Reno is located only about 30 minutes from Lake Tahoe and is described as the the “Biggest Little City in the World”. Though the city of Reno has 220,000 residents, the Reno valley has over 450,000 population and is the 2nd highest populated in the state of Nevada.
Although gambling has been it’s main industry for many years, Reno is becoming a hub for technology companies and start ups due to it’s excellent business tax climate. Companies such as Tesla, Amazon, Google and others. With the influx of new companies and the demand for a more educated and skilled workforce, the demographics and way of life has been changing at a rapid pace. With the economic growth, housing prices have risen and new building permits have been issued to keep up with the demand for new housing.
The University of Nevada has been considered the largest, oldest and best in the state and attracts young people from all over the world. Top medical doctors have obtained specialized training here as well.
Reno lies in the shadow of the Sierras and enjoys 300 days of sunshine per year plus a decent amount of rainfall and snow. It continues to attract thousands of visitors who ski the slopes of the nearby resorts and who come to enjoy the clear waters of Lake Tahoe.
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