JW Advisors Promotes New Assurance Services Manager and Senior Associate

LAS VEGAS – JW Advisors, a leading Nevada CPA firm, is pleased to announce William Hinsdale’s promotion to assurance services manager and John Hansen’s promotion to senior associate. “William and John have exceled at helping our clients meet their goals for success,” said Kirk Jacobson, founder and partner of JW Advisors. “Day in and day out they provide collaborative client … [Read more...]

Around the State: July 2015

Final Phase of Carson City Freeway Begins The Nevada Department of Transportation has broken ground on the final leg of the Carson City Freeway project. The $42 million project completes I-580, connecting Carson City to Nevada’s freeway system and Reno. The final phase of the project will pave and open the last four miles of the freeway to traffic. The freeway is expected to … [Read more...]

Around the State: June 2015

U.S. Trade and Development Agency Partners with Nevada Industry Excellence Nevada Industry Excellence (NIE), a resource for manufacturing businesses, has partnered with the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) through the Making Global Local program. The program connects companies to USTDA’s export promotion programs. ArrowData Receives FAA Approval to Operate Drones for … [Read more...]

Chamber Network Breakfast to Focus on UNLV Becoming Top-Tier

At UNLV, Piechota has lead various interdisciplinary research and education efforts.

Dr. Thomas C. Piechota of UNLV to present HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly networking breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, at the Fiesta Henderson Cancun Room, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Dr. Thomas C. Piechota, vice president for research and economic development and professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental … [Read more...]

Applied Analysis Reaches Agreement with UNLV to Use MyResearcher.com for New Data Management and Analysis Lab

Research and analysis firm Applied Analysis has reached a unique public-private agreement with UNLV.

LAS VEGAS – Research and analysis firm Applied Analysis has reached a unique public-private agreement with UNLV that gives the university’s professors, researchers and students access to MyResearcher.com, a powerful real-time data analysis tool. MyResearcher.com will immediately help students and staff at UNLV’s Community Advanced Data and Research Analysis (CADRA) … [Read more...]

JDRF Honors Julie Murray

Murray’s work will be recognized at the JDRF 2015 Hope Gala, to be held at Mandalay Bay on Friday, May 1 starting at 6:00 p.m.

The 2015 JDRF Hope Gala honors Julie Murray, who strengthens our community by helping address some of Southern Nevada’s most intractable challenges. She has found success launching and assisting innovative nonprofit groups and advising philanthropists. Like JDRF, she embraces best practices and professional administration as cornerstones of her work. After playing key … [Read more...]

Healthcare Check-Up: Nevada Works to Deliver Health Amid Shortages

The results show that, while the state has moved forward in many healthcare arenas, Nevada still has a long road ahead.

At this point in the year, the initial stages of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have already been implemented. The results show that, while the state has moved forward in many healthcare arenas, Nevada still has a long road ahead. More Nevadans Covered Data showed that during the recent enrollment period, 72,000 Nevadans applied for and enrolled in health insurance plans … [Read more...]

VEA Announces Elections

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Members of Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) in districts 1 and 3 have the opportunity this year to select the individuals who will represent their communities on the cooperative’s democratically elected Board of Directors. District 1, which includes residents of Pahrump south of Nevada Highway 372, will finalize its election during a district meeting … [Read more...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice Holds 12th Annual ‘John Anderson – Celebration of Life – Live Butterfly Release’

athan Adelson Hospice Foundation will host the event at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the UNLV Alumni Park Amphitheater.

Las Vegas – Community members who have experienced the loss of loved ones can celebrate their memories during the 12th Annual John Anderson ‘Celebration of Life’ Live Butterfly Release. Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation will host the event at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the UNLV Alumni Park Amphitheater, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway in Las Vegas, behind the Flora Dungan … [Read more...]

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

Ed Vance UNLV art exhibit2

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...]