Harmon Midtown partners LLC, Colliers Finalize Lease of Office Property

LAS VEGAS – Colliers International – Las Vegas announced the finalization of a sale to NSHE/UNLV. The approximately 7,763-square-foot office property is located at 1325 E. Harmon Ave. in Las Vegas. Phillip Dunning, CCIM and Mike Mixer of Colliers International represented the seller, Harmon Midtown Partners LLC. About Colliers International Colliers International is a … [Read more...]

Nevada Homebuilders, Other Voices: Restore Balance, Fairness to Chapter 40

AB 125 will correct out-of-control housing defect litigation Las Vegas, NV –  This week the Nevada legislature is taking up meaningful reform of a broken “Chapter 40” construction defect law that is costly for homeowners and builders alike, the Nevada Home Builders Association reports. AB 125, strongly supported by the homebuilders and others, would restore the intent of … [Read more...]

Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association Launches Women in Lodging State Chapter

The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association (NHLA) in partnership with the American Hotel and Lodging Association has launched the Nevada state chapter of Women in Lodging. The industry-wide forum is exclusively for female hospitality professionals presenting an opportunity to connect with top professionals nationwide, gain career momentum, develop leadership competencies and … [Read more...]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Previews One of Country’s Most Comprehensive Homeless Youth Drop-In Centers

The NPHY newly expanded Drop-In Center is the culmination of a unique partnership between three charitable organizations.

One of the country’s most comprehensive drop-in centers for homeless youth is opening, and it is located in Las Vegas. The Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth’s (NPHY) newly expanded Drop-In Center is the culmination of a unique partnership between three charitable organizations – NPHY, Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) and HomeAid Southern Nevada (HASN) – that has resulted … [Read more...]

Sean McCray joins The International School of Hospitality

TISOH has named Sean McCray its academic curriculum manager.

LAS VEGAS – The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) has named Sean McCray its academic curriculum manager. In this position, McCray will review, revise and update curriculum content in collaboration with instructors and industry professionals to ensure students learn the skills needed launch or advance their careers in hospitality. “We’re so proud to have Sean on our … [Read more...]

Medical Education: Preparing for the Future of Healthcare in Nevada

An ample supply of providers could transform the Silver State into a destination for healthcare.

Medical education in Nevada is growing and is poised for significant expansion. Collectively, the current and proposed changes will eventually go far in reversing the state’s shortages of medical students, physician residency programs, doctors and nurses. “Everything is about everybody getting bigger, everybody getting successful,” said Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean of the … [Read more...]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Hosts Public Block Party for Grand Opening of Expanded Drop-In Center: Free Event is Jan. 31 From 11am – 3pm

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) is inviting the public to a block party to celebrate the grand opening of its expanded Drop-In Center.

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) is inviting the public to a block party to celebrate the grand opening of its expanded Drop-In Center on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free event will feature entertainment, games and other activities for all ages, tours, food and more. The Drop-In Center is located at 4981 Shirley Street, across from UNLV off of … [Read more...]

Edward Vance, FAIA of EV&A Architects Featured Designer at the UNLV Barrick Museum “Reflecting and Projecting: Twenty Years of Design Excellence” Exhibit

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Las Vegas – EV&A Architects, an elite Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that the work of founder and CEO Edward Vance, FAIA will be featured in “Reflecting and Projecting: Twenty Years of Design Excellence,” an exhibition at the UNLV Barrick Museum. This exhibit is open to the public now through Feb. 28. Vance has been selected to host a "Sketching … [Read more...]

New Town MD LLC, Colliers Finalize Lease of Parking Structure

Colliers International announced the finalization of a lease to a property located at 4700 S. Maryland Parkway.

LAS VEGAS – Colliers International – Las Vegas announced the finalization of a lease to The Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education. The parking structure and UNLV police will be located at 4700 S. Maryland Parkway in Las Vegas. The transaction value was $26,320,080. Frank Marretti of Colliers International represented the lessor, New Town MD LLC. About … [Read more...]

