Category Archives: Nevada

Free SBA government contract Workshop in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Nevada District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering a free contracting workshop for small businesses interested in learning to bid and win government contracts. New and important federal laws, program upda ...

Las Vegas sets new tourist visitor record in May.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The month of May set a record for Las Vegas tourist volume with visitor totals up by almost 5 percent. The announcement was made by The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority last week. Nearly 3.74 million tourists visited Las Veg ...

Nevada taxable sales increased in April.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Higher spending increased Nevada taxable sales of tangible goods by more than 5 percent to $4.12 billion last month, according to a report released by the state Department of Taxation. Sales in Clark County alone increased by 6.8 perc ...

Nevada Economic growth accelerating.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Last week, economic analysts at University of Nevada announced Nevada economic growth is outpacing that of the United States. Several industries are in growth patterns and the leisure and hospitality industry continues to grow steadily ...

Nevada gaming revenue up in May.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Nevada gaming revenue topped $1 billion last month – the state’s first month at that level since December 2013. The drive to the tables and slot machines may be due, in part, to the special events taking place throughout May. T ...

Las Vegas jobless rate hits seven-year low.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Job growth in the Valley helped drive the Las Vegas unemployment rate to 6.6 percent, the lowest it has been since June 2008, according to an announcement made by the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation last week. Sou ...

New electric highway charges ahead in Nevada.

RENO, Nev. – The Nevada Electric Highway initiative, a network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, will make it possible to travel between Reno and Las Vegas via electric vehicle. Not only with the route connect the northern and southern parts o ...

Las Vegas Downtown Container Park holding five more.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The downtown Container Park welcomes five startup retail storefronts to  its redevelopment initiative, leaving only one vacancy. Last week, Mayor Carolyn Goodman welcomed startups Downtown Beauty Company, Sassy the Boutique, The Pink ...

PDQ hiring 60 for second Las Vegas location.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Interested candidates better apply pretty darn quick for one of 60 open positions at the second location of PDQ restaurant in Southern Nevada. The new location will begin serving its signature chicken tenders, salads and sandwiches nex ...

Chick-fil-A finally coming to Nevada.

LAS VEGAS – Chicken sandwich chain Chick-fil-A plans to open up to 10 stores in Nevada over the next five years with the first scheduled to open in Southern Nevada by early 2017. The company is in 42 states with more than 1,900 locations but had refrai ...

Spirit Airlines takes off with Las Vegas job fair.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is looking to hire 500 flight attendants and is holding a job fair in Las Vegas to find 80 to 85 of them. Job interviews will be held June 23 and candidates should apply online. Job requirements for the ...

Summerlin breaks ground on The Cliffs in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Summerlin begins construction on The Cliffs, the first Summerlin village under development in more than 10 years, this week. The Cliffs will include Regency, a luxury community of 425 homes on 100 acres for age-qualified residents in i ...