A Key Definition in the Margin-Tax Scheme Would Have Catastrophic Impact

Much ado has been made, and will continue to be made, about what is the most important question on Nevada’s 2014 ballot. But one critical aspect of the state teacher union’s proposal to enact a business margin tax has gone virtually unnoticed: the definition of an “affiliated group.” For the non-accountant, this might sound like… [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…]

Graduates Land Jobs in Short Order

A number of recent graduates and alumni from The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) landed jobs in their chosen profession.

LAS VEGAS – A number of recent graduates and alumni from The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) landed jobs in their chosen profession after completing their courses. TISOH specializes in practical, short-term training certificate and diploma programs for hospitality professionals pursuing career development and people seeking to enter the hospitality industry. Diploma graduates enjoy a 90… [More…]

Industry Focus: Power Women

A group of Nevada’s power women recently met at the offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

Women executives are no longer a novelty in board rooms. They represent a growing percentage of businesses across the state. Nevertheless, women face a unique set of challenges and many believe the glass ceiling has not yet shattered. Recently, a group of successful female executives met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss… [More…]

SK+G Announces New Hires and Promotions in Public Relations Division

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LAS VEGAS– SK+G is pleased to announce new hires and a promotion in the public relations division of the marketing communications agency. New Hires: Nikki Neu, PR Account Executive and Social Media Strategist Nikki Neu joins the SK+G team as account executive and social media strategist. Prior to being welcomed as a full-time employee, Nikki worked as a… [More…]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: February 2014

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

H Sale, Office ADDRESS 3039 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy, 89052 BUYER Denco, LLC SELLER Vantage at Horizon Ridge, LLC DETAILS 6,754 SF; $1,725,000 APN 177-35-510-029 BUYER’S REP William Skupa and Gino Vincent of MINT Property Group, Ltd. SELLER’S REP Joseph DeSimone of First Federal Realty Desimone Sale, Vacant Land ADDRESS Stephanie St. and Wigwam Pkwy.… [More…]

Ronna Timpa of Workplace ESL Solutions Named WODA Award Winner for Education Category

NAWBO Southern Nevada recognized Ronna Timpa as one of 12 top business women at the 15th Annual Women of Distinction Awards (WODA) luncheon this month.

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Southern Nevada recognized Ronna Timpa of Workplace ESL Solutions as one of 12 top business women at the 15th Annual Women of Distinction Awards (WODA) luncheon this month. Timpa was named a Women of Distinction in the “Education” category. According to NAWBO Southern Nevada President, Valerie Parker,… [More…]

Tourism: Welcome Back


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…]

‘Tis the Season to Give: Businesses Help Nevada Communities

Lyle Brennan

During the holiday season it’s natural to think about helping the less fortunate, but it’s also a good time to point out that Nevada businesses donate all year long to make our communities better.  Despite what the progressives and the liberal media would have you believe, business owners and corporations are not the Ebenezer Scrooges… [More…]