By Melissa Eure, president of G.C. Garcia, Inc. Housing attainability is a discussion item in Nevada as well as many other states. Factors such as the high price of land, limited supply, cost of regulatory approvals for zoning, increasing costs of building supplies and an ever-decreasing number of laborers makes affordable housing seem unobtainable. Recently, the Nevada … [Read more...] about Tiny Homes May Be the Solution
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In 1987, I read an article in the New York Times about Eugene Lang, a millionaire who told sixth-grade students in East Harlem that he would fund their college education if they stayed in school. Immediately, I wrote Mr. Lang to see how I might support his mission. A year and a half later – somewhat to my surprise – Eugene landed in Las Vegas and contacted me. As a result of … [Read more...] about High Returns
For the past 30 years, the master-planned community of Summerlin® has set high standards for urban and residential development. A development of The Howard Hughes Corp.® (HHC), Summerlin is again leading by example as it creates a more sustainable, water-efficient community by replacing more than 120,000 square feet of grass along Summerlin Parkway and at residential community … [Read more...] about Summerlin Landscape Conversion Projects Save Water
Nevadans owe state Republican Senators a debt of gratitude. In case you missed it, last month the state’s Supreme Court ruled the power grab by democrats during the 2019 legislative session was unconstitutional. By way of background, in 1994 the people of Nevada voted to change the constitution to require any bill that raises taxes to have a super majority vote in both … [Read more...] about It’s a Win! Senators go to Bat for Nevadans
Now in its fourteenth year, Legal Elite is an annual list showcasing Nevada lawyers. These attorneys represent the best of the best and have been recognized by their associates for their work and dedication to the legal field. Polling began in mid-February of this year and several thousand nominations were submitted by licensed attorneys in the state. Each submission then went … [Read more...] about Legal Elite 2021
Something big is going to happen to employment in Nevada in September. No one is entirely certain what’s going to happen, and experts aren’t certain how it’s going to unfold. One thing everyone agrees on is that it’s going to be big. Why? September marks the end of supplemental unemployment benefits funded by the federal government as part of its pandemic-recovery packages, … [Read more...] about Help Needed!
What happens in Nevada’s commercial development industry usually filters down to commercial subcontractors. And there has been a multitude of headaches for subcontractors in the last year and a half with supply inflation and labor shortages. Executives from this industry recently met in a virtual roundtable, sponsored by City National Bank, to discuss what comes next for … [Read more...] about Industry Focus
Welcome to the inaugural Nevada Business Awards! Thank you for being a part of this very special issue. There is a reason Nevada is known as the Battle Born state. Apart from the way Nevada became a state, the title resonates with Nevadans because of the resilience and perseverance it implies. Battle Born is particularly applicable to Nevada businesses and entrepreneurs who … [Read more...] about Nevada Business Awards
As 2020 kicked off, many firms across the commercial real estate engineering industry were poised for their best year ever. The Nevada economy was healthy, with growth across most industry sectors as new and expanding businesses created new development projects that required commercial real estate (CRE) engineering services. Metro areas were busy with private development and … [Read more...] about A Year of Changes
As the legislature mercifully comes to its predictably frantic close, we should be asking ourselves, “Why would anyone want this chaos every single year?” Nonetheless, there are plenty of activists, lawmakers, government agencies and special interests who would love to do just that—move to yearly legislative sessions rather than our usual biennial affair. In 2019, Senator … [Read more...] about Once Every Two Years is Often Enough
Founding DeanRoseman College of Medicine Type of Business: Higher Education – Private, Not for Profit, Graduate Level Health Sciences InstructionBased In: Las Vegas (Summerlin)Hails From: Miami, Florida Years Co. has been in Nevada: 21Year with Company in Nevada: 1Employees with Company: 400+ What was your first job? I was a dishwasher when I was 14. Who in your … [Read more...] about Joe “Pedro” Greer, M.D.
Southern Nevada Organizations Partner to Create Hiring Resource Powered by the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) and presented by Switch, HireUp is a new resource designed to simplify the process for employers to connect with student interns. The LVGEA has partnered with Workforce Connections, the Vegas Chamber and several Nevada higher educational institutions to … [Read more...] about Around the State
Northern Nevada By Colliers | Reno Reno’s office market has continued to show its resilience one year into a once-in-a-century pandemic. Reno’s office demand has stabilized in the first quarter of 2021 and vacancy has only slightly ticked up over the last year. Office vacancy saw a 20-basis point decrease since the previous quarter, from 13.6 percent at the end of 2020 to … [Read more...] about Commercial RE Report
The “advance” estimate of U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) for the first quarter of 2020 experienced a strong gain of 6.4 percent at an annual rate, bringing the gap from the pre-pandemic peak to within one percent. This strong recovery was boosted by a surge in consumer spending that probably incorporated the second and third stimulus checks. In addition, government … [Read more...] about Business Indicators
Colby Frey Co-Founder and CEOFrey Ranch Distillery “The lie I tell myself most often is that I don’t need another tractor for the farm [and] distillery.” Delani Denton Digital Marketing StrategistAdlava “I can definitely have another coffee; it won’t keep me up.” Michael Kelly Managing PartnerThe Little Vegas Chapel “I have to think that every … [Read more...] about Last Word