Rick Green, CEO of 1A Auto, announced this week the company has signed a 5-year lease at a new 150,000-square-foot fulfillment facility on Moya Boulevard in Reno. The online auto parts retailer plans to hire a minimum of 100 employees to execute customer orders for auto parts and same day shipping.
"Nevada leads the nation in population growth and Washoe County experienced a 1.6% growth rate last year — over 8,000 new residents now call this area home. And this trend is not expected to end anytime soon.
Across Reno-Sparks, riding the boom in construction and expansion at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center, only 9,200 were looking for work in a pool of 266,900. The Reno-Sparks unemployment rate is at 3.4 percent as of July.
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Dr. James Lynch and Joseph Olivarez, PA-C, were two of the first employees of the private practice, according to the release; Dr. Lynch and Olivarez still work together today, along with 140 other employees.
The annual fundraiser by Volunteers of America Northern California & Northern Nevada, which ran July 15 through August 2, provides thousands of backpacks, grade specific school supplies, and a variety of support services to homeless, at-risk and foster children from pre-school to high school levels throughout the Bay Area, Greater Sacramento Area and Reno regions.
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Word of mouth has long been key to small business success, and online reviews provide a new, relevant channel to do so. That said, while more respondents say online reviews are more helpful than not, there is also awareness of the damage a negative write-up can have.
According to nonprofit STEP2, the program being overseen by the Builders Association of Northern Nevada helps revitalize homes on STEP2’s campus at 3700 Safe Harbor Way in Reno, which are being used by area women who are recovering from chemical dependency.
The luncheon and awards presentation will take place Sept. 12 at the Silver Legacy Resort from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 pm. The event is presented in partnership with the city of Reno, city of Sparks, Sierra Arts Foundation and University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts.
Demolition will be completed in three phases: asbestos abatement, interior demolition and exterior demolition. The first two phases have already begun inside the 150,000-square-foot retail location formerly known as Shoppers Square; the first visual of outside demolition will be in early October on the northwest corner of the project.
The development offers flex units ranging from 8,400 sq. ft. up to 16,800 sq. ft. and bulk industrial units from 24,000 sq. ft. to 218,775 sq. ft. The project features 30-foot clear heights in all suites, ESFR sprinklers, LED lighting, and build-to-suit office space.
"We evaluated the financial impact on our Club, as well as the impact on our facilities, our members and Montrêux homeowners, and came to the conclusion that it was in our best interests not to enter into a new agreement to host the tournament," said Tim Slapnick, president of the Montrêux board.
In the trade, the state gets what used to be the Reno Gazette Journal building, now known as the Warren Nelson Building, at 401 W. Second St. in downtown Reno. The university wants the existing historical society building next to the Planetarium for office space and also gets two undeveloped parcels nearby that are next to university property.
Government officials attending the summit included Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall, Assemblywoman Alexis Hansen (District 32), Mineral County Commissioner Chris Hegg, Mineral County District Attorney Sean Rowe, and Lyon County Manager Jeff Page.
The agency celebrates its 10th anniversary in October, according to a press release, which notes that inclusion on top-5,000 list indicates that "The Abbi Agency is not only one of the fastest-growing companies in the nation, but also one of Nevada’s top privately-owned economic performers."
The future building will feature 10,899 square feet of mixed retail space, including an available restaurant footprint with an outdoor patio. Construction began in June and is estimated to be complete by February 2020.
More than $2.4 million in state-funded equipment previously authorized for workforce development programs at Nevada colleges will remain with the schools, the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) announced this week.
Over 20 companies and individuals donated everything from backpacks, pencils and notebooks to tissues and cleaning supplies. Members of the Nevada AGC WICC presented the supplies on Aug. 9 to students and faculty at Lemelson STEM Academy, which is located at 2001 Soaring Eagle Drive in Reno.