April 2014: Around the State

Read business news from around Nevada for April 2014.

Nevada Leads the Way in Clean Energy According to a report from the Clean Energy Project, since 2010 Nevada has invested at least $5.5 billion in clean energy projects. The state ranks sixth in the United States in installed solar capacity and will host four major trade conferences for the clean energy sector this year. The… [More...]

How We Stack Up: Ranking Nevada

Although economic indicators seem to be moving up, Nevada is still plagued with ongoing social problems like the quality of education systems.

The Nevada economy is showing more positive signs in 2013 than it did last year, especially in critical indicators like unemployment and housing.  While many Nevadans still fear that the light at the end of the tunnel may be an oncoming train, there are hopeful signs that travel and tourism are gradually rebounding, more Nevadans… [More...]

What is your favorite place in Nevada?

Six Nevada executives answer the question: What is your favorite place in Nevada?

“My favorite place in Nevada is Red Rock Canyon. It is absolutely gorgeous and a great place to hike. Getting to enjoy some fresh air and nature’s beauty is a perfect way to spend any weekend.” Lea Carrasco-Zanini • Executive Director, Golden Rainbow – “My favorite place is Lake Tahoe.  I love the quietness, natural… [More...]

Ryan Sheltra named vice chairman of the Nevada Commission on Tourism

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 1st

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Members of the Nevada Commission on Tourism unanimously voted for Commissioner Ryan Sheltra to be named vice chairman of the commission, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced today. The commission began its March meeting with the vote, and Sheltra was quickly named to the open vice chair position. He has served on… [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...]