The PENTA Building Group Completes Downtown Zappos Headquarters

The PENTA Building Group announced it has completed its renovation of the former Las Vegas City Hall into the new Zappos headquarters in Downtown Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS – The PENTA Building Group announced it has completed its renovation of the former Las Vegas City Hall into the new Zappos headquarters in Downtown Las Vegas. “This is a significant project for the revitalization of downtown Las Vegas. As a Las Vegas-based company with deep roots in this community, PENTA is thrilled to… [More…]

Heart of Our Cities: A Look at Nevada Downtowns

A healthy center reflects a healthy community. For a city to thrive and prosper, downtown needs to be a draw for visitors and residents alike.

Downtown is the heart of a city. Traditional wisdom states that a healthy center reflects a healthy community. For a city to thrive and prosper, downtown needs to be a draw for visitors and residents alike. Economically, a robust, vital midtown attracts businesses, which in turn employ residents and pumps money into the economy. A… [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… [More…]

Downtown Las Vegas Shows 2012 Growth

For downtown Las Vegas, 2012 came to be known as the “Year of Downtown” for good reason: at least $754 million in public and private projects came to fruition and an additional $355 million in developments are under construction with most of these scheduled to be completed in 2013*. In 2012, downtown Las Vegas –… [More…]

NevadaGIVES announces Nevada’s Big Give event on April 25

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One day of online giving will benefit nonprofit organizations across Nevada LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and NevadaGIVES representatives announced the second Nevada’s Big Give statewide online giving initiative at Las Vegas City Hall. Scheduled for Thursday, April 25, 2013, Nevada’s Big Give is one day of online giving that benefits charities… [More…]

Taxpayers Don’t Prevail: Nevada’s prevailing wage law benefits narrow groups at public expense

Imagine you’re a plumber living in Mesquite. For most jobs, you’d probably earn as much as a plumber living in nearby St. George, Utah — $19.67 per hour, on average, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you can get work on a public works project financed by Clark County or the… [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…]