A Future of Change: Economic Development

At the top of the economic development wish list is unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, presenting one of the biggest opportunities for Nevada.

Nevada, because of its narrow focus on three industries, was devastated by the recession and eventually led the nation in foreclosures and unemployment. As both the director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and a resident of Nevada, Steve Hill believes there is a rising wave of economic development diversifying an outdated and… [More...]

Industry Focus: Education

The Nevada education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go.

From kindergarten to college graduation, Nevada’s education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go. Coming together to discuss issues Nevada faces in regards to education, a combination of business leaders, economic development resources and leaders in education recently met at the… [More...]

Nevada Economic Development Board Approves Incentives for Companies to Relocate or Expand in Southern Nevada

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) recently announced the approval of a series of incentives for companies relocating or expanding in Southern Nevada. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board approved incentives on July 11 for eBay, Barbour Well Inc., CSI PrePrint, LLC, SolarCity, BodyBuilding.com, Consumer Portfolio Services, Creative Tent International and Pathion Inc.… [More...]

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Advanced Technology, Manufacturing, and Financial Companies Have Been Approved for Incentives in Southern Nevada

The Governor's Office of Economic Development Board of Nevada approved a series of incentives for companies relocating or expanding into Southern Nevada.

Las Vegas – Continuing with the goal of reducing the state’s unemployment rate and promoting its business friendly environment, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board of Nevada approved a series of incentives on July 11 for companies planning to relocate or expand into Southern Nevada. Among the notable incentives approved today were: eBay, the world’s largest… [More...]

Nevada Capital Investment Increasing

Nevada capital investment will increase by an additional $200 million after the state approved tax abatements for nine companies. The Board of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced last week the abatements would also create 330 jobs initially.  The approved companies include Performance Pipe, Fab Fulfillment Corp, GreatCall, Inc., Hamilton Company, MBT Repair, PPG Industries,… [More...]

GOED Board Sees Job Creation and Capital Investment in Nevada Increase

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LAS VEGAS, NV (May 20, 2013) – The Board of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) last Thursday approved tax abatements for nine companies, creating nearly 330 jobs initially and increasing capital investment in Nevada by an additional $200 million. “I am pleased that as a direct result of our economic development efforts, the Governor’s… [More...]

Catalyst Fund Approval will Create Hundreds of Jobs

The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board recently announced the approval of three Catalyst Fund applications for companies seeking to open operations in Nevada.  This approval will create hundreds of jobs. The companies receiving approval are SolarCity, Cristek Interconnects Inc., and Nicholas & Co. Inc. “I am pleased by the approval today of… [More...]

GOED Board Approves Catalyst Applications for Three Companies

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 21st

GOED BOARD APPROVES CATALYST APPLICATIONS FOR THREE COMPANIES, HUNDREDS OF JOBS FOR NEVADA CARSON CITY, Nev. (March 21, 2013). – The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board today announced the approval of three Catalyst Fund applications for companies seeking to open operations in Nevada and creating hundreds of jobs: SolarCity, Cristek Interconnects Inc.,… [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… [More...]

Nevada Industry Excellence: Manufacturing

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With manufacturing suffering nationally along with the rest of American business, it is largely thriving here in Nevada. The engine has been a combination of factors – from legislative miscues in California and a strong Nevada workforce and overall business climate to the relatively low price of land and facilities, an available and affordable workforce,… [More...]

Economic Development: The New Plan

Revenue – money flowing in – is the life’s blood of any household, business or organization. For the state of Nevada, revenue forecasts for 2012 and beyond are mostly positive… but continue to hinge on a variety of factors close to home and half a world away. Progress is being made on a number of… [More...]