CenturyLink Invests in LVGEA

CenturyLink Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Campaign Las Vegas – CenturyLink has joined an expanding number of businesses that support Las Vegas’ global economic development efforts. CenturyLink recently invested in the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, which launched in the fall of 2013… [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… [More…]

LVGEA Board Extends CEO Tom Skancke’s Contract

The Board of the Directors of the LVGEA extended for two years the contract of Tom Skancke, current president and CEO.

LAS VEGAS — The Board of the Directors of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance extended for two years the contract of Tom Skancke, current president and CEO of the LVGEA. The board took this action during its October meeting. “Economic development and diversification are two of the most pressing issues facing Southern Nevada as… [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… [More…]

LVGEA Announces Additions to its Board of Directors

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes three business leaders to its board of directors.

Las Vegas — The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes three business leaders to its board of directors. Recently, the LVGEA board of directors took unanimous action to elect Derrick R. Hill, Vice President of Cox Business and Hospitality Network, Las Vegas; John Cannito, Chief Operating Officer, The PENTA Building Group; and Paul Caudill, CEO… [More…]

Personal Goals of High Net Worth Individuals; Desert Radiologists Receives ACR Award

Monthly Report Focused on “Personal Goals” of High Net Worth Individuals, Released by The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank released the seventeenth edition of its High Net Worth Report series, with this month’s analysis focusing on the personal goals of high net worth individuals. [Read More…] Desert… [More…]

Urban Chamber Appoints Tom R. Skancke to Board of Directors

Board of Directors selects Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance executive Las Vegas — The Urban Chamber of Commerce announced a new partnership with the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. As part of the Urban Chamber of Commerce’s efforts to strategically strengthen its role in the community, the board of the Urban Chamber has appointed Tom R.… [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 Nevada’… [More…]

Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Globa Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Campaign

Wells Fargo has joined a growing number of businesses that support LVGEA development efforts.

Las Vegas – Wells Fargo has joined a growing number of businesses that support Las Vegas’ global economic development efforts. Wells Fargo recently invested in the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, which launched in the fall of 2013 and is a three-year effort to raise $7.5 million for regional economic… [More…]

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Additions to its Board of Directors

The LVGEA welcomes five community leaders to its board of directors.

Las Vegas — The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes five community leaders to its board of directors. On May 1, 2014, the LVGEA board of directors took unanimous action to elect five community leaders to join the board. These new members will help continue to build public and private sector relationships to bolster a new… [More…]

A Future of Change: Economic Development

At the top of the economic development wish list is unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, presenting one of the biggest opportunities for Nevada.

Nevada, because of its narrow focus on three industries, was devastated by the recession and eventually led the nation in foreclosures and unemployment. As both the director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and a resident of Nevada, Steve Hill believes there is a rising wave of economic development diversifying an outdated and… [More…]

First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Coming to Nevada

Nevada’s first osteopathic fellowship program has the green light. The American Osteopathic Association approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program. The program is a collaboration between the hospice and Touro University Nevada. This is a first-of-its-kind fellowship in Nevada and one of only 11 in the nation, according to a recent statement… [More…]

Perry Ursem Joins Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Perry Ursem has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Business Retention and Expansion.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Perry Ursem has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Business Retention and Expansion. As economic development efforts in Nevada continue to evolve at the state and regional levels and through cooperative efforts between agencies, Ursem will transition from the Nevada Governor’s… [More…]

Officials Break Ground on Moapa Paiute Tribe Solar Project

The first utility-scale solar project on tribal land is underway in Southern Nevada. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) joined representatives from the Moapa Band of Piautes and executives from First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to kick off construction on the 250 Megawatt power… [More…]

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Companies Approved for Incentives in Southern Nevada

LVGEA announced companies approved will create 49 new jobs in Nevada thanks to incentives approved March 20.

Las Vegas – Two businesses will create 49 new jobs in Nevada thanks to incentives approved March 20 at a Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board meeting. TH Foods, Inc. expects to create 25 jobs as it adds a $19.7 million production line to its Henderson facility, building on operations established there in July 2012.  Advanced… [More…]

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Investment Campaign Narrows in on its $2 Million Mark

The ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, launched by the LVGEA in the fall of 2013, is nearing a $2 million mark thanks to local businesses.

The ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, launched by the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance in the fall of 2013, is nearing a $2 million mark thanks to local businesses and organizations that support the LVGEA’s global economic development mission. The latest group of notable investors includes: Martin-Harris Construction; R&O Construction; Juliet Companies; Nevada State College; Fair,… [More…]

Tangerine Communications Merges with The Ferraro Group

The Ferraro Group announced that Heather Austin will merge her public relations and social media firm, Tangerine Communications, with The Ferraro Group.

Nevada Public Relations and Public Affairs Firm Expands to Phoenix  (Las Vegas/Reno, Nev.) — The Ferraro Group, a Nevada public relations and public affairs company with offices in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City, announced today that Heather Austin will merge her public relations and social media firm, Tangerine Communications, with The Ferraro Group effective… [More…]

Best Year in Five Years for Southern Nevada’s Industrial Real Estate Market

Southern Nevada’s industrial real estate market enjoyed one of its best years in recent memory. That is according to a recent report provided by Colliers International – Las Vegas. “Without a doubt, 2013 was the best year Southern Nevada’s industrial real estate market has had in five years,” said Colliers’ research director John Stater. “Hopefully, it… [More…]

Andrew Doughman Named Communications Director for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Andrew Doughman has been appointed to the position of Communications Director for the organization.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Andrew Doughman has been appointed to the position of Communications Director for the organization. Doughman, an experienced journalist, has written for the Las Vegas Sun, the Nevada News Bureau, the Seattle Times, the Orlando Sentinel, and the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.  A University of Washington graduate, Doughman has… [More…]

Ariel Land Named Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Ariel Land has been appointed to the position of Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Ariel Land has been appointed to the position of Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator for the organization. Having extensive experience within the advertising, promotions and special events industry, Land looks to further the vision of the LVGEA to help Southern Nevada thrive in a global economy.… [More…]

Nevada’s 2014 Economic Forecast: The Way the Wind Blows…

This year’s predictions offer more good news than has been reported in Nevada Business Magazine’s annual Economic Forecast in the last few years.

When it comes to fortune telling, nothing is ever certain, but a handful of industry experts share their thoughts on Nevada’s economy in 2014. This year’s predictions offer more good news than has been reported in Nevada Business Magazine’s annual Economic Forecast in the last few years. While most business executives are proceeding with caution,… [More…]

Industry Focus: Education

The Nevada education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go.

From kindergarten to college graduation, Nevada’s education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go. Coming together to discuss issues Nevada faces in regards to education, a combination of business leaders, economic development resources and leaders in education recently met at the… [More…]