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Northern Nevada Industrial Park Locations

If the combination of economic benefits and quality of life in northern Nevada have you considering expanding or relocating your business to this market, Miller Industrial’s guide to northern Nevada industrial parks is a great place to start. Our guide features both product overviews and locations so you can start narrowing down areas of interest. Or, leave it to us. Our Property Recap is a quick way to outline what you need so we can prepare a short list of suitable properties. Either way, understanding northern Nevada’s industrial park locations is a valuable starting point.

Industrial Park Locations in Northern Nevada

Stead Fifteen minutes north of the Interstate 80/Interstate 580 (US 395) interchange, with mostly class “A” locations and excellent nearby labor availability. Generally big-box sized, with many Fortune 500 firms and few sites to develop. There is some isolated rail service.

North Valleys Five to ten minutes north of Interstate 80/Interstate 580 (US 395) interchange. Excellent nearby labor availability, with locations available. Mostly big-box sized and few sites to develop.

  1. Security Circle – Smaller class “B” and “C” properties

  2. Golden Valley – Excellent highway access. Larger class “A” locations

  3. Panther Valley – Small, older area. Poor access. Mostly class “C” locations

  4. Parr Area – Larger, class “B” locations. Some rail served

  5. North Virginia – New, class “A+” inventory

Reno – Central All areas generally not suited for modern logistics operations.

Reno – West Older area, with the exception of one or two modern locations and some new infills. Dated infrastructure, rail use delays, class “B” and “C” locations. Few development sites. Adjacent to the river, presenting flood exposure.

Sparks – West Generally, a decent supply of vacancy in class “B” locations. Good overall locations. Occasional rail service. Dated infrastructure. Some low lying, flood prone areas. Varied sizes available.

Sparks – East Similar to west Sparks plus some newer class “A” locations. Excellent location. Some rail service. Better infrastructure than west Sparks. Some low lying, flood prone areas. Varied sizes available.


Vista Newer area with mostly class “A” locations. Excellent locations and infrastructure. Two overnight freight hubs. Minimum flex space with emphasis on big-box size. Close to labor pool.

Airport Mixed-use area ranging from big box, flex, R&D, light assembly, aging class “A-“ to class “B-“. Excellent locations, with infrastructure based on area. Low vacancy and various sizes available.

Reno – South (South Meadows/Damonte Ranch) Newer area. Mixed-use from class “A” big box to flex, retail, general commercial, office, and residential. Sized generally for big-box locations.

Spanish Springs New area, big box class “A” locations. Congestion and poor access to highway system. Excellent access to labor. Land available for development.

Patrick/Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center (TRIC) Twenty minutes east of Reno/Sparks on Interstate 80. A massive industrial park with new big-box, class “A” occupants. Rail served. Limited land for development. No local labor.

Fernley Thirty-five minutes east of Reno/Sparks on Interstate 80. Mixed-use industrial area from class “A” big-box to general commercial use. Rail served area. Excellent access to local labor. Land available for development.

Mustang New development area, ten minutes east of Sparks, Nevada. Immediate access to Interstate 80. New class “A” inventory. No rail service and few vendor services nearby. Not close to labor pool.

Verdi New development area, five minutes west of Reno, Nevada. Immediate access to Interstate 80. Located on the California-Nevada border. New class “A” inventory. No rail service. Few vendor services nearby. Not close to labor pool.

Carson Valley

  1. Carson City – Highly mixed industrial area ranging from older manufacturing use sites to older flex property to mixed, general commercial use. Thirty minutes off east-west interstate traffic system. Many areas have no CC&Rs, yielding highly mixed and varied uses.

  2. Dayton – Moderate-sized industrial park with CC&Rs. Adjacent to a runway and golf course. Single tenant properties. Generally owner-user with limited property availability.

  3. Minden/ Gardnerville – Mixed-use area. Generally populated with owner-user, light assembly, and manufacturing type facilities in a placid, picturesque setting.

We understand that every business is different in terms of need for shipping, local labor, rail service, and property type. If you’re starting your search in northern Nevada and you recognize the value of looking for an agent first – someone who understands the local markets like you understand your business – the experts at Miller Industrial Properties are here to help. Contact us today.

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