Each year, Nevada Business Magazine collects data comparing Nevada to other states and to past years, tracking economic cycles and delivering a snapshot of what it’s like to live in the Silver State. In the first edition 12 years ago, Nevada was riding high economically, with 4 percent unemployment and the challenge of finding enough workers to fill available positions. Then … [Read more...] about How We Stack Up 2018
The numbers are in and most data indicates that Nevada is making economic progress in recovering from the depths of the recession. The state’s unemployment rate, while still high, is lower than it was a year ago, the housing market is up, and tourism numbers are slightly higher. This weak and prolonged recovery is taking its toll, but Nevadans – ever resilient – are hopeful … [Read more...] about How Nevada Stacks Up 2014
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 industry is boosted in the Silver State because of … [Read more...] about April 2014: Around the State
The Nevada economy is showing more positive signs in 2013 than it did last year, especially in critical indicators like unemployment and housing. While many Nevadans still fear that the light at the end of the tunnel may be an oncoming train, there are hopeful signs that travel and tourism are gradually rebounding, more Nevadans are finding work, and fewer homes are being … [Read more...] about How We Stack Up: Ranking Nevada
“My favorite place in Nevada is Red Rock Canyon. It is absolutely gorgeous and a great place to hike. Getting to enjoy some fresh air and nature’s beauty is a perfect way to spend any weekend.” Lea Carrasco-Zanini • Executive Director, Golden Rainbow - “My favorite place is Lake Tahoe. I love the quietness, natural beauty and serenity of that place. The first time I saw … [Read more...] about What is your favorite place in Nevada?
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