Officials Break Ground on Moapa Paiute Tribe Solar Project

The first utility-scale solar project on tribal land is underway in Southern Nevada. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) joined representatives from the Moapa Band of Piautes and executives from First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to kick off construction on the 250 Megawatt power… [More...]

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Investment Campaign Narrows in on its $2 Million Mark

The ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, launched by the LVGEA in the fall of 2013, is nearing a $2 million mark thanks to local businesses.

The ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, launched by the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance in the fall of 2013, is nearing a $2 million mark thanks to local businesses and organizations that support the LVGEA’s global economic development mission. The latest group of notable investors includes: Martin-Harris Construction; R&O Construction; Juliet Companies; Nevada State College; Fair,… [More...]

Two Startups Will Pitch Ideas to Investors at Inaugural Event

Two Nevada startups will court potential investors at an inaugural event designed to help new tech firms raise seed money. The event, Start-Up Vegas, was created and is sponsored by Coloma Ventures, a Las Vegas-based venture capital firm. The founder of each startup will have 30 minutes to explain its service or product to investors,… [More...]

PENTA ‘thrilled’ with completed Zappos headquarters

The PENTA Building Group completed Zappos.com‘s new home. “PENTA is thrilled to be a part of such an iconic project for the area,” said project manager Bryan Richards in a statement. “Zappos has been an engaged, hands-on partner since the beginning. It is rewarding to work alongside another company that is truly committed to providing a… [More...]

The PENTA Building Group Announces New Director of Finance and Corporate Services

The PENTA Building Group announced the addition of Michael Corbett as the company’s director of finance and corporate services.

LAS VEGAS – The PENTA Building Group announced the addition of Michael Corbett as the company’s director of finance and corporate services. In his new role, Corbett is responsible for overseeing PENTA’s safety, risk management, finance, accounting, information technology and human resources departments. Corbett brings 23 years of finance and corporate services knowledge and experience… [More...]

Nevada’s 3rd Annual Meet the General Contractors

Thursday, May 23rd from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM The Orleans’s Hotel Casino, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Las Vegas Nevada’s MEET THE GC event links Subcontractors & Suppliers directly with the Construction industry’s leading General Contractors, a version of “exhibit networking” Register before May 6th $50.00 ~ after, the pre-registration price increases to $75.00 MEET… [More...]

The Survivors: Builders and Developers in Nevada

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The economic downturn in 2007 left both residential and commercial developers and builders in the Silver State scrambling for work. Many were forced to downsize their staffs, and some even closed their doors. “Since 2008, the development business has been a fraction of what it was,” said Doug Kiersey, president of Dermody Properties, a Reno-based… [More...]