Jacobs breaking ground on new downtown Reno apartment

Jacobs Entertainment is kicking off its first ground-up housing development within the Reno Neon Line District as it breaks ground Tuesday on a new apartment complex.

Named “245 North Arlington,” the project will add 60 apartment units to Reno’s downtown core. It also adds residents within the Reno Neon Line, something that CEO Jeff Jacobs described as a key component of his company’s efforts to revitalize downtown’s West Fourth Street Corridor. Jacobs touts the Neon Line as a $1.8 billion mixed-used project that will include entertainment, restaurants, retail and art.

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“As the residential community in Reno’s Neon Line District grows, we continue to expand on the mission of creating a live-work-play environment downtown,” Jacobs said. “The new complex, 245 North Arlington, is an important element in the continued development of Reno’s Neon Line.”