Reno, Nevada sits nestled at the foot of the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountain range, in the northwestern part of the state.

From its colorful beginnings, Reno has blossomed into an intriguing city that brings together rich history, a bright future, exceptional recreation and varied cultures. This thriving metropolis is home to an estimated 250,000 inhabitants and boosts a revitalized local economy.

With business rebounding and property values increasing, Reno was named one of the ten most livable mid-sized cities in the United States for 2014. The economy, once focused on gaming and entertainment, has broadened its base. Today, these cornerstones have been replaced by such industries as healthcare, technology, clean energy and business startups.

Some of the many reasons that businesses have flocked to Reno and the surrounding areas include:

No corporate or personal income tax.

Nevada is a right to work state.

Tier 1 University of Nevada, Reno.

Quality of Life: enjoy a plethora of outdoor experiences such as: skiing and snow boarding, boating, camping, mountain biking, swimming, arts, entertainment, gaming and more.

Location: Just 30 minutes from world renowned Lake Tahoe and just hours from Sacramento and San Francisco.

Shipping: Reno enjoys exceptional transportation opportunities including: two major highways (HWY 50 and US 395), Union Pacific railroad access, national trucking options and major airline/air freight access through the Reno-Tahoe International Airport—making one day shipping possible to 80% of the 11 western states.

Recognized, by Kauffman Foundation, as the “most consistent standout” for entrepreneurial start-ups.

Outstanding downtown area. Over $30 million spent to modernize and beautify downtown infrastructure and facilities.

The resurgence in business, personal and governmental activities, brings not only growth and opportunity to the region but, often times, challenges as well. As entities grow and evolve, they find the need to solidify their operations with sound legal positioning.

Allison MacKenzie Law Firm, of Carson City, is a firm dedicated to serving these clients and their varied legal needs. The firm offers clients proficient legal advice in navigating the vast and changing legal environment found within the Reno area.

Reno, Nevada

Famous "The Biggest Little City in the World" sign at night in Reno, Nevada, USA

Famous “The Biggest Little City in the World” sign at night in Reno, Nevada, USA