A manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks, Mary’s Gone Crackers, has announced plans to open a manufacturing, research and development facility this fall in Reno. The company headquarters will also relocate to the site. The bakery will occupy over 420,000 square feet in the North Valley Commerce Center. Mary’s Gone Crackers intends to hire over 200 employees by the end of 2017.
Seaquest Interactive Aquariums plans to open a family destination attraction this fall in the Boulevard Mall in Las Vegas. The aquarium will feature over 31,000 square feet of exhibits with thousands of species of animals, hands-on activities and a 45,000-gallon tank. SeaQuest and Boulevard Mall hope the aquarium will drive both tourist and local traffic to the area. The company expects to hire as many as 50 employees once it opens.
Seasons Market grocery store and specialty market recently opened in Lake Las Vegas, just east of Henderson. The area has previously lacked a central marketplace. The store offers fresh produce, gourmet foods, beverages and gift items to the neighborhood, including locally and regionally sourced products. The 5,000 square-foot store has already hired eight full-time positions and expects to employ seasonal staffing as needed.