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Work begins on Minden housing project

Dirt work has begun on a project at the intersection of highways 395 and 88 that could bring 55 new apartments and 80 single-family homes to Minden.

Carson Valley Inn owner Mike Pegram owns the 30 acres that are part of the Nevada Northwest Specific Plan located along Highway 395.

According to a representative of R.O. Anderson Engineering, Pegram plans five acres of multi-family, and 18.92 acres of single-family housing. The property also includes six acres of neighborhood commercial.

In 2001, the property was approved for a casino and 400,000 square feet commercial development, which developers said was the equivalent of three Walmarts.

Pegram's Away They Go received a master plan amendment to multi-family, residential and neighborhood commercial in September 2017.

The project's main access would be an extension of a road connecting the intersection at Highway 88 to Ironwood Drive in the first phase.

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Pegram also owns the property behind the Gardnerville Walmart, which could see between 850 and 1,000 homes.