GLVAR Elects New Board Members for 2015, Led by President Keith Lynam

The GLVAR has elected new board members and officers to lead Southern Nevada’s largest professional trade organization in 2015.

The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) has elected new board members and officers to lead Southern Nevada’s largest professional trade organization in 2015. Current GLVAR President Heidi Kasama, whose one-year term heading the association ends Dec. 31, 2014, announced the results of GLVAR’s annual election today. Officers of the 2015 GLVAR Board of Directors… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Raise Funds for American Heart Association

Nevada State Bank is showing its heart by raising money for the American Heart Association (AHA).

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank is showing its heart by raising money for the American Heart Association (AHA). Bank branches throughout the state are selling “hearts” for $1, $5, $25 or even $100. The funds raised benefit the work of the AHA in Nevada, and the hearts will be on sale through the end of… [More...]

Nevada State Bank and “Eye Care 4 Kids” Helping Nevada Students See Their Way to Success

Nevada State Bank donated $25,000 to Eye Care 4 Kids, a nonprofit group that provided free eyeglasses to more than 1,500 low-income school children.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank recently donated $25,000 to Eye Care 4 Kids, a nonprofit group that provided free eyeglasses to more than 1,500 low-income Southern Nevada school children last school year. Eye Care 4 Kids was founded in 2001 by pediatric optician Joseph Carbone to provide badly needed vision care services to low-income… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Hosts Family Business Webinar “Financing Transitions in a Family Business”

Nevada State Bank is hosting a free family business webinar, “Financing Transitions in a Family Business,” on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 9 a.m. Pacific Time.

LAS VEGAS – Small businesses and entrepreneurs should not be tricked into thinking they have limited options. If a family-owned company is to provide opportunities for future generations, it must plan both adequate shareholder liquidity and sufficient business capital. With this in mind, Nevada State Bank is hosting a free family business webinar, “Financing Transitions in… [More...]

CALV Symposium Set for Sept. 19 at Gold Coast

A luncheon featuring a lively panel discussion by local real estate legends will highlight a commercial real estate symposium being presented by CALV.

Panel discussion by local real estate legends highlights Sept. 19. CALV Symposium for local real estate pros A luncheon featuring what figures to be a lively panel discussion by local real estate legends will highlight a commercial real estate symposium being presented Sept. 19 by the Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV). CALV is hosting its ninth annual Commercial Alliance Educational Symposium… [More...]

Downtown Summerlin Announces Upcoming Job Fair

The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC) announced details for the highly-anticipated job fair for Downtown Summerlin.

Retailers, Restaurants and Entertainment Venues Welcome Job Seekers LAS VEGAS  – The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC) announced details for the highly-anticipated job fair for Downtown Summerlin. Job seekers will be able to learn about and apply for jobs in the Summerlin Ballroom at Red Rock Resort on Wednesday, August 27 from 11am – 7pm. Participating retailers, restaurants… [More...]

Local Hospitality Experts Elected to National Association for Catering and Events

Executive director and director of academic affairs of The International School of Hospitality have been elected to the board of the (NACE).

LAS VEGAS – Tim Lam, executive director of The International School of Hospitality (TISOH), and Donnell Bayot, the school’s director of academic affairs, have been elected to the board of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE). The election was held at the association’s annual Experience Conference and Expo in Baltimore in July. “We are… [More...]

Thoran Towler Joins Nevada Association of REALTORS as General Counsel

Thoran Towler, who has served as Nevada’s labor commissioner for three years, is joining the Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) as its general counsel.

RENO – Thoran Towler, who has served as Nevada’s labor commissioner for three years, is joining the Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) as its general counsel. He will provide legal counsel to NVAR, oversee the legal information line operated by the association and play a key role in the government affairs activities of one of the state’s… [More...]

Dealership Invests in Multimillion-Dollar Renovation Project

Park Place Infiniti’s renovation project is expected to further boost sales for the dealership.

LAS VEGAS – Economic studies in recent months have pointed to Nevada’s steady recovery from the Great Recession. Most major economic indicators have started pointing in a positive direction. Local car sales have been especially strong recently, rewarding the multimillion-dollar investment and long-term confidence the owners of the Park Place Infiniti dealership on West Sahara Avenue… [More...]

Nevada State Bank’s Stacy Watkins Appointed Chairman of the Board for Junior Achievement

Stacy Watkins, senior vice president for Nevada State Bank, was appointed chairman of the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada.

LAS VEGAS – Stacy Watkins, senior vice president and regional manager for Nevada State Bank, was appointed chairman of the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, a nonprofit that provides business, economic and life-skills programs to enhance the education of young people. No stranger to the great work of JA, Watkins has been a… [More...]

GLVAR Reports Median Local Home Price Hits $200,000

Statistics released by the GLVAR show the median local home price reached $200,000 for the first time since 2008.

LAS VEGAS – Statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) show the median local home price reached $200,000 for the first time since 2008. GLVAR reported the median price of existing single-family homes sold in Southern Nevada during July was an even $200,000, up 0.1 percent from $199,900 in June and up 11.1… [More...]

