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Lime bikes in Reno-Sparks to be reduced to 150 for winter season

December 10, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Bikeshare company Lime last week announced it is pulling hundreds of bikes off Reno and Sparks streets for the winter season. According to a Dec. 7 news release, recent snowstorms in early December led to the decision to limit available bikes to

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Report: At 7,059 employees, Tesla Gigafactory exceeds promised employment

December 10, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Governor's Office of Economic Development issued a report Dec. 5 saying there were 7,059 people working in the Tesla/Panasonic gigafactory east of Reno as of June 30. In addition, GOED officials say the project has resulted in an additional 8,200

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Free workshop in Carson City to address market volatility

December 10, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Does market volatility have you worried about your nest egg or investments? Wondering how to navigate the ups and downs of today's stock market? Anyone saving for retirement or looking to preserve their savings is invited to attend a free workshop

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Reno’s Alder Creek Villas complex sells for $21.5 million

December 6, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Berkadia announced on Dec. 5 the sale of Alder Creek Villas, a 213-unit garden-style multifamily property in Reno. According to a news release from the company, Berkadia Managing Director Brian Anderson, Senior Director Angela Powers-Armstrong and Associate Director Jared Glover completed the sale

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In $1.06 million deal, Western Nevada Management buys Reno headquarters

December 4, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Western Nevada Management, Inc., which provides property management services for residential, HOA, multi-family and commercial investments, recently purchased a new location for its company headquarters at 255 West Peckham Lane. According to a news release, Nevada State Development Corporation assisted with the finance

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Reno-based company Rehearsal completes $2 million round in funding

December 3, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Rehearsal, a video-based sales enablement and coaching platform, announced recently it has completed a $2 million round in funding from Cypress Growth Capital. The funding will be used “to aggressively expand its global sales and marketing efforts as well as broaden and

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Nevada pot tax collections rise 77 percent in first quarter

December 3, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Marijuana tax collections across the state of Nevada are up 77 percent for the first quarter of this fiscal year, officials reported last week. Through September, which added $7.49 million in revenue, total collections were $23.48 million. The wholesale marijuana tax

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Nevada Builders Alliance gets $15K grant from NV Energy Foundation

December 3, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada Builders Alliance (NBA), the state's largest construction trade association representing the industry as a whole, was recently awarded a $15,000 grant from the NV Energy Foundation. In partnership with the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN); the Nevada Governor's

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Nevada State Bank hosts denim drive for Reno Rodeo Foundation

November 22, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Once again, Nevada State Bank is collecting new children's denim clothing, socks and underwear for the annual Reno Rodeo Foundation Denim Drive, from Nov. 19 through Dec. 31. In addition, bank branches will accept monetary donations through the "Donate a Dollar for

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The Flag Store in Sparks to host 10th annual Made in Nevada Holiday Marketplace

November 22, 2018 — SPARKS, Nev. — The Flag Store, Sign & Banner, at 155 Glendale Ave. in Sparks, will host the 10th annual Made in Nevada Holiday Marketplace from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. The Marketplace is supported by Made in Nevada and the Nevada

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Sierra Nevada Properties opens retail center at TRI-Center

November 22, 2018 — MCCARRAN, Nev. — Sierra Nevada Properties recently opened a one-stop real estate retail center in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center. According to the company, the location was created "to help home seekers save hours of time and research by combining new home builders and resale home

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Dennis Banks Construction finalizes Purcell Tire’s new Reno location

November 20, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Dennis Banks Construction announced Nov. 7 the completion of a build-to-suit project for Purcell Tire. Purcell Tire was founded in Washington, Missouri, in 1935 and has been in Northern Nevada since 2008. The company is relocating to the new 21,000-square-foot facility at 470

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Nevada pot tax revenue surpasses $8 million in August

November 19, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada's marijuana taxes raked in $8.1 million in August, setting another monthly record. That's $3.2 million more than in August last year. For July and August, Taxation Director Bill Anderson said the wholesale pot tax has come in more than double the

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Buy a Tahoe license plate, ski for free through ‘Plates for Powder’

November 15, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Ski season is here and with it returns the popular "Plates for Powder" program. Individuals who purchase a new Lake Tahoe license plate between Nov. 1 and April 1 in either California or Nevada can receive a free lift ticket to

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UNR launching Advanced Leadership Academy to aid workforce needs

November 14, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno is launching an Advanced Leadership Academy in February 2019. According to a news release, the program was created “to meet workforce needs in the quickly growing Northern Nevada economy.” The Advanced Leadership Academy is a

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Feds OK $600,000 for rural Nevada broadband projects

November 14, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $40 million in grants nationwide to enhance healthcare access, including $603,499 for two Nevada projects. Phil Cowee, USDA state director for rural development, said the grants will improve broadband access in 15 rural counties

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Park Lane project in Reno primed for first phase of building construction

November 13, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — After 18 months of infrastructure construction, Park Lane, the 46-acre master-planned community located on the corner of Plumb Lane and South Virginia streets, is ready for buildings to be built. According to a Nov. 13 press release provided by the Abbi Agency,

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OnTrac logistics company breaks ground on 185,000 sq. ft. Reno location

November 13, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — OnTrac, a logistics company in the Western United States, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 9 for a new 185,000-square-foot facility in Reno. According to a press release provided by The Glenn Group, the Reno facility — located at 9715 N. Virginia St. —

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Coldwell Banker Select Property Management merges with Carson Properties

November 12, 2018 — CARSON CITY Nev. — The Select Group announced last week the merger of Coldwell Banker Select Property Management Resort Inc., which has 16 offices in Northern California and Northern Nevada, and Carson Properties, Inc., a longstanding Nevada commercial management and sales firm. According to a news release

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The Joint Chiropractic opens third Northern NV location

November 7, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The Joint Chiropractic recently opened its third location in Northern Nevada, this one in Northwest Reno at 5110 Mae Anne Ave., Suite 507. The Joint, as the company is known, also has locations in South Reno at 6395 S. McCarran Blvd., Suite C; in

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