Henderson Chamber Event to Focus on Fraud Protection for Businesses

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host “Preventing Fraud: What That Chip Means to You,” presented by Todd Hutchison of Barclaycard US Henderson.

Networking breakfast to feature Todd Hutchison of Barclay US Henderson July 14 HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host “Preventing Fraud: What That Chip Means to You,” presented by Todd Hutchison of Barclaycard US Henderson, during its monthly networking breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road in … [Read more...]

HVAC and Plumbing Entrepreneur Kenneth D. Goodrich Acquires Pair of Industry Brands

LAS VEGAS – Kenneth D. Goodrich, managing partner of US Peach, LLC, a leading HVAC and plumbing service provider, announced the acquisition of The Honest Plumber, Heating & Air, a Las Vegas-based air conditioning, heating and plumbing company, and the Corona, California-based Walton’s Air Conditioning. Walton’s Air Conditioning offers residential and commercial air … [Read more...]

Mining: It’s About More than Gold

The value chain for Nevada’s roughly 20 metals and minerals begins with companies mining the resources.

The value chain for Nevada’s roughly 20 metals and minerals begins with companies mining the resources. This benefits the miners and their employees monetarily and the communities around those mines where dollars are spent, donations are made and other commitments are carried out. Mining firms require goods and services at each stage of their process—exploration, … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Insurance

Nevada insurance agents and brokers seek to educate the market on the importance of a trusted insurance advisor.

Combating a trend towards faceless online insurance purchases, Nevada insurance agents and brokers seek to educate the market on the importance of a trusted insurance advisor. Recently, executives in this industry met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges they face. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator … [Read more...]

Around the State: July 2015

Final Phase of Carson City Freeway Begins The Nevada Department of Transportation has broken ground on the final leg of the Carson City Freeway project. The $42 million project completes I-580, connecting Carson City to Nevada’s freeway system and Reno. The final phase of the project will pave and open the last four miles of the freeway to traffic. The freeway is expected to … [Read more...]

SB 483: The Facts You Need

SB 483: Nevada's Tax Plan, The Facts You Need

When originally introduced, SB 483 was Governor Sandoval’s bill to make the sunset taxes from prior sessions permanent, to increase the cigarette tax and eliminate the pre-payment of the net proceeds of minerals tax. The bill was further amended by the Assembly to incorporate the Governor’s modified tax plan in the bill. At that point, the bill only required a Senate majority … [Read more...]

See a Doctor 24/7: Telemedicine Options Create Better Connectivity

Telemedicine is making healthcare more convenient allowing you to see a board certified, US-based doctor 24/7 from your computer, smart phone or tablet.

My family and I were on vacation in California earlier this year when our youngest suddenly came down with a nasty stomach bug in the middle of the night. Even just a year ago, our only options would’ve been to drive around an unfamiliar city to find an open urgent care or potentially spend hours in an ER waiting room. But thanks to the growth of telemedicine, my wife was … [Read more...]

On the Rise: Commercial Building Rebounds

Commercial building in Nevada has also had to adapt to a shortage of skilled labor as a result of the recession, according to Grein.

For the first time since 2007, when the recession decimated their industry, commercial builders in Nevada believe the industry is finally snapping back. “The recovery is slower than anybody wanted it to be, but the good news is that it is recovering,” says Ray Sedey, executive vice president of McCarthy Building Companies in Las Vegas. “Construction is recovering, but we’re … [Read more...]

Business Indicators: July 2015

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

The “second” estimate for first quarter 2015 shows U.S. real gross domestic product decreasing at an annualized rate of 0.7 percent, lower than the 0.2 percent growth previously reported in the “advance” estimate. The revision consisted of a less increase of personal consumption expenditure and inventory investment and a larger decrease of net exports from fourth quarter 2014 … [Read more...]

What does it mean to be an American?

Six Nevada executives share what it means to be an American.

“This country was built by immigrants and those who gave their lives for the opportunity to live the American Dream. As a Chinese immigrant, U.S. Veteran and entrepreneur, I feel a debt of gratitude to those who paved the way for free enterprise. I’m truly living the American Dream and am proud to be an American.” Sinan “Stanley” Hu | Founder LIUID “Being American means … [Read more...]