Angelov’s Path to Success Led from Bulgaria to Boston to Beverly Hills

Simeon Angelov’s, a sales consultant at Park Place Infiniti, career path started way back in Sofia, Bulgaria.

LAS VEGAS – To hear him tell it, Simeon Angelov’s career path started way back in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he and his father spent long hours trying to keep the family car running. It was a running joke that the Russian-made 1999 Lada Samara would get going on Monday but conk out by Friday. “Growing up… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Working with Wolf Pack Players to Boost Their Financial Literacy

Nevada State Bank volunteers taught financial literacy classes in collaboration with many different community partners to help people make better choices.

RENO – In the past 18 months, Nevada State Bank volunteers spent 1,571 hours teaching financial literacy classes in collaboration with many different community partners. The goal of these cooperative relationships is to help people make better choices concerning their money and learn to live within their means. One of the bank’s latest collaborations is with the… [More...]

TISOH Graduates elected to Direct the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association

Two alumni from TISOH have been elected to the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association Board of Officers.

LAS VEGAS – Two alumni from The International School of Hospitality’s (TISOH) art of concierge certificate program who now have careers at The Venetian and The Palazzo have been elected to the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association Board of Officers. Cecilia Darr, concierge supervisor at The Venetian and The Palazzo, has been elected president of the association. The… [More...]

Local hospitality leader among top 25 young special events pros of 2014

Donnell Bayot is among the top 25 young special events professionals to watch in 2014, according to Special Events magazine.

LAS VEGAS – Donnell Bayot, director of academic affairs at The International School of Hospitality (TISOH), is among the top 25 young special events professionals to watch in 2014, according to Special Events magazine. The magazine recognizes Bayot, 33, for his work on “bringing a left-brain discipline to the right-brain creativity of events.” Bayot tops the list among… [More...]

Nevada Health Care Association holds 2014 conference at crucial time – State, industry leaders address “Today’s Vision, Tomorrow’s Reality”

Daniel Mathis, president and CEO of the Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA) said the association will be holding its annual conference at a pivotal time.

STATELINE, Nev. – Daniel Mathis, president and CEO of the Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA) said the association will be holding its annual conference at a pivotal time when it convenes Aug. 10 through Aug. 13 at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe casino and resort. The NVHCA is comprised of skilled nursing and post-acute care facilities throughout… [More...]

B&P Advertising, Media & Public Relations Hires Interactive Designer

B&P Advertising, Media & Public Relations has hired Christopher Handl as an interactive designer.

LAS VEGAS – B&P Advertising, Media & Public Relations has hired Christopher Handl as an interactive designer. “We’re happy to have Chris join our team,” B&P President Chuck Johnston said. “Besides being a strong designer of all kinds of interactive media, he has experience working with clients like the industry leaders we represent here at B&P.”… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Named Melissa McIntee Lovelock Branch Manager

Nevada State Bank has named Melissa McIntee branch manager at its Lovelock branch. McIntee joined Nevada State Bank as a professional banker in May 2007.

LOVELOCK, Nev. – Nevada State Bank has named Melissa McIntee branch manager at its Lovelock branch. McIntee joined Nevada State Bank as a professional banker in May 2007. She was quickly promoted through several branch positions including financial services supervisor and most recently branch customer service manager. “We are excited to have Melissa on our Retail… [More...]

GLVAR Reports Rising Local Home Prices, Fewer Cash Buyers

Statistics released by the GLVAR show local home prices continued to climb in June while the percentage of buyers paying cash fell.

LAS VEGAS – Statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) show local home prices continued to climb in June while the percentage of buyers paying cash fell to its lowest point in four years. GLVAR reported the median price of existing single-family homes sold in Southern Nevada during June was $199,900, up 2.5… [More...]

The Nevada Health Care Association welcomes Yasnai Rodriguez

Yasnai Rodriguez joined NVHCA as administrative support, where she will provide assistance in all areas of administrative oversight and communication.

LAS VEGAS – Yasnai Rodriguez has joined the Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA) as administrative support, where she will provide assistance in all areas of administrative oversight, communication and scheduling for the association’s executives. “Yasnai has established a solid reputation as a scholar and dedicated student in her academic pursuits,” said Daniel Mathis, president and CEO. “Her problem-solving skills and perseverance will… [More...]

Leading LV Brokers Join CALV, Xceligent Advisory Boards

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CALV and Xceligent partner to create advisory boards of top commercial real estate pros to verify local market data LAS VEGAS – Xceligent, Inc., in partnership with the Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV), has formed industry-specific advisory boards of leading commercial real estate professionals in Southern Nevada to review the industry’s performance and trends on a quarterly and annual basis. Xceligent executives said… [More...]

Park Place Infiniti to sponsor bottled water drive to benefit The Shade Tree

Park Place Infiniti is proud to launch a month-long bottled water drive for The Shade Tree.

LAS VEGAS – Park Place Infiniti is proud to launch a month-long bottled water drive for The Shade Tree. Throughout July, the dealership will be a public donation site for collecting bottled water. They aim to collect cases amounting to at least 100 gallons for residents of the shelter for women and children affected by domestic… [More...]