Las Vegas Home Prices See 2.7 Percent Increase

Las Vegas home prices ticked up 2.7 percent in February – even as the valley saw fewer homes selling. According to statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR), the median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during February was $190,000, up from $185,000 in January. Total existing homes,… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Adds Duncan and Yu to Marketing Team

Nevada State Bank named Rick Duncan as social media coordinator and Ling Yu as marketing project manager for the Bank’s marketing communications team.

LAS VEGAS — Nevada State Bank recently named Rick Duncan as social media coordinator and Ling Yu as marketing project manager for the Bank’s marketing communications team. Duncan will be responsible for the daily execution of the Bank’s social and online strategies in addition to digital special projects. A recent graduate of the University of Nevada,… [More...]

Educating Nevada’s Workforce: Higher Education in Nevada

Education and economy go together. It’s almost like an equation: education plus workforce equals a healthy economy.

Education and economy go together. It’s almost like an equation: education plus workforce equals a healthy economy. A top flight, community-involved system of higher education is a draw for new industries looking to locate within a state. There’s a need for research institutions, an educated, trainable workforce and a healthy feeder K through 12 school… [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… [More...]

Matthew Burns, Associate AIA Named Vice President of EV&A Architects

EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Matthew Burns has been named as the firm’s vice president.

Las Vegas – EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Matthew Burns has been named as the firm’s vice president. As part owner of EV&A, Burns brings more than 12 years experience in commercial and industrial projects and is familiar with all phases of work, ranging from entitlements to contract administration. He is an integral part… [More...]

Volunteers in Medicine Welcomes New Board Member Cortney S. Warren

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada, announced recently that Harvard-trained clinical psychologist, Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D., is now a board member.

LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN), announced recently that Harvard-trained clinical psychologist, Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D., is now a board member. VMSN is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the uninsured with access to preventative and comprehensive medical care. As a VMSN board member, Warren will assist in initiatives focused on improving and safe-guarding… [More...]

Colliers International – Las Vegas Senior Associate Receives CCIM Designation

LAS VEGAS – Mike Mixer, managing partner of Colliers International – Las Vegas, announced Senior Associate Stacy Scheer, CCIM, LEED Green Associate, has received her Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. As a CCIM, Scheer has been recognized as an expert in the disciplines of commercial investment real estate. Scheer received her CCIM designation after… [More...]

Carole Fisher of Nathan Adelson Hospice Honored as 2013 Non-Profit Healthcare Hero

Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, will be recognized as the Non-Profit Healthcare Hero.

Las Vegas – Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, will be recognized as the Non-Profit Healthcare Hero at the eighth annual Healthcare Heroes event for Southern Nevada on Sept. 10 at Green Valley Ranch. The awards dinner, sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Nevada Business Magazine, celebrates outstanding… [More...]

Healthcare Heroes 2013

View the Nevada Healthcare Heroes 2013 honorees and sponsors. Over 160 Healthcare Heroes have been honored and thousands donated to Nevada schools.

The Healthcare Heroes Legacy Now in its eighth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholorships for Nevada’s future healthcare educators. After realizing there wasn’t a program in place to honor individuals that have done amazing things to propel healthcare in the Silver State,… [More...]

Creating New Opportunities: Executive Education in Nevada

Nevada offers various executive educations opportunities, from courses to degrees designed specifically for middle to upper management.

In today’s competitive job market and with evolving technologies, it’s not unusual for corporate executives to pursue additional education, whether to increase their knowledge in specific areas, update or acquire skills, discover new trends or even learn new management styles. Nevada offers various academic opportunities, from courses to degrees, some of them new, designed specifically… [More...]

TBAN Launches “#TBAN DesertSol 3000”

Raising Funds and Creating Awareness for UNLV’s Team Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV – June 11, 2013 – The University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ Solar Decathlon Team, Team Las Vegas (solardecathlon.unlv.edu), is a finalist in the U. S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013.  UNLV’s selection as one of twenty teams to participate is a triumph for… [More...]

