Ninth Annual Healthcare Heroes

Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships for future healthcare educators.

Legacy Now in its ninth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships 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, Healthcare Heroes was… [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… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Working with Wolf Pack Players to Boost Their Financial Literacy

Nevada State Bank volunteers taught financial literacy classes in collaboration with many different community partners to help people make better choices.

RENO – In the past 18 months, Nevada State Bank volunteers spent 1,571 hours teaching financial literacy classes in collaboration with many different community partners. The goal of these cooperative relationships is to help people make better choices concerning their money and learn to live within their means. One of the bank’s latest collaborations is with the… [More...]

Executive Education: New Pathways to Success

When UNR Extended Studies program held a series of leadership sessions for Barrick Gold, the event embodied new trends in executive education in Nevada.

When the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Extended Studies program held a series of leadership sessions for Barrick Gold, the event embodied new trends in executive education in Nevada. The 15 courses held over two months were shorter than the training once offered by business schools and colleges. Instead of theoretical discussions of leadership, the… [More...]

A Piece of Nevada’s Pie: The View from Reno’s Mayoral Office

In November of this year, my term will end as Reno Mayor, a role I’ve served in for more than a decade. Naturally, I’ve fielded the “what are you most proud of?” questions a lot lately.

A good friend of mine, former Nevada Governor Mike O’Callaghan, once told me: “Don’t try to get the whole pie. Get a piece of the pie. Maybe later you can get another piece of the pie.” That philosophy — that you’re only as good as the whole — is one that I’ve followed religiously during… [More...]

Vegas Home Prices Rise, Market Sees More Traditional Buyers

The median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during June was $199,900 – the highest mark since September 2008. This is according to recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median price is 2.5 percent higher than May and up over 14 percent compared to June… [More...]

KNPB Hires Sara Anderson As Manager Of Educational Services

RENO, Nev.  – KNPB announces the addition of Sara Anderson to its education services team. Anderson joins the PBS Member Station as educational services manager and is responsible for developing innovative educational projects, and developing partner relationships.   As a part of her duties at KNPB, Anderson works to align programming with classroom core standards, fulfill… [More...]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: July 2014

Read the Nevada Real Estate and Development Report: July 2014 - Commercial real estate and development - projects, sales, and leases.

E Sale, Multi-Family ADDRESS 1401 N. Lamb Blvd., 89110 BUYER Masuda Family Trust SELLER Brooksone Apartments, LLC DETAILS 193 units; $10,550,000 APN 140-29-101-019 SELLER’S REP Patrick J. Sauter and Art Carll of NAI Vegas The Sauter Multifamily Group H Sale, Multi-Family ADDRESS 1651 American Pacific Dr., 89074 BUYER Hamilton Zanze & Company SELLER The Calida… [More...]

Center For Hope Of The Sierras Welcomes New Clinical Director

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Kelly Kitson joins eating disorder treatment center with extensive experience RENO, Nev. – Specialty eating disorder treatment facility, Center for Hope of the Sierras, welcomes new Clinical Director Kelly Kitson to the team. Kitson previously worked with Center for Hope as a therapist and returns to the center with a wealth of experience. After completing her… [More...]

A Future of Change: Economic Development

At the top of the economic development wish list is unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, presenting one of the biggest opportunities for Nevada.

Nevada, because of its narrow focus on three industries, was devastated by the recession and eventually led the nation in foreclosures and unemployment. As both the director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and a resident of Nevada, Steve Hill believes there is a rising wave of economic development diversifying an outdated and… [More...]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: June 2014

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E Project, Industrial ADDRESS 124 S. 6th St., 89101 DETAILS The John E. Carson hotel is being renovated into a mixed-use development that will feature feature both retail and office spaces. Construction of the 19,000 SF space began in April of last year and is expected to be complete by July of this year. Tenants… [More...]

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...]