Category Archives: Nevada

Las Vegas TopGolf to open with 400-plus employees.

LAS VEGAS – TopGolf, in partnership with MGM Grand, is going big in Las Vegas. The part high-tech golf range, part nightclub will be roughly twice the size of the average TopGolf facility and will feature a full concert venue and two water design featur ...

More jobs expected in Northern Nevada.

RENO, Nev. – The newly released Economic Planning Indicators Committee (EPIC) Report predicts significant job growth in its Northern Nevada Regional Growth Study for 2015-2016. The report, composed of four possible growth scenarios in the region, foreca ...

McCarran moves 4.1 million passengers in July.

LAS VEGAS – July was the largest month-over-month passenger percentage increase at McCarran International Airport post-recession, with more than 4 million traveling through, according to the Clark County Department of Aviation. The 4.1 million passenger ...

Economic Developer of the Year leading LVGEA.

LAS VEGAS – The new president and chief economic development officer of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) is tasked with leading Las Vegas to a brighter economic future. As the city has decreased dependence upon gaming and re-energized its ...

Heather Allen Concepts designs growth in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS – Visual merchandising firm Heather Allen Concepts was born out of feeling boxed in. Ten years ago, Heather Campbell left a casino job in visual merchandising to venture out on her own with her company. Now she has a team of 10 employees and h ...

June taxable sales rise in Nevada.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada’s taxable retail sales rose a healthy 7.1 percent in June, jumping to $4.45 billion statewide. Clark County sales alone were up 6.3 percent over the prior year, ending up at $3.27 billion for the month. The information was relea ...

Teleperformance U.S.A. contacting 500 Reno employees.

RENO, Nev. – Teleperformance U.S.A. will open a new contact center in Reno and hire up to 500 employees, according to an announcement made by the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN). The global leader in outsourced multi-channel cus ...

Record-setting number of employers in Nevada.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada set a record for its number of employers for the third straight quarter. According to the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, Nevada had 62,500 employers in the second quarter of 2015. The prior record was 61,900 em ...

Nevada jobs form in July.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada job formation was well above the national average in July as Nevada employers added more than 45,000 jobs over July 2014. This marked the 55th straight month of year-over-year job growth in Nevada. The 3.7-percent increase was the sec ...

Aqua Metals Flows 70 jobs into Northern Nevada.

RENO, Nev. – Aqua Metals will locate its AquaRefinery, the world’s first large-scale clean battery recycling facility, in the Reno-Tahoe Industrial Center in McCarran. Aqua Metals plans to invest more than $29 million and hire 70 employees with pr ...

Goodwill of Southern Nevada opens, spreads good will.

LAS VEGAS – Goodwill of Southern Nevada opened its first thrift store in the northwest valley this month, employing 40 and serving thousands on its mission to provide jobs and training for many more. Goodwill officials expected a grand-opening weekend v ...

CTIA Super Mobility Show to bring 35,000 to Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – CTIA Super Mobility 2015, the event for all things wireless, produced annually by the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, is the largest mobile marketplace in the Western Hemisphere. This year’s event will take plac ...