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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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 through supervision… [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… [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… [More…]