Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer

Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday,  August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities… [More...]

Best Companies to Work For: Taking Care of People

In the midst of the recession, some employees might have argued that a “Best Company to Work For” is whichever company gives them a job.

In the midst of the recession, some employees might have argued that a “Best Company to Work For” is whichever company gives them a job. While times have been tough for many Nevada businesses, as the state comes out of this recession, it is clear there are a number of companies who continue to go… [More...]

VEA Receives Green Award from Las Vegas Business Press

PAHRUMP, NV – Valley Electric Association, Inc., (VEA) a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, Nevada, announced the cooperative recently received a 2014 Green Award from the Las Vegas Business Press as a result of its efforts in developing one of the nation’s largest and most successful domestic solar water heating programs. The Las Vegas Business… [More...]

Table 34 Las Vegas Launches 10th Anniversary Menu to Benefit Local Non Profits

Table 34 celebrates its 10th anniversary by launching menu to benefit local non profit organizations.

In any field, it’s difficult to age well. That’s especially the case in the culinary world, where even celebrity chefs’ concepts can fade in time. An off-Strip locals favorite, Table 34 Las Vegas  has enjoyed a successful 10-year run by keeping a simple focus on quality, even in tough times when all businesses are looking… [More...]

Prudential Americana Group Announces 2013 Sales Results

Prudential Americana Group recognized its top individual real estate sales executives and teams at its annual sales event held in the Encore Las Vegas.

Prudential Americana Group recognized its top individual real estate sales executives and teams at its annual sales event held in the Encore Las Vegas. The company, which operates the largest Prudential Real Estate franchises in both Nevada and Arizona, posted a record $2.5 billion sales volume in 2013. During the program, CEO Mark Stark welcomed… [More...]

Power Poll 2014: The Bounce Back

The 2014 Power Poll marks the twelfth year executives have weighed in on various issues that affect business for Nevada Business Magazine.

Optimism characterizes the mood of Nevada executives this year. Whether it’s waving goodbye to the recession or already having moved on to bigger and better things, business owners and executives have officially brushed off the oppressive economy and are now working on the bounce back. The 2014 Power Poll marks the twelfth year executives have… [More...]

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada Commits More Than $1.37 Mln to Health-Improvement in 2013

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s work to improve health and strengthen local communities continued in 2013, as the company directed more than $1,370,204.

LAS VEGAS – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s work to improve health and strengthen local communities continued in 2013, as the company directed more than $1,370,204 and hundreds of volunteer hours to health-improving causes, organizations and programs in Nevada. ”Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is committed to transforming health care with trusted and caring… [More...]

Sullivan Luxury Homes Joins Prudential Americana Group

Sullivan Luxury Homes Group has joined Prudential Americana Group, REALTORS located at the company’s Southwest office at 8337 W. Sunset Road in Las Vegas.

Sullivan Luxury Homes Group, formerly known as Realty World Luxury Homes, has joined Prudential Americana Group, REALTORS and is now located at the company’s Southwest office at 8337 W. Sunset Road, Suite 150 in Las Vegas. Team leader and broker Michele Sullivan has a team of 12 professionals that specialize in luxury homes and property… [More...]

Cogburn Law Offices Announces Holiday Food Drive to Benefit Three Square Food Bank

LAS VEGAS – Cogburn Law Offices, a leading real estate and personal injury law firm in Nevada, announced the start of its holiday food drive to benefit Three Square Food Bank. The drive will run from now through Monday, Dec. 23. To show appreciation for community participation and generosity, Cogburn Law Offices will offer a raffle… [More...]

The NATIVITY Presents the Story of Christmas Dec. 11-14

The NATIVITY will be performed nightly Dec. 11-14 at Opportunity Village – Ralph & Betty Englestad Campus, north of the 215 Beltway.

It’s not an unusual occurrence to see ‘stars’ in Las Vegas. However, in the background of the neon light, a different kind of star will be seen in an intimate live recreation of the story of Christmas that will help the entire community enjoy and remember the spirit of the holiday. The NATIVITY will be… [More...]

Henderson Chamber Announces 14th Leadership Henderson Class

Leadership Henderson recently announced its class of 2014, the 14th graduating class of the program offered by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

HENDERSON, Nev. – Leadership Henderson recently announced its class of 2014, the 14th graduating class of the program offered by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The 28 community and business leaders will receive more than 30 hours of professional leadership development training, which began with a two-day kickoff event in October and will continue through… [More...]

