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Miles Construction stumbles into indoor farming

A new business segment that could account for as much as 30 percent of Miles Construction’s annual revenue came about entirely by happenstance. Cary Richardson, president of Miles Construction, told NNBW last week that the company’s work constructing large cultivation facilities for the cannabis industry provided a foundation for ongoing work in the indoor farming industry. Building horizontal and vertical greenhouses adds a crucial source of revenue for Miles Construction that could act as a buffer against cyclical slowdowns in the construction industry, Richardson said.

Renown expands South Meadows facility

South Reno’s rapidly growing population is the impetus behind a new medical facility being built at Renown South Meadows Medical Center.

New industrial site going up next to Reno airport

The former subdivision has been vacant since the 1980s.

Greater Nevada Credit Union expands banking support for cannabis-related businesses

When Chief Martin Brody, Roy Scheider’s character in the 1975 movie Jaws, first lays eyes on the massive shark while spreading chum at sea, he utters one of cinema’s most enduring and iconic lines: “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” It’s kind of the same for banking executives at Greater Nevada Credit Union after expanding a 2020 pilot program that provided banking services to cannabis-related businesses in the Silver State. After taking more than 40 clients since the program's inception, GNCU realized it needed to invest in larger counting machines to handle the heavy volume of cash generated from its CRB customers.

Keystone, Plumb Lane and Virginia Street developments ongoing

Two new retail openings at West End Commons at Fifth Street and Keystone Avenue will further solidify the retail resurgence happening along the Keystone corridor.

Reno’s Boomtown to open new dining-gaming option

Construction is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Two new affordable housing projects planned

One local and one out-of-state multifamily development company announced that they will bring two new affordable housing projects to Northern Nevada.

Bobcat opens North Valleys facility to improve shipping times

Since 1998 Bobcat has served the entire U.S. from its flagship aftermarket parts distribution facility in Woodridge, Ill.

Industrial park under development at TRIC

The park could add as much as 9 million square feet of new Class A inventory

Keeping the talent in Northern Nevada

UNR School of Medicine, Renown Health partnership to allow med students to complete their pediatric residency requirements in Northern Nevada

When Shilpi Garg needed to complete a pediatric residency program as part of her medical studies, she left Reno and headed to California’s Central Valley to enroll in the University of San Francisco-Fresno pediatrics scholars program. Garg grew up in Northern Nevada and still has family here. She knew she would return to the Biggest Little City after completing her pediatrics residency and a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland.

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