Favorable Tax StructurePro-Business Regulatory Environment


The cost of doing business is less than the national average, and there are no corporate & personal income taxes.

3rd Largest Metropolitan AreaLocated in Close Proximity to U.S. Seaports


Close proximity to major markets means reaching nearly 60,000,000 customers within 1-day truck transit.

Turnkey Industrial Properties Reduce Risk


Pre-qualification designation includes key details about a site for businesses wanting to move forward quickly.

Improve the State of Your Business®

NNDA Is Your Business Resource for Growth and Expansion!

Companies Assisted since 2010

Economic Impact

Number of Certified Sites

Opportunity Zones


  • Leverage and Maximize Upticks to Minimize and Mitigate Downturns

  • Nevada domestic nonprofit corporation established in 1981

  • State-designated Regional Development Authority (RDA) for the counties of Nevada’s Sierra Region, which includes Lake Tahoe & a variety of industry sectors

  • Connector, Navigator and Problem Solver between the Sierra Region’s business communities, government, and the many resources to support business growth

Upcoming NNDA Events

Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Initiatives in Nevada – Sep 25, 2019

We are heating things up with a presentation by Southwest Gas at The Business Edge™. Southwest Gas will present business energy-cost saving tips, natural gas as an energy source, and their renewable energy initiatives in Nevada. Southwest Gas provides natural gas service to Nevada, Arizona, and parts of California to over 2 million customers.

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Annual Economic Roundup – Oct 23, 2019

Rob Hooper, NNDA President & CEO​

Oct 23, 2019 – Carson City – 7:30 am ​

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State of the Counties – January 22, 2020

Carson City, Douglas, Lyon, Mineral and Storey counties' managers will present on county successes, challenges, and plans for the future.

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