Business and Economy

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The metamorphosis of a downtown Reno eyesore into classy urban apartments is nearly complete. Our contributor Brook Bentley of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly reports. Bentar Development and Basin Street Properties have been working feverishly to convert the long boarded-up Kings Inn into the 3rd Street Flats. The façade of the 94-unit apartment building is complete and workers are just finishing up the interior features and outdoor common areas. The building includes 9,000 square feet of...

Business Profile: Good Chemistry Nurseries

Nov 25, 2016
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As Nevada’s approval of recreational cannabis has created more industry buzz, another medical marijuana company has entered the Nevada market. Our contributor Brook Bentley of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly reports.

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An empty lot in downtown Reno will soon house a locally-owned medical marijuana dispensary called Mynt. Our contributor Brook Bentley of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the story.

Deceuninck North America

A large manufacturing plant for windows and doors has opened in Fernley. Our contributor Brook Bentley of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the details. Deceuninck North America, or DNA, has just celebrated its grand opening of the $22.5 million plant that's 150,000 square feet. The company makes vinyl and fiberglass door and windows and this is its first facility in the West. 35 employees are working there now and the building is designed to expand operations later on. Deceuninck began...

Aishwarya Krishnamoorthy

Northern Nevada’s coffee scene has grown in recent years, with a greater demand for local roasts and coffee shops. Reno Public Radio’s Aishwarya Krishnamoorthy has this report.

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Local business owners are feeling the pinch of a housing shortage in Tahoe. Our Tahoe reporter Amy Westervelt has that story.

The news has been full of stories about the issues that arise when police don't live in the communities they serve. That includes everything from slow emergency response times to excessive force. Our Tahoe reporter Amy Westervelt spoke to one Truckee police officer to learn his story.

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Construction of Edgewood Tahoe’s new lodge is in full swing. Our contributor Brook Bentley of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has details on the project, which will be finished this summer. The project has been in the works for a decade and will result in a 154-room luxury lodge in Lake Tahoe set to open in June. After that, amenities like a ballroom and restaurant will be built. Eventually, there will also be 10 multi-residence cabins. Resort officials say they expect the additions to...

Travel Nevada

Nevada tourism officials are reaching around the world to attract visitors to Nevada. Our reporter Bob Conrad spoke with one and has the story. The state held its annual international tourism conference in Reno, and one goal of the conference was to promote Nevada to the rest of the world. Bethany Drysdale is with the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, which organized the conference. “Travel Nevada has representation in 10 global markets, so we have invited journalists from...

Future Of Park Lane Property Looks Bright

Oct 21, 2016

Company officials with Reno Land Inc. recently presented their plans to redevelop the former site of Park Lane Mall. Our contributor Brook Bentley of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the details. Chip Bowlby, managing partner for the firm, says their plan includes housing, retail, restaurants, and professional offices. Within the development, there will be two distinct neighborhoods with a total of 725 residential units, ranging from studios to three-bedroom spaces. They estimate that...

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