The following story appears at the Navada Appeal website:
Dayton Airpark projects take flight
By Nevada Appeal News Service
Looking past the current storms in the housing market, the Dayton Airpark (Details – paid subscription required for Full Access), a Wade Lakemont development, is moving onto the runway.
“Nothing happens quickly. We want to get ahead of the market,” says Doug Thorngren, whose Reno-based Silverado Properties is providing consulting and marketing services on the project. Centerpiece of the development at the south edge of the Lyon County community is a privately owned 5,400-foot airstrip. Rebuilt within the past two years, the runway can handle planes as large as medium-sized jets.
Thorngren says his company is beginning to market hangar condominiums at the airpark, targeting pilots and other owners of aircraft in California. Advertising in pilot-oriented publications and at aviation shows will emphasize Nevada’s tax advantages for aircraft owners. Demand for hangar spaces in northern Nevada is high, Thorngren says, with waiting lists of two years common at airports in the region.
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