The $1 million Google.org Impact Challenge calls on nonprofits from across Nevada "to submit their boldest ideas to create economic opportunities for their community."
The $1.04 billion in win recorded for June ended a streak of five consecutive decreases to start the 2019 calendar year and set an all-time record for the month of June, according to new figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control.
The Retail Association of Nevada, Nevada Trucking Association, National Federation of Independent Business and Nevada Franchised Auto Dealers Association on Tuesday, July 30, joined Senate Republicans in the lawsuit seeking to overturn that decision as unconstitutional.
There are many avenues entrepreneurs can take to obtain financing, and oftentimes, experts say, it's a matter of putting in the legwork to make sure the business is financeable.
At this year's Oktoberfest event, regional breweries will offer unlimited tastings of seasonal brews and lagers to attendees. In addition, the event will have wine pourings. There will be a food buffet from 4-6 p.m. featuring bratwurst and beerwurst from Flocchini Sausage Factory in Carson City. In addition, there will be pretzel rolls from Rounds Bakery, and other German specialties by Roundabout Catering. Live music by the Robin Street Band and a silent auction will entertain the crowd throughout the event.
The Reno South Rotary Club's annual Oktoberfest celebration benefits local high school students and other community programs.
The United Construction Executive Team announced recently that Michael Whittaker has returned to the company as Chief Operating Officer.
Groups such as Entrepreneurs Assembly, SCORE, Nevada Small Business Development Center, 1 Million Cups, StartUpNV and others are helping Northern Nevada entrepreneurs transform their ideas into scalable and revenue-producing enterprises. Entrepreneurs are starting more technology and other businesses than perhaps at any time in the city's history.
Members of the Reno-based group Entrepreneurs Assembly attend a recent roundtable discussion in Carson City. EA is just one of several entrepreneurial support groups that are gaining steam across Northern Nevada.
As a business owner, it is important to be compliant with the latest federal and state minimum wage requirements in order to avoid legal consequences.
At age 49, Dan Larson is a bit longer in the tooth than many of the Millenial entrepreneurs who've helped create waves of new business and tech ventures in Reno and Midtown, but he's far from alone in his desire to sail his own ship.
Dan Larson works inside his business, The Frame Shop at Lakeside, on Lakeside Drive in Reno.
At 49 years young, Dan Larson, owner of The Frame Shop at Lakeside, is a bit longer in the tooth than many of the hipster Millenial entrepreneurs who’ve helped create waves of new business and tech ventures in Reno and Midtown.
The new Alibi Ale Works Public House in Incline Village is located at 931 Tahoe Blvd. They are open seven days a week, beginning at 11 a.m.
The new Alibi Ale Works, which opened to the public July 25, offers seating both inside and outside.
Five Western Nevada lawmakers, all Republicans, told the monthly Northern Nevada Development Authority meeting July 24 that the 2019 session was anti-business.
The city of Reno's Office of Economic Development is currently in the process of drafting its initial Reno Economic Development Strategy, or REDS, and we want your input to ensure that the plan is an accurate reflection of our growing community.
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In mid-July, Jacobs Entertainment announced it would spend more than $1 billion to create the Reno Neon Line District that includes up to 2,000 residential units on 10 sites already acquired by the company. It plans to spend more than $250 million to transform the aging Sands into one of the region's premier hotel-casinos.
This sculpture is "Bloom," built by Michael Christian, a large interactive lights and steel sculpture.
This sculpture is "Rearing Horse," built by Elko artist and inventor Barry Crawford, a kinetic horse sculpture made of found objects.
This piece of art is "Desert Guard," built by Lu Ming, a giant steel Mongolian warrior that stood guard over the Burning Man playa in 2018.
Initial steps for the Reno Neon Line District include constructing four concrete pads that will hold art sculptures from Burning Man. This one is "SQUARED," built by industrial artist Charles Gadeken, a 50-foot tree-like LED lantern sculpture.
South Reno remains a popular area for new development. Along with Spanish Springs, southeast Reno has the excellent potential for additional growth due to available land.
The 204-unit Skyline Canyon multi-family property at 3300 Skyline Blvd. recently sold for $37.5 million, or approximately $184,000 per unit.
The approval “represents one of the last crucial steps toward connecting Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows,” said Ron Cohen, president of Squaw Valley, in a statement.
Placer County on Tuesday approved the fourth alternative for the gondola, which would occupy the least amount of land.
Reno's total employment has increased 6 percent over the year, a gain of 15,700 to 258,100. Carson City added 4 percent or 1,000 more jobs for a total of 25,800 since June 2018. The Las Vegas reporting area added 18,800 jobs over the year.
