Downtown Reno and Midtown Breaking News
Reno a finalist for Tesla Motor's proposed giga-factory which would employ over 6,000 peeps and comprise 10+ million square feet. A big factory!
Apple pulls permits for massive expansion of their server farm east of Reno. No word yet on the downtown component of the project.
Powning District is highlighted by Channel 4 news, and talks about the new businesses opening there.
Two new restaurants join the incredible new IMAX theater that opened at Legends.
Double Edge Fitness in Midtown featured on Channel 2 News.
CoffeeBar gets props in Reno News and Review this week. Have you been yet? Their food is as amazing as the coffee. A respectable replacement for Bibo for sure.27 Feb 2014
Thinking outside the box a bit, the Biggest Little City has some unique events coming up that you don't want to miss, starting with this tomorrow. I certainly won't be missing these!4 Mar 2014
As a part of his adaptive reuse Hudson project, Brian Egan has brought in Center Lodge LLC, which has just closed on Center Lodge today, located on the corner of Pine and Center Street. This now makes the Hudson Project a multi-block project, in a part of downtown that needs a boost badly. A major transformation will be taking place this year to this building.
Brian Egan has already started renovating the older rental properties in this area, which you can read about and see here.5 Mar 2014
Check out the great video below showcasing all the fun that was had at NadaGras. You can even catch me groovin in front of the dj at around the 2:18 mark! Art, music, poetry, djs, dancing.
10 Mar 2014
Fresh from the rumor mill and heard from multiple sources, I'm hearing Whitney Peak Hotel's new flagship restaurant, presumably located on the first floor, will be called Heritage, and Mark Estee is involved somehow. I'm hearing Josh Berreman from Chez Louie will be the chef, will be locally sourced comfort food, and have on-site butchuring similar to Campo. Exciting stuff, we'll see if it pans out!13 Mar 2014
Siri's Casino is coming along nicely. Between Siri's, Whitney Peak, and the Virginian all reopening, it will fill quite a few dark voids on Downtown Reno's casino strip.14 Mar 2014
A magical thing happens when a retail development grows organically, rather than either being forced or worse, assembling totally random venues out of desperation to get the project to occupancy. The perfect example of organic growth can be found in a quaint commercial development on the corner of Riverside and Washington in the 700-block of Riverside Drive.14 Mar 2014
Downtown Reno isn’t just a place for late night buffets anymore. The explosion of the restaurant scene has transformed the way people dine in the urban corridor. New restaurants offering diverse cuisine, culture and globally-trained chefs have flooded the area and the abundance of food and atmosphere options has been warmly welcomed. One key ingredient to this newfound success: local food.23 Mar 2014
The Montage, a luxury residential project located in downtown Reno and formerly the Golden Phoenix Casino and Hotel, has now sold 342 of 376 units, making it 90% sold!26 Mar 2014