Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno’s East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered “the gateway” to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping traffic… [More...]

Rita Vaswani Steps Up to The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank

Formerly with the Professional Banking team at Nevada State Bank, Rita Vaswani, has joined The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank team.

LAS VEGAS – Formerly with the Professional Banking team at Nevada State Bank, Rita Vaswani, vice president/private banking relationship manager, has joined The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank team, specializing in serving the bank’s high net worth clients. Vaswani has more than two decades of banking experience and a strong background in health care and… [More...]

Several SBA Loan Requirements Eliminated

The U.S. Small Business Administration made significant changes in qualification for SBA 504 loans. The changes include elimination of “the personal resource test” and “the nine-month rule”. These modifications mean businesses will have an easier time qualifying for SBA loans, according to a recent statement by TMC Financing. “By eliminating the nine-month rule for expenditures, businesses that have… [More...]

Striking a Good Deal Takes Chemistry

For Ralph Planzo, selling cars is a science. The former chemist is methodical, yet sensitive. And his formula works more times than not.

For Ralph Planzo, selling cars is a science. The former chemist is methodical, yet sensitive. And his formula works more times than not. Planzo, whose father owned an upholstery shop, said he never thought he would go into sales. The Springfield, Mass., native moved to the West Coast in 1950. He attended Long Beach City… [More...]

10 Cool Things to Do in Las Vegas

10 Cool Things to Do in Las Vegas

By Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender Las Vegas is our home away from home. We’re there so often it’s not unusual to hear a bellman say, “Georganne! Rich! What’s new?” We’ve seen the kid-friendly theme park Vegas; the swanky, chic, ultra-lounge Vegas; and the “Whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” Vegas. Maybe it’s breaking… [More...]

Amar’e Stoudemire Announces Fantasy Camp

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 19th

July 8-11 Fans get to Experience Life like the Pros in Las Vegas NEW YORK, NY (March 19, 2013) – New York Knicks Amar’e Stoudemire announced today that he is hosting his first Amar’e Stoudemire Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas, Nevada. This once in a lifetime experience will take place July 8-11. The guests will… [More...]

Tourism: Welcome Back

tourism

Nevada’s travel and tourism industry employs one-third of the state’s population. From hospitality to gaming and from the “What happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas” campaign to Northern Nevada being America’s Adventure Place, the Silver State has been promoted as a world class destination. At the same time, “diversify” has become the State’s battle cry… [More...]