Constructing Nevada’s Cannabis Industry: Miles Construction leads the way for budding cannabis operations
100,000 sq. ft. Verdi cannabis cultivation facility completes renovation project
NAIOP’s Development Forum focuses on infrastructure
As the subject of economic development resonates through northern Nevada, preparing for the challenges associated with development and infrastructure are of interest to industries such as commercial real estate.
Bocce Ball energizes rebranded downtown Reno hotel
When the owners of the soon-to-be rebranded non-gaming Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel were looking for entertainment options to incorporate into the property, many concepts were tossed thrown into the hat.
Ridge Tahoe Renovations Unveiled
STATELINE, Nev. (Nov. 2, 2016) - Miles Construction, a diversified northern Nevada general contractor, has been the contractor of choice for The Ridge Resorts, located near South Lake Tahoe, since 2009 as the property performed capital improvement and renovation projects over the years. Recent upgrades to the clubhouse and conference space were shown off to vendors and partners during a recent open house, just in time for wedding and holiday party plans to begin taking shape.
Wild West Chevrolet Expands
YERINGTON, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2016) - Wild West Chevrolet in Yerington held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off expansion of its facility complete with golden shovels, balloons and a luncheon buffet Oct. 21. This first phase of expansion, performed by Miles Construction of Carson City, will include an expanded showroom that will hold five cars, a revamped service area that patrons will drive into, an expanded parts department, an additional finance office, and a new kids’ area for customers awaiting service. Construction will include expansion of the existing building on Goldfield Avenue in Yerington from the front and side.
Cannabis Grow Facility Breaks Ground in Mustang
MUSTANG, Nev. (Oct. 6, 2016) - A new cannabis grow facility broke ground October 6, 2016 in Mustang, just east of Reno. A Los Angeles-based cannabis company called MedMen is opening the facility. Miles Construction, out of Carson City, is building this 45,000-square-foot project, with plans to finish it in eight months. "It's been a difficult road and we're here, finally. It's very exciting for the industry. It's very exciting for them," Cary Richardson, Vice President of Business Operations for Miles Construction, said.
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Miles Construction marks 30 years in business
With millions of square feet of new buildings completed, innovative LEED designs and numerous historic restoration projects, Miles Construction marks 30 years in business. A diversified northern Nevada general contractor, the company was founded in 1986 in Carson City, Nevada starting with two brothers to now employing more than 29 and playing a role in some of the region’s most notable projects.
Miles Construction Transforming Siena to Marriott Renaissance
Miles Construction began renovation of the former Siena Hotel Casino located at 1 South Lake St. in Reno, Nevada as it begins its transformation to a non-gaming Renaissance Hotel, part of the Marriott collection. As general contractor, Miles Construction is remodeling the 214 hotel rooms, 15,500 square feet of convention space, lobby and public spaces. The renovation also includes the conversion of the former 17,000 square foot casino area into a restaurant and event center that featuring seven indoor bocce courts and a 9,000 square foot outdoor garden with two additional bocce courts, a dining area and private event area.
Fulfilling a Vision - The Story of the MAC
After years in planning, and even more in the dreams of many Carson City residents, the Multi-purpose Athletic Center is now a reality. See the story of how this amazing building came to life and the people who made it possible. Winner of Northern Nevada Development Association's Golden Hammer Award, the MAC project epitomizes Miles' dedication to community involvement. We are proud to have had the opportunity to work on this incredible project and see a dream through to reality for all Carson City residents.
Restoring Minden’s Heritage District
Bently Heritage Project Officially Breaks Ground
MINDEN, Nev. (May 11, 2015) — "Growing up in Carson Valley, I remember running around these buildings," Christopher Bently, owner of Bently Enterprises, said Monday afternoon. "I fell in love with these buildings and I always wanted to see something happen with them."
Minutes later, his golden shovel broke the ground in front of the Minden Silos, officially kicking off work on the much-anticipated Bently Heritage project.
Farmers Bank Building Open House May 12 In Minden
MINDEN, Nev. (May 1, 2015) — The newly renovated Farmers Bank building, located at 1597 Esmeralda Ave., will be open to the public from 3-6pm on Tuesday May 12, 2015. Tours of the building will be given in small groups so that people can ask questions and learn about the unique features of the building.
