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...]

One Queensridge Place Shares Benefits of Doing Business in Nevada

The bottom line is that residents of Nevada pocket more earned income than in California.

With the deadline to file federal taxes upon us, we thought it’d be interesting to compare all of the ways in which residency in Nevada is more cost efficient over California for everything from state taxes, real estate prices and the ongoing expenses of owning a business. The bottom line is that residents of Nevada pocket more… [More...]

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...]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: April 2014

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E Sale, Retail ADDRESS 5050 E. Russell Rd., 89122 BUYER Wyandotte, Inc SELLER Kathleen & Adrian Varni Trust DETAILS 24,034 SF; $2,200,000 APN 161-28-401-011 BUYER’S REP Neil Dela Cruz of MDL Group SELLER’S REP Katherine Bergh of Marcus & Millichap Loan, Office ADDRESS 2575 E. Sahara Ave., 89104 BORROWER Reliable Auto Sales LENDER TMC Financing… [More...]

Retail Summary: Fourth Quarter 2013

Southern Nevada The Las Vegas retail vacancy rate fell below 10 percent or the first time since 2008 as it ended 2013 at 9.2 percent. The latest rate is down 0.2 percentage points from the prior quarter and represents a decline of 0.8 percentage points from the prior year. During the fourth quarter, the retail… [More...]

Business Indicators: April 2014

Nevada business indicators: April 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “second” estimate for fourth quarter 2013 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 2.4 percent, lower than the 3.2 percent growth first reported in the “advance” estimate. The revision consisted of a smaller increase in personal consumption expenditures from third to fourth quarter 2013. Non-residential fixed investment, net exports… [More...]

NVAR names Teresa McKee CEO

Teresa McKee has been promoted to run the daily operations of the Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) as its CEO.

Teresa McKee named CEO of Nevada Association of REALTORS RENO, Nev. – After serving for years as the association’s longtime legal counsel and for months as its interim CEO, Teresa McKee has been promoted to run the daily operations of the Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) as its CEO. “We’re fortunate to have Teresa as… [More...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Rampart Casino

As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services relies on blood donations to make sure blood is available for anyone who needs it.

WHO:              United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:           Blood drive at Rampart Casino WHY:              Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors will receive one voucher good for one admission to the Rampart Buffet. As Southern… [More...]

United Blood Services Offers Donors Free Tickets To Raiding The Rock Vault

United Blood Services is offering blood donors one voucher valid for two free admissions to Raiding The Rock Vault at the LVH - Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

LAS VEGAS – United Blood Services of Las Vegas (UBS) is offering blood donors one voucher valid for two free admissions to Raiding The Rock Vault at the LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Donors supplying blood or platelets at any of the three Southern Nevada UBS locations and select mobile blood drives in March… [More...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Bowler Elementary School

As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services relies on blood donations to make sure blood is available for anyone who needs it.

WHO:              United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:           Blood drive at Bowler Elementary School WHY:              Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services relies on blood donations to make sure blood is available for anyone who needs it. UBS services… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Expanding Mortgage Team to Meet Demand

Nevada State Bank is “gearing up” for increased mortgage demand. The bank is expanding its team of loan officers to handle a purchase market that is picking up steam, according to a recent statement. “While other organizations are downsizing the large refinance teams they have built over the last few years, Nevada State Bank is growing… [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...]

Lessons Learned: Integrity Matters

Successful businesses learned lessons from the recession: they learned to re-think their priorities and they found out who really had integrity.

American businesses are finally emerging from the recession – some of us survived bruised and battered, others didn’t make it and some companies managed to succeed by a combination of business smarts, ruthless cost-cutting and just plain luck. If the value of going through a crisis lies in the lessons we learn from it, maybe… [More...]

Nevada’s Employment Landscape: Drawing on New Opportunities

At its peak, in October 2010, the state’s unemployment rate hit 13.8 percent, and activity in numerous sectors dropped drastically.

It’s been a while now since the start of the nation’s recession that so harshly impacted Nevada. At its peak, in October 2010, the state’s unemployment rate hit 13.8 percent, and activity in numerous sectors dropped drastically. About two years ago, Governor Sandoval called for the creation of 50,000 Nevada jobs by the end of… [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...]

Industry Focus: Alternative Energy

A group of Nevada’s alternative energy leaders recently met at the offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

Nevada’s alternative energy sector is changing with new projects and regulations as well as the buyout of Nevada’s major utility. Industry experts are expecting a resurgence of the industry as well as more conservation efforts. Recently, executives representing the alternative energy industry met at the Reno offices of City National Bank to discuss their changing industry. Connie… [More...]

Workin’ Out at Work: Corporate Wellness in Nevada

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Wellness programs are becoming more popular in today’s economy as both employers and employees alike work to keep healthcare costs down. Wellness programs are workplace programs that promote healthy lifestyle choices, offer opportunities to take control of health issues and cut healthcare costs. Programs may include education, athletic opportunities, on-site medical screenings, health coaching and… [More...]

Digging up the Debt: Nevada’s Collections Industry

The Silver State has put the pinch on residents and businesses in recent years, one of the few industries to have thrived has been debt collections.

While a noticeable lack of silver in the Silver State has put the pinch on residents and businesses in recent years, one of the few industries to have thrived has been debt collections. As a result of the state’s heavily touted, sky-high unemployment rates, we’ve seen explosive growth not only in foreclosures but also in… [More...]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: March 2014

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E Lease, Industrial ADDRESS 4935 Steptoe St. Ste 500, 89122 TENANT Charming Exhibition Inc. LANDLORD Lomas Regency LLC DETAILS 5,850 SF; $22,464 for one year REP (BOTH) Jarrad Katz, CCIM and Galit Kimerling of MDL Group H Project, Office ADDRESS 875 Warm Springs Rd., 89011 DETAILS Cadence, the 2,200-acre planned community in Henderson has begun… [More...]

Nevada Celebrates Her Sesquicentennial: 150 Years of Statehood

The Nevada 150 Commission has planned a series of events, gatherings, exhibits and legacy projects to commemorate Nevada’s Sesquicentennial.

By executive order of Governor Brian Sandoval, the Nevada 150 Commission has planned a series of events, gatherings, exhibits and legacy projects to commemorate Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase the unique contribution of Nevada’s rich culture and history. The yearlong celebration includes official community-based and signature Nevada 150 events, guaranteed to instill pride… [More...]

March 2014: Around the State

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Las Vegas Metro Chamber Joins the Board of the USTA The Las Vegas Metro Chamber has become the first metropolitan chamber of commerce in the nation to join the board of the United States Travel Association (USTA). The move signals the increased involvement of the chamber in travel and tourism. The USTA engages in a range… [More...]

How Healthy is Nevada?

Here’s the bad news. When it comes to overall health, Nevada ranks in the lower half among all 50 states. That’s according to the 24th annual America’s Health Rankings from United Health Foundation. The report, the longest running of its kind in the country, placed Nevada No. 37 among all 50 states for overall heath,… [More...]