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Friday, October 29

Reno-Carson hospitals undergoing major expansions

Northern Nevada Health System's new Sierra Medical Center being constructed in South Reno is just one example of healthcare providers in the region expanding footprints and services in response to the Northern Nevada's booming population.

GOED director: Agency has never been busier, but challenges are huge

“We have never been busier in GOED with the number of companies calling us,” director Michael Brown said Wednesday.

Monin holds ribbon cutting for Sparks manufacturing facility

The 115,000-square-foot facility includes full flavor processing and bottling, as well as warehouse distribution for the western U.S., Mexico and Canada.

Nashville Social Club to open in Carson City in spring 2022

The building at 1105 S. Carson St., which once housed restaurants The Station Grill and Taste of India, will undergo a major renovation over the winter.

Use power of persuasion to your advantage (Biz & Books review)

In “You Have More Influence Than You Think," author Vanessa Bohns cautions readers to choose your convictions with caution.

People: Kevin McCabe promoted to president of Newmark Group's Western Region

Newmark also announced that Nick Wood has been named Executive Vice President, Head of Industrial & Logistics Services.

Sparks chiropractic clinic donates $3,785 to Casa de Vida

The money was raised by Family First Chiropractic at the practice's annual patient appreciation event and fundraiser.

Thursday, October 28

Reno-Sparks office absorption in Q3 highest since pre-pandemic

While the lingering pandemic continues to disrupt office vacancies in larger markets, Reno-Sparks remains buffered from the work-from-home trend mainly because its average office rents are so much lower than in primary markets.

Precious metals firm among slew of new Downtown Reno companies

Gold Alliance is moving its headquarters from the greater Los Angeles area to Reno, one of several companies to recently expand or relocate to the downtown core as the California migration continues.

Nevada Chapter AGC named chapter of the year

The Nevada Chapter Associated General Contractors (AGC) won in the medium category, for those chapters with annual budgets between $1 and $2.5 million.

An era of reflection: Why some Nevadans aren't rushing back to the workforce

Despite federal unemployment benefits expiring in early September and higher wages in some industries, workers aren’t necessarily flocking back to the job market.

People: Matt McDowell joins KPS3 as production artist

McDowell began his creative profession by first studying art at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Nevada Mining Association donates nearly $7K to Eddy House

Every day temperatures reached 90 degrees in Reno this year, the Nevada Mining Association donated $90 to Eddy House.

Wednesday, October 27

Brokers: Retail rebounding in big way across Northern Nevada

Twelve months ago, the Northern Nevada retail market was murkier than Virginia Lake. Fast forward to the third quarter of 2021, and it’s clear there’s been more than just a soft rebound as retailers and consumers alike adjusted to pandemic-related restrictions.

Amid white hot market, real estate licensing on the rise in Nevada

In summer of 2011, there were 1,761 licensed real estate agents in Washoe County. A decade later, it's up to 2,791 licensed agents — representing a 58% increase.

Past Pages, Oct. 24, 2011: Cities, county simplify business license process

From the archives: Officials in Reno, Sparks and Washoe County want to simplify the laborious requirements of obtaining a business license in all three jurisdictions.

22 rural Nevada businesses awarded $500K in forgivable loans

Of the 309 applicants, 9% were veteran-owned businesses/entrepreneurs, while 55% were female and 29% were minority, according to the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

Former Judge Togliatti: Gaming Commission chair ‘interesting and new challenge’

Togliatti will become the first woman to lead the five-person Nevada Gaming Commission in its 62-year history.

People: Battle Mountain's Nate Moore earns Con Edison's highest honor

Moore, a U.S. Army veteran, is the operations and maintenance manager at the Battle Mountain solar and energy storage field operated by Con Edison.

People: Reno's Jake Ramatici joins family-owned Don Ramatici Insurance

Jake Ramatici, a Reno native and UNR graduate, is the son of Nevada Athletic Hall of Famer John Ramatici.

Tuesday, October 26

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After another record high in apartment rents, is Reno in line for relief?

In Reno-Sparks, the average rent across all apartment product types and sizes was $1,632 in the third quarter, according to Johnson Perkins Griffin — that's up 21% from the same quarter just two years prior, and a 94% surge from a decade ago.

Buzz Harris: Buying an existing company has benefits (Voices)

“Even when all the stars are aligned and correct decisions are made, it can be months or even years before the owner begins to experience positive cash flow.”

