Medical Education: Preparing for the Future of Healthcare in Nevada

An ample supply of providers could transform the Silver State into a destination for healthcare.

Medical education in Nevada is growing and is poised for significant expansion. Collectively, the current and proposed changes will eventually go far in reversing the state’s shortages of medical students, physician residency programs, doctors and nurses. “Everything is about everybody getting bigger, everybody getting successful,” said Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean of the University of Nevada… [More…]

Industry Focus: Non-Profit

Executives representing several non-profits throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the future of the non-profit sector.

As the state continues its steady economic recovery, Nevada’s non-profit organizations have gotten creative in order to fulfill their mission. Collaborative efforts move forward making industry leaders optimistic about the coming years. Executives representing several non-profits throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the future of… [More…]

Around the State: January 2015

Cox Activates 500 Wi-Fi Hotspots in Las Vegas Cox Las Vegas has launched the first of 500 hotspots that have been installed around the Las Vegas Valley. The launch came on the heels of a ribbon-cutting for a Henderson Cox Solutions store. The Las Vegas hotspots are part of a 300,000 nationwide hotspot network being… [More…]

Kevin Ryan: Nevada Humane Society

Meet Kevin Ryan, CEO of Nevada Humane Society.

CEO http://www.nevadahumanesociety.org/ What do you want your legacy to be? I hope I can help the organization grow and help Nevada become a no-kill state. It is absolutely possible. What business advice would you give someone just starting in your industry? A non-profit is a business, make no bones about it. Everything you do and everything you… [More…]

Alexandra Lourdes: Managing Partner Unlokt

Meet Alexandra Lourdes, co-founder of Managing Partner Unlokt.

Co-Founder Managing Partner http://unlokt.com/ How did you first get into your profession? I grew up in a family of entrepreneurs, so that was unquestionably a strong influence on how I thought about business. What business advice would you give someone just starting in your industry? The people you work with become your family. Don’t settle for just… [More…]

Joseph Miller: Fisher Sand & Gravel Company

Meet Joseph Miller, Nevada Area Manager and Project Manager at Fisher Sand & Gravel Company.

Nevada Area Manager Project Manager http://www.fisherind.com/ What do you wish you would have learned at the beginning of your career? To believe in myself more than I believed in anyone else. What business advice would you give someone just starting in your industry? Listen, learn and work your butt off. No one can teach you like… [More…]

Red Report: January 2015

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

E Sale, Industrial ADDRESS 6070 Boulder Hwy, 89122 BUYER Frederic and Barbara Rosenberg Family Trust SELLER Burton-Bowels LLC DETAILS 6,400 SF; $885,000 APN 161-27-311-011 BUYER’S REP Bob Diamond of Platinum Real Estate Professionals SELLER’S REP Neil Sorkin of Cushman & Wakefield Commerce N Sale, Industrial ADDRESS 3355-3675 W. Cheyenne, Ave., 89032 BUYER BKM Capital Partners… [More…]

Retail Summary: Third Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada In the third quarter of 2014, the Las Vegas retail market reported a vacancy rate of 9.1 percent. The latest period represents a decline of 0.1 percentage point compared to the prior quarter (Q2 2014). Compared to a year ago (Q3 2013), the retail vacancy rate has declined 0.3 percentage points. Anchored retail… [More…]

Business Indicators: January 2015

Business Indicators: January 2015

The “second” estimate for third quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 3.9 percent, higher than the 3.5 percent growth initially reported. In the revision, personal consumption expenditures and nonresidential fixed investment increased more than previously estimated, while private inventory investment decreased less. Residential investment, federal government spending,… [More…]

Enjoy the Ride: Nevada’s Luxury Car Business

Nevada’s luxury car business dipped during the recession but rebounded fairly quickly, coming back strong.

Nevada’s luxury car business dipped during the recession but rebounded fairly quickly, coming back strong. After all, given the demographics of luxury car buyers, the customer base has a bit more resilience and disposable income than other car buying populations. “Business is good and demand is high,” said Don Hamrick, general manager, Chapman Las Vegas… [More…]

Industry Focus: Commercial Real Estate

Executives representing the industry met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges of commercial real estate in Nevada.

As the economy recovers, commercial real estate is slowly regaining footing in the Silver State. Recently, executives representing the industry met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges of commercial real estate in Nevada. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for the event. These monthly meetings… [More…]

Around the State: December 2014

Read business news from around the state for December 2014.

