Companies donate land for flood-control project
Spanish Springs Associates and Hawco Properties donated 96 acres to Washoe County for a flood-control project. Peavine Construction of Sparks will build the project through a contract with Washoe County.
The project in the works for more than 20 years is designed to reduce flood danger for hundreds of homes in Spanish Springs, reduce roadway flooding on Pyramid Highway and alleviate downstream flooding at Sparks.
With median price nearing $500,000, Reno’s ‘sizzling’ real estate market showing no signs of cooling in 2021
In Reno/North Valleys, the median home price shot up to a record high of $485,000 in October, a 5.4% bump from September and a 17% jump from last year. Reno-Sparks as a whole is at $455,000, and Fernley is above the $300K mark at $318,000.