Apartments on tap for former Reno skilled nursing facility

The project at 1835 Oddie Blvd. will transform the former Renown Health-owned skilled nursing facility into a 58-unit apartment complex.

UNR provides free bilingual virtual resources for small businesses

University of Nevada, Reno Extension recently launched a virtual classroom to deliver free learning resources to current and future small business owners in Nevada.

Amazon seeks to hire 5,000 seasonal jobs in Nevada

Amazon plans to fill 150,000 seasonal jobs across the U.S. — including 5,000 in Nevada — to help with increased holiday demand.

People: Jenny Johnson joins Sierra Sotheby's as President, Nevada Corporate Broker

Johnson previously worked as Managing Broker for Chase International and was a Realtor at Coldwell Banker, among other roles.

People: Lindy Deller earns NAIOP's 2021 Developing Leaders Award

One of four young professionals to receive NAIOP’s honor this year, Deller is a development manager at Panattoni Development in Reno.

Monday, October 25

Is now the time to sell? Industrial investors clamor for Reno-Sparks opportunities

Investors near and far continue to clamor for Reno-Sparks investment opportunities as they seek opportunities to either enter the market — or diversify their holdings in a flourishing industrial market.

New Nevada law holds solar contractors to stricter standards

In Nevada, incidents of unethical solar contractors fleecing consumers out of thousands of dollars has become an unfortunate trend over the past 10-15 years.

Cortez Masto tours Reno electric battery factory

During the tour, the senator met with Sean Nichols and Denis Phares, co-founders of Dragonfly Energy, and other company staff.

Radial to fill 500 seasonal jobs in Reno ahead of holidays

Radial's Northern Nevada fulfillment center is located at 2777 USA Parkway in McCarran.

People: Nevada's Alan Feldman earns 2021 Peter Mead Memorial Award

Among other roles and duties, Feldman is on the faculty for the International Executive Development Program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

People: PBS Reno adds three new board members

The new PBS Reno board members are Will Arndt, CEO of Net NV LLC; Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell, Medical Director of Saint Mary’s Urgent Care; and Tom Karlo, community volunteer.

Friday, October 22

From energy healing to ketamine, mental health treatment options are growing

While many emergency departments and behavioral health clinics in Reno-Sparks have seen a surge in patients seeking help for depression and anxiety, mental healthcare providers that offer alternative treatment options are also seeing a rise in demand.

Report: Tahoe too dependent on tourism for economy

Per the report, at Lake Tahoe, a person or couple would need a combined annual income of $130,562 to afford the average priced home — after the required 20% down payment of $175,000.

Reno-Carson City a hub for re-imagined retail

Small- and medium-sized businesses add character to Carson City, while new retail and mixed-use centers such as Reno Public Market and Keystone Commons in Reno, and the sprawling Oddie District in Sparks, seek to reinvent the retail experience by integrating art, entertainment and mixed-commercial elements.

Carson Valley Medical Center breaks ground on $29 million expansion

The project will create roughly 100-150 construction jobs; Gilbane Building Company is lead contractor, and Nevada-based crews will be used when possible.

U-Haul partners with pair of Reno-Sparks businesses

Vaughn Motor Sports in Reno and McMillon Appliance Installations in Sparks are both proud to partner with U-Haul to "better meet the demands of Washoe County.”

People: Dr. Kristina Deeter new Vice Chair of Pediatrics at UNR Med

Prior to her dual appointment with UNR Med and Renown, Dr. Deeter served as Renown Children’s Hospital division chief of Pediatric Critical Care.

People: E. Leif Reid of Lewis Roca in Reno named a 'Local Litigation Star'

Prior to founding Lewis Roca's Reno office, Reid was a partner at the Lionel Sawyer & Collins law firm.

Thursday, October 21

Charles River in Reno big part of biotech industry boom

The biotech sector has drawn a lot of attention over the last two years. Along with hospitals and medical clinics, one could argue that no businesses were more essential than those working in life sciences, including Charles River Laboratories, which operates a 460,000-square-foot facility on Longley Lane.

Prominence Health Plan + Northern Nevada Health System: A healthcare transformation in Northern Nevada (sponsored)

In this ultra-competitive labor market, business owners across Northern Nevada are looking for any edge to attract and retain great employees.

Churchill hemp farmer: Federal bills treat industry as normal business

Adrienne Snow, co-owner of Western States Hemp Co. in Churchill County, recognizes the sweet smell of success.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Make a difference by joining Assistance League Reno-Sparks (sponsored)

Make a difference in your community by sharing your enthusiasm and extending a helping hand while making new friendships that will last a lifetime.

