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...]

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...]

Vegas PBS Announces GOAL: Global Online Advanced Learning As New Name of Online Workforce Training Program

Vegas PBS announced that it has renamed its comprehensive online workforce training program to Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL).

Las Vegas – In an effort to better reflect its role in economic diversification and efforts in increasing access to workforce training and education opportunities for all Nevadans, Vegas PBS announced that it has renamed its comprehensive online workforce training program to Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL). The new name will replace the former Vegas Virtual Online Education. “As… [More...]

Finance Expert Steven Maniago Named Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Analysis for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The LVGEA announced that Steven Maniago has been appointed to the position of Sr. Vice President for Corporate Finance and Analysis for the organization.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Steven Maniago has been appointed to the position of Sr. Vice President for Corporate Finance and Analysis for the organization. An expert in finance with more than 20 years of experience, Maniago previously served as the senior Director for Finance and Business Development for… [More...]

Regional Collaboration Leads to $450 Million in New Capital Investment for Southern Nevada

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance provided assistance to 62 businesses creating more than $450 million in new capital investment for Southern Nevada.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that during the most recent fiscal year, the organization and its regional economic development partners provided start up, expansion and relocation assistance to 62 businesses which will create 2,640 new jobs, provide more than $450 million in new capital investment and generate a total economic… [More...]

State of Nevada, Providence of Alberta Sign MOU to Promote UVS Efforts

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Province of Alberta‘s Ministry of International and Intergovernmental Relations have joined together to establish a collaborative relationship through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  to promote opportunities in the Unmanned Vehicle System (UVS) sector. The MOU was signed by GOED Director Steve Hill… [More...]

Nevada Economic Development Board Approves Incentives for Companies to Relocate or Expand in Southern Nevada

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) recently announced the approval of a series of incentives for companies relocating or expanding in Southern Nevada. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board approved incentives on July 11 for eBay, Barbour Well Inc., CSI PrePrint, LLC, SolarCity, BodyBuilding.com, Consumer Portfolio Services, Creative Tent International and Pathion Inc.… [More...]

Workforce Development In Nevada

From an economic development standpoint, workforce development and diversification is singularly the most important facet.

In the wake of the recession, with unemployment just under 10 percent, it would seem employers would have no problem filling positions. But though Nevada’s employment base is growing again, it remains below pre-recession levels and of people who have gone back to work, a disproportionate share have gone back part-time or in jobs that… [More...]

Nevada Capital Investment Increasing

Nevada capital investment will increase by an additional $200 million after the state approved tax abatements for nine companies. The Board of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced last week the abatements would also create 330 jobs initially.  The approved companies include Performance Pipe, Fab Fulfillment Corp, GreatCall, Inc., Hamilton Company, MBT Repair, PPG Industries,… [More...]

GOED Board Sees Job Creation and Capital Investment in Nevada Increase

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LAS VEGAS, NV (May 20, 2013) – The Board of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) last Thursday approved tax abatements for nine companies, creating nearly 330 jobs initially and increasing capital investment in Nevada by an additional $200 million. “I am pleased that as a direct result of our economic development efforts, the Governor’s… [More...]

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Several Companies that Have Been Approved for Tax Incentives in Nevada

(Las Vegas) — The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board of Nevada approved a series of incentives today for companies planning to relocate or expand into Southern Nevada. The approvals come on the heels of several other approved incentives last month, showing that companies from all over the world are interested in what Nevada has to offer.… [More...]

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Makes Positive Strides in China

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(Las Vegas) — In an effort that follows its new mission of “global outreach,” Tom Skancke, president and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, announced today that the organization’s recent trip to China resulted in positive connections with Chinese companies that have shown interest in expanding into Nevada. Only a few weeks… [More...]

Catalyst Fund Approval will Create Hundreds of Jobs

The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board recently announced the approval of three Catalyst Fund applications for companies seeking to open operations in Nevada.  This approval will create hundreds of jobs. The companies receiving approval are SolarCity, Cristek Interconnects Inc., and Nicholas & Co. Inc. “I am pleased by the approval today of… [More...]

GOED Board Approves Catalyst Applications for Three Companies

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 21st

GOED BOARD APPROVES CATALYST APPLICATIONS FOR THREE COMPANIES, HUNDREDS OF JOBS FOR NEVADA CARSON CITY, Nev. (March 21, 2013). – The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board today announced the approval of three Catalyst Fund applications for companies seeking to open operations in Nevada and creating hundreds of jobs: SolarCity, Cristek Interconnects Inc.,… [More...]

Several Prominent Companies Have Been Approved for Incentives in Nevada

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 21st

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Several Prominent Companies Have Been Approved for Incentives in Nevada (Las Vegas – March 21, 2013) — The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board for Nevada approved a series of incentives today for companies planning to relocate or expand into Southern Nevada. Cumulatively, the seven applications could generate… [More...]

Diversify Nevada and Seedstock Confront Challenges in Local Food Production

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 1st

Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Seedstock Bring Together Innovative Indoor Agriculture Leaders to Confront Challenges in Local Food Production (Las Vegas) – Entrepreneurs, agriculture industry leaders and Nevada state officials plan to come together to propel forward the development of creative and sustainable indoor growing solutions. The Nevada Indoor Agriculture Conference will aim… [More...]

2013 Economic Forecast: Watch for the Wild Card

2013 Economic Forecast: Watch for the Wildcard

As the end of 2012 nears, Nevada’s economy continues its gradual recovery, but the unemployment rate remains in the double digits and job creation is slow. What’s in store for the Silver State’s economy in 2013? Experts weighed in on their predictions for the coming year, which primarily are based on the performance of certain… [More...]

August 2012: Around the State

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Home Prices Up for Fifth Straight Month Statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) show existing home prices in June increased for the fifth straight month and supply of local homes listed for sale continues to tighten. The total number of homes, condominiums and townhomes sold in June was 3,945, which… [More...]

Tax Issues: Beyond the Numbers

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Taxes are on a lot of people’s minds this time of year. Taxes mean grumbling and money out of pockets and coffers, whether an individual’s or a business’. But taxes also mean services, at all levels of government, from federal to local. In the stressed and struggling Nevada economy, as tax season threatens on the horizon, there are inevitable questions. [More...]

Higher Education Collaborative

The Higher Education Collaborative was formed in Southern Nevada in 2010 with the aim of answering multiple needs for post-secondary education, the community, residents and the Valley’s economy. The organization is especially relevant today with the challenges to Nevada’s education. According to 2008 Census data, of the 1.4 million working age adults (24-65 years old),… [More...]