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...]

McMullen And Ross Move To Porter Gordon Silver

Porter Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Samuel P. McMullen and George A. Ross will be joining the firm in its Las Vegas office.

Porter Gordon Silver, a full service government affairs and strategic business consulting company, is pleased to announce that Samuel P. McMullen and George A. Ross will be joining the firm in its Las Vegas office. In addition, McMullen will join as a shareholder of Gordon Silver Ltd. “Sam and George bring a wealth of knowledge… [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...]

Vegas PBS Announces Sandy Wallace as Grant Writer

Vegas PBS has announced the appointment of Sandy Wallace as its new grant writer, and is responsible for writing and managing grants to assist in funding..

Las Vegas – Vegas PBS has announced the appointment of Sandy Wallace as its new grant writer. Wallace is responsible for writing and managing grants to assist in funding Vegas PBS programming and community services. Wallace brings more than 20 years of experience in grant writing, grant management, and program development to Vegas PBS. She served as… [More...]

Panattoni Announces New Reno Development Manager

Panattoni Development Company announced the addition of Paul Kinne as the company’s development manager for its Reno office.

RENO, Nev. – Panattoni Development Company announced the addition of Paul Kinne as the company’s development manager for its Reno office. Kinne is tasked with many responsibilities, including managing the development of industrial and office properties, coordinating aspects of land acquisition, managing project construction budgets and underwriting development feasibility. His position also entails negotiating lease, purchase… [More...]

Muckel Anderson CPAs Hires New Associates

(Reno, Nevada) – Muckel Anderson CPAs, a full-service tax, audit and financial services firm, is pleased to announce the addition of three new associates to its team of accounting professionals. Courtney R. Bradley, Elodia Herrera and Danny Luu bring experience and energy to their roles focusing on client returns, audit work and providing a reliable… [More...]

Henderson Chamber names Bokelmann sales associate

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce has named Bill Bokelmann as sales associate and is responsible for generating sales by soliciting potential members.

HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce has named Bill Bokelmann sales associate. In his new position, Bokelmann is responsible for generating sales by soliciting potential members, communicating with existing members and promoting the chamber through activities and events. Bokelmann has lived in Southern Nevada mostly since 1963. Prior to co-founding Maxx Promotions in 2008,… [More...]

December 2013: Around the State

Business News from Around Nevada: December 2013

Barclaycard to Open Customer Center in Henderson Barclaycard US, the payments business of Barclays in the United States, has announced plans to open a customer contact center in Henderson. The center is expected to add 400 new employees in 2014 with a total of 700 new employees expected by the end of 2015. Once fully… [More...]

Rural Nevada: Independent Spirit Alive and Well

Rural Nevada seems to be rebounding in most communities that were hit the hardest, and recovering in a very positive manner.

Nevada’s rural economies are microcosms of the state’s economy, each with its own characteristics, strengths and weaknesses. While the rest of the country experienced the economic downturn, several of Nevada’s northeastern rural counties barely even blinked. As the economy dove and gold prices rose, mining counties like Elko are just now catching their breath as… [More...]

November 2013: Around the State

Read business news from around Nevada: November 2013.

FiveGen Sets Up Shop in the InNEVation Center A security and infrastructure company that offers application development, software solutions, cloud hosting and project management consulting, FiveGen has moved to the inNEVation Center by Switch SUPERNAP’s campus. FiveGen is the latest startup to move into the 65,000 square-foot facility which was started to foster economic diversification in… [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...]

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...]

Heart of Our Cities: A Look at Nevada Downtowns

A healthy center reflects a healthy community. For a city to thrive and prosper, downtown needs to be a draw for visitors and residents alike.

Downtown is the heart of a city. Traditional wisdom states that a healthy center reflects a healthy community. For a city to thrive and prosper, downtown needs to be a draw for visitors and residents alike. Economically, a robust, vital midtown attracts businesses, which in turn employ residents and pumps money into the economy. A… [More...]

Registration opens for fifth annual Reno-Tahoe WordCamp

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WordPress conference features developer/designer and business/marketing tracks RENO, Nev., April 9, 2013 — Developers, web designers, marketing professionals, and bloggers are gathering at the University of Nevada’s Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center April 27-28 for the fifth annual Reno-Tahoe WordCamp. This unique educational event is an opportunity for WordPress developers and users of all levels to meet, share… [More...]

Paul Bancroft named Of Counsel

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Las Vegas, NV (April 8, 2013) – Lionel Sawyer & Collins is pleased to announce that Paul D. Bancroft has become of counsel to Lionel Sawyer & Collins. We are especially pleased to resume our relationship with Mr. Bancroft, a former shareholder who returns to the Firm after leaving to open his law office. He… [More...]

Assemblywoman and Campus Assault Victim to Testify on Campus Carry Bill

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 2nd

Carson City, NV – Assemblywoman Michele Fore will testify tomorrow before the Assembly Committee on Judiciary on Assembly Bill 143, which would allow an individual, who has a concealed firearm permit, to carry a concealed firearm on a college campus. Amanda Collins, a victim of abuse at a Nevada college campus, will also be testifying… [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...]

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...]

June 2012: Around the State

Around-the-State: Nevada

Republic Services Unveils Renewable Energy Facility Republic Services and Energenic have unveiled the Apex landfill renewable energy generating facility. The facility is expected to generate enough electricity to power over 10,000 homes in Southern Nevada. NV Energy has entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement for the sale of energy produced from the 12-megawatt landfill… [More...]

Medical Marvels: Nevada’s Top Physicians

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Doctors in Nevada face many challenges including overcoming past perceptions of the healthcare industry in this state. However, with new centers opening, new procedures being used and new technologies moving to the state, Nevada’s doctors are changing that perception to instead make the state known for its excellence and compassionate care. While those not directly… [More...]

What is Paper? Nevada Embraces Technology and the People that Create It

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Remember when businesses relied on rotary phones, typewriters and snail mail, when sales were done face to face and clients paid by cash or check? Today’s essential work tools are a cellphone, laptop or tablet and the Internet. We have e-mail, videoconferencing, telecommuting, e-tail, PayPal, apps and so much more. “There are so many technologies… [More...]

Mining in 21st Century Nevada

Flannel shirt, pickax, maybe a battered tin for separating out the gold ore. That’s one historical and most likely imaginary picture of mining in Nevada. Nope, not accurate. Mining in the 21st century is a highly technical field that utilizes computer modeling, satellites and GPS locations. “A lot of mining operations have very large remote… [More...]