LP Insurance Services named a 2021 ‘Best Practices Agency’

“To be named as part of this incredible group is truly outstanding," said Nick Rossi, President of LP Insurance Services.

People: Emma Glenn promoted to VP of Development at PBS Reno

Glenn joined PBS Reno as Grant Coordinator in 2018 and was promoted to Development Officer in early 2021.

People: Jeremy Hauk to be new CEO of Eide Bailly

Hauk will take over for current Managing Partner/CEO Dave Stende, who will retire May 1 after nearly 40 years at Eide Bailly.

Wednesday, October 20

Healthcare Q-and-A with Northern Nevada's top medical leaders

Renown, Saint Mary's, Carson Tahoe and NNMC talk industry challenges, opportunities amid lingering pandemic

We recently spoke with top executives at Renown Health, Saint Mary's Health Network, Carson Tahoe Health and Northern Nevada Medical Group to discuss challenges and opportunities to the the healthcare industry amid the lingering pandemic.

Reno-Carson composting companies continue to see growing demand

A lot goes into the business of composting — and demand across Northern Nevada for services offered through Full Circle Soils & Compost and Down to Earth Composting and has grown considerably over the past 18 months.

What's 'really' up downtown: Placemaking study is halting progress (Voices)

"It’s RTCs mission to support multimodal projects, not stop them. Let’s finish building the multimodal project that is at our fingertips, Center Street, and continue this collective vision of a Downtown Reno that serves everyone and every business," opines Ky Plaskon of the Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance.

Past Pages, Oct. 17, 2011: High school dropouts hit hardest by loss of jobs

From the archives: An estimated 28,000 workers without a high school diploma lost jobs by 2010, and the jobless rate among high school dropouts in the state is 67% higher than the national average.

People: Mikki Huntsman sworn in as new Reno City Clerk

Huntsman, who was appointed to the role in August, previously served as Chief Deputy Clerk since July 2018.

People: Reno's Doug McIntyre appointed as 2022 Nevada Realtors president

McIntyre is a longtime Reno-based Realtor and president/broker of Reno Property Management, Ltd.

Tuesday, October 19

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Now affiliated, Renown Health-UNR Med leaders lay out next steps

They include IT integration, developing new chief academic officer role

Along with purportedly boosting access to care and addressing Northern Nevada's ongoing physician shortages, officials with UNR Med and Renown Health say the entities' 50-year affiliation will go a long way to benefit the greater Reno-Sparks economy.

Commerce Matters: With clean energy, what’s the cost of inaction? (Voices)

"The cost of congressional inaction means that instead of creating jobs in a new, clean energy economy, thousands of jobs will be lost."

'An amazing change of pace’: Hundreds on hand for NCET expo’s return to Reno

After taking off 2020 due to COVID, the oldest and largest small business expo in Northern Nevada returned this past Friday; we spoke with several small businesses who came out to the 15th NCET event.

Lush Cosmetics holiday pop-up opens in South Reno

The 1,000-square-foot space located between Davinci’s and LOFT will be open through Jan. 15, 2022.

People: Mandi Larsen makes Association for Healthcare Philanthropy 40 Under 40 list

Larsen is director of philanthropy and communications for Reno-based nonprofit Northern Nevada HOPES.

Four Douglas County businesses earn Spotlight Award

The four winners for this year's Spotlight Award were Anytime Fitness – Gardnerville, Big Daddy’s Bike, Ski & Brew, CoCoMoes and Lucky Beaver Bar & Burger.

Monday, October 18

Nursing shortage in Northern Nevada worsening as pandemic lingers

A mix of employee exhaustion, varying views on vaccinations and an explosion in pay for traveling nurses has exacerbated the issue of nursing shortages that have long plagued hospitals in Nevada, even prior to the pandemic.

Lyon County eyes right economic growth for its needs

Ensuring diversification while strengthening economic development has changed for Lyon County throughout the years, but ultimately, business officials know what they’re looking for to encourage success.

Nevada's second annual Rural Pitch Day set for Nov. 5

Startups and tech companies can earn up to $1,250 for a successful pitch; deadline to register is Oct. 22.

'Hundreds of positions available' at public sector job fair in Reno

More than 30 employers will be on hand for a “Government Agency/Public Sector Job Fair” from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Reno Town Mall.

People: Ben Kieckhefer appointed to Nevada Gaming Commission

The former Reno senator was appointed to the commission a day after he retired from the Nevada Legislature.

