Lookout Mountain, Georgia, golf course will seek state sales tax incentives through Tourism Development Act

A newly renovated golf course and proposed hotel and convention center atop Lookout Mountain in Georgia could see significant sales tax incentives once the multimillion-dollar project is completed.

The developers behind the new McLemore golf course are hoping to secure a state-level sales tax break through the Georgia Tourism Development Act.

Scenic Land Co., whose company took over the former Canyon Ridge development two years ago, officially announced it will apply for the sales tax break at Tuesday night's Walker County Commission meeting.

William Duane Horton, president of Chattanooga-based Scenic Land Co., said the tax break will help defray the project's cost after it expands with a 245-room hotel conference center and destination resort.

The tax break would allow Scenic Land Co.