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OpenLine: The Legislature and Jobs
OpenLine discusses job creation and economic stimulus efforts in the 2011 Nevada Legislature.
Episode: OpenLine: The Legislature and Jobs - Legislative Representatives & Rob Hooper, Executive Director of NNDA, discuss what is being done - and what can be done - in the Nevada Legislature to create new jobs and stimulate the state economy.
Listen & View: http://watch.knpb.org/video/1795734196
February 23, 2012 - Rice Lake Weighing Systems secures state incentives
Northern Nevada Development Authority Fields Dream It Do It Nevada Initiative
April 20, 2011 - Toys"R"Us Opens E-Commerce Distribution Center in Storey County
March 29, 2011 - Storey County Announces Three Businesses Seeking State Incentive Acknowledgements
Local Economic Development News
Clusters of Knowledge - presented at the April 27, 2011 NNDA/Carson Chamber breakfast
April 19, 2011, three companies received approval of their state incentive applications:
Toys"R"Us - e-commerce distribution center for Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us. The ompany will open July 2011 with approximatley 350 full- and part-time assciates at the peak holiday season at the 300,000+ square foot facility in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center. The company received approval for sales and use tax abatement, sales and use tax deferral, modified business tax abatement and personal property tax abatement.
GSI Commerce - an e-commerce and interactive marketing service distribution center locating in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in Storey County. The company will emply 30 permanent, full-time staff, with anticipated increase to more than 300 seasonal workers during the holidays.GSI offers end-to-end, full-service e-commerce solutions to its clients which include many of the world's top retail brands. Their international teams serve on-line shoppers in North America, Europe and soon Asia. The company received approval for sales and use tax abatement, sales and use tax deferral, modified business tax abatement, personal property tax abatement and train employees now funding.
Schluter Systems – a distributor of tile installations, edging and finishing products and training center located in Storey County. The company received approval for sales and use tax abatement, sales and use tax deferral and modified business tax abatement.
In mid-November 2010, the following five businesses announced major progress in their relocation to Nevada: Scougal Rubber Corp. – a manufacturer of metal and rubber industrial parts that recently relocated to Storey County. The company will employ 19 to 25 people with an estimated 75 employees by the end of their first year in operations. Scougal occupied a building in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center. Schluter Systems – a distributor of tile installations, edging and finishing products that also recently expanded its operations into Storey County in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center. Ultimately, Schluter will create more than 20 new jobs for the Sierra region. Miles Construction, who was a big player in attracting and closing this deal, began construction of Schluter’s signature building which will be LEED Certified and will represent a new level of construction for the Sierra Region. SureFire – a prominent manufacturer and distributor of military and defense products moved their weapon magazines and clips division to Reno. The company will employ about 12 people and will begin operations in December of this year after closing on their lease. EMCO High Voltage Corp. – a Jackson, Calif.-based leading designer and manufacturer of high voltage power supply units found mounted on circuit boards all around the world expanded its operations to Minden. Upon opening, EMCO will employ seven to 10 people with a one-year employment estimate of 20. EMCO recently held their grand opening.
Tech Spec – from El Dorado Hills, Calif., is a design, development and engineering company which manufactures motorcycle components and is a well-known leader in removable and reusable motorcycle tank grip pads. The company will employ four at its Minden location.
NNDA Deploys Manufacturing Recruitment Initiative 'Dream It! Do It!' in Sierra Region
Economic Development Team Announces Record Week for Business Relocations& Expansions in No NV
Schluter Systems Sets Up Facility in Storey County
EMCO High Voltage Opens New Location in Minden
Scougal Rubber Opens in TRI Center
North Sails expanding in Douglas County - ground-breaking on Oct 28, 2010
RiteMade Paper Converters to relocate West Coast Plant to Reno
NNDA Deploys Manufacturing Recruitment Initiative 'Dream It. Do It.' in Sierra Region
NNDA May 26, 2010 County Manager's Breakfast Recap courtesy of the BCDC
NNDA hosts U.S. Congressman Dean Heller on April 8, 2010
NNDA Hosts Lt. Governor Brian Krilicki on March 31, 2010
NNDA Executive Director Rob Hooper and RiteMade Paper Converters Stephen Schwartz on Nevada
NNDA's One-Stop Economic Development Assistance Center Helps Hatch Businesses
Newsmakers - July 22, 2010
Trevair's LA Adventure
Nevada Heat Treating Profile in Feb 2010 Industrial Heating Magazine
Dayton mint draws hundreds of riders for Harley coin
Nevada receives funding for student voter education
Tahoe Ridge Winery Wins at 2009 International Cold Climate Wine Competition
Mint to Move Operations to Dayton - Nevada Appeal July 22, 2009
Mint to Trade Washington for Nevada - RGJ July 23, 2009
Minting Industry Leader Northwest Territorial Mint Acquires Historic Medallic Art Comany
Medallic Art Company of Dayton Acquired - Now Managed by World's Largest Private Mint
Tahoe Ridge Winery Wins at the California State Fair Wine Competition
In September 2010, President Obama signed the Small Business Jobs Act which provides critical resources to help small businesses continue to drive economic recovery and create jobs. Highlights include: higher loan limits – increased maximum loan sizes in top SBA loan programs, small business tax cuts, as well as changes that affect government contracting, commercial real estate refinancing, exporting and more. Get straight information about how the Jobs Act can benefit your company or clients. You can find details about small business support and more about the Jobs Act in an easy to read format at: http://www.sba.gov/content/small-business-jobs-act-2010
For additional information contact your SBA office:
SBA Ready to Help Vehicle Dealerships
SBA Explains the ARC (America's Recovery Capital) Loan Program
SBA Honors Nevada Small Business Award Winners
Douglas County Community Assessment
New Reno Air Service Added by American Airlines to Dallas-Ft. Worth
Four Tahoe Ridge Wines Win at West Coast Competition
NNDA's New Direction
PPG Offers Colorful, Energy-Saving Solutions
One wine entered - one wine won! Tahoe Ridge wins at San Diego Wine Competition in March, 2009
PPG introduces SOLARPHIRE PV glass for photovoltaic market
Sierra Regional Economic News Articles
June 19, 2011 - Healthcare - jobs- growht - innovation
June 5, 2011 - The pain and promise in manufacturing & Nevad Industry Excellence - NNDA's partner in economic development
May 15, 2011 - Two Awards - One Remarkable Broker
May 1, 2011 - Education means jobs / Arts means jobs!
April 27, 2011 - Aervoe Industries receives special recognition
April 3, 2011 - Do you want to help bring back our local economy?
March 20, 2011 - The Results Are In!
March 6, 2011 - What's the technology structure in the Sierra Region?
February 20, 2011 - Regionalism - The Base of the New Economy!
February 6, 2011 - What You Should Know About Your College
January 16, 2011 - Eagles & Ag Brings Visitors & Builds Awareness for Carson Valley
January 2, 2011 - A Regional Toolbox - Business Resource & Innovation Center
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