People: Mehmet Tosun new director of Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship

Founded in 2014, the Ozmen Center aims to develop students' entrepreneurial skills, assist faculty in commercializing their research, and improve Northern Nevada's entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Friday, October 15

NNBW hiring full-time business reporter

The Northern Nevada Business Weekly has an immediate job opening for a full-time business reporter, based in Reno.

Mari Chuy’s wins PBS Reno Spotlight Award for Extraordinary Local Business

“We work so hard to connect with people of Northern Nevada and give back every opportunity we can," said Jesus “Chuy” Gutierrez, chef and owner of Mari Chuy’s Mexican Kitchen.

Road to Recovery: Nevada leads nation in GDP growth, unemployment rate

In Nevada, restrictions on public activity have resulted in businesses closures and thousands of lost jobs, and many parts of the economy have yet to return to their pre-pandemic state.

Reno panel to discuss state of journalism industry

Reynolds School alumnus Larry Ryckman, editor of The Colorado Sun, will moderate the panel of journalists from RGJ Media, KTVN News, The Nevada Independent, This Is Reno and KUNR Public Radio.

Plumas Bank donates $50,000 to Dixie Fire Fund

“The Dixie Fire hit close to home, as many of our bank branches serve community members and businesses that resided in direct path of the fire,” notes Plumas Bank's BJ North.

People: Ashley Campagna joins KPS3 as account coordinator

Previously, Campagna worked at the Nevada Small Business Development Center on the social media team.

People: A.C. Bowolick joins REMSA Health as Education Manager

Previously, Bowolick worked as a paramedic and special programs coordinator for Campbell County Health in Wyoming.

Thursday, October 14

Growing community of artists making Northern Nevada their canvas

“On the surface, you can look at a lot of statistics that indicate that when you put public art in a neighborhood, it does increase real estate value ... But I think it’s more important that this art is beneficial to the people that are around it," notes Francine Burge of the City of Sparks.

City of Winnemucca prohibits cannabis consumption lounges

“It might be good for Las Vegas and Reno. I don’t think our community needs something like that," said Winnemucca Mayor Rich Stone.

Competitive sports betting market leads operators to find new messaging channels

The growing sports betting universe has increased the competition, forcing operators to zero in on attracting new customers during a historically challenging era for betting companies to produce their own media.

People: Robert Skinner new agent at Sierra Nevada Properties

Skinner, who has 16 years of real estate experience, earned his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2007.

People: Kevin Donovan joins Chase International's Incline Village office

Donovan, an Incline Village native, is a partner with Chase International's Donovan Group.

Business Beat: Footwear brand plans logistics center in Fernley, Sparks home prices set new record

Tap the link to listen to this week's Business Beat segment, produced in partnership with KUNR Public Radio.

Wednesday, October 13

New SBA loan rules a ‘huge benefit for borrowers’ in Northern Nevada

New rules released by the U.S. Small Business Administration last month allow small business borrowers to refinance existing guaranteed debt on real estate into an SBA 504 loan.

LA-based hot chicken eatery seeks franchise opportunities in Reno

The initial investment necessary to open a The Red Chickz franchise ranges between $364,000 and $821,000.

New Reno-based air service aha! takes off this month

aha! will provide nonstop service from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to communities across the Pacific Northwest and Northern California three times a week.

Past Pages, Oct. 10, 2011: Retailers, cafés springing to life in Midtown Reno

From the archives: Retail redevelopment continues to make a strong push in Midtown Reno; new restaurants in the area include Midtown Eats, Kreme and Süp.

People: Special Olympics Nevada hires Marnie Carr as Development Director

Before joining SONV, Carr was executive director of the North Lake Tahoe Historical Society.

People: DeHart, Pino, Warner join Reno's LP Insurance Services

Reno-based LP Insurance Services announced the recent additions of Deanna DeHart, Courtney Pino and Bryce Warner.

Tuesday, October 12

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How will Nevada’s new pay equity law impact employers?

Local attorneys Philip Mannelly (McDonald Carano) and Shannon Pierce (Fennemore) weigh in on the newest Nevada law to address wage gaps in the workforce.

Carson Conversation: Hammers and saws heard throughout Carson City (Voices)

"Overall, Carson City is still affordable when considering the cost of housing in Reno and Douglas County."

Blockchains, Inc. withdraws 'Innovation Zone' plan for Storey County

The Storey County company still plans to build a technology park “where like-minded companies can come together in a sandbox environment," CEO Jeff Berns said.

