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 even a public … [Read more...]

Vegas Home Prices Rise, Market Sees More Traditional Buyers

The median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during June was $199,900 - the highest mark since September 2008. This is according to recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median price is 2.5 percent higher than May and up over 14 percent compared to June 2013. GLVAR President Heidi Kasama called … [Read more...]

Boreham Promoted To Q&D Construction Vice President, Aviation Services

Q&D Construction announces the promotion of Duane Boreham to vice president, Aviation Services.

RENO, Nev. – Q&D Construction announces the promotion of Duane Boreham to vice president, Aviation Services. As head of the Aviation Services Division for the 50-year-old company, Boreham is responsible for management of all Q&D Aviation Services projects, which range from single kiosk installations to multi-million-dollar baggage system upgrades, terminal expansions … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Power Women

A group of Nevada’s power women recently met at the offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

Women executives are no longer a novelty in board rooms. They represent a growing percentage of businesses across the state. Nevertheless, women face a unique set of challenges and many believe the glass ceiling has not yet shattered. Recently, a group of successful female executives met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss issues facing women in … [Read more...]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: September 2013

Nevada ReD Report September 2013: Commercial real estate and development - projects, sales, and leases.

Projects Las Vegas, 89129 Government J.A. Tiberti Construction has completed renovations on the Durango Hills Water Resource Center. Facility improvements totaled $9.1 million and included construction of two new 8,800 SF structures. The water center was kept open during the 13-month project. MWH Americas served as architect of record. The facility is located at 3271 N. … [Read more...]

Getting There: Transportation in Nevada

Transportation in Nevada

Nevada is a hub state, with easy access and distribution from both ends of the state to the Western states. Northern Nevada offers access by roadways, railways and an international airport as well as additional airports in surrounding areas. Southern Nevada offers ground access to Los Angeles, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and points south. The state’s business friendly tax climate … [Read more...]

Economic Development: Critical to Nevada

Economic Development: Critical to Nevada

When it comes to Nevada’s future, economic development is critical. Over the last 12 months, The Silver State has made strides on this front. Among other accomplishments, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) hired a leader in November 2011. This spring Gov. Brian Sandoval released “Moving Nevada Forward: A Plan for Excellence in Economic Development … [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...]