Why Bishop?

Drone view of building by Ben Ditto

About Bishop, CA

Bishop, CA is the largest and most populated city in the Eastern Sierra (pop. 3,819), behind the resort Town of Mammoth Lakes just up the road at (7,271). It’s the economic and commercial hub of a large agricultural and outdoor destination region (pop 32,000) poised for growth.

  • Located halfway between Death Valley and Yosemite, and 40 miles south of the popular ski resort Mammoth Mountain
  • 270 miles from Los Angeles, 365 miles from San Francisco, 270 miles from Las Vegas
  • All commercial air traffic to the region is now routed through Bishop with the opening of the Eastern Sierra Regional Airport in December 2021
  • Year-round outdoor recreation opportunities: Bishop attracts over 30,000 visitors/day during peak season, and 70% of revenue comes from tourist spending
  • Increased number of visitors and people moving to the area with the popularity of remote work and outdoor recreation brought on by the pandemic
  • In 2016, Bishop was named one of the healthiest small towns in America based on amount of exercise, still there is a need for fresh and healthy prepared food options