90 nominees up for EDAWN's 2021 ‘Existing Industry Awards’

There are 90 business and nonprofit nominees for this year’s awards, several of whom are nominated for multiple categories.

People: Chanelle Sisia joins Hall & Wrye Plastic Surgeons in Reno

Sisia has been in the world of skincare since 2011 and joins the Reno company in the role of Advanced Skin Care and Laser Technician.

People: Ira M. Gostin earns Communications Strategist of the Year honor

Gostin chosen as the West Coast USA Communications Strategist of the Year in Corporate LiveWire's 2021-2022 Prestige Awards competition.

Monday, October 11

In $56.9 million deal, California firm acquires Tahoe Biltmore

EKN Development Group plans to continue operation of the 113-room hotel and casino while finalizing plans for development of the 15-acre site.

Footwear brand BEARPAW plans Fernley expansion; 30-50 jobs planned

Indiana-based EFP Corporation also planning Reno expansion; 60 jobs on tap

In 2022, BEARPAW plans to open a distribution facility in Fernley that would create 30-50 jobs over the first five years.

Organic children’s clothing boutique opens at Stateline

The company focuses on minimalist children’s clothing designs, using either organic or Oeko Tex fabrics, for which owner Sandra Ney says "a lot of moms are really thankful."

Nevada female farmers, entrepreneurs sought for accelerator program

Selected participants from Nevada will join women from Oregon and Washington for a free 15-week online program.

People: Garderville's Brad Spires named Realtor of the Year

Nevada Realtors recently honored 2021 President Brad Spires as the statewide association’s Realtor of the Year.

People: PBS Reno hires Maria Glanzmann as Education Manager

Megan Lee Aguas also brought on as Digital Marketing Assistant

Glanzmann has more than 20 years of experience with the Washoe County School District.

Friday, October 8

Sparks sets another median home price record of $504,000

Reno-Sparks median stays steady at $530,000 for 4th straight month

Median home prices across Reno-Sparks remained at $530,000 for the fourth straight month in September; in the Sparks/Spanish Springs market, last month's median of $504,000 set a new record.

Titus: Vegas focuses on new type of tourist, the 'bleisure traveler’

It is estimated that 243 million business trips in the U.S. turn into "bleisure" trips — that's 60 percent of all business trips.

Joe Asher’s ‘retirement’ didn’t last long; sports betting executive joins IGT

A little more than five months after departing as CEO of William Hill U.S. following the company's acquisition by Caesars Entertainment, Joe Asher is the new president of sports betting for International Game Technology (IGT).

People: Club at ArrowCreek hires Andy Bomberger, Nubbia Greninger

The Club at ArrowCreek hired Bomberger as director of event sales and Greninger as director of food and beverage.

People: Pam Puckett new executive director of Saint Mary’s Health Plans

Puckett, whose career started more than 25 years ago at Saint Mary’s Health Plans, most recently worked at Carson Tahoe Health.

Business Beat: Company using sensors to save water, logistics jobs seeing renewed focus

Tap the link to listen to this week's NNBW Business Beat segment with KUNR.

Thursday, October 7

Multimillion-dollar bicycle, archery projects in works for Reno

The Reno Cyclery project, led by general contractor SR Construction, has a price tag of about $10.2 million.

Groundbreaking set for $29 million Gardnerville hospital expansion

Carson Valley Medical Center CEO Jeff Prater estimates completion toward the end of 2023; the project will result in 100-150 construction jobs.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Girls on the Run (sponsored)

Plumas Bank sponsors this content

Girls on the Run-Sierras (GOTR-S) serves Reno, Sparks, Sun Valley, Incline Village, Truckee, Kings Beach, Tahoe City and South Lake Tahoe.

Reno's Albright & Associates celebrates 45 years in business

Albright & Associates, which celebrated 45 years in business on Sept. 24, was started in 1976 by Deane Albright.

People: Camille Thigpen joins Reno's Ace Studios

Camille Thigpen is the mother of Ace Studios CEO and co-founder Kurt Thigpen.

People: Jayson Morgan promoted to Director of the Cardiovascular Services at Renown

Dr. Morgan completed his cardiology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 2017 before joining Renown.

Wednesday, October 6

Reno retailers prep for holidays as supply chain hiccups continue

Mounting challenges — including factory shutdowns, computer chip shortages and clogged ports — are rattling retailers as they prepare for the crucial holiday shopping season, an eight-week window that for many can account for more than half of annual sales.

