Gene Auffert manages a team of 1,800 people and a fleet of 900 vehicles at Yellow-Checker-Star Transportation, one of the largest cab companies in southern Nevada.
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Las Vegas start-ups are embracing co-working spaces, both for the low rent and the synergies that come from working with similarly motivated entrepreneurs.
We’ve been advising consumers that they can’t buy plans through the state exchange until Nov. 15, unless they have a qualifying life event such as a relocation, birth or marriage. Although that’s still the case, the state Insurance Division recently asked us to remind Nevadans they can buy off of the state’s Nevada Health Link exchange at any time.
High performers risk overperforming, as did Stephanie Cook, founder of Stephanie Cook Wellness in Philadelphia.
How important are the uniforms and outfits worn by casino industry cocktail servers, dealers, valets, and other front-of-the-house resort personnel? Often, it’s a multi-million dollar marketing decision.
The area’s housing market continues to recover, but don’t expect a breakout year for home sales and permits until 2016 at the earliest.
Borgata, the company’s flagship resort in Atlantic City, may see a revenue boost from a far different means - Atlantic City is shrinking.
Kelley Goldberg manages the Intellectual Property and Technology Group at Brownstein Hyatt Farber and Schreck. The group handles billions of dollars in intellectual property assets for the nation’s largest gaming, hospitality and entertainment companies.
On Aug. 13, 1 Million Cups, a weekly gathering that aims to connect startup communities over cups of coffee and conversation across the country, launched in Las Vegas. The weekly event, located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch, seeks to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs.
Last year, Clark County was home to 714 jobs in marketing consulting services and 2,684 jobs in advertising and public relations, according to the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages within the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.
Who hasn’t wanted to shop around a little bit? In this case, a local reader wants to know if people with workplace coverage can look for better deals outside the office. We also help a computer-averse consumer find ways to reach actual human beings in her quest to change her coverage.
In Las Vegas, the average rate on six-month certificates hovers around 0.07 percent, according to Bankrate.com.
A long-planned apartment community in Green Valley Ranch is finally under construction.
Norman Bell is the new editor of the Business Press effective Aug. 18, and he already has big plans for the magazine.
If you’re being micromanaged or you think you are, try something new. View this as an opportunity to help you. You can convince yourself that the behavior isn’t personal once you understand it and become aware of its prevalence. Then you can capitalize on it.
As America First Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of its newest Las Vegas location at 6090 S. Durango Drive on Aug. 15, the 75-year-old financial institution also welcomed Matthew Dice as branch manager.
The Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys celebrated its 35th anniversary at a luncheon on Aug. 7 at the Las Vegas Country Club.
Ashley Ross, director of operations for Rollasole USA, started out thinking of a career in real estate. But as a lifelong resident of Las Vegas, she knew a product, which she first saw in Great Britain, could be a big hit in her hometown.
CityCenter opened in December 2009 to cost-overruns and a depressed consumer market. MGM Resorts’ stock price was trading in single digits and the company was looking to unload several hotel-casinos to bolster its sagging balance sheet. MGM Resorts’ survival was in doubt — but today it’s a whole new story.
This week, we help a consumer who’s essentially starting the buying process from scratch after her workplace disappeared.
Developers of Henderson’s Inspirada relaunched a master plan on Aug. 2 and rolled out a sales blitz featuring nine fresh communities with 16 new home designs.
The NV Energy Foundation contributed $1.2 million to 37 nonprofit organizations statewide during the second quarter of 2014. Grants were given to 17 Southern Nevada organizations, including Three Square Food Bank, United Way of Southern Nevada – Project Reach, Spread the Word Nevada, the Las Vegas Veteran’s Memorial and Friends of Nevada Wilderness.
Mike Mixer and Josh Smith of Colliers International’s Gaming Division have listed for sale a 2.33-acre block bordered by Carson and Bridger avenues in the north and south, and Seventh and Sixth streets to the west and east. It’s one of the last properties available downtown, the brokers said.
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