Family Owned Businesses 2015

As the fifth annual ceremony, this year marks an important milestone for the Family Owned Business Awards.

Congratulations to the 2015 Family Owned Business Finalists As the fifth annual ceremony, this year marks an important milestone for the Family Owned Business Awards. With over 240 companies having been honored over those five years, this event provides much needed recognition to hardworking business owners throughout the state. However, without the support of the sponsors, … [Read more...]

Trending in Henderson

Today, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city and consistently ranked on “Best Of” lists from safety to livability.

From a company town to a city companies want to be in: Henderson has trended towards the feel of a hometown community while evolving to meet the needs of residents and businesses. In the 1930s, Henderson housed builders working on Boulder Dam. During World War II the Basic Magnesium Plant in Henderson processed magnesium. Those workers left after the war, but Henderson … [Read more...]

Manufacturing in Nevada: Jobs for the Future

A career in manufacturing gives you the ability to take your dreams and see them come to life.

“Think about the last time you were out of total physical contact with all manufactured goods,” asks Ray Bacon, executive director of the Nevada Manufacturer’s Association. “For most of us, we can’t even think about that time because it’s so omnipresent in our lives.” For that reason among many, it can be argued that, for Nevada, no other industry has as much potential for … [Read more...]

Mining: Progress Amid Tough Economics

From lowering gold and silver prices to sage grouse habitat protection, Nevada’s mining companies today face challenges that hurt their bottom line.

From lowering gold and silver prices to sage grouse habitat protection, Nevada’s mining companies today face challenges that hurt their bottom line. Yet, many continue to forge on, creatively tackling difficulties and working to advance projects. “Different aspects of the industry are struggling, but our ability to be sustainable is greater now than ever because we’ve … [Read more...]

Legal Opinions 2014: A Resource for Doing Business in Nevada

Attorneys throughout Nevada, specializing in a variety of areas, have pooled their collective knowledge in the Legal Opinions special report.

For the third year in a row, attorneys throughout Nevada, specializing in a variety of areas, have pooled their collective knowledge in the Legal Opinions special report. The following pages feature several well-respected attorneys offering up their expertise in the form of articles written on subjects ranging from collections to litigation and due diligence. An annual … [Read more...]

NAIOP Works for Southern Nevada’s Commercial Real Estate Industry

NAIOP gives everybody a seat at the table and allows the leaders of the Southern Nevada’s commercial real estate industry the opportunity to work together.

As an organization, it’s clear that NAIOP works. The commercial real estate development association serves as the premier trade organization for commercial real estate development professionals in Southern Nevada. Membership includes brokers and developers as well as general contractors, bankers, architects, engineers, title companies and attorneys. In large part, it’s the … [Read 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 born with 10 … [Read more...]

Elko Catches Up to Growth

While the rest of Nevada suffered the dramatic economic downturn and aftermath, the Greater Elko region boomed, primarily due to bustling mining operations.

While the rest of Nevada suffered the dramatic 2007 economic downturn and aftermath, the Greater Elko region boomed, primarily due to bustling mining operations resulting from a high gold price. In fact, over the last decade, the population there has burgeoned. The City of Elko alone went from about 10,000 to 20,000, with the broader Elko area home to about 30,000. “It’s … [Read more...]

CCIM: Join the Club

The requirements to earn the CCIM designation are challenging and extensive, necessitating a commitment of time, effort, money and, often, sacrifice.

After Nevada’s economic downturn and resulting real estate crash had begun, Cindy Santilena, a Las Vegas commercial real estate lender for small businesses and entrepreneurs, was looking for a way to highlight herself and her company when working with other industry professionals during a struggling, competitive market. She decided to pursue a CCIM, a prestigious certified … [Read more...]

Family Owned Businesses 2014

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

Congratulations to the 2014 Family Owned Business Finalists It isn’t easy running a business, especially a family-owned business. Late hours, little to no salary and foregoing vacations can sometimes be exacerbated by family squabbles and employees that know the boss just a little too well. Nevertheless, family-owned businesses are the backbone of Nevada’s economy. This … [Read more...]

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 so. More than 10,000 … [Read 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 legal advice in the form … [Read 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 (DETR) for the State … [Read 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, Healthcare Heroes was … [Read 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, … [Read 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 dirty guys with pickaxes. The debate over tax policy … [Read 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 … [Read 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 United States … [Read more...]