Michael Barnes July 18, 2019
Michael oversees the company’s project land planning, entitlements, engineering and construction management. He has over 35 years of professional land development and construction management experience in major projects. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno and a Nevada unlimited General Engineering contractor’s license.
A national study just ranked Reno as the second-best city in the United States for buying a family home. Wait, what? That’s right, the Biggest Little City is No. 2 among the top 100 metros in the nation for families looking to buy a house, according to financial technology firm SmartAsset. The ranking is a big jump for Reno, which placed 19th in 2018 — the first year that SmartAsset did the study. Only Fremont in California ranked higher than Reno.
StoneGate Reno is taking many crucial details into account while planning the master planned community for Northern Nevada, like water and traffic. StoneGate Reno is also dedicated to preserving the natural beauty of the historic Heinz Ranch by investing in recreational activities for the new residents.
Tesla, Switch, Apple, and many other large businesses have relocated or expanded to Reno. This is fantastic news for the growing northern Nevada economy, but it does do a wonder on housing.