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…]

Nevada State Bank Expands Product Management Team

Nevada State Bank has expanded its product management team with the addition of two new colleagues.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has expanded its product management team with the addition of two new colleagues. Adrick Akoopie is assistant vice president/bankcard manager, focusing on support of the bank’s consumer and business credit card products and working with bank colleagues to find tailored solutions to meet clients’ credit card needs. Akoopie is an experienced business banker in… [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…]

First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Coming to Nevada

Nevada’s first osteopathic fellowship program has the green light. The American Osteopathic Association approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program. The program is a collaboration between the hospice and Touro University Nevada. This is a first-of-its-kind fellowship in Nevada and one of only 11 in the nation, according to a recent statement… [More…]

Andrew Ciarrocchi, Kimberly Esparza and Vicki Rousseau Join the Howard Hughes Corporation as Leadership Team for the Shops at Summerlin Regional Retail Destination Hires Top Industry Professionals

The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) announced the hiring of Andrew Ciarrocchi, Kimberly Esparza and Vicki Rousseau as Senior General Manager, Assistant General Manager and Marketing Director for The Shops at Summerlin, respectively.

LAS VEGAS  – The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) announced the hiring of Andrew Ciarrocchi, Kimberly Esparza and Vicki Rousseau as Senior General Manager, Assistant General Manager and Marketing Director for The Shops at Summerlin, respectively. The new leadership team will be responsible for opening the 106-acre,1.6 million-square foot  development, which represents the first phase for the future Downtown Summerlin. When open later this year, the shopping,… [More…]