In 2011, Nevada, like many states, was getting hit hard by the unrelenting jabs of the Great Recession. The Silver State saw 175,000 of its jobs knocked out, had a wobbly unemployment rate of 14 percent and was tagged with an $800 million bill it owed the federal government in unemployment claims. Six years later, Nevada has rallied back and then some.
Thinking about leasing space for your business? Have you heard the terms, “Full Service Gross,” “Modified Gross” and/or “Triple Net” and don’t know what to think? If so, you’re not alone – but wait – there’s good news! The basics of these common commercial lease types are not quite as intimidating as they might sound.
Walking into the Kimmie Candy Factory’s in east Reno is like, well, being a kid in a candy store. Bins of colorful confections line the walls. There are the Sunbursts—oblong, colorful, candy-coated, chocolate-covered sunflower seeds. The ChocoRocks—fun-shaped chocolate chunks covered in a smooth colored candy shell. And, of course, PretzelBites—round, brown morsels in either dark chocolate or salted caramel.
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Liberty Utilities, and Tesla are partnering for a proposed project that would bring an energy storage system to the North Tahoe region. For six years, they’ve been working on what they’re calling The Olympic Valley Microgrid Project — which would use innovative battery storage technology to store surplus energy and deliver that stored energy to the utility’s grid. It could provide backup power to Liberty Utility’s customers in the area in the event of an electrical outage.
The NCET Technology Awards celebrate the Northern Nevada individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of technology community, while the EDAWN Awards recognize the people and resources that have played an integral part in contributing to the growth of our community.
Jon Edmondo and Annie Flanzraich have been re-elected to the board of directors of NCET, a member-supported non-profit that produces educational and networking events to help people explore business and technology.
Is the Internet the lifeblood of your business? Increasingly, the answer to that question is “uh, yeah.” Let’s lay out a broadband selection process and take a look at our options.