Mining: Progress Amid Tough Economics

From lowering gold and silver prices to sage grouse habitat protection, Nevada’s mining companies today face challenges that hurt their bottom line.

From lowering gold and silver prices to sage grouse habitat protection, Nevada’s mining companies today face challenges that hurt their bottom line. Yet, many continue to forge on, creatively tackling difficulties and working to advance projects. “Different aspects of the industry are struggling, but our ability to be sustainable is greater now than ever because we’ve … [Read more...]

Around the State: December 2014

Read business news from around the state for December 2014.

Board of Regents Announce UNLV President Nevada’s Board of Regents have announced their selection for the next president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas as Dr. Len Jessop. Replacing Neal Smatresk who was appointed in 2009, Dr. Jessop was selected after a national search and is currently the dean of the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. Dr. Jessop … [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...]

CALV Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Keith Bassett

The Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV) recently presented a lifetime achievement award to longtime local real estate professional Keith Bassett.

The Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV) recently presented a lifetime achievement award to longtime local real estate professional Keith Bassett. Bassett, who has more than 45 years of commercial real estate experience, is a senior director of Commerce Real Estate Solutions, a Cushman and Wakefield Alliance member. He was honored for his decades of service to the community … [Read more...]

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores to Match $1,000 Donated to Homeless Youth Food Drive

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores will match the first $1,000 donated during the final week of NPHY Plastic Food Drive for homeless youth.

LAS VEGAS ‒ Smith’s Food & Drug Stores will match the first $1,000 donated in $25 gift cards purchased at Smith’s, or other grocery stores during the final week of Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth’s (NPHY) Plastic Food Drive for homeless youth. Now in its eighth year, the drive will run through Tuesday, Nov. 25. A $5 Fast Food gift card provides one meal for a … [Read more...]

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award from Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce Dickson Realty has been awarded the 2014 large company Revitalization Award from the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce in honor of its new 7,048 square foot office building in Truckee. The award recognizes new construction and/or renovation projects that help make Truckee more visually … [Read more...]

Maximize the Benefits of Electric Vehicles: It Starts at the State Policy Level

With Tesla propelling Nevada to the forefront of electric vehicle discussion, it is a good time to call attention to the benefits in Nevada.

With Tesla propelling Nevada to the forefront of electric vehicle discussion, it is a good time to call attention to the benefits of electric vehicles (EV) in Nevada and ask policymakers to help Nevadans reap those benefits. Here at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), students and faculty at the Center for Energy Research (CER) are eager to work together with Las … [Read more...]

Business Indicators: November 2014

Nevada Business Indicators: November 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “third” estimate for second quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 4.6 percent, slightly higher than the 4.2 percent growth reported in the “second” estimate. The revision was due to the increases in nonresident fixed investment and exports being larger than previously estimated. U.S. nonfarm employment experienced robust … [Read more...]

Colliers International – Las Vegas Expands Local Team

Colliers International – Las Vegas, announced the company has hired new members, Robert Henn as associate and Caitlin Lorreli as administrative assistant.

LAS VEGAS – Mike Mixer, executive managing director of Colliers International – Las Vegas, announced the company has hired two new team members, Robert Henn as associate and Caitlin Lorreli as administrative assistant. As an associate, Henn will assist the Maretti Investment Team with brokering deals across Southern Nevada. Henn is a licensed CPA and earned both his master’s … [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...]

Veteran Educator Named Assistant Principal at Nevada Learning Academy at CCSD

Clark County School District’s Nevada Learning Academy at CCSD announced that veteran educator Tracy Viscosi has joined as the school’s assistant principal.

Las Vegas — Clark County School District’s Nevada Learning Academy at CCSD announced that veteran educator Tracy Viscosi has joined the staff as the school’s assistant principal. Formerly assistant principal at Rancho High School, Viscosi helped see the school through the federal school improvement grant. She supervised the English, Career and Technical Education, Medical, … [Read more...]