Our diverse talents and complete skill sets are able help you fully realize your vision, with a conscious mind toward minimizing the impact of the building industry on the natural world.

Palisade Construction is not currently conducting business in the Tahoe-Truckee area.

Owner Ian Waight has relocated to Perth, Australia.  For information or referrals contact:



Palisade Construction is a full-service construction and project management firm specializing in high quality, custom homes and renovation projects in the Lake Tahoe area.

Founded by Ian Waight in 2001, Palisade Construction is committed to sustainable building practices that minimize impact on the environment. From new home constructions and historic restorations to remodels and custom furnishings, Ian and his team employ their diverse skill set and superior craftsmanship to bring their clients’ vision to life.

Ian Waight

As President of the Sierra Green Building Association (SiGBA), Ian has helped expand awareness and adoption of environmental practices in the building industry. An officer of SiGBA since 2003, he has been influential in establishing best practices and educating the building community about the benefits of green building techniques. This unique experience allows him to provide insight and creative solutions for integrating alternative methods of building into the high-end mountain home style.

The Palisade Construction team is composed of friendly, hard-working and highly skilled craftsmen who take pride in their work and respect their surroundings.

Ian is a California native who entered the construction industry in 1994. He is a graduate of the University of California at San Diego where he earned a Bachelors of Science in Ecology in 1997. He received his general contracting license in 2001.