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Jun
12
2015

Well hello there, Tonopah Lofts! New eight-unit crop of duplexes is Midtown's newest urban infill project. Renderings, floor plan and more after the jump!

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Jun
1
2015

Marmot Properties Acquires Another Complex, Begins Marmoting

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May
25
2015

I've been friends with blogger Mike McGonagle for years now, but few know how involved he actually is with the resurgence of Midtown.

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May
8
2015

Permit sniffer and good friend Mike McGonagle told me that S3 Renovation Investors, i.e. Blake Smith who recently built the Starbucks on Virginia Street downtown, and is constructing the Cov and an unnamed project on Sinclair and Stewart, has snatched up the lot on 2nd and Lake, where the half-built Waterfront Sales Office sits.

It would be sweet if he built some kind of mixed use live-work units in this spot.

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May
1
2015

Only the most hardcore Reno natives would know that the Siena, back when it was the Holiday Hotel, actually opened up in 1958 WITHOUT a casino. It was a non-gaming hotel on the river, and the casino was only added later. Hotels like Harrah's downtown are casinos with a hotel added on, but the Holiday was a hotel first, with a casino added on.

Since 1999, the casino has literally not made a dime of money. I don't need a 'source' to tell me this, it's painfully obvious when you visit the Siena on a Friday or Saturday.

Yet, during the weekends, esepcially in the summer, the hotel portion often comes close to selling out.

So, it wasn't necessarily shocking when I learned from an unnamed source that Fernando Leal, developer of the Montage and CommRow (now Whitney Peak Hotel) has bought the Siena.

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Apr
24
2015

You might have noticed tenant improvements happening at 100 California Ave, Suite 102. It will soon be home to a new unique store, something this retail corridor needs after losing several key retailers the past couple years.

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Apr
22
2015

A report back from the RAAB meeting with lots of exciting items.

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Apr
10
2015

El Cortez's hideous awning that doesn't match the building at all, is coming down, much to the delight of Noble Pie Parlor owners Trevor Leppek and Ryan 'Pie Face' Goldhammer.

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Apr
2
2015

So the word on the street is Siegel Group is demolishing the current awnings over the retail businesses on the first floor, and is looking at two options moving forward.

I also can't wait to see what they come up with for window options, since the Historical Resources Commission recommended they come up with window replacements that have a bit more of a historical feel than 1970s style slider windows.

 

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Apr
2
2015

Midtown Construction Update - Sticks and 777 Center.

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