Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer

Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday,  August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities… [More...]

Industry Focus: Public Servants

Public Servants executives across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges in their industry.

A public servant is anyone who serves the people, from Nevada’s elected officials to those serving in our public agencies. What isn’t often evident is that many of them do a sometimes thankless job for little pay because they have a passion for service. From door-to-door campaigning to working to raise ever-increasing amounts of necessary… [More...]

Dusty Wunderlich: Bristlecone Holdings

Meet Dusty Wunderlich, CEO of Bristlecone Holdings

CEO Reno Bristlecone Holdings What do you like most and least about your industry? I enjoy the finance industry due to its diversity. Since finance spans across all industries this allows you to work with and learn about a broad range of businesses. The downside is that financing products and services tend to be looked… [More...]

Claudia Wines: Northeastern Nevada Museum

Meet Claudia Wines, Director of Northeastern Nevada Museum

Director Elko http://museumelko.org/ How did you first get into your profession? I was on the museum board of directors. I became the interim director until we could find a real one. That was 13 years ago and I’m still here. What is your pet peeve? People who hold grudges. Get mad and get over it.… [More...]

Jeffrey F. Barr, Esq.: Ashcraft & Barr | LLP

Meet Jeffrey F. Barr, Esq., Partner of Ashcraft & Barr | LLP

Partner Las Vegas http://ashcraftbarr.com/ If you could be remembered for one thing, what would it be? I would like to be remembered as a gregarious and caring husband, father and lawyer who served his family, friends and community with enthusiasm and joy. What business advice would you give someone just starting in your industry? Be humble. Be… [More...]

August 2014: Around the State

Read business news from around Nevada for August 2014.

RSCVA Sees Year-Over-Year Growth The Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA) concluded the Fiscal Year 2013/2014 with 163,259 room nights of future business for Reno, Sparks and North Lake Tahoe. That number is a 49 percent increase from last year’s 110,000 room nights. According to the RSCVA, 63 percent of this year’s bookings are new business… [More...]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: August 2014

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

E Project, Other ADDRESS 501 S. Las Vegas Blvd., 89101 CONTRACTOR OF RECORD Recreation Development Company LLC (RDC) DETAILS A $1.3 million ‘shell and core’ contract has been awarded to RDC for gypsum board assemblies at the Federal Justice Tower in downtown Las Vegas. The 129,000 SF project is a joint effort between the City… [More...]

Industrial Summary: Second Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada The Las Vegas industrial market vacancy rate stood at 10.9 percent by the end of the second quarter of 2014. The latest period represents a decline of 0.9 percentage points when compared to the prior quarter. Compared to a year ago (Q2 2013), industrial vacancies in the Valley have fallen an even more… [More...]

What was your first car?

Six Nevada executives share what they had as their first car.

“My first car was a 1960 Comet Station Wagon. When I was 14 years old, there was a kind elderly lady that lived next door who couldn’t drive anymore. So I mowed her lawn, ran errands, etc. for her. As thanks she gifted me the car and I was one very happy 14-year-old unlicensed driver!”… [More...]

Industry Focus: Insurance

Insurance executives across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry.

Despite constant changes in legislation and the additions of new regulations, the insurance industry strives to be a consistent resource for business owners and individuals alike. Recently, insurance executives across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business… [More...]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: July 2014

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

E Sale, Multi-Family ADDRESS 1401 N. Lamb Blvd., 89110 BUYER Masuda Family Trust SELLER Brooksone Apartments, LLC DETAILS 193 units; $10,550,000 APN 140-29-101-019 SELLER’S REP Patrick J. Sauter and Art Carll of NAI Vegas The Sauter Multifamily Group H Sale, Multi-Family ADDRESS 1651 American Pacific Dr., 89074 BUYER Hamilton Zanze & Company SELLER The Calida… [More...]

July 2014: Around the State

Read business news from around Nevada for July 2014.

MountainView Hospital and UNSOM Collaborate on Expanded Medical Education Program In an effort to increase the number of physicians serving in Southern Nevada, MoutainView Hospital and the University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM) have agreed to work toward the development of an expanded Graduate Medical Education (GME) program based at MountainView Hospital.  The GME… [More...]

