Business Briefly Jan. 9

North Carson RV and boat storage facility sold

Grizzly's II Indoor RV and Boat Storage, 2900 Arrowhead Dr., was sold to MFI Investors, LLC last week for $975,000.

The seller was Sierra West, Inc., and sale brokered by Todd Blonsley of Marcus and Millichap Real Estate Investment Services Co.

The property is comprised of 20 750-square-foot storage units.

Senate minority leader speaking at NBC meeting

State Sen. Mike McGinness will address the next Nevada Business Connections breakfast meeting Jan. 19.

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. at the Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa, 3800 S. Virginia St., Reno.

Cost is $20 for members and $30 for guests. For more information call 775-882-8306 or e-mail

NNDA hosting upcoming breakfast meeting

The Northern Nevada Development Authority will host a breakfast meeting on Jan. 26 featuring Nevada Mining Association president Tim Crowley.

Doors open at 7 a.m. at the Gold Dust West, 2171 Highway 50 E., Carson City.

Cost is $20 for NNDA members and $35 for guests. For more information call 775-883-4413 or visit

JobConnect office to host life skills workshop

The Carson City JobConnect office, 1929 N. Carson St., will host classes on life skills, resumes and interviews from Jan. 24-27.

Each class starts at 8:30 a.m. each day starting with life skills, such as time management and self esteem, the "60-second me" on Jan. 25, then resumes and interviews on the Jan. 27.

To sign up contact JOIN Inc., at 775-283-0125 at least three days ahead of the session.

Economic indicators from the U.S. Department of Commerce:

• Construction spending in Nov. 2010 was $810 billion, up 0.4 percent from October 2010, but down 6 percent from November 2009.

• Sales of new single-family houses in November 2010 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 290,000, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. That is 5.5 percent above the revised October rate of 275,000, but is 21.2 percent below the November 2009 estimate of 368,000.

Carson City company gets Navy contract

Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corp. of Carson City won a contract worth $81,604 with the U.S. Navy to repair, refurbish and service components of turbine engines.

Wedding publication launched

My Wedding Library, a wedding-planning business in Reno owned by Chris and Beth Jones, has launched a free-distribution publication, "My Wedding Library Magazine."

The company also operates a website,, and a storefront location at 9333 Double R Blvd. in Reno.


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