U.S. Bank Wealth Management Recognizes Top Performing Employee of The Private Client Reserve in Las Vegas

U.S. Bank Wealth Management, ranked among the top 25 U.S. wealth managers, congratulates Frank DeBlasi.

LAS VEGAS – U.S. Bank Wealth Management, ranked among the top 25 U.S. wealth managers, congratulates Frank DeBlasi, senior vice president, wealth management advisor in The Private Client Reserve’s Las Vegas market who was recently honored as a 2014 Annual Reserve Elite award winner at a celebration held in San Antonio, Texas. This year’s top performers include wealth management … [Read more...]

The Las Vegas Philharmonic Performs its Masterworks Series Finale on Saturday, April 25 at The Smith Center

The Las Vegas Philharmonic will perform its fifth and final Masterworks concert.

Music Director Donato Cabrera closes the orchestra’s 2014-2015 Masterworks Series with Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini featuring guest pianist Joyce Yang and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, plus John Adams’ The Chairman Dances Tickets $26, $46, $66 & $96 available from The Smith Center Box Office  702.749.2000 or lvphil.org Las Vegas, NV – On Saturday, … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Credit Unions

Nevada executives in this industry met at the offices of Clark County Credit Union to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry.

Strengthened by a collaborative spirit, credit unions that have made it through the recession work to provide quality services for their members. Recently, Nevada executives in this industry met at the offices of Clark County Credit Union to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, served as … [Read more...]

Around the State: April 2015

Chase International Installs Tesla Charging Station An independent real estate company, Chase International, has installed a Tesla charging station at the firm’s Zephyr Cove location. The high-power wall connector adds 58 miles of range per hour for the Model S vehicles. Chase is the latest in a growing network of businesses and resorts adding charging stations in anticipation … [Read more...]

Sam Nicholson: Grand Canyon Development Partners

Meet Sam Nicholson, president of Grand Canyon Development Partners.

President http://grandcanyoninc.com/ How did you first get into your profession? I worked as a heavy equipment operator in the summers during high school and college, going into heavy highway construction right out of college, then later into building and construction. What is a little known fact about yourself? I was a commissioned reserve police officer with the … [Read more...]

Lori Brazfield: Nevada System of Higher Education

Meet Lori Brazfield, director of Nevada System of Higher Education

Director http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/ http://system.nevada.edu/Nshe/ How did you first get into your profession? Grant administration is one you fall into. I began writing grants for local non-profits to gain awareness and funding for projects; then one thing led to another and I began managing the projects and my career in higher education overseeing the entire grant … [Read more...]

Andy Chapman: Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau

Meet Andy Chapman, President/CEO of Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau

President/CEO Incline Village http://www.gotahoenorth.com/about-tahoe/business-and-community/incline-village-crystal-bay-visitors-bureau How did you first get into your profession? I have worked in the tourism industry in the Lake Tahoe basin for over 22 years for both public and private entities. What do you want your legacy to be? I am a big fan of Lake Tahoe and I … [Read more...]

Retail Summary: Fourth Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada The overall vacancy rate for the Las Vegas Valley anchored retail market in the fourth quarter of 2014 was 11.4 percent. The vacancy rate increased 0.4 points, from 11 percent in the third quarter. However, vacancies were down 0.3 points, from 11.7 percent compared to the same time in 2013. While the vacancy rate rose, the general trend still shows that the … [Read more...]

Red Report: April 2015

Read the Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: April 2015 - Commercial real estate and development - projects, sales, and leases.

E Project, Other ADDRESS SW Corner of Sahara Ave. & Las Vegas Blvd., 89104 CONTRACTOR OF RECORD Martin-Harris Construction DETAILS Construction is underway on MGM Resorts International’s open-air music venue. The entertainment complex will have a 2,700 SF administration and storage building, 23.3 acres for the main festival area, 7.7 acres for transportation pick-up and … [Read more...]

What’s the Good News/Bad News About Living in Nevada?

Six Nevada executives share the good news/bad news about living in Nevada.

