Industrial Summary: First Quarter 2015

Southern Nevada The overall vacancy rate for the Las Vegas Valley industrial market in Q1, 2015 was 6.9 percent, a drop of 0.3 points, from 7.2 percent in Q4, 2014. The first quarter’s decline equates to nine straight quarters of declining industrial vacancies. The strong growth in the demand for industrial space, paired with resurgent construction, shows that the Valley’s … [Read more...]

Nevada Taxes Reaching Deeper

In total, Governor Brian Sandoval’s plan would raise more than $1 billion in new taxes.

Hall of Fame baseball player Yogi Berra once said it is deja vu all over again. He wasn’t wrong if he was describing Nevada politics and biennial efforts to create a tax code that can better withstand economic recessions. Nevada lawmakers have recently been debating another proposed tax increase geared towards adding funds to the state’s woeful educational system. In total, … [Read more...]

Retail Summary: Fourth Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada The overall vacancy rate for the Las Vegas Valley anchored retail market in the fourth quarter of 2014 was 11.4 percent. The vacancy rate increased 0.4 points, from 11 percent in the third quarter. However, vacancies were down 0.3 points, from 11.7 percent compared to the same time in 2013. While the vacancy rate rose, the general trend still shows that the … [Read more...]

NAIOP Southern Nevada Chapter Announces New Officers, Board of Directors and Committee Chairs for 2015

NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter has announced its 2015 officers, board of directors, committee chairs, and liaisons.

Las Vegas –NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter -- a trade organization representing commercial real estate developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate in Southern Nevada -- has announced its 2015 officers, board of directors, committee chairs, and liaisons. The 2015 NAIOP Southern Nevada officers are as follows: … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Commercial Real Estate

Executives representing the industry met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges of commercial real estate in Nevada.

As the economy recovers, commercial real estate is slowly regaining footing in the Silver State. Recently, executives representing the industry met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges of commercial real estate in Nevada. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for the event. These monthly meetings are … [Read more...]

Nevada Land Market Continues to Recover

“The land market has been in recovery since 2010, and homebuilders have been driving that,” said managing partner of Sunbelt Development & Realty Partners.

Demand for land in Nevada has resembled a rollercoaster pattern this decade. During the real estate boom in the first half of the 2000s, both residential and commercial developers hungrily purchased land, driving up prices. With the recession, the opposite happened; development nearly ceased, land demand decreased and so did the price. Again, the pendulum has begun to swing … [Read more...]

Builders and Developers: Bullish on Nevada

Commercial real estate, which saw many projects stalled mid-recession, is finally moving in Nevada: contractors are hiring and builders are returning.

Nevada’s skyline is once again changing. Commercial real estate, which saw many projects stalled mid-recession, is finally moving: contractors are hiring and builders are returning. But is there activity across the board in all industry sectors – industrial, office, retail, mixed-use – or are some moving faster than others? Does it spell recovery? Or another boom and bust … [Read 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 weighed in on various issues … [Read more...]

NAIOP Southern Nevada Chapter Announces New Officers, Board of Directors, Committee Chairs and Liaisons for 2014

NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter has announced its 2014 officers, board of directors, committee chairs and liaisons.

NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter, a trade organization representing commercial real estate developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate serving the Southern Nevada market, has announced its 2014 officers, board of directors, committee chairs and liaisons. The 2014 NAIOP Southern Nevada officers are as … [Read more...]

The Logistics of Economic Recovery: The Distribution Industry in Nevada

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That big-box warehouse down the street may not be the prettiest feature of the Nevada landscape surrounding you, but next time you’re driving past it, consider this: It, and other facilities like it, might just save the state’s struggling economy. Nevada is poised to become a major distribution center in the West. According to a 2011 study commissioned by the State of … [Read more...]