Northern Nevada is the right place to relocate or set up a new manufacturing or commercial business. This section focuses on why Northern Nevada is the place to do business, and why we're the ideal area for expanding or moving your business.
Reno, the county seat, is the third largest city in Nevada and has been long known as the "Biggest Little City in the World," but Reno has also gained a new title as "America's Adventure Place" and serves as a hub for a wide variety of outdoor recreation activities ranging from mountain biking to rock climbing. Reno is also the home of the University of Nevada, Reno, the world-class Nevada Museum of Art, and the National Automobile Museum.
Once a railroad town, Sparks has grown into a vacation destination with a world-class hotel resort, the Wild Island water park, championship golf courses and the Sparks Marina. Victorian Square, in the center of Sparks, is a picturesque shopping/casino/restaurant district that incorporates a 19th century Victorian theme.
Reno-Sparks Named One of America's Hottest Cities - Expansion Management Magazine Announces 50 Best Cities for Business Recruitment and Expansion
- Expansion Management magazine names Reno-Sparks one of America’s 50 Hottest Cities to relocate or expand a business. The magazine’s annual poll surveyed 80 national site location consultants to determine the top 50 cities out of a list of 362 Metropolitan Statistical Areas. The cities that comprise America’s 50 Hottest Cities represent the top 14 percent of all metros in the United States.
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New Survey of Washoe County Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics Companies Shows Future Expansion
A survey of Washoe County advanced manufacturing and advanced logistics companies indicates continued job growth and expansion the next three years. The survey, conducted by Business Builders, a volunteer-driven economic development program encouraging the growth and stability of local business for the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), reports that the 79 manufacturing and logistics companies surveyed project future expansion resulting in 1,334 new jobs, more than 1.5 million additional square footage and nearly $180 million in new capital investment by 2010. Read Full Story
Northern Nevada Business Climate Thriving
"An initial assessment of Northern Nevada's business climate is in, and the results released Tuesday held no surprises: strong job growth, great proximity to California and a "tremendous" quality of life..." Read Full Story
Chief Executive Magazine Ranks Reno #2 In Nation
"For the second straight year, Chief Executive magazine has tabbed Nevada second among the best states for business. The poll of more than 300 executives focused on employment, costs and business conditions in picking the best and worst among the 50 states." - Read Full Story
The Nevada Commission on Economic Development released its FY 2003/2004 biennial report on January 5. The report shows 143 companies moved or expanded to Nevada creating 6,752 new jobs and had an impact of more than $3.2 billion for Nevada-based businesses. Download the report here.
THE HARD FACTS
Offering one of the lowest tax burdens in the nation, Nevada is consistently cited by the likes of Forbes, Inc and Money magazines as having one of the best overall business climates in the nation. Nevada’s tax structure is designed to be less burdensome to both business and its employees. The outstanding tax climate in Nevada is one of the best reasons to do business in the state. This tax structure also clearly distinguishes Nevada as offering a business environment very few states can match.
In Nevada there is:
- No State Corporate Income Tax - No Personal Income Tax - No Franchise Tax on Income - No Gift Tax - No Unitary Tax
- No Inheritance Tax
- No Special Intangible Tax - No Estate Tax* - Minimal Employer Payroll Tax - 0.63% of gross wages with deductions for employer paid health insurance.
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INDUSTRIAL AREA MAP
Click here for an interactive industrial area map of the Reno/Sparks and vicintiy areas.
City of Reno
City of Sparks
Economic Development Authority of Western
International Council of Shopping Centers
Nevada Commission on Economic Development
Nevada Department of Taxation
Nevada Development Authority
Nevada Secretary of State
Nevada Small Business Administration
Reno/Sparks Chamber of Commerce
Sierra Pacific Economic Development
State of Nevada
University of Nevada, Reno
Truckee Meadows Community College