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

Automation & Industrial Technology for the Workforce – September 23

What does the future of manufacturing look like? Join us to learn firsthand from Dr. Emily Howarth, Electronics and Industrial Technologies Professor at Western Nevada College, about the impact of automation and industrial technology on manufacturing. She will explore the technologies currently available, how they are changing the way manufacturing is done, and how WNC […]

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Economic Roundup – October 28, 2020

Michael Brown, Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED), will provide an overview of the economic news of the state of Nevada. Rob Hooper, President & CEO of Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA), will be providing insight into economic news and topics for the Sierra Region.

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