Business and Economy

Construction workers on site of an apartment complex being constructed for people 55 years of age and older.
Noah Glick

For our series, Priced Out: The Housing Crunch, our reporters have been speaking to several developers. And some have pointed out one potential reason for rising housing costs: immigration enforcement.

A man inspects a rack of kayaks on a Lake Tahoe shore.
Hannah Jones

Now that most Lake Tahoe ski resorts, and other primary employers during the winter, have begun downsizing their staffs for summer activities, many of their employees must scramble for other financial support. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

More Tahoe and Truckee businesses are being certified as B corporations. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

A sign on a building reading "Monthly Rentals Only, No Motel Rooms."
Courtesy Tahoe Prosperity Center

On Lake Tahoe's South Shore, some hotels are turning into homes.

Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

An evening shot of a highway in Reno, Nevada.
NDOT

The state transportation board has taken the first concrete step toward completely redesigning and reconstructing Reno's Spaghetti Bowl, where I-80 and U.S. 395 meet. Our contributor Kaleb Roede of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the details.

A tip jar on a counter
Sam Truong Dan / Pexels

Minimum wage in Nevada will remain flat in the next fiscal year. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the details.

A close up image of a drink with a straw on a wooden table on an outside patio.
Pexels

A handful of pubs and restaurants in Reno are nixing plastic straws. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the details.

Noah Glick

During our series, "Priced Out: The Housing Crunch," we've looked at the ways rising housing costs have affected various groups within the community, and we've delved into options moving forward.

Now, we're going to look at something a little different.

Noah Glick

With housing costs reaching record highs throughout northern Nevada, potential buyers and builders are looking at alternative options.

One big idea that’s gaining traction nationwide is small: tiny homes.

image of large residential building being constructed
Noah Glick

The housing supply in Northern Nevada is far below demand, which has led to a rapid rise in costs.

Many are calling for more development, but builders in the community say they’re unable to keep up.

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