Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Companies Approved for Incentives in Southern Nevada

LVGEA announced companies approved will create 49 new jobs in Nevada thanks to incentives approved March 20.

Las Vegas – Two businesses will create 49 new jobs in Nevada thanks to incentives approved March 20 at a Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board meeting. TH Foods, Inc. expects to create 25 jobs as it adds a $19.7 million production line to its Henderson facility, building on operations established there in July 2012.  Advanced… [More…]

Manufacturing in Nevada: Focus on Education, Jobs and the Future

Manufacturing in Nevada, like so many business sectors in Nevada and nationwide, has taken a licking and kept on ticking.

No one with an eye on this state’s economic future should minimize the importance of manufacturing which, like so many business sectors in Nevada and nationwide, has taken a licking and kept on ticking. “The manufacturing sector is still reeling from the recession,” says Frank Woodbeck, director of the department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation… [More…]

Industry Focus: Economic Development

Recently, executives representing various economic development agencies throughout the state met to discuss the industry.

Economic Development has been a buzz-word in Nevada for the past several years. Since the recession hit, moving-in and retaining companies has become imperative to the health of Nevada. Recently, executives representing various economic development agencies throughout the state met to discuss these issues. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for… [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…]

Industry Focus: Economic Development

Industry Focus: Economic Development

Executives representing various economic development agencies throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas office of Holland & Hart to discuss new approaches to economic development and tried and true methods to boost Nevada’s economy:

Arnold Lopez, NV Energy; Somer Hollingsworth, Nevada Development Authority; John Ramous, Henderson Development Authority; Terri Janison, Economic Development – Governor’s Office; Bob Anderson, Holland & Hart; Terri Sheridan, City of North Las Vegas – Economic Development; Bill Arent, City of Las Vegas – Economic and Urban Development [More…]