Eleventh Annual PENTA Charity Golf Classic Raises $125,000 for Southern Nevada Nonprofits

LAS VEGAS – The PENTA Building Group recently helped raise $125,000 for three local nonprofit organizations during its 11th annual Charity Golf Classic held at the Revere Golf Club in Henderson, Nevada. Participants of this year’s event included 336 golfers from 94 companies. These participants contributed through sponsorships and donations to raise funds for the Nevada … [Read more...]

PENTA to Host Safety Stand Down Event at Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino Site on June 1

LAS VEGAS –  As part of its Exceptional Safety campaign, The PENTA Building Group announced it will temporarily shut down work at all its job sites across Las Vegas and the country from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Monday, June 1. At this time, PENTA will conduct its quarterly Safety Stand Down event, focusing on knowing how to avoid heat-related illness, and the safety hazards … [Read more...]

The PENTA Building Group Continues Workforce Expansion with New Staff Members

LAS VEGAS – The PENTA Building Group, a leading commercial contractor with offices in multiple states, announced recently it has hired 21 new staff members in Nevada and California, many filling leadership and executive positions. The company has also announced three new promotions. PENTA’s new hires in Nevada include: Bob Gaus, Project Executive With more than 35 … [Read more...]

The PENTA Building Group Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary

LAS VEGAS – The PENTA Building Group, a leading commercial contractor, announced that the month of April, 2015 marks its 15-year anniversary. Over the course of its 15 years, PENTA has grown to over 160 full-time employees serving clients out of six offices in Nevada, California, Arizona and Oklahoma. “Our growth is a testament to our commitment to safe work sites and strong … [Read more...]

The PENTA Building Group Hires Three New Project Leaders

LAS VEGAS – The PENTA Building Group, a leading commercial contractor in Las Vegas, announced it has hired three employees to help lead ongoing projects, including senior project engineer Reymundo Gonzales, project manager Cassey Phillip and superintendent Lyle Knox. Prior to joining PENTA, Gonzales served as a senior project engineer with Level 10 Construction. His efforts … [Read more...]

Jeff Ehret: The PENTA Building Group

Meet Jeff Ehret, President and CEO The PENTA Building Group

President and CEO Las Vegas http://www.pentabldggroup.com/ How did you first get into your profession? My father was a commercial contractor. He started bringing me to work on Saturdays when I was 5 years old. He let me ride to the jobs with his laborer foreman in a dump truck. I haven’t looked back since then. If you had to choose another profession, what would it … [Read more...]

The PENTA Building Group Hosts 8th Annual Safety Kick-Off Meeting

LAS VEGAS – As part of its ongoing commitment to job site safety, The PENTA Building Group is hosting its Eighth Annual Safety Kick-Off Meeting on Jan.15, 2015, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Palace Station Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The firm’s safety kick-off provides employees, subcontractors and other partners with an in-depth look at the company’s safety goals and … [Read more...]

CenturyLink Invests in LVGEA

CenturyLink Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Campaign Las Vegas – CenturyLink has joined an expanding number of businesses that support Las Vegas’ global economic development efforts. CenturyLink recently invested in the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, which … [Read more...]

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors; Governor Approves Solar Tax Incentives

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors Park Place Infiniti is sponsoring the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. [Read More...] Governor’s Office of Energy Approves Solar Tax Incentives Highlighting its commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy … [Read more...]

LVGEA Announces Additions to its Board of Directors

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes three business leaders to its board of directors.

Las Vegas — The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes three business leaders to its board of directors. Recently, the LVGEA board of directors took unanimous action to elect Derrick R. Hill, Vice President of Cox Business and Hospitality Network, Las Vegas; John Cannito, Chief Operating Officer, The PENTA Building Group; and Paul Caudill, CEO of NV Energy, to join the … [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...]

Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Globa Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Campaign

Wells Fargo has joined a growing number of businesses that support LVGEA development efforts.

Las Vegas – Wells Fargo has joined a growing number of businesses that support Las Vegas’ global economic development efforts. Wells Fargo recently invested in the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, which launched in the fall of 2013 and is a three-year effort to raise $7.5 million for regional economic development. Thanks to … [Read more...]

Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer

Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday,  August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities over cups of coffee and … [Read more...]

PENTA Raises $120,000 for Southern Nevada Nonprofits with Charity Golf Tournament

LAS VEGAS – The PENTA Building Group, a nationally recognized general contractor based in Las Vegas, recently raised $120,000 for local nonprofit organizations during its 10th annual Charity Golf Classic at the Revere Golf Club in Henderson, Nevada. Tournament participants raised funds through sponsorships and donations to support the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation … [Read more...]

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 plant. The project is located on … [Read 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; … [Read 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, according to a statement released by the … [Read 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 high-quality facility for both its … [Read 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 … [Read more...]