Board of Regents Announce UNLV President Nevada’s Board of Regents have announced their selection for the next president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas as Dr. Len Jessop. Replacing Neal Smatresk who was appointed in 2009, Dr. Jessop was selected after a national search and is currently the dean of the Eller College of… [More…]

Cecilia Lee: Cecilia Lee, Ltd.

Meet Cecilia Lee, Attorney at Law at Cecilia Lee, Ltd.

Attorney at Law Cecilia Lee, Ltd. http://www.cecilialee.net/ How did you first get into your profession? I began working as a paralegal in a law firm after I finished graduate school. I really enjoyed the work and decided to go to law school. What do you want your legacy to be? A career of helping people and businesses… [More…]

John McClain: The Dog and Pony Show

Meet John McClain, owner of The Dog and Pony Show.

Owner The Dog and Pony Show How did you first get into your profession? I started as a runner at an advertising agency, discovered the recording studios responsible for creating radio and tv spots and bothered them until they gave me a job sweeping up. What business advice would you give someone just starting in your industry? Try to… [More…]

Sherrie Hermann: Cal Pac Painting of Nevada

Meet Sherrie Hermann, President of Cal Pac Painting of Nevada.

President Cal Pac Painting of Nevada http://www.calpac.us/ How did you first get into your profession? I was working at Nabors Cadillac in Costa Mesa, California and a friend told me Cal Pac was hiring. I joined the company in 1984 as a secretary. What business advice would you give someone just starting in your industry? It is… [More…]

Red Report: December 2014

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

E Project, Multi-Family ADDRESS 5625 S. Hollywood Blvd., 89142 DETAILS The Tempo Senior Apartments recently opened. Ovation Development Corporation and Accessible Space, Inc. (ASI) co-developed the 101-unit affordable senior rental development located in Sunrise Manor. The Mediterranean-style residences feature 60 one-bedroom units. The community space includes high efficiency heating and cooling equipment, offsetting over 10… [More…]

Office Summary: Third Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada The Las Vegas office market vacancy rate fell to 24.8 percent in the third quarter of 2014. Compared to the prior quarter, vacancies fell 0.4 percentage points. Meanwhile, the vacancy rate is down 0.7 percentage points compared to a year ago. While the office market vacancy rate remains significantly higher than its industrial… [More…]

What is Nevada’s Greatest Challenge Going Into 2015?

What is Nevada’s Greatest Challenge Going Into 2015?

“Our state’s greatest challenge is moving into yet again another year of not having a plan in place to facilitate the needs of our school district. Our state needs to attract and keep the best educators so that our students can flourish and stay in school creating a strong, smart work force for Nevada.” Michelle… [More…]

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award from Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce Dickson Realty has been awarded the 2014 large company Revitalization Award from the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce in honor of its new 7,048 square foot office building in Truckee. The award recognizes new construction and/or renovation projects that help make Truckee more visually… [More…]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada Appoint New Leadership

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada has appointed two new leaders to their executive team.

LAS VEGAS – Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada (BGCSNV) has appointed two new leaders to their executive team.  Brian Knudsen will now serve as President and CEO and Angel Williams will serve as Chief Development Officer. In his capacity as President and CEO, Knudsen will lead BGCSNV as its chief executive in its… [More…]

Sex Education in Clark County Schools: Let Your Voice Be Heard!

The sex education model currently used in the district focuses on abstinence, while giving older students information on contraception and safe sex.

Would you like your child or grandchild to be taught about vaginal intercourse, masturbation and homosexuality in kindergarten? How about a junior high student being instructed about orgasms and anal intercourse? If you think this couldn’t happen in Clark County schools, you’re mistaken. These very topics were discussed at closed-door meetings held by the Clark… [More…]

Medical Marvels: Nevada’s Top Physicians

The Medical Marvels list took a look at Nevada’s doctors and asked Nevadans to vote for the best, with doctors, in particular, asked to rank their own.

Nevada’s healthcare industry is in a time of transition. With a variety of changes to insurance and healthcare delivery already having been made, and more in the pipeline, the industry is undergoing a massive amount of alterations. Few are more affected by these changes than doctors who are at the front-line in healthcare. Nevertheless, they… [More…]