Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors; Governor Approves Solar Tax Incentives

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors Park Place Infiniti is sponsoring the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. [Read More...] Governor’s Office of Energy Approves Solar Tax Incentives Highlighting its commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy… [More...]

Business Leaders Unite: Educate Your Employees about Question 3 – The Margin Tax

One of the dangers of the Margin Tax is that so many business owners think it’s such bad policy that it will never pass.

One of the dangers of the Margin Tax is that so many business owners think it’s such bad policy that it will never pass. However, a recent poll suggests otherwise. In fact the poll, which was conducted before the Coalition to Defeat the Margin Tax Initiative launched their mass-media campaign, showed a passage by nine… [More...]

Industry Focus: Accountants

Nevada Accountants recently met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges in their industry.

With looming regulatory changes and increasingly complex tax laws, accountants must keep pace in order to remain as trusted advisors for business owners. Recently, Nevada accounting executives met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges in their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for the… [More...]

Karen Barsell: United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra

Meet Karen Barsell, President and CEO United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra.

President and CEO Reno http://uwnns.org/ How did you first get into your profession? I was a United Way donor in the workplace. Later, I became an intern while working on my Masters Degree in Social Work at the University of Nevada, Reno. What is a little known fact about yourself? I’ve taken up the hobby of… [More...]

Krisanne Cunningham: Rice Reuther Sullivan & Carroll, LLP

Meet Krisanne Cunningham, partner at Rice Reuther Sullivan & Carroll, LLP.

Partner Las Vegas http://www.rrsc-law.com How did you first get into your profession? I was an accounting major at Notre Dame and, during a summer working at one of the big accounting firms, I decided to attend law school to learn more about, and focus on, tax planning and structuring and business/corporate law. If you had to… [More...]

Shawn Danoski: DC Building Group

Meet Shawn Danoski, CEO of DC Building Group

CEO Las Vegas http://buildwithdcbg.com/ How did you first get into your profession? I graduated from college and then went to work for a man named Doug Carson who spent many years mentoring and teaching me the importance of giving back to our community. What is your pet peeve? Complacency. Seeing someone with talent, but unwilling to… [More...]

October 2014: Around the State

Read business news from around Nevada for October 2014.

Nevada Mining Association Seeks Successor For Long-Time President Tim Crowley, president of the Nevada Mining Association (NMA), has announced his intention to start a public affairs firm, Crowley & Ferrato Public Affairs (C&F). Crowley has reached an agreement with NMA to stay on temporarily as they search for his replacement. C&F is a partnership between… [More...]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: October 2014

Read the Nevada Real Estate and Development Report: October 2014 - Commercial real estate and development - projects, sales, and leases.

E Sale, Multi-Family ADDRESS 2850 E. Bonanza Rd., 89101 BUYER Westland Real Estate Group SELLER Hayman Advisors DETAILS 344 units; $14,875,000 APN 139-25-404-002 REP (both) Art Carll, CCIM of NAI Vegas Lease, Office ADDRESS 2490 Paseo Verde Pkwy, Ste 100, 89052 TENANT Bodyspa Salons LANDLORD Flex 2 Buildings 3/4, LLC DETAILS 15,906 SF; $1,913,418 for… [More...]

Retail Summary: Second Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada The Las Vegas retail vacancy rate reported a slight increase in the second quarter of 2014. The rate rose 0.1 percentage point compared to the prior period (Q1 2014) to 9.1 percent. However, compared to a year ago, the retail vacancy rate remains down 0.7 percentage points. Since the high of 11.1 percent… [More...]

What would be a person’s first impression of you?

Six Nevada executives share what they believe another person's first impression of them would be.

“A strength of character that shows itself through integrity in action and a genuine commitment to create a positive work environment.” Lynn W. Mitchell, CHA | Chairman of the Board, Nevada Hotel & Lodging Association and Vice President of Operations, Soleil Management – “I think they’d find me understated, but driven, especially when it comes… [More...]

Personal Goals of High Net Worth Individuals; Desert Radiologists Receives ACR Award

Monthly Report Focused on “Personal Goals” of High Net Worth Individuals, Released by The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank released the seventeenth edition of its High Net Worth Report series, with this month’s analysis focusing on the personal goals of high net worth individuals. [Read More...] Desert… [More...]

