Reno Home Prices Rose Steadily in 2014

Home prices in Reno-Sparks rose throughout 2014, with million dollar homes claiming a bigger piece of the market and pushing up the overall sales volume.

More Growth Expected in 2015 ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. – Home prices in Reno-Sparks rose throughout 2014, with million dollar homes claiming a bigger piece of the market and subsequently pushing up the overall sales volume. The median price of home in Reno-Sparks rose 15 percent to $245,000 and the average price rose 12 percent to $290,302. Overall sales volume was up ten percent … [Read more...]

Tahoe Home Prices Continued to Rise in 2014 More Growth Expected in 2015

ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. – Lake Tahoe real estate continued to climb last year, as median and average home prices increased seven and four percent (respectively), throughout 2014. The median price of a home in Lake Tahoe is $475,000, while the average is $807,088. The figures are part of a report released by Lake Tahoe-based real estate company Chase International, and compare the … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Education

Industry Focus: Education

  Faced with a wealth of challenges, Nevada’s education system has some hurdles to overcome. However, industry leaders recognize the challenges they face and are working to improve the state’s rankings. Recently, those leaders met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the needs of education. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking for Downtown Las Vegas Clinic; Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada; Home Prices Holding Steady

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Hosts Groundbreaking Event for Clinic in Downtown Las Vegas Groundbreaking ceremony for VMSN’s new downtown Las Vegas clinic. Members of the community are invited to attend and receive information about the project. [Read more...] Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance's 'Engage Southern … [Read more...]

Litigation Services Earns Spot on Inc. 5,000 List of Fastest-Growing U.S. Companies

A whopping 280 percent growth spurt over three years has earned Las Vegas-based Litigation Services a spot on the 2014 Inc. 5000 List.

LAS VEGAS – A whopping 280 percent growth spurt over three years has earned Las Vegas-based Litigation Services a spot on the 2014 Inc. 5000 List, published in Inc. magazine’s September 2014 issue. The list, in its 33rd year, ranks the fastest-growing, privately held companies in the United States. “This is really good news, especially with what Las Vegas has been through … [Read more...]

A Piece of Nevada’s Pie: The View from Reno’s Mayoral Office

In November of this year, my term will end as Reno Mayor, a role I’ve served in for more than a decade. Naturally, I’ve fielded the “what are you most proud of?” questions a lot lately.

A good friend of mine, former Nevada Governor Mike O’Callaghan, once told me: “Don’t try to get the whole pie. Get a piece of the pie. Maybe later you can get another piece of the pie.” That philosophy — that you’re only as good as the whole — is one that I’ve followed religiously during my time in public office, whether it be as City of Reno Mayor (2002-present), Lieutenant … [Read more...]

Risk Management: A Necessary Consideration

The Importance of Risk Management in Business

As president and owner of Heuer Insurance Company in Sparks, Larry Heuer is well aware of the catastrophic losses businesses have the potential to experience if they don’t practice appropriate risk management. As an example of sound risk management, however, he chooses to remember a client who suffered a large loss due to a fire caused by a tenant in one of his upscale … [Read more...]

Retail Summary: Fourth Quarter 2012

Read the Nevada Retail Summary: Fourth Quarter 2012.

Las Vegas By the end of 2012, vacancies in the retail sector reached their lowest level since the first quarter of 2009. The vacancy rate ended the year at 9.9 percent, down 0.3 percentage points when compared to last quarter (Q3 2012). Compared to a year ago (Q4 2011) the rate is down an even greater 0.7 percentage points. The latest market activity suggests the retail sector … [Read more...]

Career Coach Offering Professional Development Workshops in Reno

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 21st

In today’s competitive job market, professionals need to take the time to manage their career. Make your plans now to attend career development workshops led by certified career coach Marshall Brown April 15, 16, and 17 at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino in Reno, Nevada.  Whether you’re currently looking for a new job or just want to be prepared for the next big opportunity … [Read more...]