“The good news is the positive economic outlook we are experiencing in Northern Nevada. Hotel rooms are booked and new businesses are opening their doors. The bad news is that we need more snow/water!” Tim Holland | Sales Executive, LP Insurance Services, Inc. “Nevada has a rich history of philanthropy. We live in a very generous, supportive community; however, there are far … [Read more...]

IQ Technology Solutions Named to Managed Service Provider 500 List by CRN

Company Recognized for Exemplary Approach to Delivery of Managed IT Services Reno, Nevada – IQ Technology Solutions, a Nevada based statewide information technology management firm, announced it has earned recognition on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as the only Nevada firm to make the MSP Pioneer 250 list. This annual list … [Read more...]

Nevada’s Top Residential Real Estate Agents

Residential realtors in Nevada know, better than most, that the last several years have posed a variety of challenges to their industry.

Residential real estate agents in Nevada know, better than most, that the last several years have posed a variety of challenges to their industry. Going from an unsustainable boom economy to a market that adds another dimension to the word drought, real estate agents have been on a roller coaster ride. However, as the economy experiences an upswing, so too does the residential … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Marketing

Marketing executives throughout the state met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry.

With new digital platforms popping up left and right, the marketing industry keeps pace to push Nevada businesses forward and out of the recession. Recently, a group of marketing executives met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, served as … [Read more...]

Around the State: March 2015

SolarCity Expands to Reno SolarCity, a rooftop solar power provider, has announced a move to statewide operations. In addition to the work the company already does in Southern Nevada, SolarCity will now serve Reno, Sparks and the Carson City area. The company plans to open a Reno operations center in April and expects to hire over 30 local staff in the next few … [Read more...]

Terrence Downey: Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa

Meet Terrence Downey, the President and General Manager of Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa.

President & General Manager North Las Vegas http://www.aliantegaming.com/ What do you want your legacy to be? Children and grandchildren who are honorable and productive members of society; business associates who remember me as a fair and trustworthy gentleman; and friends who cherish the time we spent together. What business advice would you give someone just … [Read more...]

M. Favil West: Foundation Assisting Seniors

Meet M. Favil West, President of The Foundation Assisting Seniors.

President Henderson http://www.foundationassistingseniors.org/ How did you first get into your profession? I co-founded the Foundation Assisting Seniors, a nonprofit organization with the mission of improving the quality of life for the seniors in our community. When you were a kid, what did you want to be? From my earliest days, I am told that all I wanted to be was … [Read more...]

Jason Champagne: Trusted Dental Partners

Meet Jason Champagne, DDS CEO of Trusted Dental Partners.

CEO Reno What do you want your legacy to be? I would like my legacy to be that I embedded the right values and advocacy of responsible approach to business throughout our organization and the dental industry. When you were a kid, what did you want to be? Having a dentist for a father, it was always very clear that I had tremendous opportunity to follow in the family … [Read more...]

Red Report: March 2015

Read the Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: March 2015 - Commercial real estate and development - projects, sales, and leases.

E Sale, Industrial ADDRESS 4240 N. Lamb Blvd., 89115 BUYER FJM Northpointe Associates LLC SELLER 4240 Lamb Holdings LLC DETAILS 46,624 SF; $2,951,300 APN 140-05-420-000 BUYER’S REP Dean Willmore, SIOR of Colliers International SELLER’S REP Dan Doherty, SIOR of Colliers International Lease, Industrial ADDRESS 5406 El Campo Grande, Ste 180, 89115 TENANT Golden Star … [Read more...]

Office Summary: Fourth Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada The Las Vegas office sector reported positive net absorption for three consecutive quarters in 2014. By the end of the year, the office market vacancy rate was 23.6 percent. The latest vacancy rate is up 0.2 percentage points from the prior quarter, but it has declined 0.7 percentage points from a year ago. During the fourth quarter of 2014, One Summerlin … [Read more...]

How Do You Know You Have the Right Employees?

Six Nevada executives share how they know that they have the right employees.

“When employees live and breathe your core values. When employees put the team, company and customer above themselves, that’s how you know you have the right people.” Kelsey Martin | Director of People and Culture, Bristlecone Holdings “You know you have the right employees when you can see that people are excited about what they do. When people enjoy their work they have … [Read more...]