Category Archives: Nevada

Reno welcomes SCORE National Leadership Conference.

RENO, Nev. – SCORE, the nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide, hosted its National Leadership Conference in Reno last week. More than 500 people attended the conferen ...

Carson City area casinos reporting gaming wins.

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Carson City area casinos gaming revenue climbed in June and was up 4 percent over 2014 numbers, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The area casinos reported $8,252,470 for the month. The reporting casinos were located in G ...

Eclipse Theaters coming to downtown Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS – Construction begins this month on Eclipse Theaters, a new 72,000-square-foot, three-story cinema. The project is expected to produce more than 200 construction jobs. The upscale eight-screen theater will be the first near downtown Las Vegas, ...

Four companies expand in Reno, add jobs.

RENO, Nev. – The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced the relocation of four new companies to the Reno area and the resulting addition of up to 55 jobs to the local economy. The announcement was made last week and cited low ...

Nevada scoops up another Gold Shovel Award.

RENO, Nev. – The annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards presented by Area Development recognize the overall economic development effectiveness of individual states and this year, Nevada dug deep. Nevada won the 2015 Gold Shovel Award in the category f ...

First Ascaya luxury home breaks ground in Henderson.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Construction began on luxury community Ascaya last week. The community at an elevation 400 feet above the Stratosphere and 3,100 feet above sea level will feature 313 homes and spectacular views. The development has been in planning st ...

Banjo founder shares how to pluck the right employees.

LAS VEGAS – Local Las Vegas entrepreneur and founder of Banjo Damien Patton picked his way through his talk, “The Entrepreneurial Journey of a Serial Groundbreaker,” last Monday as he addressed the 700 attendees at the South by Southwest V2V ...

Las Vegas commercial sectors growing.

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas commercial sectors are growing and local commercial development is progressing according to local research firms and brokerages. The industrial sector saw its lowest vacancy rate since 2007 in the second quarter of this year at 5.8 ...

Passenger counts still flying high at McCarran.

LAS VEGAS – Almost 4 million people traveled through Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport in June, outpacing June 2014 by 5.8 percent. The increase was the highest since February 2012 by percentage and was due to an increase of domestic air ...

NCET Small Business Expo 2015 set for September.

RENO, Nev. – Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology’s tenth business-to-small business expo is scheduled for Friday, September 18 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa Grand Ballroom in Reno. The event brings together 1,000 small bu ...

Vivint Solar expanding in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Last week, residential solar company Vivint Solar announced the opening of two new offices for sales and installation in Las Vegas. In addition to the new offices in Las Vegas, the company plans to continue expansion by opening new of ...

Las Vegas residential real estate gets real.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – June brought big sales increases and price gains for resale homes in the Las Vegas real estate market. The median price of existing single-family homes was up more than 10 percent in June at $220,000 as compared to $199,900 a year ago. ...

SXSW V2V education event starts up in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – This July, the third annual SXSW V2V will take place in Las Vegas to help entrepreneurs achieve success. V2V is new to the SXSW family, extending the SXSW flair beyond Interactive, Film, Wedu and Eco to provide the SXSW experience and ...