The PENTA Building Group Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary

LAS VEGAS – The PENTA Building Group, a leading commercial contractor, announced that the month of April, 2015 marks its 15-year anniversary. Over the course of its 15 years, PENTA has grown to over 160 full-time employees serving clients out of six offices in Nevada, California, Arizona and Oklahoma. “Our growth is a testament to our commitment to safe work sites and strong … [Read more...]

Roadmap to Success Workshop to Explore Creative Brainstorming

Henderson Chamber series welcomes Alex Raffi Feb. 19 HENDERSON, Nev. – Alex Raffi, creative director and partner for Imagine Communications, will present “Business Brainstorming with Creative Courage” during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at the Henderson Business Resource Center, located at 112 S. … [Read more...]

Nevada’s Booming Technology Sector: Start ups Find a Home in Southern Nevada

Almost every major American city has claimed to be the burgeoning, “New Silicon Valley” at some point in the past decade. However, the vibrato concerning Southern Nevada may actually be true. Las Vegas is stepping up its game for tech and startups. Since the recession, the name of the new game in Las Vegas has been business diversification. Nowhere is that reality more … [Read more...]

August 2014: Around the State

Read business news from around Nevada for August 2014.

RSCVA Sees Year-Over-Year Growth The Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA) concluded the Fiscal Year 2013/2014 with 163,259 room nights of future business for Reno, Sparks and North Lake Tahoe. That number is a 49 percent increase from last year’s 110,000 room nights. According to the RSCVA, 63 percent of this year’s bookings are new business for the Reno … [Read more...]

Closing the Generation Gap: Millennials vs. GenXers vs. Baby Boomers

In workplaces across Nevada, change is coming more quickly than at any time since the baby boomers generation changed the status quo regarding diversity.

In workplaces across Nevada, change is coming more quickly than at any time since baby boomers changed the status quo regarding diversity, hair length and governance in the 1960s. On shop floors and in cubicle farms from Ely to Searchlight, millennials – a term used to describe those under age 34 – are challenging the baby boomers – those now over age 50. The genXers – those … [Read more...]

PENTA ‘thrilled’ with completed Zappos headquarters

The PENTA Building Group completed Zappos.com's new home. "PENTA is thrilled to be a part of such an iconic project for the area,” said project manager Bryan Richards in a statement. “Zappos has been an engaged, hands-on partner since the beginning. It is rewarding to work alongside another company that is truly committed to providing a high-quality facility for both its … [Read more...]

The PENTA Building Group Completes Downtown Zappos Headquarters

The PENTA Building Group announced it has completed its renovation of the former Las Vegas City Hall into the new Zappos headquarters in Downtown Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS – The PENTA Building Group announced it has completed its renovation of the former Las Vegas City Hall into the new Zappos headquarters in Downtown Las Vegas. “This is a significant project for the revitalization of downtown Las Vegas. As a Las Vegas-based company with deep roots in this community, PENTA is thrilled to be a part of such an iconic project for the … [Read more...]

Morgan Bunker Named Vice President of Economic Development for LVGEA

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 9th

Morgan Bunker Named Vice President of Economic Development for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (Las Vegas) – (Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Morgan Bunker has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Economic Development. Bunker, who is bilingual, holds more than 10 … [Read more...]

Chaad Taylor Named Special Projects Coordinator for LVGEA

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 1st

Chaad Taylor Named Special Projects Coordinator for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Chaad Taylor has been appointed to the position of Special Projects Coordinator. Taylor will oversee various projects within the LVGEA, ensuring their timely completion … [Read more...]

The Office Environment Evolves: Changing the Rules of the Workplace

The Office Environment Evolves: Changing the Rules of the Workplace

Given the organic changes taking place in business, why would anyone suppose that office environments would stay the same? In fact, they aren’t. Office evolution -- cubicles and work stations that are smaller; more flexible spaces; more open common areas for collaboration and team work; a marked preference for natural light; greater use of green technology and building … [Read more...]

The Survivors: Builders and Developers in Nevada

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The economic downturn in 2007 left both residential and commercial developers and builders in the Silver State scrambling for work. Many were forced to downsize their staffs, and some even closed their doors. “Since 2008, the development business has been a fraction of what it was,” said Doug Kiersey, president of Dermody Properties, a Reno-based industrial … [Read more...]