In 1923, Anthony Casazza purchased 140 acres of ranchland between what is now Plumb Lane and Vassar Street. Forty years later, the Casazza family transitioned from ranching to retail, opening a $2.4 million shopping complex on the property known as Shoppers Square. Business started at a humble pace – the first tenant was a drugstore, then came a grocery store, followed by 15 shops.
For more than 50 years, Shoppers Square served as a trusted and convenient retail and cultural center for thousands of Reno families – a place where on any given day visitors might catch a glimpse of a polling station or Santa Claus while picking up groceries or perusing a shop.
South Of Downtown Reno
Ahead Of Its Time,
Becomes A Community Icon
RPM Is Announced,
Built On A Tradition
of Retail In Reno
The Reno Public Market team announced that Steve Schroeder, owner of Reno Street Food and creator of Food Truck Friday, joins the team as food and beverage consultant. Schroeder will work to acquire and secure vendors in the food hall at Reno Public Market. Schroeder will bring his expertise to the team to work with […]
The partners of Reno Public Market, formerly Shoppers Square, announced the Reno retail resurrection will be a collaboration between the Casazza Family, Foothill Partners, and Loja Real Estate. On January 25, the property was acquired by the partnership formed by the three groups and construction is now scheduled to commence in mid-2019. “For more than […]