Stories for September 2022

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Thursday, September 29

Moment Skis, largest ski manufacturer based in the U.S. settling into new Reno facility

It took years to complete, but Moment Skis’ acquisition of its new headquarters facility on Bible Way in Reno was a crucial step in the company’s ongoing expansion efforts. Moment Skis Chief Executive Officer Luke Jacobson told NNBW in an interview last week that the company was bursting at the seams in its old 7,500-square-foot location on Marietta Way in Sparks. Moment’s new 20,000-square-foot building, acquired near the end of last year, was gutted and retrofitted to meet the company’s manufacturing needs, Jacobson said.

People: Pearce Dermody named vice president and investment manager for Dermody Properties

Dermody Properties has hired Pearce Dermody as vice president and investment manager in Nevada.

Reno+Sparks Chamber to host Health and Wellness Fair, free and open to the public Friday

Reno+Sparks Chamber to host Health and Wellness Fair, free and open to the public With the fall flu season on the horizon and the persistence of COVID-19 in Washoe County, it’s an important time to prioritize community health and wellness.

Wednesday, September 28

Walmart, Target begin holiday early to ease inflation sting

Walmart and Target plan to begin offering deals and price matching offers earlier this year to keep up with Americans pressed by soaring inflation and looking for ways to ease the potential sting of holiday shopping.

Buzz Harris: Successful business a quick sale (Voices)

Last month, I wrote about an established Northern Nevada business that was just put up for sale and was getting a lot of attention from potential local and national buyers.

People: Tonya Moore joins Farm Bureau Bank

Farm Bureau Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Tonya Moore to its growing team of banking professionals led by Christie Asis.

Tuesday, September 27

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Home sales tap the brakes in Reno/Sparks in August

August saw 437 closed sales of existing single-family homes, an increase of 1.9 percent from the previous month, a news release said. However, the median price of an existing home decreased by 1.5 percent compared to July.

Best in Business 2022 final voting ends Oct. 2

The Northern Nevada Business Weekly’s 2022 Best In Business final voting runs through Oct. 2. You can vote once per day among the finalists listed on the ballot.

People: Blake Pang named CEO, president of United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra

The board of directors for United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra have selected Blake Pang to be installed as CEO and president of the organization.

Noble Studios awarded with contract from Travel Nevada

The digital agency of record for Travel Nevada since 2018, responsible for the Travel Nevada website and managing digital performance strategies, will expand its scope to handle brand strategy and create and launch new marketing campaigns in 2023.

Monday, September 26

Best in Business 2022 final voting ends Sunday

The Northern Nevada Business Weekly’s 2022 Best In Business final voting runs through Oct. 2. You can vote once per day among the finalists listed on the ballot.

NCET Biz Tips: Reflections of a toddler proprietor

Why supporting small businesses is essential right now

“Hi! Come on in!” The customer looked down at the barely three-foot-tall child wheeling up on a tricycle.

Home sales tap the brakes in Reno/Sparks in August

The Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors said median home prices in Reno/Sparks are up 6.7 percent year over year for August 2022.

People: Ambir Hill appointed to mortgage advisor for United Federal Credit Union in Reno

United Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the appointment of Ambir Hill to mortgage advisor in Reno.

Public Relations Society discussion Oct. 6

The Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America welcomes Felicia Blow and PRSA National Chair to Reno for a moderated conversation about the ethics of diversity, equity, and inclusion in communications.

Friday, September 23

Nevada unemployment rate unchanged in August

The non-seasonally adjusted rate — the “raw” rate — inched up two-tenths in August to 5.2 percent.

New marijuana dispensary proposed in Carson City

Planning commissioners will weigh in on a marijuana dispensary – and potential restaurant – proposed for the south end of town.

Genoa Lakes Golf courses on market for $14 million

The two Genoa Lakes Golf courses went on the market last week for $14 million.

Wednesday, September 21

Chewy opens Reno ecommerce fulfillment center

The 795,000-square-foot facility is the 13th fulfillment center for the online pet food and pet products retailer.

Shawn D Gallagher: Retailers holding inventory despite pandemic struggles (voices)

Two years into the pandemic, the global supply chain continues to affect retailers as news of clustered ports, record freight rates, and other disruptions make headlines. As retailers struggled to receive inventory to sell to their customers in the early stages of the pandemic, they continued to buy more and more merchandise.

People: Cynthia Williams, Jessie Garcia Avalos, and Matthew Layman join Chase International

Cynthia Williams represents her clients through the firm’s Carson Valley office. Jessie Garcia Avalos is based in Reno and Matthew Layman works with buyers and sellers through Chase International’s Incline Village office.

