With the peak holiday spending in their rearview mirrors, Nevada retailers say they are cautiously optimistic about continued growth in 2017. “Retail is trending positive. I’m conservatively bullish and would be happy with one to two percent growth next year,” said Kevin Budny, senior general manager of the Galleria at Sunset in Henderson. “We were comparable to 2015 this … [Read more...] about Spending Power: Nevada’s Retail Market
“The 90’s. The shift in our world with the advent of the Internet, cell phones and MP3 music was transformative to our whole society. (I might buy Apple stock too.)” Stephen Ranck, AIA, LEED AP | Principal/Managing Director, Gensler “Turbulent 30’s pops out at me. The reason being is that tough times create BIG opportunities for those willing to swim against the tide. Also, … [Read more...] about If Decades Were to Repeat Themselves, Which One Would You Look Forward to Most?
Economic development in Nevada has a direct, deliberate, effect on Nevada’s technology industry. Then again, Nevada’s technology industry is having a definite effect on economic development. It’s like the old Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups commercials – where the collision of chocolate and peanut butter create a happy symbiosis. In this case, the combination is intentional. … [Read more...] about Tech in Nevada
The Brookings Report; Unify, Reorganize, Diversify: An Economic Development Agenda for Nevada, commissioned by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development in 2011, identified seven industry clusters Nevada should develop, specifically naming the technology and aerospace industries. In 2013, many in those industries are looking at and locating in, Nevada. Tech Comes to … [Read more...] about The Cyber State: Nevada’s Burgeoning Technology Industry
As the end of 2012 nears, Nevada’s economy continues its gradual recovery, but the unemployment rate remains in the double digits and job creation is slow. What’s in store for the Silver State’s economy in 2013? Experts weighed in on their predictions for the coming year, which primarily are based on the performance of certain indicators this year. However, they said none of … [Read more...] about 2013 Economic Forecast: Watch for the Wild Card
Northern Nevada has earned its developing economic comeback the old-fashioned way: building on its strengths, looking to the future and taking common sense steps to coax and reward entrepreneurialism and innovation. It’s paying off. “There’s a lot going on,” says Rob Hooper, Executive Director of Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA), the Economic Development … [Read more...] about Northern Nevada: Hard Work Pays Off