GLVAR Reports Local Home Prices Bounce Back, While Housing Sales and Supply Slip

Statistics released by the GLVAR show the median price of homes sold last month in Southern Nevada bounced back above the $200,000 mark

LAS VEGAS – Statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) show the median price of homes sold last month in Southern Nevada bounced back above the $200,000 mark as fewer homes were sold and listed for sale. GLVAR reported the median price of homes sold through its Multiple Listing Service during November was $202,000. That’s up… [More…]

Nevada Association of Realtors Announces LeadershipNVAR Graduates

NVAR its LeadershipNVAR 2014 program and were recognized during a graduation ceremony.

RENO – The Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) announced that 13 of its members completed its LeadershipNVAR 2014 program and were recognized during a graduation ceremony held Dec. 5 at the Peppermill Resort in Reno. This marks the program’s 15th annual graduating class, according to 2014 NVAR President Kolleen Kelley. The comprehensive program is designed to… [More…]

NVAR names Kolleen Kelley its Realtor of the Year

NVAR honored its leading members at an awards event in Reno on Friday, naming longtime industry leader Kolleen Kelley its 2014 Nevada REALTOR of the Year.

RENO – The Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) honored its leading members at an awards event in Reno on Friday, naming longtime industry leader Kolleen Kelley its 2014 Nevada REALTOR of the Year and recognizing others from around the state for their continued service to their association, their profession and their communities. Kelley, a longtime Las Vegas REALTOR, served as NVAR’s 2014 president after being president-elect… [More…]

Nevada REALTORS Announce 2015 Board, Led by 2015 NVAR President Kevin Sigstad

The Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) announced its new officers for 2015.

RENO – The Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) announced its new officers for 2015, led by incoming president and longtime Nevada REALTOR Kevin Sigstad, of RE/MAX Premier Properties in Reno. Sigstad is a former president of the Reno-Sparks Association of REALTORS (RSAR) and served as NVAR’s president-elect in 2014. During its annual installation event to be held Dec. 5 at the Nevada Museum of Art… [More…]

Gary Tremaine Joins Dickson Commercial Group

Reno, Nev. – Dickson Commercial Group (DCG) has announced that Gary Tremaine has joined the organization as a commercial broker. Tremaine brings more than 20 years of experience in retail commercial real estate representing local, regional and national tenants and landlords, as well as assisting with the development of regional shopping centers. Tremaine also has… [More…]

Around the State: December 2014

Read business news from around the state for December 2014.

Board of Regents Announce UNLV President Nevada’s Board of Regents have announced their selection for the next president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas as Dr. Len Jessop. Replacing Neal Smatresk who was appointed in 2009, Dr. Jessop was selected after a national search and is currently the dean of the Eller College of… [More…]

Red Report: December 2014

Read the Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: December 2014 - Commercial real estate and development - projects, sales, and leases.

E Project, Multi-Family ADDRESS 5625 S. Hollywood Blvd., 89142 DETAILS The Tempo Senior Apartments recently opened. Ovation Development Corporation and Accessible Space, Inc. (ASI) co-developed the 101-unit affordable senior rental development located in Sunrise Manor. The Mediterranean-style residences feature 60 one-bedroom units. The community space includes high efficiency heating and cooling equipment, offsetting over 10… [More…]

Office Summary: Third Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada The Las Vegas office market vacancy rate fell to 24.8 percent in the third quarter of 2014. Compared to the prior quarter, vacancies fell 0.4 percentage points. Meanwhile, the vacancy rate is down 0.7 percentage points compared to a year ago. While the office market vacancy rate remains significantly higher than its industrial… [More…]

Business Indicators: December 2014

Nevada Business Indicators: December 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “advance” estimate for third quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 3.5 percent, lower than the 4.6 percent growth experienced in second quarter 2014. Personal consumption expenditures, nonresidential fixed investment, residential investment, federal government spending and state and local government spending made positive contributions. Net exports and… [More…]

Dermody Properties Breaks Ground on Two New Facilities in 1.2 Million-Square-Foot Industrial Park 

Dermody Properties, a national industrial real estate development and operating company, has broken ground on the final two buildings in LogistiCenter 395.

RENO, Nev. – Dermody Properties, a national industrial real estate development and operating company headquartered in Reno, has broken ground on the final two buildings in LogistiCenter 395, its 1.2 million-square-foot industrial park in northern Nevada. The company started construction on the two new facilities, Buildings A and C, on November 20. Upon completion, Building… [More…]

Nevada Eating Disorder Treatment Center Now In Network With Behavioral Healthcare Options, Inc.

Center for Hope of the Sierras (CHS), a specialized eating disorder treatment center, is now in network with Nevada insurance provider BHO.