Tuesday, September 20

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Notice of Lien Auction Sale

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Motor Vehicle Lien Sale

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Yerington copper mine in exploratory stage, county told

Hudbay Minerals recently presented its plans for its copper deposit for its Mason Project to the Lyon County Commission.

Nevada Small Business Challenges Survey reveals post-pandemic challenges

Entrepreneurs interested in starting a small business in Nevada face significant challenges, the 2022 Small Business Challenges Survey found.

People: Jordan Rhodes appointed mortgage advisor by United Federal Credit Union

United Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the appointment of Jordan Rhodes to mortgage advisor in Reno.

Monday, September 19

NCET Biz Tips: How to avoid becoming a horror story

As we head into the spooky season, here are some tricks and treats to help small business owners from becoming a horror story.

Best in Business 2022 final voting runs through Oct. 2

The Northern Nevada Business Weekly’s 2022 Best In Business final voting runs through Oct. 2. You can vote once per day among the finalists listed on the ballot.

People: Brad Bennett named preconstruction manager for Alston Construction's Reno office

Alston Construction announced Brad Bennet has been named preconstruction manager for the Reno office.

Campagni Cares welcomes return of program

Carson City Toyota has launched the Campagni Cares program, with its first selected recipient of 2022: the DOULA CO-OP of Reno.

Friday, September 16

Reno+Sparks Chamber to host health and wellness fair Sept. 30

The Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce will host a health and wellness fair on Friday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at 4065 S. Virginia St.

Astronaut keynote at 30th Business Council gala in Stateline

Navy Capt. Robert “Hoot” Gibson is the keynote speaker for the 30th annual Critical Issues Conference 5:30-9 p.m. Monday at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Stateline.

Thursday, September 15

New HQ building continues Jimmy Beans Wool’s growth

The recent acquisition of a 21,000-square-foot headquarters building in South Meadows is yet another company milestone for Jimmy Beans Wool.

Feds OK Nevada EV charging stations plan

Nevada can now be reimbursed for the costs of installing EV charging stations and other projects directly related to the chargers.

Lawmakers OK $35 million in small business funds

The program is designed to make a combination of private and public funding available to start-ups and other small businesses.

Wednesday, September 14

Best in Business 2022 final voting now open

The Northern Nevada Business Weekly’s 2022 Best In Business final voting runs through Oct. 2. You can vote once per day among the finalists listed on the ballot.

DCG completes sale of downtown Reno mixed-use property

DCG is pleased to announce the successful sale of 100 California Ave., a mixed-use building in downtown Reno that sold for $5.350 million.

People: Christine Harcinske and Teva Hopper join KPS3

KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm has hired Christine Harcinske as creative director and has promoted Teva Hopper to creative director.

Tuesday, September 13

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Notice of Sale of Motor Vehicles

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Notice to Creditors

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Cheaper electric vehicles coming despite high battery costs

Even though battery costs are rising, auto companies are rolling out more affordable electric vehicles that should widen their appeal to a larger group of buyers.

People: Kim Bartlett named Northern Nevada team vice president, business development officer at Nevada State Bank

The private bank by Nevada State Bank is proud to welcome Kim Bartlett to the Northern Nevada team as vice president, business development officer.

Simple Power purchases headquarters in Reno

Simple Power Inc. has purchased its headquarters at 790 Louise St., in Reno in a transaction valued at $1.343 million.

Gardnerville hospital introduces da Vinci robot-assisted surgery

Carson Valley Medical Center’s surgical services, along with Dr. Gary Willen, MD, MBA, of Tahoe Women’s Care, successfully performed the center’s first da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery.

Monday, September 12

NCET Biz Tips: Tapping into global intel to grow local business

Reno is a small town. It is one of its charms … but the Biggest Little City is a lot bigger than you may think. In fact, it holds a lot of opportunity — both local and global — for companies looking to grow.

Wild About Smiles purchases Sparks location

Wild About Smiles has purchased its office at 2145 Green Vista Dr. in Sparks in a deal valued at $800,000.

Logan Smith Dentistry purchases headquarters in Reno

Logan Smith Dentistry has purchased its location at 9444 Double R Blvd., Ste. A in Reno.

People: Kelly Duncan, Jake Wahrer, Jerry Trigueros join Northern Nevada HOPES

Northern Nevada HOPES announced the hiring of Kelly Duncan as chief operations officer and the expansion of its leadership team through the promotions of Jake Wahrer, vice president of Infrastructure and Technology, and Jerry Trigueros, vice president of Patient Services.

Friday, September 9

Lyon staff: Dayton building moratorium not justified

The county will not be able to halt or pause new housing or business development on the south side of the river.

Clemetson Brothers acquire equity stake in Reno-based Swift Sportsdome

Indoor Sports Holdings LLC announced today that Chad and Cory Clemetson have acquired a significant equity stake in the business and have joined Owen Blake as owners of Swift Sportsdome located in Reno.