John Dolores, PhD: Center for Hope of the Sierras

Meet John Dolores, Executive Director of Center for Hope of the Sierras.

Executive Director Reno centerforhopeofthesierras.crchealth.com How did you first get into your profession? I am a clinical psychologist by training and, although I enjoyed practicing, I wanted to impact care on a systemic level. Thus, I decided to go into healthcare administration. If you had to choose another profession, what would it be? I have always enjoyed… [More...]

James G. Parrish (Jim): Humboldt General Hospital

Meet James G. Parrish, Executive officer at Humboldt General Hospital.

Chief Executive Officer Winnemucca http://www.hghospital.ws/ How did you first get into your profession? I started at 19 as a part-time janitor with a hospital in Washington State. What do you like most and least about your industry? What I like most about our industry is that we have the opportunity to truly impact our patient’s quality… [More...]

Michael Cunningham: Bank of Nevada

Meet Michael Cunningham, Executive Vice President and Regional President at Bank of Nevada.

Executive Vice President, Regional President Las Vegas http://www.bankofnevada.com/ How did you first get into your profession? After graduating from college with a degree in accounting, I was accepted into the management training program at First Interstate Bank. If you could be remembered for one thing, what would it be? Knowing that I made a positive difference in someone’s… [More...]

Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center: Established in 1877

Saint Mary’s began its legacy of caring for the community in 1877, when a few Dominican Sisters made an unplanned stop in Reno, on their journey from California to Kentucky. The Sisters stayed in Reno and built Mount Saint Mary’s Academy to bring education to the children of farmers and miners in the area. The… [More...]

Retail Summary: First Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada The Las Vegas retail market continued to witness increased demand in the first quarter of 2014 as the sector reported positive net absorption for the fourth consecutive quarter. The retail market vacancy rate fell to 9.0 percent by the end of the first quarter, which is down 0.1 percentage point from the prior… [More...]

What is your favorite charity?

What is Your Favorite Charity?

“Candlelighters of Southern Nevada is special to me because of the support, education, hope and advocacy they provide families of children with cancer. It’s important for these families to know they are not alone and that someone cares.” Justin Brown | Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Southwest Gas “My most compassionate feelings go out to the… [More...]

CIVILPIX.com Launches an Campaign That Pays Individuals to Upload Photos to the New Photography Website

CIVILPIX Gives Even More pays photo contributors ten dollars for the first 200 bundles of images uploaded to the website by June 30, 2014.

CIVILPIX Gives Even More pays photo contributors ten dollars for the first 200 bundles of images uploaded to the website by June 30, 2014. LAS VEGAS  – CIVILPIX.com, the latest stock photography platform for location and date specific images, officially launched this past March. The new site already pays more than comparable photography websites, offering its… [More...]

Lionel Sawyer & Collins Mourns the Passing of Robert D. Faiss

We at Lionel Sawyer & Collins are deeply saddened by the passing of Bob Faiss, chairman emeritus of the Firm’s Gaming & Regulatory Law Department.

Las Vegas, NV  –We at Lionel Sawyer & Collins are deeply saddened by the passing of Bob Faiss, chairman emeritus of the Firm’s Gaming & Regulatory Law Department. For over 40 years, he has been our mentor, leader and friend. For more than a half century, Bob played a key role in the evolution of the Nevada… [More...]

Engage PEO Expands Presence into Nevada and Southern California with Addition of Vice President of Sales, Lisa Beavers

Engage PEO announced the addition of Lisa Beavers as vice president of sales for Nevada and Southern California.

St. Petersburg, Fla. – Engage PEO, a leading professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses, announced the addition of Lisa Beavers as vice president of sales for Nevada and Southern California. Beavers’ responsibilities include growing Engage’s presence and sales efforts throughout the Nevada and Southern California areas, as well as partnering… [More...]

Brady Industries Announces New Director of Marketing

Brady Industries is pleased to welcome new team member Michelle Harrison as Director of Marketing effective immediately.

Las Vegas, NV – Brady Industries is pleased to welcome new team member Michelle Harrison as Director of Marketing effective immediately. In this newly expanded position, Michelle will be responsible for the overall creation and implementation of brand strategy and execution of tactical development in support of Brady Industries’ growing customer base. With over ten… [More...]