Basin Street News

300esecond03_smallerReno, NV (date September 26, 2016)Basin Street Properties, a prominent Northern Nevada real estate investor and developer, has signed a lease with Aflac Insurance for 7,040 square feet in its 300 East 2nd Street building in downtown Reno.  “Alfac’s growth is a reflection of the broader Northern Nevada economy,” said Kevin Curtis, Regional Sales Manager, heading up the Northern Nevada regional offices.  Kevin finished his 21 year Navy career at Fallon Naval Air Station and came to Aflac four years ago through the Wounded Warrior Program.  “Aflac does a great job of working with veterans and provided a great opportunity to transition to the private sector and build a thriving business in a region I know and love,” said Curtis. “The DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs were also invaluable in my transition from the Navy to Aflac and I’m grateful for their support.”

Aflac currently has over 40 agents in a region that spans all of Northern Nevada and a portion of Northern California.  “We are excited to see Northern Nevada growing and we see a strong demand for our services as that growth continues,” said Curtis.  Aflac is part of the ongoing trend of well established brands opening offices in Downtown Reno.  “Aflac moving downtown supports the continuing narrative of Downtown Reno’s resurgence,” said Dave Mieding, Director of Leasing for Basin Street Properties. “To see household names like Aflac, Marriott, West Elm and Patagonia open downtown locations reinforces Downtown Reno’s upward trajectory.”

“The 300 East 2nd Street location is centrally located for our clients and gives a well-designed, professional space to excel and continue to grow,” said Curtis.  “It also provides easy access to all of the downtown restaurants and activities which our staff appreciates.”  300 East 2nd Street is a 15-story tower with four floors of Class A office space totaling 136,497 square feet and 11 floors of direct-access parking totaling 977 parking stalls. 300 East 2nd Street features panoramic views of the surrounding Sierra Mountains, Truckee Meadows and Downtown Reno. Basin Street Properties owns and manages over 700,000 square feet of class A office space, hospitality, multi-family and retail in Reno and is leading the redevelopment of the Kings Inn into 3rd Street Flats.  Representing Basin Street Properties was Dominic Brunetti and Scott Shanks of Dickson Commercial Group.  Aflac was represented by Ian Cochran of Sperry Van Ness.

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About Aflac

When a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For six decades, Aflac insurance policies have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the worksite. Through its trailblazing One Day PaySM initiative, Aflac U.S. can receive, process, approve and disburse payment for eligible claims in one business day. In Japan, Aflac is the leading provider of medical and cancer insurance and insures 1 in 4 households. Aflac individual and group insurance products help provide protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. For 10 consecutive years, Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. In 2016, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the 18th consecutive year and included Aflac on its list of Most Admired Companies for the 15th time, ranking the company No. 1 in innovation for the insurance, life and health category for the second consecutive year. In 2015, Aflac’s contact centers were recognized by J.D. Power by providing “An Outstanding Customer Service Experience” for the Live Phone Channel. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find out more about Aflac and One Day PaySM, visit aflac.com or espanol.aflac.com.

About Basin Street Properties:

Basin Street Properties, headquartered in Reno, is one of northern California’s and northern Nevada’s prominent developers, investors and managers of commercial properties. Basin Street has become widely recognized for its office, retail, hospitality, multi-family and mixed-use developments.  Founded in 1974, the company offers a broad range of real estate services, including development, property management, construction management, financial and asset management, and property acquisition and disposition. Basin Street Properties excels in creating environments where people can thrive.  For more information, visit basin-street.com or contact Mike Williams, VP of Marketing, 775-954-2821, mwilliams@basin-street.com.