RENO, Nev. – Center for Hope of the Sierras (CHS), a specialized eating disorder treatment center, is now in network with Nevada insurance provider Behavioral Healthcare Options, Inc. (BHO), making its highly individualized treatment program more financially accessible for individuals suffering from a wide range of eating disorders. CHS’ partnership with BHO is crucial for statewide… [More…]

Reno Gordon Silver Attorney Named Washoe County Member at Large for State Bar of Nevada’s Appellate Litigation Section

Gordon Silver announced that Anjali Webster was recently selected as a Member at Large for the State Bar of Nevada’s Appellate Litigation Section.

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Anjali Webster was recently selected as the Washoe County Member at Large for the State Bar of Nevada’s Appellate Litigation Section for 2014-2015. “I’m pleased to serve in this capacity with the Appellate Litigation Section,” Webster said. “I’m in great company with the other officers in this section… [More…]

Reno Kicks Off Inaugural Startup Week

This year it’s not just Startup Weekend, it’s Startup Week.

RENO, Nev. — This year it’s not just Startup Weekend, it’s Startup Week. Monday, Nov. 17 marks the beginning of the weeklong celebration of the growing and thriving start-up community and entrepreneurship in the Biggest Little City. The week leads into the 2014 Annual Reno Startup Weekend event. This year the event turns its focus… [More…]

Great Western Marketplace Celebrates Grand Opening on Black Friday

RENO, NV — Locals and visitors alike are invited to experience a new way to shop when the long-awaited grand opening of the Great Western Marketplace in northwest Reno takes place on Black Friday, November 28, 2014. A soft opening will also take place from November 21 to 23. A multitude of retailers, inventors, entrepreneurs, artisans, crafters,… [More…]

Sanchez Wealth Management, LLC and Dream Team of Experts Hold 2 nd Annual 2015 Global Economic Outlook

Sanchez Wealth Management, LLC will hold their 2nd annual 2015 Global Economic Outlook on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the Atlantis Casino Resort in Reno, NV. With economic uncertainty and global issues determining the future of Americans’ retirement, Jon Sanchez and leading Institutional Experts from across the nation come together in one place to address… [More…]

Young Entrepreneur Council Welcomes Reno Entrepreneur Dusty Wunderlich

RENO, Nev. — Dusty Wunderlich, CEO and founder of Reno-based lending company Bristlecone Holdings, was inducted into the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs who are 40-years-old and younger. “I’m honored to gain membership in such a well-respected organization full of individuals who are pushing the limits… [More…]

Public Can Help Reverse Devastating Trend of Treating Child Sex Trafficking Victims as Criminals

Domestic child sex trafficking is on the rise as criminals relish in its profitability and the lower likelihood of severe punishment.

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges leads charge to make change Reno, Nev. – Domestic child sex trafficking, one of the most heinous of child abuses, is on the rise as criminals relish in its profitability and the lower likelihood of severe punishment, when compared to other crimes. With an estimated 293,000 American… [More…]

NCJFCJ and the Nevada Court Improvement Program Gather Leaders from All 10 Nevada Judicial Districts

The NCJFCJ hosted leaders from all 10 Nevada judicial districts for the Nevada Community Improvement Council (CIC) 2014 Summit on Oct. 2-3 in Reno, Nev.

Reno – The Nevada Court Improvement Program and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) hosted leaders from all 10 Nevada judicial districts for the Nevada Community Improvement Council (CIC) 2014 Summit on Oct. 2-3 in Reno, Nev. The purpose for this annual training, held at the National Judicial College on the… [More…]

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award from Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce Dickson Realty has been awarded the 2014 large company Revitalization Award from the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce in honor of its new 7,048 square foot office building in Truckee. The award recognizes new construction and/or renovation projects that help make Truckee more visually… [More…]

McDonald Carano Wilson Recognized Among “Best Law Firms” for 2015

McDonald Carano Wilson LLP announced it has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2015.

RENO, Nev. – McDonald Carano Wilson LLP announced it has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2015. Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with impressive ratings from clients and peers. The firm received Tier 1 rankings in both its Reno and… [More…]

Go Anywhere From Here: Nevada’s Transportation System

Making transportation plans a community effort led to collaboration between stakeholders in transportation groups concerned with moving people.

When Tina Quigley became general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) she and her team went promptly to talk with officials in metropolitan areas where they’ve created transportation plans that were both funded and built, and had community support behind them. The common message from leaders in those communities was that… [More…]

Getting a “Return on Investment” from Corporate Giving

Charitable giving not only helps create a more vibrant and healthy community, but it provides a benefit to donors in the form of a “return on investment.”

Businesses receive numerous requests each month to make donations to non-profit organizations and these requests increase during the holiday season. These donations are a necessity to help support the work of non-profit organizations and ultimately help build a stronger community. Currently in Southern Nevada, there are 275,000 children, seniors and families who live in poverty;… [More…]