New Markets Tax Credit Financing Spurs Economic Growth in Nevada

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund announced more than $3.5 billion in New Markets Tax Credit awards.

Recently, The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced more than $3.5 billion in New Markets Tax Credit awards. No Community Development Entities (CDEs) from Nevada received any allocation this year. Last year, the City of Las Vegas received $28 million from the federal program. “Even though no Nevada CDEs received … [Read more...]

Project 150 Appoints Meli Pulidoand Harper Ko to Board of Directors

Project 150 has appointed Meli Pulido and Harper Ko to its board of directors.

LAS VEGAS – Project 150 has appointed Meli Pulido and Harper Ko to its board of directors. Pulido served as executive director of Project 150 for two years. Ko joined the Project 150 advisory board in early 2015, prior to her being appointed to the board of directors. As executive director of Project 150 from February 2013 to February 2015, Pulido was responsible for helping … [Read more...]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada Appoint New Leadership

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada has appointed two new leaders to their executive team.

LAS VEGAS – Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada (BGCSNV) has appointed two new leaders to their executive team.  Brian Knudsen will now serve as President and CEO and Angel Williams will serve as Chief Development Officer. In his capacity as President and CEO, Knudsen will lead BGCSNV as its chief executive in its mission to provide every child with equal access, hope … [Read more...]

Tangerine Communications Merges with The Ferraro Group

The Ferraro Group announced that Heather Austin will merge her public relations and social media firm, Tangerine Communications, with The Ferraro Group.

Nevada Public Relations and Public Affairs Firm Expands to Phoenix  (Las Vegas/Reno, Nev.) -- The Ferraro Group, a Nevada public relations and public affairs company with offices in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City, announced today that Heather Austin will merge her public relations and social media firm, Tangerine Communications, with The Ferraro Group effective today March 3, … [Read more...]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: July 2013

Nevada ReD Report July 2013: Commercial real estate and development - projects, sales, and leases.

Projects Las Vegas, 89101 Government Las Vegas’ new City Hall has been chosen as the 2013 Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association. The eight-level, 308,000 SF building replaces the former City Hall that was constructed in 1971. The facility created office space for up to 570 staff members for the City of Las Vegas. The new structural design … [Read more...]

Catalyst Fund Approval will Create Hundreds of Jobs

The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board recently announced the approval of three Catalyst Fund applications for companies seeking to open operations in Nevada.  This approval will create hundreds of jobs. The companies receiving approval are SolarCity, Cristek Interconnects Inc., and Nicholas & Co. Inc. “I am pleased by the approval today of … [Read more...]

GOED Board Approves Catalyst Applications for Three Companies

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 21st

GOED BOARD APPROVES CATALYST APPLICATIONS FOR THREE COMPANIES, HUNDREDS OF JOBS FOR NEVADA CARSON CITY, Nev. (March 21, 2013). – The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board today announced the approval of three Catalyst Fund applications for companies seeking to open operations in Nevada and creating hundreds of jobs: SolarCity, Cristek Interconnects … [Read more...]

NAIOP Southern Nevada Chapter Announces Winners of the 16th Annual Spotlight Awards

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 5th

(Las Vegas) – The NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter hosted its 16th Annual Spotlight Awards on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas. This notable “Celebrating our Nevada” annual event was hosted by the Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Terri and Kevin Janison, recognizing distinguished commercial real estate entities in our local development community. The … [Read more...]

Alligator Soup Celebrates 30 Years in Business

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Anniversary Party to be Held at Village Square LAS VEGAS, August 30, 2012 – If you’ve planned a wedding, baby shower, Sweet 16, or any other life-changing special event in the last three decades, chances are you know Alligator Soup. The stationery and gift boutique business has been a staple in Las Vegas for 30 years, 13 of those at Village Square. The popular family owned … [Read more...]

Inflated Salaries Revealed: More than 1,000 government employees made over $200,000 in total compensation in 2011

Nevada Free Market Watch

Pop quiz time. Who made more in base pay in 2011: Gov. Brian Sandoval — at $143,426.25 — or the parks director for the City of Reno? Who made more in base pay in 2011: Any of Clark County’s 15 top-paid senior attorneys or Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, who earned $140,389.37? Finally, who made more in base pay in 2011: Gov. Brian Sandoval or the building and … [Read more...]

Power Women: Enough Said

The name says it all.  Nevada’s Power Women are helping to shape the state and working for the betterment of our communities.  They are in the trenches day in and day out with the goal of improving where we live and work.  They say behind every great man is a woman; we say, behind every great state are several women.  We’re honored to include this year’s Power Women in the … [Read more...]