Gas Prices in Reno

As the warm weather has begun to peak its head out we are already see Reno gas prices rise. The average gas price in Reno is currently $3.73. This is .17 cents higher than the state average and .21 cents higher than the states average. Historically gas prices rise in the summer but overall gas prices are predicted to lower over the course 2014, but it hasn’t been seen yet.

The top 3 stations for the lowest gas prices in town are at Discount Gas & Liquor on Yori Ave, Costco on Harvard Way, and Sam’s Club on Kietzke Ln.

Reno is Chosen as 1 of 6 States for Drone Testing

NAAISC, the Nevada Advanced Autonomous Systems Innovation Center, has found a its home at the University of Nevada’s newly acquired Sinclair Building, located in Reno’s midtown.

At the end of 2013, the Federal Aviation Administration announced that Nevada would be one of six states designated to begin testing drones for SinclairBuilding_NNBW-300x199commercial use. Each of the six test sites will focus on specific aspects of commercial drone use. Nevada’s concentration will be on standards, operations and certification requirements, as well as, air traffic control procedures.

The research and testing will take place at Boulder City Municipal Airport, Reno Stead Airport, Fallon Naval Air Station and the Nevada Nation Security Site.

“The Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) industry holds the promise of many good jobs for Nevadans. According to the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, the State’s forecast shows that there could be over 10,000 jobs for UAS direct employees with an average wage of approximately $62,000 and an estimated $2.5 billion in economic impact by the middle of the next decade.”

If you are a businessman or women staying in the Reno-Tahoe area and want to hear anything specific about the local economy or business market, let us know. We would love to get feedback on the questions you have when considering doing business in Reno.

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