WestCare Foundation and UNLV to Host ‘From Their Point of View’ – National Guard & Reserve Post-Combat Conference

WestCare Foundation UNLV to Host Event Spotlighting Veteran Challenges

(Las Vegas) – Since 9/11, hundreds of thousand National Guard and Reserve Service Members have been called into active-duty, sacrificing the security of their civilian life and often returning home with a unique set of post-combat challenges. To shed light on this complex problem, WestCare Foundation and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas College of Education are… [More...]

James Beard Foundation Unveils Culinary Arts Scholarship

Nevada Press Releases for April 4th

JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION UNVEILS NEW VENETIAN AND PALAZZO CULINARY ARTS SCHOLARSHIP Las Vegas, Nev., (April 4, 2013) – The Venetian and The Palazzo will award $12,000 in new scholarships over the next three years to aspiring and continuing culinary students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Administered by the James Beard Foundation, The Venetian… [More...]

National Real Estate Investing Course Offered in Las Vegas

Nevada Business Press Releases for February 11th

The National Association of Real Estate Investment Advisors is now offering the Real Estate Investment Advisor Designation in Nevada. REIA 101: Residential Real Estate Investing, the first course to earning the Designation, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. The National… [More...]

Roadmap to Success workshop focuses on leadership in business, life

Nevada Business Press Releases for February 6th

HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber’s Thursday, Feb. 14, Roadmap to Success Series workshop will discuss business leadership during “The Xs and Os of Success: A Game Plan for Leaders in Business and Life.” Featuring D.J. Allen, senior associate athletic director of communications at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the workshop will take place… [More...]

January 2013: Around the State

Around-the-State: Nevada

Home Prices Rising in Las Vegas According to recent statistics from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR), Southern Nevada home prices increased again in November. The median price of single-family homes sold was $146,000, up 4.3 percent from the $140,000 in October and up 16.8 percent from the same period last year. Alternatively, in… [More...]

2013 Economic Forecast: Watch for the Wild Card

2013 Economic Forecast: Watch for the Wildcard

As the end of 2012 nears, Nevada’s economy continues its gradual recovery, but the unemployment rate remains in the double digits and job creation is slow. What’s in store for the Silver State’s economy in 2013? Experts weighed in on their predictions for the coming year, which primarily are based on the performance of certain… [More...]

Ali Roesener Joins Gatski Commercial as Investment Sales & Leasing Associate

Nov-17

Gatski Commercial Real Estate Services named Ali Roesener investment sales and leasing associate. She works with Gatski’s Laramie Bracken team and her duties include leasing and sales of commercial properties for investment in Las Vegas. A Las Vegas native, Roesener always took interest in real estate and investment opportunities. She graduated from the University of… [More...]

Young Executives: Nevada’s Future

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After finishing graduate school, Nevada resident, Adam Kramer, launched his own business, I Am America, which provided online video content for companies. Four years later, his wife landed an opportunity in Las Vegas, and the couple relocated to the city from Los Angeles. Kramer sold his business and found a job with the Las Vegas… [More...]

Gatski Commercial Names Chris Beets Sales & Leasing Associate

Oct-19

Las Vegas, October 19, 2012 – Chris Beets joined Gatski Commercial Real Estate Services as investment sales and leasing associate. Beets works with Gatski’s Nicholas Barber/Jeremy Foley team. Beets previously worked in the Las Vegas office of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services as an associate for the national office and industrial properties group.… [More...]

LIDS Inks Agreement with University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Sep-12

Clubhouse division to introduce the Rebels exclusive online shop and stadium retail operation INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 12, 2012 – LIDS Clubhouse, a retail brand of Indianapolis-based LIDS Sports Group, has reached a limited retail licensing agreement with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for the rights to operate the official stadium store, UNLV Rebels Locker… [More...]

Learning Something New: Executive Education in Nevada

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One of the goals in Nevada as the economy is rebuilt is to create and foster a culture of education in the state. A vibrant economy requires a skilled, trained, well educated workforce which acts as a draw for entrepreneurs, businesses that look to relocate from other states and those that want to expand within… [More...]