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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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Reno median price jumps to $402K in October; $352K for Sparks

November 13, 2018 — RENO/SPARKS, Nev. — On Nov, 9, the Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors released its October 2018 report on existing home sales in Washoe County, reporting an increase in median home prices across the Reno market to more than $402,000. "The Reno market is a seller's market, at

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Luxury apartments on Sparks Marina shoreline set to open in 2019

November 13, 2018 — SPARKS, Nev. — With new companies, new jobs and, in turn, more people consistently flooding into Reno-Sparks, a slew of apartment buildings are popping up in the region in an effort to catch up with the housing demand. One such property being built in Sparks

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Reno-Tahoe out of running to host 2030 Winter Olympics

November 12, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The Reno-Tahoe region will not host the Winter Olympics anytime soon. The Reno-Tahoe Winter Games Coalition said in a press release Monday, Nov. 12, that it is not financially feasible for the region and declined a bid invitation from the United States Olympic

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Sierra Nevada Realtors names new president, board of directors for 2019

November 12, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Sierra Nevada Realtors recently announced its 2019 president and Board of Directors. The president for next year is Leslie Cain, a Realtor with RE/MAX Realty Affiliates in Carson City. Cain has been active in the real estate industry for nearly

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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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Rob Galloway named publisher of Nevada Appeal

November 12, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — A 16-year veteran of local media, sales, and marketing in the Sierra Nevada region has been named publisher of The Nevada Appeal. Rob Galloway was named publisher last week of the Carson City-based media operation. Galloway also serves as group publisher

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Freeway between Reno, Carson City to close mornings of Nov. 17-18

November 9, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Reno-to-Carson City commute will be hampered slightly by planned closures Nov. 17 and 18 to through traffic on Interstate 580/U.S. Highway 395. NV Energy and the Nevada Department of Transportation have scheduled a full closure during the morning hours of both

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CA county mulls fee for new development that can’t provide housing

November 9, 2018 — TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Placer County may be moving forward with a ordinance that will place a fee on new development in the Tahoe area, if projects cannot provide housing units for employees. The county's housing policy in the General Plan requires new development in

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Digital company RIZKNOWS relocates to Reno; 20 tech jobs expected

November 8, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — RIZKNOWS, a digital media company, has joined a growing list of tech companies to uproot from California and plant in Reno. According a Nov. 8 press release provided by the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, the company is moving its corporate

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Sandoval names Nevada Builders Alliance CEO Aaron West to education commission

November 8, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada Builders Alliance CEO Aaron West has been appointed to the Governor's Commission on Professional Standards in Education. The appointment by Gov. Brian Sandoval — announced Nov. 8 by way of a news release from the alliance — reportedly makes West

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Downtown Reno business district hires staff, team of ‘ambassadors’

November 8, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Downtown Reno residents and visitors will soon start seeing "ambassadors" in bright blue shirts and riding bikes, starting this Sunday, Nov. 11, in the city’s Veterans Day parade. The ambassadors are part of the Downtown Reno Partnership, a private nonprofit business improvement district

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Reno’s Dermody Properties buys 390,000 sq. ft. NorCal distribution center

November 8, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Dermody Properties has acquired a 390,800-square-foot distribution space at Hacienda Business Park in Pleasanton, Calif, the company announced Nov. 8. According to the Reno-based company, the property will be managed by the company's West Region office, led by George Condon, West Region Partner. The warehouse/distribution

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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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Ahora Latino Journal newest Reno Business Recognition Program recipient

November 7, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — On Oct. 24, the Reno City Council recognized “Ahora Latino Journal” as its third-ever Business Recognition Program recipient. "Congratulations to Ahora Latino Journal from all of us at the City of Reno," Vice Mayor Neoma Jardon said in a statement. "I'm particularly

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Lyon County defeats brothel ban; Hof posthumously wins Assembly seat

November 7, 2018 — LYON COUNTY, Nev. — Dennis Hof, the deceased owner of several houses of legal prostitution in rural Nevada, has won election to the state Assembly. Election returns from late Tuesday show Republican Hof piled up 68.2 percent of the vote in Nye County. His Democratic opponent,

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Unplug and disconnect with ‘How to Not Always Be Working’ (Biz & Books review)

November 6, 2018 — The weekend whizzed by quickly. What little part of weekend you had, that is, because it seems like you're always working. Your phone's in your hands. Paperwork's nearby. You get emails at all hours and there's no time left for you, so read "How to

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Dolan Auto Group awards $60K to Northern Nevada schools

November 6, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Last week, Dolan Auto Group announced the winners of this year's $60,000 Dolan Class Project. Teachers who submitted a classroom project by the Oct, 19 deadline, and were approved, had the opportunity to vote to determine which 10 classrooms would receive $5,000

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Northern NV businesses sought to compete in ‘Christmas Vacation’ themed contest

November 6, 2018 — SPARKS, Nev. — 39 North Downtown is taking registrations for the third annual Griswold Challenge, Dec. 6-8, at 39 North Pole Village in Sparks. The Griswold Challenge winner will take home a cash prize determined by how many people enter the contest. “The Griswold Challenge

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‘Blockchain Basics’ certificate program introduced at UNR Extended Studies

November 6, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Last week, the Extended Studies program at the University of Nevada, Reno announced its newest professional development certification program: Blockchain Basics. According to a news release from UNR, the Blockchain Basics Certificate Program “will demystify blockchain and distributed ledger technology, and provide

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