Fernley is a natural fit for new industrial development because available land for big box industrial product is not easy to come by in Reno anymore. Sure, there's still available space, but most of the low-hanging fruit already had been developed.
Chris Fairchild, with Colliers International, says industrial rates are trending up across the West Coast, but Reno still is a low-cost provider regionally.
Available land for big box industrial product is not easy to come by in Reno anymore, says George Condon, west region partner for Dermody Properties.
A look at one of the Dermody Properties-owned buildings within LogistiCenter at 395, which is a multi-phase, master-planned industrial park totaling more than 2.8 million square feet in the North Valleys submarket of Reno-Sparks.
If approved, the deal would give Vail — which owns three resorts in the Lake Tahoe/Northern Nevada area (Kirkwood, Heavenly and Northstar) and at least 17 other ski areas across the globe, according to a 2019 investor presentation — an expanded foothold on the East Coast and in the Midwest.
The NNBV's August Breakfast & Business event — scheduled for 7-9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno — will provide important updates into how the region is continually building an entrepreneur-friendly environment while helping new businesses succeed.
Equifax's failure to maintain security systems allowed hackers to expose the data belonging to more than half of the people in the U.S. Ford described it as the largest breach of consumer data.
Gather is one eight restaurants on Carson Street that signed on to be a part of the green dining district in Carson City. Launched in late April, the pilot program is being led by Donna Walden, president of greenUP!, a Northern Nevada-based nonprofit that provides environmental education to businesses.
A glass of Folk Brewing Co. Lake Tahoe Kombucha, which is served at Gather in Carson CIty.
Jacob Trujillo, pantry chef at Gather, spreads avocado on toast inside the kitchen.
Owner John Arant talks about expanding his historic Basque restaurant, The Martin, from Winnemucca to downtown Carson City.
Gather Chef Howard Jachens breaks down a hunk of lamb meat as he preps for the dinner rush.
Gather owner Angela Bullentini Wolf stands inside her restaurant on Wednesday, June 19, in downtown Carson City. Gather is one of eight restaurants that joined the Green Dining District pilot program led by greenUP!, an environmental nonprofit.
The 2018 Summit Award was given for the company's work on the construction of the Bently Heritage Estate Distillery in Minden.
Water bottles on display at the Jacks Valley Target advertising the store as a Burning Man shopping location.
Looking north toward Interstate 80, Polaris was the only development built during the past decade at the Crossroads Commerce Center in Fernley, which was recently purchased by Mark IV Capital and rebranded the Victory Logistics District.
This Victory Logistics District rendering depicts the potential for a transload facility (both BNSF and Union Pacific railroads) that will serve the 2,500-acre portion of the Victory Logistics District north of U.S. Highway 50 and south of Interstate 80.
This Victory Logistics District rendering depicts the first phase of development of more than 7 million square feet of high spec Class A industrial and manufacturing buildings and other commercial uses on about 2,500 acres.
The BLM will offer 28 parcels for lease totaling 32,342.43 acres in Elko and White Pine counties in north central Nevada.
According to a news release from Itronics, the company's plan after the $1.6 million purchase is to develop the 48-acre, 60,000-square-foot location as a "Green Technology" campus.
The 2019 Mountain States edition of “Super Lawyers” includes McDonald Carano attorneys from a variety of practice areas and both the firm's Las Vegas and Reno offices.
Mineral County joins Nevada's Sierra Region that also includes Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County and Storey County. The Sierra Region has a total land mass of 7,009 square miles and a population over 165,450, including Mineral County.
A patient reads while enjoying the outdoors at the Elko inpatient location of Vitality Unlimited.
In Fiscal Year 2017, the Nevada department of the BLM held an oil and gas lease for a plot of land at Pancake Summit, in White Pine County.
Dr. John Whitney, Itronics President, said the company is excited to expand its "Greentech Zero Waste" technology operations with the purchase.
The 2019 Mountain States edition of “Super Lawyers” includes many attorneys from Northern Nevada.
Walker Lake, located in Hawthorne, is a top tourist destination in Mineral County.
The new bathroom would allow the nonprofit to serve more students at its Second Street location.
The inaugural Director's Series event will "explore different aspects of business culture with two presentations: one focused on strengthening your internal practice, and the other on navigating relationships with Japanese organizations."
Depending on when flights are booked, one-way fares to Vegas are as low as $44 plus fees for non-Frontier club members, while round-trip flights can run as low as $133 per person, plus fees.
Currently, ITS Logistics' downtown staff — which now includes more than 120 employees in sales, operations, management, technology and finance — fills the fourth floor of the smaller tower at 50 W. Liberty St. The company expects to complete its move to additionally occupy the third floor in September.
