Construction Updates

Hotel Earl, formerly known as the Lodge, will begin construction on July 2, 2018 immediately following our ground-breaking. Updates will be made regularly on this page and our blog. 


Construction Update –  July 7, 2018

  • 90% of the interior of the hotel is now gutted.
  • Security fencing is up around the building and all usable furnishings were donated to the Bergman Center of Charlevoix. 
  • Beginning next week, demolition of the pool and park lot are to begin. The hotel will feature an indoor pool where the previous one was, but the outdoor pool will be gone. 




Construction Update – July 27, 2018

Demo continues at Hotel Earl.

  • The majority of the interior of the hotel is gutted.
  • The old pool building, that hasn’t been in use in almost 25 years, is now undergoing major demo. The second floor of that section of the building has been torn down, in order to rebuild the pool area to code.
  • We expect to begin some framing and foundation work in the coming weeks.
  • Our design team continues to work on the final plans of this exceptional project. 

Construction Update – August 9, 2018

  • Courtyard windows have been framed in and roof extensions have been cut off to make room for the construction of the 3rd floor.
  • The previous indoor pool building has been torn down to make way for the new indoor pool and fitness room.




Construction Update – August 17, 2018

  • Footings for the exterior hallway wall are being poured



Construction Update – September 10, 2018

  • Second floor framing is almost completed on the north side
  • Footings poured for the exterior walls and framing starts Monday. Our hallways will be enclosed for the first time.
  • Barrier free rooms are being reconfigured for ease of use




Construction Update – September 18, 2018

  • Trusses for the 3rd floor roof arrived
  • Framing/Installation of the hallways is underway

Construction Update – October 29, 2018
  • Third floor blocking is underway with the walls going in this week 
  • Grading of the parking lot




Construction Update – December 5, 2018

Framing almost complete on half the building

  • Framing and plumbing is almost complete on half the building