Winners of Henderson’s 15th Annual Economic Development and Small Business Awards Announced

Henderson Chamber of Commerce and the held Annual Economic Development and Small Business Awards Nov. 13.

All recipients honored during Nov. 13 event at Hilton Lake Las Vegas HENDERSON, Nev. – Henderson Chamber of Commerce and the City of Henderson’s Economic Development/Redevelopment Division held Henderson’s 15th Annual Economic Development and Small Business Awards Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas. The following won in their categories: CITY OF HENDERSON … [Read more...]

Industrial Summary: Third Quarter 2014

Southern Nevada In the third quarter of 2014, the Las Vegas industrial market vacancy rate reached single digits for the first time since the fourth quarter of 2008. The rate fell to 9.3 percent during the period, which is down 0.8 percentage points from the prior quarter (Q2 2014). Compared to a year ago, industrial vacancies have declined 3.4 percentage points. The Las Vegas … [Read more...]

Henderson’s Accelerated Development Focus for Next HCC Breakfast

Scott Muelrath will present “East to West – A Virtual Tour of Henderson Developments” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast.

HENDERSON, Nev. – Scott Muelrath, president and CEO of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, will present “East to West – A Virtual Tour of Henderson Developments” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, in the Cancun Room at Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway in Henderson. Muelrath will provide attendees with … [Read more...]

Industrial Summary: Fourth Quarter 2013

Southern Nevada In 2013, the Las Vegas industrial market reported the highest net absorption since 2007. The vacancy rate at the end of 2013 was 13.8 percent, which represents a decline of 0.4 percent from the prior quarter. Compared to a year ago (Q4 2012), the vacancy rate reported an even more substantial decline of 2.6 percent. With no completions during the fourth … [Read more...]

Manufacturing in Nevada: Focus on Education, Jobs and the Future

Manufacturing in Nevada, like so many business sectors in Nevada and nationwide, has taken a licking and kept on ticking.

No one with an eye on this state’s economic future should minimize the importance of manufacturing which, like so many business sectors in Nevada and nationwide, has taken a licking and kept on ticking. “The manufacturing sector is still reeling from the recession,” says Frank Woodbeck, director of the department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) for the State … [Read more...]

Builders & Developers: Resurgence in the Market

Commercial builders and developers in Nevada are moving ahead – not as robustly as they would like, to be sure – with projects in a variety of segments.

Commercial builders and developers in Nevada are moving ahead – not as robustly as they would like, to be sure – with projects in a variety of segments. John Restrepo, the principal of RCG Economics LLC in Las Vegas, has observed that Southern Nevada’s three major commercial markets – industrial, office and retail – are “moderately improving, although the overall numbers and … [Read more...]

Special Report: City of Henderson

Today, Henderson is a far cry from the small industrial center it once was. And yet, Nevada’s second largest city still exemplifies the can-do spirit.

Honoring Past Businesses, Recognizing Present Companies & Welcoming Industries of the Future Incorporated in 1953, Henderson, Nev. was born “in America’s defense” with the building of the Basic Magnesium Plant in 1943 during World War II. The plant supplied the U.S. War Department with magnesium for munitions and airplane parts that would eventually help the United States … [Read more...]