At the June 26 event, staff took turns turns passing around sledgehammers to tear through the walls.
The survey opens July 15. All employers, employees and residents within the South Shore area — both California and Nevada — are encouraged to participate.
According to the Tahoe Prosperity Center, more than 75 percent of Lake Tahoe's population can afford median home prices.
Transient Occupancy Tax collection from April to June totalled $3.8 million, up 15% from the same period last year, an increase of $519,000. Tax collection from January through March was up 12% from that period last year, a $773,000 increase, totalling $6.8 million.
Squaw Valley totaled 719 inches of snow at upper mountain this season with a record-setting 315 inches of snowfall in February. This allowed the mountain to stay open until July 7.
For now, rafting along the Truckee River in Tahoe City is shut down due to federal water level regulations.
Tahoe Whitewater Tours is one of three whitewater rafting companies still taking clients down stretches of the Truckee River.
Initial hours of operation will 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 9-5 on Saturday and Sundays, according to a news release from Saint Mary's, "with plans to expand the hours over the next several months."
If passed, the measure would increase Truckee's Transient Occupancy Tax by 2%, putting it at 12%, generating $620,000 annually for town services.
Ann Silver, CEO of the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce, and her brother, Adam Silver — commissioner of the NBA — partnered with the local business community to put on the inaugural 3-on-3 basketball tournament and business expo.
Ann Silver, CEO of the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce, works on the bracket for the 3-on-3 basketball tournament the chamber is hosting on Friday, July 12.
Newport Beach, Calif.-based real estate firm Mark IV Capital recently purchased 4,100 acres of industrial land, including over 4,000 acres on what's known as the Crossroads Commerce Center in Fernley.
The Crossroads Commerce Center is located at the convergence of Interstate 80, U.S. Highway 50, and U.S. Highway 95 in Fernley.
The dedication of the new Dobbins Hall Building — recently renovated by Miles Construction in Carson City — at Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center takes place at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
This schematic shows how the new Dobbins Hall will look upon its dedication on July 14.
For the first 30 days the units are available, only Truckee-Tahoe locals may rent or buy. After that period, they are open to anyone. All rental units, however, will require a year lease.
The legal limit plays a role in determining if and how much water is spilled into the Truckee River via the Tahoe City dam, which can impact rafting businesses and other factors.
With Lake Tahoe at its legal capacity, the beach at Regan Beach is pretty much non existent.
Liz Faris, Communications and Marketing Consultant with the American Heart Association, told the NNBV this week that the charity event in Reno raised roughly $430,000 in donations. The event also recognized Tom Dolan as a Heart of Gold Honoree.
200 South Virginia is a nine-story, 117,780-square-foot Class A office building.
The Sage Street Recreation Building will house a lounge area with big screen TVs.
Shoe Tree Brewing Co. in Carson City took home Bronze medals for its Rice Street Lager in the American Lager/Pilsner category and Muscle Power Pale Ale in the American Strong Pale Ale category.
Volunteering with the Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, The Lions Club, Junior Achievement of Northern Nevada, Catholic Charities and many other groups, has also helped me expand my network in the business community. Several clients were people I met volunteering.
According to NV Energy, more than 85 nonprofits that help people ages 12 to 24 through diverse and inclusive programs applied for funding; customer votes decided the winners.
The annual clean-up is sponsored several Northern Nevada businesses and other companies, including: Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California, MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa, Zephyr Cove Resort, Trunk Show and RnR Vacation Rentals.
The new clinic at 5265 Vista Blvd., on the corner of Vista Boulevard and Los Altos Parkway, is home to Drs. Louis Delionback, Amanda Magrini, Denver Miller, Joseph Teichgraeber and Molly Torvinen, as well nurse practitioners Jennifer Harrington, Dana Julian and Jennifer Unruh.
Even if you're not career-swapping, this different kind of business book is pure fun to read. If you're thinking of a new job, however, and need help launching, grab a copy of “Becoming a Private Investigator” and magnify your options.
The Lake Tahoe market saw a 20 percent decline in volume sold, and a 12 percent decline in units sold, over the first six months of this year. Further, sales of homes over $1 million were down by 5 percent, and those sold for under $1 million declined by 15 percent.
A look at mid-year trends for single-family home sales for Carson City.
A look at mid-year trends for single-family home sales for the Carson Valley.
A look at mid-year trends for single-family home sales for Reno and Sparks.
A look at mid-year trends for single-family home sales for the Truckee market.
A look at mid-year trends for single-family home sales across all of Lake Tahoe (includes South Shore, Tahoe City, Incline Village and East Shore).
