A new law revises provisions relating to health care and the qualified health benefits, effective Jan. 1, 2020, and establishes the minimum level of health benefits that an employer is required to make available to an employee and his or her dependents for the purpose of determining whether the employer is authorized to pay the lower minimum wage rate.
A team of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and business experts gathered in Reno this month discuss the ins and outs of startup financing in Northern Nevada. Perhaps the biggest piece of advice? Don't become a zombie company.
Despite continuing concerns with affordable housing in the region, officials with Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Lyon, Mineral and Storey counties say that overall, the economic outlook for 2020 is positive due to continued growth in sales and property taxes, business development, and low unemployment.
"They are all prepared to be our future leaders and decision-makers and will see first-hand the complexities of a growing and industrious region," says Chamber CEO Ann Silver.
The new owner of The Crossing at Tahoe Valley is Second Bay Holding Tahoe, LLC, based in Redwood City, Calif. The 46,041-square-foot center was originally constructed in 1973.
During the annual event, CEO Mike Kazmeriski said the organization sees a future with "more technology and more high-paying jobs. We’re really focused on the Bay Area. We see the Bay area as a real opportunity." Meanwhile, it was also reported that overall, eight out of every 10 jobs created in Reno-Sparks are jobs that can’t afford a median price home.
The Rural Economic Development Innovation (REDI) initiative provides free technical assistance to help rural communities create and implement economic development plans. Last year, the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California was one of only 48 communities chosen to receive REDI support.
Currently Nevada’s only consumer-owned food co-op, Great Basin Community Food Co-op opened in 2005 at 240 Court St.
In addition, Argentum Law, the sister law firm of communications firm Argentum Partners, recently welcomed attorney Stacie Truesdell Michaels to its Las Vegas office.
One of the most highly trafficked retail centers in Reno is searching for a new anchor tenant, and the owner of the property says he’s content to wait for just the right fit in order to land someone who lifts the tide of other retailers at the center.
Bray was named executive director of the Western Asbestos Settlement Trust, J.T. Thorpe Settlement Trust, Thorpe Insulation Company Asbestos Settlement Trust and Plant Insulation Company Asbestos Settlement Trust.
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.
The job fair — geared specifically for veterans — will highlight positions starting at $15/hour. Available jobs include package handlers, production associates, route services sales reps, machinists, bus drivers, mining operators and more.
Per the agreement, Caesars will continue to operate Harrah's for the first half of 2020 before it's redeveloped into a non-gaming hotel and mixed-use development.
Tami Evans is a former president of the National Speakers Association of NYY who has worked as a corporate manager, university professor and communications specialist, as well as a fashion designer and professional actress.
LYON COUNTY, Nev. — Lyon County is working to ensure its four legal brothels remain properly licensed after the death of former owner Dennis Hof, county manager Jeff Page said. “The brothels will remain open,...
Reno-Sparks has diversified over the past decade or so from its longtime roots in gaming, construction, tourism and warehousing/distribution. Its new economy is powered in part by the likes of technology giants such as Google, Amazon, Apple, Tesla, Panasonic, Switch, and many, many smaller technology companies that have planted their flags here in recent years.
A resident of Northern Nevada for more than 33 years, Rick Thomas is a UNR grad who is active in the local business community and a loyal Nevada Wolf Pack basketball fan.
Whether we’re talking about high-level tech companies planting their flags across greater Reno-Sparks, or scores of businesspeople relocating to Northern Nevada to raise families here, there’s been arguably no better time in the history of the Silver State when it comes to seizing economic development opportunities.
SPARKS, Nev. — Silverwing Development, headed by J. Carter Witt III, has unveiled plans to convert the C Street Parking Garage near Victorian Square in downtown Sparks into a 10-story, luxury apartment complex. The 209-unit...