April 2014: Around the State

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Nevada Leads the Way in Clean Energy According to a report from the Clean Energy Project, since 2010 Nevada has invested at least $5.5 billion in clean energy projects. The state ranks sixth in the United States in installed solar capacity and will host four major trade conferences for the clean energy sector this year. The… [More...]

March 2014: Around the State

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Las Vegas Metro Chamber Joins the Board of the USTA The Las Vegas Metro Chamber has become the first metropolitan chamber of commerce in the nation to join the board of the United States Travel Association (USTA). The move signals the increased involvement of the chamber in travel and tourism. The USTA engages in a range… [More...]

February 2014: Around the State

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Sunrise Health Hospitals and H2U Partner to Open Health Centers for Employees Sunrise Health Hospitals and Health to You (H2U) have partnered to open three H2U health centers for hospital employee and dependents, approximately 8,855 individuals. MountainView and Southern Hills centers opened in January with the final clinic at the Sunrise and Sunrise Children’s Hospital… [More...]

January 2014: Around the State

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Saint Mary’s Home Care Named in Top 25 Percent of Nation Saint Mary’s Home Care has been listed as a 2013 HomeCare Elite program which ranks the top-performing home health agencies in the nation. The home care program has been listed in the top 25 percent for providing quality healthcare service to the Northern Nevada community.… [More...]

December 2013: Around the State

Business News from Around Nevada: December 2013

Barclaycard to Open Customer Center in Henderson Barclaycard US, the payments business of Barclays in the United States, has announced plans to open a customer contact center in Henderson. The center is expected to add 400 new employees in 2014 with a total of 700 new employees expected by the end of 2015. Once fully… [More...]

November 2013: Around the State

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FiveGen Sets Up Shop in the InNEVation Center A security and infrastructure company that offers application development, software solutions, cloud hosting and project management consulting, FiveGen has moved to the inNEVation Center by Switch SUPERNAP’s campus. FiveGen is the latest startup to move into the 65,000 square-foot facility which was started to foster economic diversification in… [More...]

October 2013: Around the State

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UNR Establishes New Minor for College of Engineering The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) has combined the studies of robotics, computer science and mechanical design by establishing a minor in Unmanned Autonomous Systems (UAS) in the College of Engineering. A UAS is defined as a high-tech, intelligent machine capable of traveling by air, land or… [More...]

September 2013: Around the State

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Home Prices Rise for 18th Month in a Row According to the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR), Southern Nevada home prices have been on the rise for 18 straight months. In fact, home prices are 35.3 percent higher than they were a year ago. The average home price bottomed out in January of 2012… [More...]

August 2013: Around the State

Nevdada business news - August 2013: Around the State

Clark County Implements 10-digit Dialing and Gets a New Area Code As of the third of this month, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of Nevada has implemented 10-digit dialing. Additionally, next year the PUC will roll out a new 725 area code for the county. According to the North American Numbering Plan Administration (NANPA), the… [More...]

July 2013: Around the State

Nevdada business news - July 2013: Around the State

AlphaVu Launches Nevada Operations AlphaVu LLC, a Washington, DC company that provides data mining and target messaging, has established a Las Vegas branch. The Nevada arm will serve as the operational base for the company’s growth into the southwest region.  AlphaVu-Nevada will open its doors next month in the Howard Hughes Center.  The company serves… [More...]

May 2013: Around the State

Nevada business news - May 2013: Around the state

Las Vegas Named No. 1 Trade Show Destination For the 19th consecutive year, Las Vegas has been named the top trade show destination in the country, according to a list compiled by the Trade Show News Network. In 2012, Las Vegas hosted 53 of the largest shows, more than the next two competitors combined. The… [More...]

April 2013: Around the State

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IRS Announces Over $11 Million in Unclaimed Refunds for Nevadans The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that Nevadans who didn’t file a tax return in 2009 are entitled to over $11 million in unclaimed funds. The agency estimates a median $559 refund is waiting for just over 12,500 individuals in the Silver State. Returns… [More...]

March 2013: Around the State

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Southern Nevada Regional Coalition Launches Southern Nevada Strong The Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition (SNRPC) has launched a large-scale regional project called Southern Nevada Strong. Between now and 2015, the project will conduct in-depth research and community engagement efforts to propose collaborative solutions to issues facing Southern Nevada. The project is funded by a $3.5… [More...]

February 2013: Around the State

Business News from around Nevada: February 2013

Southern Nevada Businesses Expect a Better 2013 According to the Southern Nevada Business Confidence Index, compiled by UNLV’s Center for Business and Economic Research, Southern Nevada businesses’ expectations are improving. The report found that, after two quarters of declining expectations, the index rose from 101.5 to 106.1 for the first quarter of 2013. The index is… [More...]

January 2013: Around the State

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Home Prices Rising in Las Vegas According to recent statistics from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR), Southern Nevada home prices increased again in November. The median price of single-family homes sold was $146,000, up 4.3 percent from the $140,000 in October and up 16.8 percent from the same period last year. Alternatively, in… [More...]

December 2012: Around the State

December 2012: Around the State

Henderson Receives Award for Energy Efficiency The City of Henderson has been awarded the Energy Project of the Year in Region V for its city-wide, multi-phase energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Ameresco. The award was conferred from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). The $23 million ESPC was implemented in 2006 and is a… [More...]

November 2012: Around the State

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Home Sales Rise in Lake Tahoe; Nevada Receives Second STEP Grant from SBA; Rose de Lima Campus Receives Advanced Certification [More...]

October 2012: Around the State

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Second Annual Broadband Summit to Connect Nevada Communities Co-hosted by Connect Nevada and the governor’s Nevada Broadband Task Force, the second annual Broadband Summit, Connecting Communities, is expected to address Nevada job creation and local economic development through the access, adoption and use of broadband services. The event is being held towards the end of… [More...]

August 2012: Around the State

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Home Prices Up for Fifth Straight Month Statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) show existing home prices in June increased for the fifth straight month and supply of local homes listed for sale continues to tighten. The total number of homes, condominiums and townhomes sold in June was 3,945, which… [More...]

July 2012: Around the State

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Nevada Healthcare Providers Receive Incentive Dollars for Electronic Health Records Under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, administrated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), 369 providers in Nevada have received $15,316,668 in payments. The incentives are… [More...]

June 2012: Around the State

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Republic Services Unveils Renewable Energy Facility Republic Services and Energenic have unveiled the Apex landfill renewable energy generating facility. The facility is expected to generate enough electricity to power over 10,000 homes in Southern Nevada. NV Energy has entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement for the sale of energy produced from the 12-megawatt landfill… [More...]

May 2012: Around the State

Around-the-State: Nevada

The Learning Center Offers “Green” Computing Classes The Learning Center has entered into a training agreement with the Nevada State Energy Sector Partnership to offer “Green IT” classes to employers at no cost. The training is offered under a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Division for the purpose of improving… [More...]