Two Tech Startups Land $1 a Month Rent for a Year

Two startups can scratch rent off their worry lists for the next 12 months. Record Setter and Computers for a Cause were awarded downtown Las Vegas office space at $1 a month for a year. The companies were chosen as part of the #1DollarOfficeSpace campaign, put on by The Glenn Group, a Nevada-based marketing agency. The campaign held an… [More...]

Americana Holdings Appoints Matthew Mullin Vice President of Strategic Growth

Americana Holdings, the parent company of Prudential Americana Group and Prudential Arizona Properties, has named Matthew Mullin vice president.

LAS VEGAS – Americana Holdings, the parent company of Prudential Americana Group and Prudential Arizona Properties, has named Matthew Mullin vice president of strategic growth. Mullin brought his real estate company to Prudential Americana Group in 2009 and has been a Las Vegas real estate sales executive since 2003. In his new role, Mullin is… [More...]

FirstService Residential Hosting Free Shredding Event with Opportunity Village

FirstService Residential, formerly known as RMI Management and Excellence Community Management, is teaming up with Opportunity Village, a leader in the document destruction business, to host a free shredding event on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon at 8290 S. Arville Road, just off Blue Diamond Road, and at its Centennial Hills location at 7951… [More...]

Prudential Americana Group Selected to Inc 5000

Prudential Americana Group, REALTORs has been recognized as one of the Inc 5000 fastest growing private companies in America.

Prudential Americana Group, REALTORs, one of Nevada’s largest real estate companies, has been recognized as one of the Inc 5000 fastest growing private companies in America. The company was listed as number 3733 on the 2013 Inc 500|5000 list, a 335 spot jump over the company’s 2012 debut, which marked a 78 percent growth in… [More...]

First official rides on four Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas slides to be auctioned for Andre Agassi Foundation for Education and Opportunity Village

Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas Set to Open Memorial Day Weekend

LAS VEGAS, May 16, 2013 – Four lucky winners will be the first official riders to go down the slides at the new Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas and help raise funds for local nonprofit organizations. Opening Memorial Day weekend, the new multimillion dollar water park is conducting eBay auctions for the inaugural rides on its Rattler, Constrictor,… [More...]

DC Building Group & Opportunity Village Partner Together On The West Oakey Campus ~ Wilson Building Remodel

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 20th

LAS VEGAS, NV – The Opportunity Village West Oakey Campus – Wilson Building remodel project is progressing well. DC Building Group (DCBG) broke ground on January 28th and is projected to finish construction in April. The 11,447 sf project was designed by JMA Architects and has a construction budget of approximately $650,000. The tenant improvement… [More...]

Prudential Americana Group Gives Toys For Las Vegas Tots

Nevada Business Press Releases for January 7th

Mark Stark, Prudential Americana Group Prudential Americana Group, one of the country’s largest Prudential Real Estate franchises, was the only real estate company in Southern Nevada to participate in the Toys for Tots holiday drive. The company, its real estate sales executives and team members donated approximately 1,000 new, unwrapped toys for Las Vegas children.… [More...]

Industry Focus: Non-Profit

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Executives representing several non-profits throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas office of Holland & Hart to discuss the challenges non-profits face in a down economy:

Caleen Norrod Johnson, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada; Steve Chartrand, Goodwill of Southern Nevada; Sherri McKenzie, Nevada Gives; Patricia Falvey, Catholic Charities; Sherri Rice, Access to Healthcare Network; Bryan Wright, Holland & Hart; Kathleen Miller, Living Grace Homes; Courtney Orrock, Sunrise Children’s Foundation; Angela Quinn, Building Hope Nevada; Rino Armeni, Las Vegas Business Academy; Barbara E. Buckley, Legal Aid; Ed Guthrie, Opportunity Village; Carole Fisher, Nathan Adelson Hospice; Fred Schultz, Foundation for Positively Kids; Karen Barsell, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra; Juliana Pisani, American Cancer Society [More...]

2012 Most Respected CEOs

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A leader, a mentor or a boss. Whatever other name you give a CEO, whether or not they’re respected by their employees is an essential part of the make-up of any organization. Respect can make the difference between success and failure for any company and the man or woman in charge is the one responsible… [More...]

‘Tis the Season to Give: Businesses Help Nevada Communities

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During the holiday season it’s natural to think about helping the less fortunate, but it’s also a good time to point out that Nevada businesses donate all year long to make our communities better.  Despite what the progressives and the liberal media would have you believe, business owners and corporations are not the Ebenezer Scrooges… [More...]