located in Washoe County, has a business climate that is on the rise. The area is primed for businesses — large or small — to grow and become a staple in the community while taking advantage of room for expansion, a wonderful quality of life, and the benefits of Nevada’s tax structure. The region is centrally located to major western cities including: San Francisco, Portland, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, which are all within a day’s drive. The area enjoys four complete seasons which enhance the multitude of activities in the area. Citizens enjoy cultural events, excellent public services, and boundless recreational opportunities, including nearby skiing, fishing, hiking and boating – just to name a few.
The area is home to dozens of annual celebrations, such as the Reno Rodeo, the Great Reno Balloon Races, the Reno Air Races, and Hot August Nights. The Greater Reno-Tahoe area attracts outdoor recreation enthusiasts from around the world. Beautiful Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains are home to 18 major resorts that boast some of the most diverse and scenic skiing and snowboarding terrain in the world; all within an easy drive from the Reno metro area.
The temperate Reno-Tahoe climate keeps the area’s more than 50 golf courses busy, and its varied ecology draws people outdoors for exceptional camping, hiking, biking, fishing and boating. Reno, the county seat, is the third largest city in Nevada and has been long known as the “Biggest Little City in the World.” 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, and restaurant district that incorporates a 19th Century Victorian theme.