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… [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.… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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, and… [More…]

Henderson Chamber Workshop to Focus on Energy Efficiency

Southwest Gas, NV Energy experts to speak during Roadmap to Success Oct. 23 HENDERSON, Nev.   – Ryland Whitaker, energy utilization engineer with Southwest Gas, and Jon Trabert, operation’s manager with NV Energy’s Sure Bet Program, will present “Energy Efficiency 101 – Electric, Natural Gas and Water – Start Saving Money Now!” as part of the… [More…]

Gordon Silver’s Jeffrey Silver Appointed to UNLV Tier 1 Subcommittee

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Jeffrey A. Silver has been appointed to the UNLV Tier 1 Subcommittee on Community Engagement and Resources.

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that attorney Jeffrey A. Silver has been appointed to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’s (UNLV) Tier 1 Subcommittee on Community Engagement and Resources. The Path to Tier 1 is intended to make UNLV a Carnegie Tier 1 Research University with the goal of bringing UNLV into the top… [More…]

Industry Focus: Accountants

Nevada Accountants recently met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges in their industry.

With looming regulatory changes and increasingly complex tax laws, accountants must keep pace in order to remain as trusted advisors for business owners. Recently, Nevada accounting executives met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges in their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for the… [More…]

Business Indicators: October 2014

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

The “second” estimate for second quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 4.2 percent, slightly higher than the 4.0 percent growth first reported. The revision was due to the increase in non-resident fixed investment being larger than initially estimated. Personal consumption expenditures, changes in private inventories, residential investment… [More…]

Personal Goals of High Net Worth Individuals; Desert Radiologists Receives ACR Award

Monthly Report Focused on “Personal Goals” of High Net Worth Individuals, Released by The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank released the seventeenth edition of its High Net Worth Report series, with this month’s analysis focusing on the personal goals of high net worth individuals. [Read More…] Desert… [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 Nevada’… [More…]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Awards Scholarship to Four Students

Third-Year Scholarship Effort by Matt Smith Physical Therapy Expands to Include College Students and Cohort Program Las Vegas –This fall, Matt Smith Physical Therapy is changing the game for four local students. Matt Smith Physical Therapy and the Latin Chamber of Commerce have selected four students to receive the 2014 Changing Lives Scholarship, which provides money… [More…]

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…]

Business Indicators: September 2014

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

The “advance” estimate for second quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 4.0 percent, rebounding from the negative 2.1 percent growth experienced during first quarter 2014. Personal consumption expenditures, changes in private inventories, residential investment, non-residential fixed investment, and state and local government spending made positive contributions. Net… [More…]

Downtown Summerlin Job Fair; Three Nonprofits Partner to Help Homeless Youth

Downtown Summerlin Announces Upcoming Job Fair The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC) announced details for the highly-anticipated job fair for Downtown Summerlin. Job seekers will be able to learn about and apply for jobs in the Summerlin Ballroom at Red Rock Resort on Wednesday, August 27 from 11am – 7pm. [Read More…] Three Nonprofits Work Together to… [More…]

Bunnyfish Studio Revamping Bunkhouse Saloon

Justus Pang, with Bunnyfish Studio, is the project architect charged with redesigning the Bunkhouse and expanding its capacity for the Downtown Project.

When the Bunkhouse Saloon reopens August 25 at 124 S. 11th Street in downtown Las Vegas, it will do so with a new look that honors its long-time tradition. Justus Pang, with Bunnyfish Studio, is the project architect charged with redesigning the Bunkhouse and expanding its capacity for the Downtown Project. Bunkhouse was a popular destination… [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…]

Local Hospitality Experts Elected to National Association for Catering and Events

Executive director and director of academic affairs of The International School of Hospitality have been elected to the board of the (NACE).

LAS VEGAS – Tim Lam, executive director of The International School of Hospitality (TISOH), and Donnell Bayot, the school’s director of academic affairs, have been elected to the board of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE). The election was held at the association’s annual Experience Conference and Expo in Baltimore in July. “We are… [More…]

Henderson Chamber to Host Pat Skorkowsky for Sept. 9 Breakfast

Pat Skorkowsky, superintendent of the Clark County School District, will be the guest speaker during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast.

Clark County School District superintendent to introduce ‘Pledge of Achievement’ HENDERSON, Nev. – Pat Skorkowsky, superintendent of the Clark County School District, will be the guest speaker during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9. The event will take place at Sunset Station’s Sunset Room, 1301 W. Sunset… [More…]