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Nevada SBA seeks 2020 small business award nominations

October 10, 2019

“This is an excellent opportunity for entrepreneurs, bankers, chambers of commerce and other community organizations to promote small businesses, their clients and their employees," Nevada SBA District Director Joseph Amato said.


In deals totaling $96 million, 2 multifamily properties sold in Carson, Sparks

October 10, 2019

Aiman Noursoultanova, a senior vice president with CBRE's Reno office, brokered the sale of Parkway Terraces, a 176-unit multifamily property in Carson City, as well as Waterstone at Kiley Ranch, a 203-unit luxury multifamily community in Sparks. The deals were reportedly worth $40.75 million and $55.9 million, respectively.




$1.3 billion lithium mining project takes shape in rural Northern Nevada

October 9, 2019

Operations will create approximately 1,000 jobs during construction of $1.3 billion project and will employ more than 275 people. Lithium Nevada anticipates permits to be issued by the end of 2020 and for Phase I construction to begin shortly thereafter. Phase I production is expected to begin sometime in late 2022.



Nevada input sought on $1.3 billion federal career-tech education plan

October 9, 2019

Provisions in the law allow school districts across America to use federal funds to provide all students, not just those enrolled in CTE, career exploration and development activities in the middle grades and for comprehensive guidance and academic counseling in the upper grades.





Greater Nevada Credit Union opens Fernley branch

October 8, 2019

Fernley Mayor Roy Edgington Jr. and members of the Fernley Chamber of Commerce, Nevada Veterans Coalition Color Guard and Fernley Vaquero Marching Band joined company officials for the event, which marked the opening of GNCU’s 14th branch in Nevada.


Workforce development program takes shape in Winnemucca

October 8, 2019

Winnemucca City Manager Alicia Heiser; Humboldt County Manager Dave Mendiola; Denise Castle from JOIN, Inc.; and Executive Director of Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority (NNRDA) Sheldon Mudd are among county and city leaders meeting to establish a workforce development program for local students.


Employment Security Council recommends tax break for NV businesses

October 7, 2019

While it doesn't sound like much, the proposed two-tenths of a percent decrease in unemployment insurance rates — to 1.65 percent of taxable wages — would result in Nevada's roughly 79,000 businesses paying $600 million next year, roughly $73 million less than if the tax remained at its current 1.85 percent rate.