StartUpNV leads $600,000 investment round manufacturer Semi Exact

StartUpNV, a nonprofit statewide incubator and accelerator for Nevada-based startup companies, has closed a $600,000 round of investment in Minden-based custom furniture manufacturer Semi Exact.

Thursday, September 8

NVO Construction seeks to change the construction process from stick-built to prefabricated homes

Serial entrepreneur Cheryl Lewis, founder of NVO Construction in Stead, wants to disrupt the way homes are built in Northern Nevada.

Chicago-based marijuana company buys Carson and Reno dispensaries

Cannabis giant Verano has closed its $29 million acquisition of Sierra Well

Nevada to receive $14.47 million in JUUL e-cigarette settlement

Until recently JUUL was the dominant player in the vaping market.

Sisolak names Infrastructure Bank director

Asheesh Bhalla is currently a deputy attorney general and a former corporate defense attorney.

Wednesday, September 7

greenUP! dining establishments expands

greenUP! and the Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce are working together to encourage Chamber member restaurants to focus on greening their operations.

The Oddie District expands with the acquisition of another parcel

The Oddie District is excited to announce its acquisition of the nearly half acre parcel along Oddie Boulevard, allowing for further development. Details of the planned development are underway and will be announced in the future.

Carson City eyeing rent relief bill

Rent in Carson City has been a hot issue, spurring debate and policies on everything from affordable housing to homelessness.

Regents consider renaming Nevada State College

If the vote passes, the change would take effect July 1, 2023.

Tuesday, September 6

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Median home prices drop in July, RSAR reports

The Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors (RSAR) said the July median price of homes dropped 4.2 percent compared to June.

Holland & Hart lawyers recognized as ‘Best Lawyers,’ ‘Lawyer of the year’

Holland & Hart is pleased to announce that lawyers in Reno have been recognized in the 2023 editions of Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, and “Lawyer of the year.”

Parsons & Behle attorneys recognized as ‘Best Lawyers,’ ‘Ones to Watch’

Best Lawyers in America has recognized 56 Parsons Behle & Latimer attorneys across Parsons’ intermountain west offices as the Best Lawyers in America for 2023.

Dickinson Wright attorneys recognized as ‘Best Lawyers,’ ‘Lawyer of the year’

Dickinson Wright is pleased to announce that attorneys in Reno have been included in the 2023 editions of Best Lawyers in America and “Lawyer of the year.”

Monday, September 5

NCET Biz Tips: The creative spirit is alive and flourishing in Sparks

Take a moment and imagine that you or one of your friends has this burning desire to take an idea to the next level. Building it to make it a reality requires more skill, education, and experience than you may have. Who can you turn to for help? Where can you go to find an accepting environment and supportive community that will share their knowledge and skill sets with you to produce your work?

People: Consuelo Tyree joins PBS Reno

PBS Reno has hired Consuelo Tyree as the station’s new executive assistant and board liaison.

Sage Neuroscience signs office lease in Reno

Basin Street Properties, a prominent real estate investment, development, and management firm is pleased to announce that Sage Neuroscience Specialists has signed a 3,350 square foot lease at Thomas Creek Office Park in South Reno.

Website launched to track Nevada infrastructure projects

NevadaBuilds.com will highlight infrastructure investments coming to the Silver State through the federal infrastructure law.

Friday, September 2

Schieve: Bowling stadium could be home for esports

Reno's mayor has long been a proponent of esports tourism and research suggests that esports can benefit tourism and college recruiting.

Carson City Planning Commission approves youth-led virtual reality arcade

A virtual reality arcade proposed for downtown Carson City — run by and for young adults — is one step closer to actual reality thanks to planning commissioners approving a special use permit for the project.

People: Connor Naisbitt and Kristine Caliger promoted by Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce

Ann Silver, CEO of the Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce has announced two promotions in the non-profit: Connor Naisbitt, formerly director of operations has been promoted to vice president, operations and membership and Kristine Caliger, formerly director of member engagement has assumed the role of vice president of Chamber Partners and Programs.

Thursday, September 1

Ioneer hopes to have Rhyolite Ridge in production by 2025

The Rhyolite Ridge lithium-boron project also would deliver roughly $100 million annually in boron.

Douglas County sawmill open house draws crowd

A new sawmill in northern Douglas County, on Washoe Tribal land, may be a vital component of future forest management in the region, but neighbors close to the project are having a difficult time seeing past immediate impacts to their neighborhood.

People: Sheila Poco appointed president of STEP2 board of directors

STEP2, a non-profit organization providing gender-specific long-term treatment services for substance abuse disorders, domestic violence intervention and education, and trauma services is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheila Poco as president of its board of directors.