Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA) supports and enhances efforts to develop business within the Sierra Region, which includes Carson City, Churchill County, Douglas County, Lyon County and Storey County. “There are three major metro areas in the state: Las Vegas, Reno-Sparks and the Sierra Region on the east side of Lake Tahoe, which we represent,” said Rob Hooper, … [Read more...] about Hidden Treasures of Nevada’s Sierra Region
Archives for December 2016
Harry Reid’s Legacy While I’m sure we can all breathe a sigh of relief that the negative back and forth of this election is finally over, the outcome has brought out the worst in many Americans. On one side we’ve seen crying snowflake millenials upset we won’t have a woman president and “protestors” storming Trump Tower demanding the president-elect’s head. On the other side … [Read more...] about Divisive and Fear Mongering
In November, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Medicine began accepting applications and interviewing students who will start their medical school education in summer 2017. That sounds like good news – and it is – because of Nevada’s severe shortage of physicians. However, it’s only one step by Nevada healthcare professionals to help the state catch up. … [Read more...] about The Evolution of Medical Education in Nevada
Money may indeed be the “root of all evil”, but when the rubber meets the road it also “makes the world go round”. The challenge for many is to effectively manage assets through the various stages of life so that accumulated wealth can help meet needs along the way. While previous generations may have saved for a rainy day by stuffing money in a mattress or, more recently, may … [Read more...] about Money Mastery: The Key to Successful Wealth Management in Nevada
Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) have a unique perspective on the economy having worked with several different industries in various levels of recovery. Although business is up, accountants have exercised caution and often recommend the same for their clients in anticipation of a flattening economy. However, new practice areas are experiencing growth and have opened the … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Accountants
When it comes to the healthcare system in Nevada, three words are key: quality, access and affordability. The new administration and upcoming legislative session will likely sway these key factors in one direction or another. With 2017 nearly upon us, it comes as no surprise that Nevada executives are eager to know how these changes will affect their businesses. The Silver … [Read more...] about Navigating Healthcare
Executive Director Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates (JAG Nevada) (3 years in NV) Type of Business: Non Profit | Hails from: Laredo, Texas | 3 years with company in Nevada | Based in: Las Vegas How did you first get into your profession? During an internship with The College Board, I became interested in connecting high school students, especially those who face the most … [Read more...] about Movers & Shakers: René Cantú Jr. Ph.D.
First Ever Northern Nevada Construction Career Day a Success Sponsored by the Nevada Construction Collaborative, the first ever Northern Nevada Construction Career Day was attended by over 600 middle and high school students. Students were bussed in from Washoe, Lyon, Douglas and Carson counties and experienced hands-on demonstrations of various construction trades. The … [Read more...] about Around the State: December 2016
More than 75 years ago, the first highway, the Pennsylvania turnpike, opened. Fifteen years later, construction of 40,000 miles of interstate highway system was underway. Here in Nevada, over the last five decades, residential subdivisions were with roadways built connecting destinations east and west, north and south. What does all this public infrastructure have in common? It … [Read more...] about The Future is Now: Preparing Nevada for Transportation Opportunities in Advanced mobility
Private hands in taxpayers’ pockets It might be illegal under the Nevada Constitution for the government to give any private business a direct “gift” or subsidy — but since when does the ruling class let little things like constitutional intentions get in their way? The purpose of the constitutional ban on giveaways and subsidies to private corporations makes sense. Such … [Read more...] about Transferable Tax Credits
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” applies to Nevada’s tale of two industrial parks, one in the north and huge, the other in the south and a fraction of the size. Though the genesis of both took place at about the same time, in the late 1990s, their courses differed radically due to various circumstances of ownership, place and time. Today, the one with 17 … [Read more...] about Nevada’s Industrial Future: Two Parks Hold Great Promise for the Silver State
E Sale, Industrial ADDRESS 2485 Marco St., 89115 BUYER Salazar Management Group V, LLC SELLER Lee Family Trust DETAILS 8,060 SF; $1,050,000 APN 140-17-801-006 BUYER’S REP Weichert Realtors – Aspire SELLER’S REP Sean Zaher of CBRE H Sale, Office ADDRESS 1410 & 1434 E. Lake Mead Pkwy., 89015 BUYER Great Blue Lake, LLC SELLER Lake Mead Properties, LLC DETAILS … [Read more...] about Red Report: December 2016
Southern Nevada Las Vegas Valley’s speculative office vacancy rate in Q3, 2016 declined 0.2 points to 20 percent from Q2, 2016. Compared to Q3, 2015, the office vacancy rate is up 0.2 points, from 19.8 percent. Vacancy rates ranged from 15 percent for Class C space to a high of 28.2 percent for Class A space at the end of Q3. In terms of the trend, the Office market continues … [Read more...] about Office Summary: Third Quarter 2016
U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2016 expanded at a 2.9 percent annualized growth rate based on the advanced estimate. This unusual and surprising jump after three quarters of sluggish growth reflects a surge in agricultural (soybean) exports and a rebound in business inventories, which bring doubt about continued strong growth in the fourth … [Read more...] about December 2016: Business Indicators
“The challenge is to demand that our leaders refocus their energy on creating solutions. The candidates spent months telling us what was wrong with America; now they must guide us on how to make things right” Howard Russell | Managing Partner, Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial “I feel the biggest challenge that our country faces is confidence! We need to be … [Read more...] about With the Elections Behind Us, What Do You Feel Is America’s Number One Challenge?