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  • Turning Black Dirt Into Gold

    Thursday, December 12, 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
    West Hall A – Area A
    Learning Lounges
    Track 2: Financing Options, Real Estate, & Economic Development
    The City of Reno is located between two high-tech business centers; the established silicon valley of northern California, and the emerging Tahoe Reno Industrial Center - which includes TESLA, Google, Switch, and Blockchains within its 100,000+ acre campus. While this might sound like an economic development dream come true, looks can be deceiving. Learn how Reno is redeveloping brownfields in its urban core to mitigate the challenges associated with rapid economic growth on its periphery.
    Aric Jensen
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