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Auto dealer Weir gives $1M to UNR baseball

October 20, 2017 — Don Weir, longtime owner and operator of Reno Dodge, on Friday donated $1 million to the University of Nevada, Reno's baseball program for renovations at Peccole Park on the UNR campus. The baseball facility will be known as Don Weir Field at Peccole Park. Weir

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Housing affordability still a concern

October 20, 2017 — The Reno housing market shows affordability has stretched its limits as new single-family homes move to higher price points, according to a third quarter study by Metrostudy. Other highlights of the study include: -Construction starts of new single-family homes remain flat as constraints in construction

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Dickson Realty hosts Leadership Council

October 20, 2017 — Several real estate companies from around the United States came together in Reno last week for the Leadership Council, hosted by Dickson Realty. Fifteen real estate companies in the country attended the event, including founders and CEOs of real estate companies from Texas, Georgia, Ohio, North

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Douglas County launches affordable housing task force

October 20, 2017 — Douglas County officials have created an Affordable Housing Task Force in an effort to to develop quality affordable housing options in the county. Goals of the task force are: -Current pricing for affordable housing in the area or areas where it will have been determined that any

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Commercial real estate transactions for week of 10-16-17

October 19, 2017 — Office Pacific Medical, Inc. The tenant leased 823 square feet at 123 W. Nye Lane, No. 131, in Carson City. The landlord is Millard Investments. Lindy Deller of Dickson Commercial Group represented the tenant. Reno News & Review The tenant leased 2,270 square feet at

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Plumas Bancorp record earnings

October 19, 2017 — Plumas Bancorp, parent company of Plumas Bank, reported record earnings during the third quarter ending Sept. 30. Earnings during the third quarter of 2017 totaled $2.4 million, or 48 cents per share, an increase of $491,000 from $2 million, or 40 cents per share, during

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120 West Strategic Communications recognized by Corporate Vision magazine

October 19, 2017 — 120 West Strategic Communications of Reno was named the top agency in the Western U.S. by Corporate Vision magazine in its third annual Marketing, PR and Communications Awards. 120 West founder and president, Ira M. Gostin, was also named top marketer in the West.

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Reno eNVy launches parent company

October 19, 2017 — Reno eNVy, which started out as local T-shirt manufacturer, is launching a new parent company, Home Means Nevada Co. Nevada Day will mark the first day of the company's new brand launch with products being offered at its flagship store located in downtown Reno as

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Pulse Performance gets financing

October 19, 2017 — Scott Stites, a U.S. Marine veteran and owner of Pulse Performance, recently closed $352,000 financing on his business's new location in Sparks with assistance from Nevada State Development Corporation and Plumas Bank. Pulse Performance specializes in Computer Numerical Control machining and products range from machined

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Barrick Posts third quarter results

October 19, 2017 — Barrick Gold announced preliminary third quarter production of 1.24 million ounces of gold and 115 million pounds of copper. It also released preliminary third quarter sales of 1.23 million ounces of gold and 107 million pounds of copper. The average market price for gold in

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The Chamber to hold Leadership class

October 19, 2017 — The Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for its 2018 Leadership class. The legacy program will fill 35 seats with leaders from member businesses. Participants will gain exposure to the issues, challenges and opportunities in the community and meet with key

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Ravyn Smith, D4 Advanced Media

October 19, 2017 — Ravyn Smith has been hired as marketing strategist for D4 Advanced Media in Reno. Smith previously worked with Gary Platt Manufacturing and Duwell Medical. She also has a background in business and digital marketing working with the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Click Bond new hire, promotions

October 19, 2017 — Randy Bourgeois has been named director of continuous improvement for Click Bond Inc., a mechanical hardware solutions manufacturer headquartered in Carson City. He will head the new department created by Click Bond. Bourgeois earned a bachelor of science degree in professional aeronautics from Embry Riddle

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Chase International agents recognized

October 19, 2017 — Yolanda Young, Joya Machabee, Jack Cote and Georgia Chase, real estate agents in the Northern Nevada offices of Chase International, were recognized as top agents by the Northern Nevada Network of Women's Council of Realtors. Young, Machabee, and Cote all work out of Chase's Reno's

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Dermody Properties leases space in Washington state

October 19, 2017 — Reno-based Dermody Properties, a national real estate investment, development and management company specializing in acquisitions and development of logistics real estate, leased a 210,700-square-foot industrial facility in Lakewood, Wash., to an international appliance manufacturer. The facility, known as LogistiCenter, is located one-half mile from the

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AGC SIR award nominations sought

October 19, 2017 — Nominations are open for Nevada Chapter AGC's SIR Awards to any Nevada resident who has made an outstanding contribution to the community, Nevada's construction industry in 2017, or throughout the span of a career.

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Ganesha Enterprises heads to Carson City

October 19, 2017 — Owners of Ganesha Enterprises LLC, which specializes in the distribution of ethnic foods and spices imported from Southeast Asia and Central America through more than 17 suppliers, recently purchased a building at 5200 Sigstrom Drive in Carson City to serve as company headquarters. Including minor

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Unemployment rate dips slightly

October 19, 2017 — In September, Nevada's unemployment rate was a seasonally adjusted 4.9 percent, down one-half of a percentage point from the same month last year. Year to date, the number of unemployed Nevadans has decreased by 13,500 from the same period last year, while the labor force

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Walkenhorst’s facility build-out

October 19, 2017 — Alston Construction, a general contractor based in Reno, has tilted the walls into place for the 80,000-square-foot build-to-suit facility for Walkenhorst's off of Ingenuity Avenue in Sparks. Walkenhorst's provides package delivery services for people who have family members who are incarcerated.

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Dianda Construction awarded contract

October 19, 2017 — Dianda Construction of Reno was awarded a contract for sixth-floor improvements in Reno City Hall. The contract is not to exceed $1,475,350 from the city's Building Permit Fund.

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