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(GOED) and a resident of Nevada, Steve Hill believes there is a rising wave of economic development diversifying an outdated and… [More…]

NAIOP Southern Nevada Chapter Announces Winners of the 17th Annual Spotlight Awards

The NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter hosted its 17th Annual Spotlight Awards on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas.

Las Vegas, NV – The NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter hosted its 17th Annual Spotlight Awards on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas. This notable “Let the good times roll” annual event was hosted by Terri and Kevin Janison, recognizing distinguished commercial real estate entities in our local development community. The awards program… [More…]

Providence Master Planned Community breaks ground on third park

Good things come in threes, and so it is with parks at the Providence master plan, Huckleberry Park will join The Promenade and Knickerbocker Park.

Good things come in threes, and so it is with parks at the Providence master plan, which just broke ground on its third park. Huckleberry Park will join The Promenade and Knickerbocker Park at the fast-selling community in northwest Las Vegas. Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross joined Providence developer Focus Property Group, community residents… [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…]

Technology: Wired Up and Ready to Go

The state of Nevada is building the future today by taking all the right steps to become a global technology leader in the year ahead.

With so much of America looking hopefully to the future, the state of Nevada is building it today by taking all the right steps to become a global technology leader in the year ahead. The technology sector in Nevada “has changed so much in five years,” says Dave Archer, President and Chief Executive Officer of… [More…]

Back to Schools You Wouldn’t Choose: Nevada parents have been left behind in the school-choice movement

As Nevada’s children return to school this fall, many parents will again be frustrated, recognizing that their children will be relegated to sub-standard education. Parents who can’t afford to live in the wealthy neighborhoods that host the best public schools, and who can’t afford private-school tuition, will discover that the educational opportunities available to their… [More…]

Government Contractors: Working with the System

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Government contractors provide a lot to the state of Nevada — and it isn’t always easy. Vying for contracts at any time, but especially in an ailing economy, can be competition at its most cutthroat, and partnering with the largest bureaucracy in the history of the human race is a complex undertaking. Fortunately for Nevada,… [More…]