Power Poll 2014: The Bounce Back

The 2014 Power Poll marks the twelfth year executives have weighed in on various issues that affect business for Nevada Business Magazine.

Optimism characterizes the mood of Nevada executives this year. Whether it’s waving goodbye to the recession or already having moved on to bigger and better things, business owners and executives have officially brushed off the oppressive economy and are now working on the bounce back. The 2014 Power Poll marks the twelfth year executives have… [More...]

Industry Focus: Commercial Real Estate

Industry experts are beginning to see an uptick in Nevada commercial real estate. Executives recently discussed the market.

It’s likely that no industry has felt the recession as strongly as the commercial real estate industry. Yet, industry experts are beginning to see an uptick in the previously challenged market. Executives representing commercial real estate interests recently met at the Las Vegas offices of Stable Development to discuss the market. Connie Brennan, publisher of… [More...]

The Survivors: Builders and Developers in Nevada

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The economic downturn in 2007 left both residential and commercial developers and builders in the Silver State scrambling for work. Many were forced to downsize their staffs, and some even closed their doors. “Since 2008, the development business has been a fraction of what it was,” said Doug Kiersey, president of Dermody Properties, a Reno-based… [More...]

Industry Focus: Commercial Real Estate

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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...]

What is a leader’s greatest attribute?

“A leader’s greatest attribute is the ability to forward think. Great leaders anticipate obstacles or challenges that may affect a team and can adjust quickly.” Carol Mayorga • District Manager, Wells Fargo Bank– The Horizons District “I don’t think there is a single greatest attribute. Vision, the ability to motivate and inspire people, providing clear… [More...]