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Business Beat: Housing prices stay steady In August, cleaning services seeing demand and challenge

Each week, thanks to a partnership with KUNR, the Northern Nevada Business Weekly helps produce a 2-minute audio recap of recent local business news. Business Beat airs Tuesday mornings during KUNR's Morning Edition show online and on the 88.7 FM dial.

GOED awarded grant to help small businesses in international trade

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has been awarded a $250,000 grant to help small Nevada businesses

People: Pioneer Center in Reno expands operations, hires three positions

Clark Demeritt joins as Box Office Manager, Christopher Daniels as Theater Services Coordinator and Adam Cates as Education and Development Manager.

Past Pages, Sept. 12, 2011: Nevada Connectors starts to field small business queries

From the archives: "Business owners in Northern Nevada are beginning to take advantage of an online service that lets them tap the expertise of top executives and consultants in the region."

Materials disruptions worsening for Northern Nevada builders, contractors

As projects and orders stack up in a rebounding economy in Northern Nevada, construction companies are watching rising costs for materials become increasingly hard to predict and factor into bids, exposing them to potential losses.

Estee group merges with Great Basin Brewery

The operator of Gardnerville Overland Restaurant and Pub are merging with Great Basin Brewery in Sparks, according to a statement issued Tuesday night.


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Reno software firm: It’s a struggle to attract — and retain — quality developers

“Recently, staffing has become a lot more difficult in the technology field," notes Darryl Rubarth, CEO if Reno-based Synap, which turns 10 years old this year.

Commerce Matters: Nursing workforce must be a priority (Voices)

“The nursing shortage is compounded by baby boomers retiring at record rates and changing attitudes about where and how to work," says Ann Silver of the Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce.

EDAWN’s first large-scale event in 20 months set for Sept. 23

The last large-scale, in-person event EDAWN held was its annual “State of the Economy” luncheon on Jan. 23, 2020.

Business takes lead in getting Nevadans vaccinated, Wynn director says

Private businesses, including the Las Vegas Raiders, have become major influencers in getting people in Nevada to take the COVID vaccine.

People: Reno attorney Cecilia Lee makes 2022 Best Lawyers in America list

In 2-15, Lee and attorney Elizabeth Fletcher launched the Reno firm Lee High Ltd., which earlier this year was renamed to Fletcher & Lee.

Nevada's mining workforce remains a concern as demand for critical minerals grows

The need for more miners is growing in Nevada and across the U.S. as America looks to secure the domestic supply chain for rare earth elements and other important minerals in electric car batteries and renewable energy such as lithium.

People: Parsons Behle & Latimer's Goodenow, Kealy earn 'Lawyer of the Year' status

Both attorneys, among others in Parsons Behle & Latimer's Reno office, were honored in The Best Lawyers in America 2022 edition .

Reno + Sparks Chamber health fair set for Sept. 24

"This event will stimulate everyone’s interest in self-care and how to be mindful of others

Treasury awards $135.6M to expand broadband service in Nevada

“The COVID-19 pandemic has made crystal clear just how important access to reliable internet is for our state,” said U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen.

American dream celebrated during Small Business Week (Voices)

National Small Business Week starts Monday, Sept. 13.

Reno-Sparks median price stays at $530K, inventory improves slightly

While prices were relatively unchanged compared to July, Reno-Sparks' median price of $530,000 in August is up nearly 20% from August 2020’s median of $444,900.