Miles Construction congratulates Bently Enterprises on Summit Award
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Apr. 27, 2015) — Miles Construction of Carson City, Nev., congratulates Bently Enterprises for receiving a Development Award at the recent Summit Awards, held Saturday, April 11, at the National Automobile Museum in Reno, Nev. The Summit Awards are held annually and recognize the success of distinguished commercial agents, brokers, developers, property managers and commercial projects in northern Nevada. Bently Enterprises and Miles Construction were recognized for their exceptional work renovating the more than 100-year-old Farmers Bank building in Minden, Nev., and converting it to a LEED-Certified headquarters office for Bently Enterprises. The project is a LEED-Platinum candidate.
"All of us at Miles Construction congratulate the Bently Enterprises team on their recognition for this project," said Cary Richardson, vice president of business operations at Miles Construction. "Bently Enterprises has a vision for sustainability that fits well with our mission at Miles, making it a fantastic project for us to work on."
As general contractors on the project, Miles used the existing structure to eliminate the environmental impact associated with demolishing an existing building and replacing it with new construction. The project incorporated an extensive energy and day lighting modeling strategy to make informed decisions regarding system and assembly selections to optimize energy performance. The energy systems used were direct and indirect evaporative cooling, building mass utilization, natural ventilation, natural light with skylights, ground source heat pump technology, radiant cooling and heating and chilling beams.
"We look forward to working with Bently Enterprises on additional projects in the Minden area and doing our part to continue the revitalization of the community with sustainable and environmentally conscious efforts," Richardson said.
Athletic center construction begins
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Feb. 26, 2015) — A long-awaited groundbreaking ceremony was held today for the Multi-purpose Athletic Center gymnasium, or MAC, in Carson City.
Miles Construction is the general contractor on the $8.3 million project, a 33,418-square-foot building with an 8,115-square-foot elevated running/walking track. MAC includes two collegiate size basketball courts that can be converted to four smaller tournament size courts for basketball and volleyball. It also includes locker rooms, restrooms and administrative space. The center will be available for use by all groups, from youth to teens, adults and seniors. Completion is expected in December 2015.
The athletic center is a response to the community's desire for more indoor recreation space, according to Carson City officials. The center is near the Russell Way location of the Boys & Girls Club of Western Nevada, and the city and nonprofit will partner to provide recreational opportunities to local youth.
Miles Construction begins second phase renovation at Whitney Peak Hotel
RENO, Nev. (Jan. 20, 2015) — Miles Construction has started the second phase to complete the 157 room renovations for Whitney Peak Hotel, a luxury boutique non-gaming hotel located in downtown Reno, Nev. Target completion date is late spring 2015.
As general contractors for this project, Miles Construction is responsible for ensuring the rooms are up to code and completed on schedule. With this project's completion, all guest rooms on floors five through 10 of the hotel will be remodeled bringing the total rooms renovated by Miles Construction to 313. The rooms feature the best of the hotel's innovative design, incorporating the outdoor lifestyle with natural elements and even local art.
"Whenever I get the chance to ask guests what they think of this building they say they are in awe," Jerry Dienes, vice president and general superintendent for Miles Construction, said. "This non-smoking, non-gaming hotel was just exactly what downtown Reno needed, and Miles Construction is excited to be able to say we had a hand in it."
In addition to the guestrooms, Miles Construction has also begun renovating the third floor conference level, which includes venues for weddings, meetings and banquets with space for up to 500 people. Expected completion for this phase September 2015, at which point the hotel will be fully renovated.
Richardson reappointed to environmental commission
Nevada Appeal, Aug. 16, 2014 - Miles Construction's Vice President of Business Operations Cary Richardson has been reappointed to serve on the Nevada State Environmental Commission (SEC) for another three-year term representing the general public. This is Richardson's second consecutive term on the SEC board.
Work on Farmer’s Bank building in Minden nearing completion
Carson Valley Times, Nov. 6, 2014 - The work is moving quickly as crews put the final touches on the 2nd Farmer's Bank of Carson Valley building on Esmeralda Avenue in Minden. Upon completion, it'll become the Nevada headquarters of Bently Enterprises.
Tesla’s ripple effect
Reno Gazette-Journal, Sept. 23, 2014 - Tesla, Tesla, Tesla. Is that all anybody in Reno wants to talk about? Well, there's a reason: The gigafactory has the potential to touch everyone's lives in Northern Nevada. It might even raise your pay.