On the Rise: Commercial Building Rebounds

Commercial building in Nevada has also had to adapt to a shortage of skilled labor as a result of the recession, according to Grein.

For the first time since 2007, when the recession decimated their industry, commercial builders in Nevada believe the industry is finally snapping back. “The recovery is slower than anybody wanted it to be, but the good news is that it is recovering,” says Ray Sedey, executive vice president of McCarthy Building Companies in Las Vegas. “Construction is recovering, but we’re … [Read more...]

Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association Appoints New President

The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association has appointed Diane Gandy as the new president of the non-profit hospitality industry organization.

The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association has appointed Diane Gandy as the new president of the non-profit hospitality industry organization. Gandy previously held the role of Executive Vice President and has been on the association staff since 2012.  She had worked with NHLA frequently as a volunteer and member serving in various capacities including chairman of the board … [Read more...]

J.A. Solari & Partners Grows With The Addition Of Two New Accountants

J.A. Solari & Partners LLC is proud to announce two new members of the team, Monika Hatfield and Amanda Seabert.

RENO, Nev.- J.A. Solari & Partners LLC is proud to announce two new members of the team, Monika Hatfield and Amanda Seabert. Both women bring unparalleled knowledge and an exceptional set of skills to the company. Monika Hatfield joins the team as a senior staff accountant with a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and has experience as a … [Read more...]

Holland & Hart’s Free Entrepreneur Education Series ‘Law on Tap’ Supports New and Growing Reno Businesses

Holland & Hart, Nevada’s largest full-service law firm, will host “Law on Tap” June 24 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Holland & Hart offices in Reno.

Evening for local entrepreneurs and small business owners to meet one-on-one with employment, corporate, and intellectual property attorneys RENO, Nev — Holland & Hart, Nevada’s largest full-service law firm, will host “Law on Tap” June 24 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Holland & Hart offices in Reno. “Law on Tap” gives local entrepreneurs and small business owners … [Read more...]

Homeowners Fared Well in Legislature, Says Nevada Association of REALTORS

“Besides helping Nevada families by increasing funds for education, legislators passed several laws that should help homeowners,” said NVAR President.

Nevada homeowners fared well during the state’s 2015 legislative session that concluded this week, according to leaders of the Nevada Association of REALTORS. “Besides helping Nevada families by increasing funds for education, legislators passed several laws that should help homeowners throughout our state,” said NVAR President Kevin Sigstad, a longtime local REALTOR based … [Read more...]

Dickson Realty Lists Nevada’s Most Published Home

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Reno, Nev. – When world-renowned architect Mark Mack made his journey from his home in Los Angeles to Reno, Nev. to first meet Peter and Turkey Stremmel in 1993, he was presented with a nine-acre canvas of surreal, scaleless landscape of sagebrush and wildflowers with the cityscapes of Reno Nev. in the distance. The Stremmels, who own an art gallery in Reno, Nev., soon watched … [Read more...]

On the Job: Subcontractors Critical to Construction Industry

Subcontractors are the building blocks of residential and commercial construction.

Subcontractors are the building blocks of residential and commercial construction. They’re the ones doing the foundation, framing, drywall, glass, plumbing. Without subcontractors, projects go nowhere. “Subcontractors are crucial in anything that gets done around this town, especially on the building end of the work,” said Lance Semenko, chief operating officer, Q&D … [Read more...]

Red Report: June 2015

Read the Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: June 2015 - Commercial real estate and development - projects, sales, and leases.

E Sale, Industrial ADDRESS 410 Mark Leany Dr., 89011 BUYER No Sweat Mechanical LLC SELLER M&R Leasing LLC DETAILS 5,400 SF; $415,000 APN 178-01-412-003 BUYER’S REP Jarrad Katz, CCIM, SIOR and Galit Kimerling of MDL Group SELLER’S REP Jack Holler Commercial Real Estate Lease, Retail ADDRESS 617 Mall Ring Rd., Ste 120, 89014 TENANT Wellness Connection of Nevada … [Read more...]