Campaign Helps Fight Hunger; Nevada-Based Firm Lands New Jersey Contract; Workshop to Bring Fraud into Light

Social Media Campaign Helps Fight Hunger in Southern Nevada The SK+G Goose Summer Road Trip Campaign wrapped up on Thursday, Sept. 11 when Senior Vice President of Strategy Jim Gentleman and the SK+G Goose dropped off a $1,000 check to Three Square Food Bank—the only food bank in Southern Nevada. [Read more...] Smart City Networks… [More...]

Groundbreaking for Downtown Las Vegas Clinic; Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada; Home Prices Holding Steady

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Hosts Groundbreaking Event for Clinic in Downtown Las Vegas Groundbreaking ceremony for VMSN’s new downtown Las Vegas clinic. Members of the community are invited to attend and receive information about the project. [Read more...] Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’… [More...]

Watch Your Country Die or… Know Your Enemy!

If no one stops this persecution now, what will stop the Islamic State from making their way through Iraq and Syria to Israel and, eventually, to America?

Americans didn’t pay much attention to the rising power of radical Islam until the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks inside our borders, so it may seem like a relatively new phenomenon.  But Muslim terrorists have actually been killing Christians, Jews and other non-Muslims since before the U.S. was founded, and we fought two wars against them… [More...]

Nevada’s Convention Industry: Combining Business & Pleasure

Convention planners choose venues, take into account where their attendees are traveling from, determine necessary meeting and exhibition space.

Convention and meeting planners choose locations and venues, take into account where their attendees are traveling from and how, determine necessary meeting and exhibition space and hotel rooms – and arrange for coffee. Coffee is important. Conventions thrive on coffee, served during events, before and after meetings and at meals, which also figure into the… [More...]

Employment Law: Attorneys Speak Out

To learn the complicated ins and outs of employment law, we went to six attorneys that are at the top of their field and experienced in employment law.

To learn the complicated ins and outs of employment law, it’s best to go straight to the source. The following pages highlight six attorneys that are at the top of their field and are experienced in employment law. These attorneys were each asked to share advice with Nevada Business Magazine readers and responded to a… [More...]

Industry Focus: Bankers

Nevada banking executives recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry.

Enduring a slow economic recovery, the banking industry stays focused on getting businesses back on their feet in the midst of increasing regulations and legislative uncertainty. Nevada banking executives recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served… [More...]

Ninth Annual Healthcare Heroes

Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships for future healthcare educators.

Legacy Now in its ninth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships for Nevada’s future healthcare educators. After realizing there wasn’t a program in place to honor individuals that have done amazing things to propel healthcare in the Silver State, Healthcare Heroes was… [More...]

Cherie Jamason: Food Bank of Northern Nevada

Meet Cherie Jamason, President and CEO of Food Bank of Northern Nevada

President and CEO Reno http://fbnn.org/ How did you first get into your profession? When I moved to Nevada in 1987, I had the amazing opportunity to marry my employment with something of deep interest to me – working to end hunger as a volunteer – by coming to work at the Food Bank. It has been an… [More...]

Aaron Martinez: A.M. Engineering

Meet Aaron Martinez, Chief Executive Officer of A.M. Engineering.

Chief Executive Officer Elko http://www.amengineering.org/ When you were a kid, what did you want to be? I always wanted to build something. Ever since my mother purchased my first Erector Set with the battery operated drill, I’ve been hooked on how things work and come together. What business advice would you give someone just starting… [More...]

Melissa Jeanne Arias: Epicurean Charitable Foundation

Meet Melissa Jeanne Arias, Executive Director of Epicurean Charitable Foundation.

Executive Director Las Vegas http://www.ecflv.org/ What is your pet peeve? Negativity! A positive attitude improves motivation in yourself and those around you. A positive attitude can make an amazing difference in the world. What is a little known fact about yourself? I was terrified of public speaking so I entered a pageant to conquer my… [More...]

September 2014: Around the State

Nevada Health Care Association Announces Restructuring Leadership at the Nevada Healthcare Association (NVHCA), which was established in 1974, has announced plans to restructure the organization into two divisions: the NVHCA and Nevada Assisted Living Centers (NVALC). The move is a direct result of NVHCA’s membership expansion which increasingly includes more assisted living facilities. Sunrun Expands… [More...]