State Renews Contract with Solutions Recovery and Others to Treat Mental Illness Paired with Addiction in Nevada

LAS VEGAS - Solutions Recovery Inc. is pleased to announce that the state has renewed its contract to provide rehabilitation and after care to individuals in Nevada who have been diagnosed with co-occurring disorders. Working together with Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS) and the Community Counseling Center, the three come together to provide much-needed … [Read more...]

Business Indicators: April 2015

Nevada Business Indicators: April 2015. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “second” estimate for fourth quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 2.2 percent, lower than the 2.6 percent growth first reported. Compared to the “advanced” estimate, changes in private inventories increased less and nonresidential fixed investment increased more. Personal consumption expenditures, residential investment, … [Read more...]

Business Indicators: March 2015

Nevada Business Indicators: March 2015. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “advance” estimate for fourth quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent, much lower than the 5.0 percent growth experienced during third quarter 2014. Personal consumption expenditures, nonresidential fixed investment, residential investment, changes in private inventories and state and local government spending made … [Read more...]

Retiring in the Lap of Taxpayer-Funded Luxury

How pensions in Nevada are often better than paychecks Know a public employee in Nevada who is looking for a pay raise? Tell him to retire. According to a new analysis made possible by the court-ordered release of Nevada’s Public Employee Retirement System payment records, once-public employees in the Silver State are making golden pensions — so generous that their … [Read more...]

VEA Announces New Marketing Team Members

PAHRUMP, Nev. – In an effort to provide ongoing communication and transparency for community members across its service territory, Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, announced it has hired two new marketing employees, Marketing and Media Relations Representative Thomas Moore and Community Relations … [Read more...]

R+W Advertising Rebrands as Robertson+Partners

Las Vegas- based R+W Advertising has rebranded as Robertson + Partners, a full-service marketing strategy firm delivering return on investments.

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas- based R+W Advertising has rebranded as Robertson + Partners, a full-service marketing strategy firm delivering return on investment (ROI) through integrated advertising, media and digital services. The rebranding announcement was made at a special event on Nov. 6, where the company unveiled its innovative new cause marketing campaign, “Be + Las Vegas”. … [Read more...]

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award from Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce Dickson Realty has been awarded the 2014 large company Revitalization Award from the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce in honor of its new 7,048 square foot office building in Truckee. The award recognizes new construction and/or renovation projects that help make Truckee more visually … [Read more...]

Sex Education in Clark County Schools: Let Your Voice Be Heard!

The sex education model currently used in the district focuses on abstinence, while giving older students information on contraception and safe sex.

Would you like your child or grandchild to be taught about vaginal intercourse, masturbation and homosexuality in kindergarten? How about a junior high student being instructed about orgasms and anal intercourse? If you think this couldn’t happen in Clark County schools, you’re mistaken. These very topics were discussed at closed-door meetings held by the Clark County School … [Read more...]

Business Indicators: November 2014

Nevada Business Indicators: November 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “third” estimate for second quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 4.6 percent, slightly higher than the 4.2 percent growth reported in the “second” estimate. The revision was due to the increases in nonresident fixed investment and exports being larger than previously estimated. U.S. nonfarm employment experienced robust … [Read more...]

Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada Ignites the Holiday Season with Suite Holidays Tours and Tastings Experiences

‘Tis the season to preview some of the Strip’s most lavish suites and iconic experiences at JA of Nevada's Suite Holidays Tours and Tastings Experiences.

LAS VEGAS – ‘Tis the season to preview some of the Strip’s most lavish suites and iconic experiences at Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada's  (JA) Fourth Annual Suite Holidays Tours and Tastings Experiences on Dec. 6 from 3 – 10 p.m. Guests are invited to the hot spot-hopping extravaganza as some of Las Vegas’ major resort casinos open their doors to ultra-exclusive … [Read more...]

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors; Governor Approves Solar Tax Incentives

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors Park Place Infiniti is sponsoring the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. [Read More...] Governor’s Office of Energy Approves Solar Tax Incentives Highlighting its commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy … [Read more...]