Office Summary: First Quarter 2015

Southern Nevada Las Vegas Valley office vacancy rates during the first quarter of 2015 ranged from 16.5 percent for Class C space to 29.3 percent for Class A space. The overall vacancy rate was 21.7 percent, a slight rise above the 21.3 percent recorded in quarter four of 2014. Q1’s rise equates to the first increase in vacancy rate in 6 quarters. Completions for Q1 were … [Read more...]

Business Indicators: June 2015

Business Indicators: June 2015. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “advance” estimate for first quarter 2015 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 0.2 percent. In fourth quarter 2014, real GDP increased by 2.2 percent. Personal consumption expenditures, federal government spending, changes in private inventories and residential investment made positive contributions. Non-residential fixed investment, … [Read more...]

Nevadan Jeanne Karadanis Elected to NCJFCJ Board of Directors

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Jeanne Karadanis, a lifelong humanitarian, to the Board of Directors.

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Jeanne Karadanis, a lifelong humanitarian, to the Board of Directors. “Jeanne is committed to help make the world a better place,” said Judge Peggy H. Walker, NCJFCJ President. “Her work and philanthropy in our hometown headquarters of northern Nevada will bring knowledgeable insights and expertise … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank recognized as a top business lender by Small Business Administration

At the 2015 SBA Small Business Awards, the Nevada Small Business Administration awarded Nevada State Bank the following Lender of the Year awards.

Bob Hart receives Small Business Lifetime Advocate of the Year award LAS VEGAS – At the 2015 SBA Small Business Awards, the Nevada Small Business Administration awarded Nevada State Bank the following Lender of the Year awards:  Silver – 7(a) Loan Production Bronze – 3rd Party Loan Production  The 7(a) Loan Program is the most frequently used financing program for … [Read more...]

FAA Streamlines COAs for UAS Test Sites

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LAS VEGAS – The Federal Aviation Administration has made it simpler for the six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test sites to conduct research by giving them “blanket” authorizations to fly public aircraft operations throughout the National Airspace System at or below 200 feet. "Today's FAA announcement is great news for the future of Nevada's UAS Test Site effort," said Tom … [Read more...]

The PENTA Building Group Continues Workforce Expansion with New Staff Members

LAS VEGAS – The PENTA Building Group, a leading commercial contractor with offices in multiple states, announced recently it has hired 21 new staff members in Nevada and California, many filling leadership and executive positions. The company has also announced three new promotions. PENTA’s new hires in Nevada include: Bob Gaus, Project Executive With more than 35 … [Read more...]

Family Owned Business Awards Announced

Several hundred nominations were received, detailing the accomplishments and the history of family owned businesses in Nevada.

RENO – Winners have been announced for the fifth annual Family Owned Business Awards, presented by Nevada Business Magazine and sponsored by Nevada State Bank. Several hundred nominations were received, detailing the accomplishments and the history of family owned businesses in Nevada. Judges then narrowed the entries down to 60 finalists in 10 different categories, … [Read more...]

Holland & Hart Launches Free Entrepreneur Education Series ‘Law on Tap’ to Support New and Growing Reno Businesses

RENO, Nev. — Holland & Hart, Nevada’s largest full-service law firm, will launch its inaugural six-part series called “Law on Tap” on May 27 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Holland & Hart offices in Reno. “Law on Tap” gives local entrepreneurs and small business owners the opportunity to learn from Holland & Hart attorneys how to navigate the fundamental legal and … [Read more...]

Reno-Based Trinity Applied Internet Moves into New Headquarters

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RENO, NV -  Trinity Applied Internet announced a new location for their headquarters at 595 Double Eagle Court, Suite 2001 in Reno. The move keeps Trinity central to manufacturers and addresses the need for increased capacity. "We were bursting at the seams in our previous office, and with an expanding team of new developers, we really needed more space," said Erin Anderson, … [Read more...]

Education: The Key to Success

Education affects more than workforce, more than the economic development that comes as a result of the talents and training of employees.

A high school graduate, entering the workforce in Southern Nevada directly after graduation, earns on average $6,000 more annually than a non-graduate. At a very basic level, that’s the effect of education on the economy. Education affects more than workforce, more than the economic development that comes as a result of the talents and training of employees and more than the … [Read more...]