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.

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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

Economic Impact of Professional Soccer in Northern Nevada – February 26, 2020

Professional teams provide a needed source of entertainment and community pride, but what is the economic impact of a professional team? How far does the impact extend down into the Sierra Region? How do the professional team(s) contribute to and support the community? Score the answers at this The Business Edge™ featuring Doug Raftery, General […]

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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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