Nevada’s Solar Future Brightens Thanks to Governor’s Office of Energy Incentive

Highlighting its unshakable commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the GOE approved a tax incentive for a solar energy generation project.

Carson City, NV - Highlighting its unshakable commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy (GOE) approved a tax incentive for a solar energy generation project in Clark County. American Capital Energy – Searchlight Solar, LLC, received a three-year sales and use tax incentive and 20-year property tax incentive as part of the GOE Renewable Energy Tax … [Read more...]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Launches #pickupthetab to Feed Homeless Teens for the Holidays

Holidays can be unsettling for homeless youth, while everyone else is enjoying a holiday feast, homeless teens wonder when they will eat their next meal.

LAS VEGAS — Thanksgiving and Christmas can be unsettling and scary for homeless youth unable to be with family. While everyone else is enjoying a holiday feast, homeless teens are wondering when they will eat their next meal. To make it easier for more than 9,000 Clark County homeless youth to get a hot meal during this time, the nonprofit Nevada Partnership for Homeless … [Read more...]

Business Indicators: October 2014

Nevada Business Indicators: October 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “second” estimate for second quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 4.2 percent, slightly higher than the 4.0 percent growth first reported. The revision was due to the increase in non-resident fixed investment being larger than initially estimated. Personal consumption expenditures, changes in private inventories, … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking for Downtown Las Vegas Clinic; Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada; Home Prices Holding Steady

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Hosts Groundbreaking Event for Clinic in Downtown Las Vegas Groundbreaking ceremony for VMSN’s new downtown Las Vegas clinic. Members of the community are invited to attend and receive information about the project. [Read more...] Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance's 'Engage Southern … [Read more...]

Clark County Builds 80 Percent of State’s Small Business Healthcare Facilities

In the past 5 years, from 2009 through 2013, 80 percent of Nevada’s SBA 504 loans for healthcare facilities have been funded in Southern Nevada.

In the past 5 years, from 2009 through 2013, 80 percent of Nevada’s SBA 504 loans for healthcare facilities have been funded in Southern Nevada. According to Clark County’s largest SBA 504 lender, TMC Financing, 83 medical facilities have utilized the SBA’s commercial real estate financing program in Clark County, resulting in more than $100 million in funding. “The rate of … [Read more...]

Nevada Land Market Continues to Recover

“The land market has been in recovery since 2010, and homebuilders have been driving that,” said managing partner of Sunbelt Development & Realty Partners.

Demand for land in Nevada has resembled a rollercoaster pattern this decade. During the real estate boom in the first half of the 2000s, both residential and commercial developers hungrily purchased land, driving up prices. With the recession, the opposite happened; development nearly ceased, land demand decreased and so did the price. Again, the pendulum has begun to swing … [Read more...]

Business Indicators: September 2014

Nevada Business Indicators: September 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “advance” estimate for second quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 4.0 percent, rebounding from the negative 2.1 percent growth experienced during first quarter 2014. Personal consumption expenditures, changes in private inventories, residential investment, non-residential fixed investment, and state and local government … [Read more...]

Downtown Summerlin Job Fair; Three Nonprofits Partner to Help Homeless Youth

Downtown Summerlin Announces Upcoming Job Fair The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC) announced details for the highly-anticipated job fair for Downtown Summerlin. Job seekers will be able to learn about and apply for jobs in the Summerlin Ballroom at Red Rock Resort on Wednesday, August 27 from 11am – 7pm. [Read More...] Three Nonprofits Work Together to Help Homeless … [Read more...]

Three Nonprofts Work Together to Help Homeless Youth – Pouring the “Foundation for Success” with Expanded Drop-In Center at Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, Nevada Women’s Philanthropy and HomeAid Southern Nevada poured the foundation for the NPHY Drop-In Center.

In a rare partnership between three charitable organizations, members from Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY), Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) and HomeAid Southern Nevada (HASN) came together to pour the foundation of success as the construction began on the new expansion for the NPHY Drop-In Center. NPHY’s first priority is to meet youths’ immediate needs so … [Read more...]