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...]

CALV Hosts May 8 Mixer for Commercial Real Estate Professionals

CALV is hosting its annual spring networking mixer for local commercial real estate professionals at the Cili Restaurant at the Bali Hai Golf Club.

LAS VEGAS – Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV) is hosting its annual spring networking mixer for local commercial real estate professionals on Thursday, May 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cili Restaurant at the Bali Hai Golf Club, 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Event sponsors and partners include the local chapters of the Appraisal… [More...]

Commercial Real Estate, Coming Back to a Place it has Never Been Before.


Las Vegas may be recovering from the economic downturn but it’s doubtful it will return to the status quo way of doing business. Technology and better thinking has offered too many improved choices, especially in commercial real estate. One example is “Shared Equity Building”. This new concept allows business tenants to become vested owners of… [More...]

CCIM: Let’s Make a Deal


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...]

Industry Focus: Commercial Real Estate


Executives representing this industry recently met at the Las Vegas office of Holland & Hart to discuss commercial real estate and what’s in store for the future.

Kyle Nagy, Commercial Capital Advisors, NAIOP; Cathy Jones, Sun Commercial Real Estate; Ryan Martin, Colliers International, CCIM; Jeffrey Vilkin, Tradewinds Construction; Mason Gorda, Ledcor Construction; Kevin Burke, Burke & Associates; Michael Dermody, DP Partners; Mike Montandon, VOIT Commercial Real Estate; Jeff Ehret, PENTA Building Group; Doug Roberts, Panattoni Development; Robert Leidig, Flagship Construction Co.; Mike Mixer, Colliers International; Laurie Paquette, General Growth Properties; Lance Earl, Holland & Hart [More...]