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Housing shortage a leading issue for Carson City – Metcalf Builders in the News

As featured in the Nevada Appeal by Ann Knowles on January 6th, 2018

Carson City officials expect to take on a range of complex issues in 2018.

A new waste management contract is on the horizon and could change how the city recycles. A new formula for stormwater rates is being considered to more equitably distribute costs. And major road projects are underway as the city, like cities and counties everywhere, continues to struggle with how to pay for routine upkeep of its streets.

Probably no issue is more complicated than housing, which should be front and center in the coming year.

“We need more affordable housing in Carson City,” said Mayor Bob Crowell. “There is definitely a housing shortage.”


As anyone who has looked for an apartment to rent or a house to buy in the last year can attest, Carson City’s housing problems run the gamut.

“The market is 100 percent occupied,” said Jeni Chavez, director of Rental and Housing Programs, Nevada Rural Housing Authority.

NRHA just completed a statewide housing study. In Carson City, the group found […]

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Reno wins Hospitality Development of the Year

As featured in the 12th Annual Summit Awards from Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Published on May 29, 2017

The Summit Awards is the premier annual event that recognizes the success of distinguished commercial agents, brokers, developers, property managers as well as commercial projects in the Northern Nevada region.

Courtyard by Marriott Reno Downtown/Riverfront                                                                                                                                                                   1 Ballpark Lane, Reno

Developer: Basin Street Properties                                                                                                         […]

San Jose Hyatt Construction Update May 2017

Check out the latest Arial photos of the San Jose Hyatts from Sharp Shots Arial Photography.


Foundations poured and concrete walls are going up.

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Hope is for 308 Curry to serve as catalyst for Carson City development

As featured in the Nevada Appeal by Anne Knowles 05.06.2017

Steve Neighbors hopes 308 Curry St. serves as a catalyst for Carson City development.

“The success or struggle of 308 Curry will speak to all developers,” said Neighbors, who’s one of three trustees of the Hop & Mae Adams Foundation, which is developing the mixed-use project now under construction. “I think it will create a domino effect.”

The goal is to demonstrate a small city like Carson City is worth investing in for developers and businesses who usually only look at bigger cities.

The complex will include apartments, retail and office space and has been in the works for years, starting with a lengthy public process to chose a design by Carson City architect Robert Darney.

Since breaking ground in July 2016, the project has run into a few roadblocks.

First, the 1960s-era Citibank building which was to be renovated was found to be unsalvageable, requiring a tear down and all new construction.

Then wet winter weather and a shortage of construction workers delayed the build out, although Neighbors thinks they can make up lost time and be […]