Henderson: Built to Suit

Henderson has evolved into a first-rate location for companies. Today, this progressive city delivers exceptional services and amenities for businesses.

Henderson, now in its 61st year, has evolved into a first-rate location for companies. Today, this progressive city delivers exceptional services and amenities for businesses, living up to its moniker: the Las Vegas Valley Address for Business Success. It’s home to many nationally and regionally known enterprises; others are in the process of making it… [More...]

Workin’ Out at Work: Corporate Wellness in Nevada

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Wellness programs are becoming more popular in today’s economy as both employers and employees alike work to keep healthcare costs down. Wellness programs are workplace programs that promote healthy lifestyle choices, offer opportunities to take control of health issues and cut healthcare costs. Programs may include education, athletic opportunities, on-site medical screenings, health coaching and… [More...]

Corporate Philanthropy: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

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When Alexander Graham Bell, the founder of the Bell Telephone Company (now AT&T), embarked on a mission to teach speech and lip-reading to deaf people in the late 1800s, he helped sow the seeds of present day corporate philanthropy. Along with other business leaders of his day, such as J. P. Morgan and Henry Ford,… [More...]

Legal Opinions 2013

Legal Opinions is an invaluable tool for business professionals and certainly an issue to keep on the shelf for future reference.

Attorneys, like doctors, have highly specialized skills that are in high demand, especially in today’s increasingly legalistic world. The following pages feature a special report that gives the reader the opportunity to receive legal advice at a fraction of the cost (in essence 100 percent off the lawyer’s normal rates). The following pages offer free… [More...]

Manufacturing in Nevada: Focus on Education, Jobs and the Future

Manufacturing in Nevada, like so many business sectors in Nevada and nationwide, has taken a licking and kept on ticking.

No one with an eye on this state’s economic future should minimize the importance of manufacturing which, like so many business sectors in Nevada and nationwide, has taken a licking and kept on ticking. “The manufacturing sector is still reeling from the recession,” says Frank Woodbeck, director of the department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation… [More...]

Healthcare Heroes 2013

View the Nevada Healthcare Heroes 2013 honorees and sponsors. Over 160 Healthcare Heroes have been honored and thousands donated to Nevada schools.

The Healthcare Heroes Legacy Now in its eighth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholorships 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,… [More...]

CCIM Southern Nevada: The Art of the Transaction

The CCIM Southern Nevada professional's CCIM designation is the mark of a professional and signifies elite status in the professional community.

More than 15,000 commercial real estate professionals have earned their Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, considered by many to be the master’s degree equivalent in the real estate world. The CCIM designation is the mark of a professional and signifies elite status in the professional community. Membership creates access to networking opportunities, outreach and… [More...]

Mining in Nevada: The State of the Industry

The state, and hence the future, of mining in Nevada may hinge less on what legislators and Nevadans think of Senate Joint Resolution 15 (SJR15).

The state, and hence the future, of Nevada’s mining industry may hinge less on what legislators and Nevadans think of Senate Joint Resolution 15 (SJR15), which would remove the mining industry’s 5% tax cap on net proceeds from the Nevada Constitution, and more on how they perceive the mining industry in general: a bunch of… [More...]

Family Owned Business 2013

The backbone of the economy, family owned businesses are an integral part of Nevada’s economic landscape.

Congratulations to the 2013 Family Owned Business Finalists The backbone of the economy, family owned and entrepreneurial businesses are an integral part of Nevada’s economic landscape. It is important to recognize the achievements of these outstanding companies. Nevada Business Magazine acknowledges the hard work, late hours and personal sacrifices these owners make and applauds them… [More...]

Special Report: City of Henderson

Today, Henderson is a far cry from the small industrial center it once was. And yet, Nevada’s second largest city still exemplifies the can-do spirit.

Honoring Past Businesses, Recognizing Present Companies & Welcoming Industries of the Future Incorporated in 1953, Henderson, Nev. was born “in America’s defense” with the building of the Basic Magnesium Plant in 1943 during World War II. The plant supplied the U.S. War Department with magnesium for munitions and airplane parts that would eventually help the… [More...]

Technology: Wired Up and Ready to Go

The state of Nevada is building the future today by taking all the right steps to become a global technology leader in the year ahead.

With so much of America looking hopefully to the future, the state of Nevada is building it today by taking all the right steps to become a global technology leader in the year ahead. The technology sector in Nevada “has changed so much in five years,” says Dave Archer, President and Chief Executive Officer of… [More...]

Legal Opinions

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Ever wished for free legal advice? The following pages feature a special report that has been written entirely by attorneys offering their wisdom in the legal field. With topics ranging from healthcare to wealth planning, Legal Opinions is directed to business professional and is filled with several informational, useful articles for every business. Attorneys at… [More...]

Northern Nevada: Hard Work Pays Off

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Northern Nevada has earned its developing economic comeback the old-fashioned way: building on its strengths, looking to the future and taking common sense steps to coax and reward entrepreneurialism and innovation. It’s paying off. “There’s a lot going on,” says Rob Hooper, Executive Director of Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA), the Economic Development Authority for… [More...]

Nevada Industry Excellence: Manufacturing

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With manufacturing suffering nationally along with the rest of American business, it is largely thriving here in Nevada. The engine has been a combination of factors – from legislative miscues in California and a strong Nevada workforce and overall business climate to the relatively low price of land and facilities, an available and affordable workforce,… [More...]

Healthcare Heroes 2012

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Healthcare Heroes began in 2006 as a way to help address the then critical shortage of healthcare educators in Nevada. Today, the event has become a statewide fixture in the hearts and minds of Nevada’s healthcare stakeholders. The program has a two-fold purpose that has remained unchanged in the seven years since the inaugural event.… [More...]

CCIM: Let’s Make a Deal

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Seven years into his career, Gary Banner, a Las Vegas-based commercial real estate broker, decided to pursue and began the requirements for becoming a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a designation for professionals in the commercial and investment real estate industry. He finished three and a half years later, in 2004, after passing the hours-long… [More...]

Family Owned Businesses 2012: Finalists

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The Family Owned Business Awards are an annual event honoring companies in Southern Nevada. The event is sponsored by Fair, Anderson & Langerman and hosted by Nevada Business Magazine. There are 10 categories and three finalists in each category. Click here to view the finalists.

Medical Marvels: Nevada’s Top Physicians

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Doctors in Nevada face many challenges including overcoming past perceptions of the healthcare industry in this state. However, with new centers opening, new procedures being used and new technologies moving to the state, Nevada’s doctors are changing that perception to instead make the state known for its excellence and compassionate care. While those not directly… [More...]

City of Henderson

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Mining in 21st Century Nevada

Flannel shirt, pickax, maybe a battered tin for separating out the gold ore. That’s one historical and most likely imaginary picture of mining in Nevada. Nope, not accurate. Mining in the 21st century is a highly technical field that utilizes computer modeling, satellites and GPS locations. “A lot of mining operations have very large remote… [More...]

Higher Education Collaborative

The Higher Education Collaborative was formed in Southern Nevada in 2010 with the aim of answering multiple needs for post-secondary education, the community, residents and the Valley’s economy. The organization is especially relevant today with the challenges to Nevada’s education. According to 2008 Census data, of the 1.4 million working age adults (24-65 years old),… [More...]

Nevada Industry Excellence

Four segments of the economy take raw materials and turn them into things: mining, agriculture, construction and manufacturing. Of those, manufacturing may be the one that works the most with the others, from food manufacturers to construction (on-site manufacturing) and mining. Ray Bacon, executive director, Nevada Manufacturer’s Association, said, “If you wanted to barbecue and… [More...]