Past Pages, Oct. 3, 2011: Squaw, Alpine ski resort merger formed on hill

From the archives: Ten years ago, the deal to merge Squaw Valley USA (known now as Palisades Tahoe) with neighboring Alpine Meadows Ski Resort was struck.

The Club at ArrowCreek: your day ... at a higher level (sponsored)

Nestled high in the hills of southwest Reno, the Club at ArrowCreek’s upscale and stunning spaces offer panoramic views of the Reno city skyline and Sierra Nevada mountains – the perfect backdrop for beautiful and memorable wedding photos.

In $1.2 million deal, Nevada Press Association sells Rinckel Mansion

The Carson City property was purchased by Sarah Martin, who intends to operate it as a bed-and-breakfast and public tearoom.

People: Miles Construction's Richardson gets another term on national cannabis board

Richardson was recently reappointed for a second term to the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) Facilities Design Committee.

People: Chris Askin to retire as Community Foundation of Northern Nevada CEO

Askin has led the foundation, established in 1998, for much of its existence — the Board hired him as executive director in 2000 and elevated him to President/CEO in 2007.

Tuesday, October 5

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Northern Nevada tech companies adapt to attract top IT talent

The demand for tech talent and IT services has surged the past two years, accelerated by the pandemic-related push toward ecommerce and the need for tightly secure wireless and remote systems amid the WFH movement. The result? An ultra-competitive job market for tech talent in Northern Nevada and beyond.

What's Up Downtown: Virginia Street Placemaking Study (Voices)

"As we work through this process, we ask the community to be involved, engaged and most important, optimistic."

Nevada council recommends raising unemployment tax for 2022

The 2 percent rate is one-third of a percent higher than the current tax level of 1.65 percent and lower than the 2.65 percent Nevada businesses had to pay during the Great Recession.

Men’s boutique offering custom Italian suits opens in Reno

Jhovani Said and Pasquale Iovinella are owners of In Italia Men’s Wear, offering Italian suits and handmade ties.

People: Melissa Piasecki named acting UNR Med dean

Jennifer Hagen appointed to the role of acting executive associate dean

Piasecki's appointment follows the Aug. 31 retirement of dean Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D.

People: Rachel McKinney joins United Way as Early Education Director

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) recently hired Rachel McKinney as the nonprofit’s Early Education Director.

Monday, October 4

Northern Nevada homebuilders unveil completion of STEP2 makeover

The fifth annual BAC2Gether project was celebrated on Sept. 30 with the unveiling of four refurbished cottages at STEP2’s Lighthouse campus, thanks to pro bono work from Ryder Homes, Toll Brothers, Tanamera Construction and Di Loreto Homes, among other companies.

Reno's Clear Capital acquires Finland-based tech startup

The acquisition will allow Clear Capital to employ and expand on CubiCasa's revolutionary mobile technology that automates floor plan sketch creation and digitizes property data collection.

15th NCET Small Business Expo set for Oct. 15

The NCET Small Business Expo, canceled in 2020 due the pandemic, is Northern Nevada’s largest and oldest business-to-business expo.

'Affordable' housing development announced for Fernley

The development, Green Valley Ranch, will feature 50 energy-efficient homes ranging in cost from $330,000 to $370,000.

People: Patricia Shulman joins Sierra Nevada Properties' Reno office

Shulman joins Sierra Nevada Properties with more than 12 years of experience in residential real estate in Northern Nevada.

Friday, October 1

Travel Nevada to distribute $730,000 in grants to promote rural tourism

Nearly 90 grants were awarded to nonprofits “for tourism marketing projects that will result in overnight stays, which generate room tax revenue for the state."

Nevada gaming win tops $1 billion for sixth straight month

In Washoe County, total win was $90.5 million for the month, up $14.2 million or 18.7% from August 2020.

Firm secures financing to build hangar at Silver Springs airport

SAMSARG Inc. is involved in new construction of hangars in Silver Springs to provide Tahoe Reno Industrial Center businesses with travel and logistics support.

People: SNP's Tiffany de la Cruz promoted to transaction and compliance manager

de la Cruz joined the Sierra Nevada Properties in 2018 in the role of office manager and transaction coordinator in the Fallon office.

People: Apsara DiQuinzio joins Nevada Museum of Art staff

DiQuinzio will report to Ann M. Wolfe, who has been promoted to the role of Andrea and John C. Deane Family Chief Curator and Associate Director.