Category Archives: Developments

Have questions/concerns regarding flooding in the Truckee Meadows?

Did you know that 4,400 Truckee Meadows parcels lie in the floodplain? That’s equivalent to 100,000 acres. I’m often asked about flooding in the Reno and Sparks area — Does it flood here? Where are the floodplains? How often does … Continue reading

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EPIC Report — updated with latest actual numbers

The EPIC (Economic Planning Indicators Committee) Report has been updated with the most recent census numbers with seasonal adjustments. [Source: RCG Economics] The purpose of the EPIC study is to forecast how many jobs and residents will potentially be located … Continue reading

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What is an Accessory Dwelling Unit? And can I build one in Washoe County?

If you haven’t heard yet, you will soon: Amazon just invested millions into a prefab homebuilder startup called Plant Prefab. I woke up this morning and saw the news of Amazon’s investment all over the internet… from CNBC: Amazon makes … Continue reading

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Have you checked out my Facebook business page?

In addition to posting on this blog, I also maintain a Facebook Page where I post daily content. A few of these recent FB posts follow. Feel free to Like my FB Page to see these posts in real time … Continue reading

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The New Nevada

The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) has announced the launch of a new video showcasing The New Nevada and why more and more businesses are moving to Northern Nevada. Featured are Switch (data center), Clear Capital (software analytics) … Continue reading

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Over 3,000 new quality jobs being added to our region

Last night I attended EDAWN’s “New and Expanded Company Welcome Reception”. The event recognized 33 companies that have relocated to the Reno-Sparks area in the past year, as well as existing local companies that expanded their workforce in 2015. In … Continue reading

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The EPIC Report: forecasts and actual numbers

The EPIC Report is a study by the Economic Planning Indicators Committee to forecast Northern Nevada’s employment, population, households & associated tax revenues to the year 2020. You may read more about the EPIC Report methodology, areas and projections here. … Continue reading

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New home sales and traffic data – a new chart

Below is a new report (courtesy of our friends at First Centennial Title) that I have not posted on this blog before. This report compiles monthly traffic and sales data from the area’s builders and subdivisions. One of the things … Continue reading

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