The $600 million data center in Southern Nevada is just one chunk of a massive $13 billion plan from Google to build new and expanded data centers and offices across the U.S. this year, an investment CEO Sundar Pichai announced in February.
Gov. Steve Sisolak was on hand at the groundbreaking event on July 1 in Henderson, where the Google.org $1 million Impact Challenge Nevada initiative was announced.
Jacquelline Fuller, President of Google.org, announces the $1 million Google Impact Challenge Nevada program on July 1.
From left: Andrew Silvestri, Head of Data Center Public Policy & Community Development for Google; Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak; U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (D-Las Vegas); U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen; Jacquelline Fuller, President of Google.org; and Mayor Pro Tem of Henderson, Dan Shaw at the July 1 groundbreaking event.
The Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development staff will hold informational workshops to help small business owners expand their companies into the overseas markets and provide them with information they need to compete for government contracts.
Black & LoBello, a law firm that has been practicing in Las Vegas for the past two decades, is expanding to Northern Nevada by opening a Carson City office.
Local residents donated a record $1,990 for the safe shred of their unwanted documents, leading One Nevada to match the donation for a total contribution of $4,000.
Lawmakers this spring approved sweeping changes to how Nevada conducts elections, all with the laudable goal of making it easier for more people to participate and vote. But those changes — including same-day voter registration — are going to have a downside.
Bill Brewer, executive director of the Nevada Rural Housing Authority, and Aaron West, CEO of Nevada Builders Alliance, are bullish on the Lahontan Valley for the next spurt of population and building growth as a result of new jobs being added in Northern and Western Nevada.
Two years after graduating high school, Carlos Enrique Nuñez is starting his third business, a digital marketing company called Alpha Media Group, after working with teacher and entrepreneur Jeff Glass.
Carlos Enrique Nuñez, left, and Jeff Glass are partners in a new business, Alpha Media Group. Nuñez graduated from Glass' Entrepreneur Mindset Program while at Carson High School and now teaches students the course in a addition to operating another business, Junk Bros USA.
Carson Tahoe Health, the largest medical provider in Carson City, was ranked at No. 2 in the list, with Nevada State Bank coming in at No. 5.
The first townhomes in the 126-unit community, being built near the intersection of Veterans Parkway and Geiger Grade Road at the former Curti Ranch area of South Reno, will be available for pre-leasing beginning spring 2020.
Starting at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4, we will fire up a live Facebook video feed from the beaches of Edgewood Tahoe. Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m. sharp.
Fireworks paint the sky during a previous Lights on the Lake fireworks display in South Lake Tahoe.
The starting price of $549,900 is for a one-story, 2,300-square-foot home, which has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The most expensive listing at $639,900 is for a two-story, 3,030 sq. ft. home with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.
The new community is under construction at the intersection of Arrowcreek and Wedge Parkway in South Reno.
The Europe-based luxury real estate company has several locations throughout the United States, and in late 2015 expanded to the region by opening an office in Zephyr Cove, on Lake Tahoe's southeast shore. Since, it's opened two shops in Truckee and another in Incline Village.
The annual fundraiser by Volunteers of America Northern California & Northern Nevada provides thousands of backpacks, grade specific school supplies, and a variety of support services to homeless, at-risk and foster children from pre-school to high school levels throughout the Bay Area, Greater Sacramento Area and Reno regions.
The annual fundraiser provides thousands of backpacks, grade specific school supplies, and a variety of support services to homeless, at-risk and foster children from pre-school to high school levels throughout the Bay Area, Greater Sacramento Area and Reno regions.
Barrick will hold 61.5 percent and Newmont Goldcorp will hold 38.5 percent of the joint venture, with Barrick operating mines that combined produced more than 4 million ounces (113.4 million grams) of gold last year.
JBNV Holding Corp is led by Blockchains CEO Jeffrey Berns. According to a July 1 story from The Nevada Independent, the deal cost $28 million, adding that Berns will own the bank through the separate JBNV Holding Corp, and not through the Blockchains company that owns more than 67,000 acres in Northern Nevada.
Until now, that is. Thanks to two Environmental Protection Agency grants, Western Nevada College in Carson City is launching a statewide green business program and a database for collecting outcomes that measure environmental performance for the state, WNC announced in mid-June.
The Reno/Sparks metropolitan reporting area, which includes Storey County (and the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center), was at 3 percent unemployment. Just 7,900 people were looking for work in a total labor force of 263,800. The Reno/Sparks area added 1,900 jobs in May and is up 15,100 jobs over the year.
While win numbers were up across nearly all of the state in May, Baccarat win — primarily on the Las Vegas Strip — was just $54.6 million. That is 54.8 percent or $66.2 million less than the amount reported a year ago.