Driven by California’s outrageous Prop 30, which retroactively raised state income taxes on many individuals in the Golden State, growth in the first quarter of 2013 was more than noticeable. New companies like Rogue Gaming continue to enhance our Downtown economy. Call center and data center activity has remained strong throughout the market. Henry Schein stayed in the market signing a new lease for 75,000 square feet, adding to the proof that Reno is a great small market call center location.
Also new, is San Francisco based Bookkeeper Zoo. The mobile bookkeeping startup opened their national service and data center in South Meadows. This continued level of activity will certainly create more momentum for the Reno Tahoe area as regional companies realize they can take advantage of our competitive taxes, real estate prices, and labor pool.
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