WorthGroup Architects, a Reno-based firm that's specialized in gaming projects since its inception 21 years ago, sees signs that casino projects are beginning to move again.
Since February, WorthGroup has started work on eight casino projects, says Brian Fagerstrom, president of the firm, and more projects are likely to get into the pipeline soon.
Two factors are at play, Fagerstrom says.
Projects that were put on hold while their owners gauged the damage caused by the recession that began in 2008 are coming back online to take advantage of the recovery.
Second, some owners who have been able to finance …