Business news & notes

Joanie's Creekside Cafe and Catering, 1795 E. College Parkway, has opened a 1,300 square-foot meeting/banquet room that can accommodate 60 people. The business is expecting local service clubs and other groups to use the room for weekly meetings. For more information, call 841-3354.

Tom Cook, chairman of the Nevada Rural Housing Authority, announced plans to add 48 additional affordable senior housing units and to rehabilitate 100 existing residential units at Southgate Apartments in Carson City. NRHA will provide a land lease of $1 per year, a $4.1 million low interest loan plus rent subsidies. The balance of the $17 million program is funded by tax credits and loans from Bank of Nevada, Idaho-Nevada CDFI and Western Nevada Home Consortium. Construction work, now under way, will be completed in phases by late 2009.

Shaheen Beauchamp Builders, a Carson City contractor, has broken ground on the Market Street Retail Center in Carson City. The center sits adjacent to the new Home Deport being built along East College Parkway and will consist of two buildings totaling approximately 17,000 square feet of retail space. The project has been partially leased, with Dotty's Casino occupying 3,600 square feet, and US Bank occupying 3,500 square feet. The retail building shells will be completed in August, US Bank and Dotty's Casino are expected to open in October. The project has been designed by Hannafin Design Associates, also based in Carson City.

Upcoming events


Carson City Chamber of Commerce breakfast club at 7:30 a.m. at the Nevada Artist Association, 449 W. King St. For more information, call the Carson City Chamber of Commerce at 882-1565.

EDAWN's Morning Business Buzz at 7 a.m.-9 a.m. at the Atlantis Resort & Casino. Cost is $20 for members; $30 for non-members. The quarterly membership breakfast will feature an annual EDAWN update as well as guest keynote speaker Ben Erulkar, the national EDA principal deputy assistant secretary. For more information or to RSVP: 775.829.3712 or


Carson City Chamber of Commerce young business professionals meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Dayton Valley Country Club. For more information, call the Carson City Chamber of Commerce at 882-1565.


Patio grand opening and ribbon cutting at Doppelgangers, 302 N. Carson St., at 6 p.m. For more information, call the Carson City Chamber of Commerce at 882-1565.

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