Northern Nevada has a small town feel, while offering city-like amenities, such as excellent shopping and dining options, robust nightlife offerings, high-performance schools including a Tier 1 University with over 25,000 students. Ranked as one of America’s 25 Best Towns Ever by Outdoor Magazine, Reno, the “Biggest Little City”, has transitioned from a gambling mecca into an entrepreneurial hot spot, generating a huge influx of tourism through annual festivals and events.
Northern Nevada is highly regarded as a pro-business, low-tax environment that appeals to a wide range of businesses and industries. With no personal, corporate, franchise, estate, inheritance, or inventory tax, it’s no wonder that Nevada ranks #7 in Most Business-Friendly Tax Climate. Over the past few years, more than 100 new companies have relocated here, including Tesla, Switch, Apple, Panasonic, and Rackspace to name a few. More than 50,000 new jobs are anticipated throughout the region in the next five years. Reno was recently ranked 1 of 3 Alternative Tech Startup Cities, and some predict Northern Nevada to become the next Silicon Valley.
Nevada has the reputation of pioneering an economic future through the wind, solar, and geothermal clean energy technology. Additionally, Nevada is one of the most environmentally green states in the country and was ranked #1 for LEED-Certified Buildings by The US Green Buildings Council.
Nevada is also at the forefront of the development and testing of drone technology, attracting such companies as Drone America and Ashima Devices to the area. Nevada is only one of seven places in the US that has federal approval to test commercial drones, and the industry is exploding.
The Reno-Tahoe region is consistently ranked as one of the top places in America to live and do business because of its diversified economy, desirable climate, and quality of life. Whether you love outdoor activities, exciting nightlife, or the serenity of Lake Tahoe, the Northern Nevada area has something to enjoy for the whole family. Its proximity to the Bay Area makes it possible to golf, ski, and surf all in one day. Northern Nevada really does have it all.