Office Summary: Second Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada The Las Vegas office vacancy rate declined in the second quarter of 2014 after increasing in the first quarter of the year. During the latest period, the sector reported a vacancy rate of 25.2 percent, which is down 0.4 percentage points from the prior quarter. Compared to a year ago, vacancies have fallen 0.5 percentage points. The office market vacancy rate … [Read more...]

Office Summary: First Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada Demand for Las Vegas office space stalled in the first quarter of 2014 as the market reported a vacancy rate of 25.8 percent. Despite the slight uptick in office vacancies during the first quarter, they have now reported year-over-year declines for two consecutive quarters. Office inventory increased to 52.8 million during the first quarter of the year, due … [Read more...]

Mining in Nevada: The State of the Industry

The state, and hence the future, of mining in Nevada may hinge less on what legislators and Nevadans think of Senate Joint Resolution 15 (SJR15).

The state, and hence the future, of Nevada’s mining industry may hinge less on what legislators and Nevadans think of Senate Joint Resolution 15 (SJR15), which would remove the mining industry’s 5% tax cap on net proceeds from the Nevada Constitution, and more on how they perceive the mining industry in general: a bunch of dirty guys with pickaxes. The debate over tax policy … [Read more...]

‘Tis the Season to Give: Businesses Help Nevada Communities

Lyle Brennan

During the holiday season it’s natural to think about helping the less fortunate, but it’s also a good time to point out that Nevada businesses donate all year long to make our communities better.  Despite what the progressives and the liberal media would have you believe, business owners and corporations are not the Ebenezer Scrooges of today.  Businesses both large and small … [Read more...]