Free Housing-Flipping Workshops

Free Housing-Flipping Workshops by The Flipping Network

The Flipping Network will present three free two-hour workshops for beginning investors and Realtors on how to get started finding, fixing, and flipping houses. Featured speaker will be Lloyd Segal, author of “Flipping Houses” and named by the Wall Street Journal as “One of America’s Big Flippers.” The schedule of free workshops: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 6:00 pm to 8:00 … [Read more...]

The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank Welcomes Rich Justiana

The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank has brought veteran private banker Rich Justiana to the team.

LAS VEGAS – The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank has brought veteran private banker Rich Justiana to the team.  As vice president/senior private banking officer, Justiana serves the complex needs of high net-worth and high-income individuals and their families, assisting clients with a full range of personalized financial services. “Rich has a proven track record of serving … [Read more...]

Colliers International – Las Vegas Updates June 29, 2015

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LAS VEGAS – Colliers International – Las Vegas announced the finalization of a sale to Jahan Moslehi. The approximately 75,999-square-foot retail property is located in Sunrise City Plaza at 2797 S. Maryland Pkwy. in Las Vegas. The transaction amount was $6,750,000. Joseph Bonifatto of Colliers International represented the seller, MLCFC 2007-7 Maryland Parkway LLC. LAS … [Read more...]

INVIEW labs Announces the Version 1.6 Update to the UNIFI Software

INVIEW labs announced the availability of UNIFI 1.6, the only cloud-based BIM content management platform.

This newest release of the world’s only cloud-based BIM content manager prefaces the fall release of UNIFI 2.0 Las Vegas - INVIEW labs announced the availability of UNIFI 1.6, the only cloud-based BIM content management platform. This revolutionary platform has transformed how architectural and engineering firms approach BIM content distribution. Tailored specifically around … [Read more...]

Dawn Gibbons, Former First Lady of Nevada, Joins the NCJFCJ

Dawn Gibbons, former First Lady of Nevada and the only First Lady to be a state legislator, has joined the NCJFCJ as vice president of development.

Dawn Gibbons, former First Lady of Nevada and the only First Lady to be a state legislator, has joined the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) as vice president of development. Gibbons has championed fundraising and public awareness for many important causes, including autism, domestic violence, human trafficking, drug addiction and the military. … [Read more...]

Station Casinos and Grand Canyon Development Partners Team Up to Provide New Headquarters to Southern Nevada Children First

LAS VEGAS  – Southern Nevada Children First (SNCF), a nonprofit that addresses the needs of Nevada’s homeless pregnant and parenting youth and young adults, will be welcoming a new home thanks to Station Casinos and Grand Canyon Development Partners. The new facility, located at 3755 W. Lake Mead Blvd. in North Las Vegas, will serve as the headquarters for Southern Nevada … [Read more...]

Dunkin’ Donuts Las Vegas to Hold Bottled Water Drive for the Salvation Army

  Locations collecting cases of bottled water to be distributed to the homeless during the summer months LAS VEGAS – The heat is on in Las Vegas, and for local organizations such as the Salvation Army serving Southern Nevada, keeping a full supply of water for the homeless population can be a challenge. To help meet this need, Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, … [Read more...]

Urban Expositions Selects Xpert Expo as Exclusive Partner

LAS VEGAS – Xpert Exposition Services, a rapidly growing national exposition company specializing in trade shows, corporate events and exhibits, announced it has forged an exclusive partnership with national trade show management company Urban Expositions. Urban Expositions currently produces and manages a portfolio of 35 events covering six sectors. Since 2008, Urban … [Read more...]

Terry Barnes of Grand Canyon Development Partners Promoted to Assistant Project Manager for Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino

Grand Canyon Development Partners has promoted Terry Barnes to assistant project manager for the Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino.n Hotel & Casino

  Las Vegas – Grand Canyon Development Partners, a Las Vegas-based construction and real estate development management company, has promoted Terry Barnes to assistant project manager for the Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino. She previously served as the project engineer for the project. In her new position, she will be responsible for the civil engineering review and … [Read more...]

Rethink, Reimagine, Redefine Justice at the NCJFCJ Annual Conference and Justice Innovation Celebration

The NCJFCJ 78th Annual Conference, Rethink, Reimagine and Redefine Justice for Children and Families will be held on July 26-29.

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) 78th Annual Conference, Rethink, Reimagine and Redefine Justice for Children and Families will be held on July 26-29 at the new JW Marriott in Austin, Tex, the Live Music Capital of the World. This dynamic conference will host more than 400 judges and related professionals in juvenile and family law from across … [Read more...]