Three Day Workshop Opens the Door to Performance Improvement

Nevada Press Releases for March 14th

Three Day Workshop Opens the Door to Performance Improvement in Your Organization Washington, DC (March  14, 2013) - The International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) is hosting a three-day Principles and Practices of Performance Improvement Institute on Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 8:30 am – 5 pm at the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino in … [Read more...]

Technology: Wired Up and Ready to Go

The state of Nevada is building the future today by taking all the right steps to become a global technology leader in the year ahead.

With so much of America looking hopefully to the future, the state of Nevada is building it today by taking all the right steps to become a global technology leader in the year ahead. The technology sector in Nevada “has changed so much in five years,” says Dave Archer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Nevada Center for Entrepreneurs and Technology (NCET), a … [Read more...]

Housing Market: Honing in on Homes

Nevada Housing Market Improving

With increasing sales and home values, Nevada’s housing market shows signs of recovery and strength not seen in recent years. “We’re on a good path right now,” said Patti Kelley, president of the Nevada Association of Realtors (NAR), a group that provides services to its members and advocates for private property rights. “We’re pulling out of the worst of it and finally … [Read more...]

Mark Estee: Campo

Mark Estee: Campo

Owner, Chef Reno How did you first get into your profession? I always knew I wanted to be a chef. Ever since high school and my summer job washing dishes, I loved the action of kitchens. I spent a fair amount of time working my way up the ladder. Early on I decided I wanted to own my own restaurant. At the places I worked I acted as if I owned the place, so that was just … [Read more...]

Office Summary: Fourth Quarter 2012

Nevada Office Real Estate Report: Fourth Quarter 2012

Las Vegas During the fourth quarter of 2012, the office sector witnessed a quarter-over-quarter increase in vacancy rate. The market-wide vacancy rate for the fourth quarter of 2012 was 25.3 percent, up 0.3 percentage points when compared to the prior quarter (Q3 2012). Over one-fourth of existing office space has now been vacant for five consecutive quarters. For the year, … [Read more...]

Barbara Smith Campbell to affiliate with The Ferraro Group

Nevada Business Press Releases for February 28th

The Ferraro Group, a public relations and public affairs company with offices in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City, announced today that respected tax consultant Barbara Smith Campbell will affiliate her company, Consensus, with The Ferraro Group and will be available during the 2013 Nevada Legislature to provide exclusive legislative tax review and analysis to the firm’s … [Read more...]

International Society for Performance Improvement Announces Awards

Nevada Business Press Releases for February 26th

International Society for Performance Improvement Announces Awards of Excellence Recipients Washington, DC (February 26, 2013) – The International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Awards of Excellence. For the past 50 years, the Awards of Excellence has recognized outstanding achievements of individuals and … [Read more...]

Upcoming Conference Highlights ‘What Works’ in Performance Improvement

Nevada Business Magazine Press Releases for February 14th

THE Performance Improvement Conference 2013  Highlights ‘What Works’ in the Performance Improvement Field Performance Experts from Around the World Convene April 12-17 Washington, DC – Performance improvement professionals will make their way to Reno, Nevada, for THE Performance Improvement Conference, April 12-17, 2013. THE Performance Improvement Conference 2013 focuses … [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...]

Architects & Engineers: Creating Opportunities

Architects and Engineering Opportunities in Nevada

Nevada’s architects and engineers particularly were hard hit when the state’s residential and commercial real estate activities abruptly stopped and the recession began. Numerous firms downsized their staffs and operations. Economic conditions forced many of these professionals to leave Nevada for available jobs in other states or remain in the Silver State and pursue a … [Read more...]

Mark Gunderson, MD: Age Management Institute

Mark Gunderson, MD - Medical Director, Age Management Institute

Medical Director Reno How did you first get into your profession? My lifelong interest in fitness, diet, nutrition, supplementation, the process of aging and disease management led me to this field. Previously as an ER physician, I would see these patients literally on their deathbed, and I recognized that there was a significant need for a more preventive approach to … [Read more...]