a grassy village green will create four seasons amenities for shoppers, and the courtyard style design will protect visitors from traffic and the elements. The absence of large corporations and restaurant chains will establish The Village at Rancharrah as local and regionally focused, and will offer visitors a unique shopping and dining experience with some of Reno-Tahoe’s favorite brands.
The Village at Rancharrah will be a mix of retail, restaurant and lifestyle offerings. The confirmed businesses include:
Positioned on the edge of the water with breathtaking views overlooking the Rancharrah Mansion, the owner of Lake Tahoe restaurants including Gar Woods, Riva Grill, Caliente and Bar of America is bringing his unique Tahoe flair to Reno at The Village at Rancharrah. This flagship waterfront eatery will offer guests a mixed menu of land and sea entrees as an American fish and steak house with an emphasis on a lively bar. Tom Turner, the owner and restaurateur of the new waterfront space, plans to give South Reno a taste derived from his other four restaurant.
Dolce Vita’s location in the Village at Rancharrah will be Reno’s largest, locally-owned, spa outside of the casinos. Inspired by the beauty and energy of its picturesque setting, the 10,000 square-foot lakefront Spa & Wellness Center will offer an array of spa treatments for body and face: some traditional, and others inspired by Reno’s high desert locale. Plunge into the outdoor mineral hot tub, revive weary muscles with targeted bodywork, restore confidence with nourishing skin care, achieve balance with a restorative yoga session. The spa will be the first of its kind to offer the unique combination of day spa, med spa and wellness programs and will also be the first full-service spa to also offer monthly membership plans.
Rancharrah Clothing Co.
From the owner of South Creek Clothing Co. comes a charming new boutique at The Village at Rancharrah. The Rancharrah Clothing Co. will have affordable, contemporary clothing, shoes and accessories for women of all ages, while maintaining a stylish flair built from 24 years experience dressing the San Francisco Bay area second home owner as well as the full-time North Shore Tahoe ladies. The new location will be more central to Reno, providing for a new customer base as well as catering to their existing customers in South Reno.
Süp is a high-quality, quick service eatery with a daily rotation of soups. All of their soups, sauces, stocks and salad dressings are made from scratch using local ingredients. Süp has been a staple in the Midtown District for over ten years with their made-to-order lunch and dinner fare. Owners, Christian and Kasey Christensen, hope to bring everything their customers love about the warmth and vibe of Süp Midtown with some added upgrades to The Village at Rancharrah.
“The Village at Rancharrah was deeply aligned with so many of our growth goals at Süp,” said Kasey Christensen, co-owner of Süp. “The design elements are exactly what we were looking for, the area is centrally located, we’re surrounded by fellow local small businesses we know and trust, and we believe in the vision of The Village at Rancharrah. This is going to be the best spot in South Reno to go for a true local shopping and dining experience.”
The women’s lifestyle, clothing and baby boutique, Chez Vous, offers customers a unique and personalized shopping experience. What started more than 25 years ago as a home business has now been brick and mortar for the last 20 years and has proudly built a large and loyal customer base. At The Village at Rancharrah, Chez Vous will be at the forefront of the fashion scene for home, gifts, fashion, baby, jewelry and spirit. The owners are looking forward to expanding their audience and building new customer friendships and relationships.
Where coffee meets cocktails, Coffeebar is the fuel that propels locals throughout their busy day. They offer hand-roasted coffee, organic teas, breakfast, lunch and evening options, as well as beer, wine and cocktails. Coffeebar was originally founded in Truckee in 2010, and with a new site opening at The Village at Rancharrah, Coffeebar will bring a more elevated dining experience as well as an expanded in-house food and baking program.
“Guests can expect to see fresh baked breads, even more delicious pastries and a much broader selection of paleo, vegan and gluten-free options,” said Greg Buchheister, owner of Coffeebar. “We will also launch our full evening program at The Village at Rancharrah called ‘Coffeebar After Dark,’ featuring an amazing wine, beer and cocktail list paired with great food and atmosphere. It will be the perfect place to start or finish your evening.”
Serving tapas and cocktails, this upscale bar-restaurant is a favorite spot for locals in Reno. Centro Bar and Kitchen is an elegant, high-end dining experience where patrons can sample an array of seasonal ingredient-driven modern-style small plates with a fusion of contemporary and American style dishes. With their second location at The Village at Rancharrah, Centro Bar and Kitchen is sure to draw a crowd of new and loyal customers alike.
With roots in Truckee, this high-end art gallery represents artists featuring originals, sculptures, jewelry, and rare fine art editions from the most sought after artists. Art Obsessions opened its doors in Truckee in 2011, and will be opening its second location in South Reno at The Village for like-minded patrons of the arts.
Using old school ballet techniques and a new approach to fitness, The Bar Effect will bring The Village at Rancharrah a place where fitness-minded people can meet together to shop, eat and reach their fitness goals. The bar classes will be accessible for all ages and fitness levels, and will offer low-impact workouts for fast results.
There are other spaces available for select business owners and restaurateurs at The Village at Rancharrah that are yet to be filled. Those interested can apply online at, villageatrancharrah.com.
“We’ve watched the food and retail scene in MidTown and around Reno evolve to become what it is today,” said Kyle Rea, chief operating officer for Tolles Development Company. “Our goal is to give these businesses a canvas to build on and really elevate their already successful concepts.”
The Village will be open to the public in early 2020 and is accessible to North and South-bound traffic, with a Kietzke lane entrance located near US HWY 395 ramps. An abundance of onsite parking will add further convenience for patrons. Additional information on The Village at Rancharrah can be found at villageatrancharrah.com.