Capital Lodge, located on Highway 2 between Tioga and Ray, says its best years as an industrial camp for 1,100 workers are likely over. It wants to downsize and become a commercial hotel-style operation.
Williams County commissioners denied a zoning change last week. Now, the lodging’s CEO says it will sell and relocate about one-third of its manufactured units -- probably to McKenzie County -- hunker down and see what the future holds.
Capital Lodge is one of the larger man camps in the Bakken business.
The five-year-old venture represents a private investment in excess of $30 million, with 140 manufactured units, 1,100 licensed beds, waste water treatment and lagoon, and a supersized dining and recreation dome. About 300 workers are using the facility.Much, more at the link. The story will likely be archived at the source.