Nevada Health Care Association Announces Restructuring
Leadership at the Nevada Healthcare Association (NVHCA), which was established in 1974, has announced plans to restructure the organization into two divisions: the NVHCA and Nevada Assisted Living Centers (NVALC). The move is a direct result of NVHCA’s membership expansion which increasingly includes more assisted living facilities.
Sunrun Expands Home Solar Service to Nevada
In response to NV Energy’s home solar rebate program, the Solar Generations Program, Sunrun, a nationwide solar installation service, has expanded into Nevada. The company expanded as a direct result of the state’s efforts to put more solar on Nevada rooftops. This year, Sunrun will open a warehouse and office in Las Vegas and the company expects to create hundreds of clean economy jobs over the next several years.
Amazon Moves Fernley Fulfillment Center to Reno
Amazon, a major online retailer, has announced plans to move their Fernley distribution warehouse to Reno. The new facility will be located on N. Virginia and the company is expected to move in early 2015. The move will shift several hundred jobs from Lyon to Washoe County, as many as 4,000 during holiday seasons. The warehouse originally opened in Fernley in 1999.
SLS Las Vegas Opens on the Las Vegas Strip
Formerly known as the Sahara Hotel, SLS Las Vegas has reopened their doors after a $415 million, 18-month remodel. The property was purchased in 2007 by SBE Entertainment and Stockbridge Real Estate Holdings and was officially closed in 2011 in anticipation of the remodel. The property was negatively impacted by the economic recession and was written off by investors. The raising of capital by JP Morgan and an EB-5 financing program which exchanges green cards for US investments were instrumental in bringing life to the project.