A venue called The Venue Las Vegas is under construction across the street from Container Park on East Fremont Street, with the 38,430-square-foot facility scheduled to open in the spring.
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The state’s fledgling drone industry gave the local economy a lift Friday with the unveiling of a company with Alaskan roots that plans to employ 150 people in Southern Nevada by 2016.
DETROIT — Tesla Motors Inc. missed sales targets and racked up a fourth-quarter loss of $107.6 million as the luxury electric car maker struggled with production and delivery issues on several fronts.
The U.S. Small Business Association will host a “matchmaking” event in Las Vegas to help local small businesses connect with federal and commercial supply chain opportunities.
If you’re looking for the epicenter of the Las Vegas Valley’s housing earthquake, consider the 5-mile stretch of the 215 Beltway from Rainbow Boulevard to Tropicana Avenue that real estate locals call “the curve.”
Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of the organization that markets the city, told an audience at Preview 2015 on Friday that 45 million visitors will be the new benchmark and he expects to hit that “within the next few years.” If the goal is achieved, it would produce 37,000 new tourism industry jobs in Southern Nevada.
Over the next three years, 10 Southern Nevada projects will have $12 billion in capital expenses and spur economic development throughout the valley.
Southern Nevada’s role in the global economy will be spotlighted Friday at Peview Las Vegas, a half-day business forecasting and networking event sponsored by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Economic development is in great shape in Nevada, but two leaders in the field say the state needs to continue to work to get a bigger slice of it to provide high-paying jobs and a diversified economy.
When Sweden-based furniture seller IKEA closed in late December on its purchase of 26 acres of land in southwest Las Vegas, it set a post-recession high for land deals of its type, local observers say.
Representatives of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development board on Thursday approved a series of economic incentives for Scientific Games and a subsidiary, Scientific Games Production, to defray costs of building a 40,000-square-foot soundstage for a set for “Monopoly Millionaires Club,” a nationally broadcast television game show.
Grand Bazaar Shops Las Vegas has an opening date for its Strip debut. The retail development across the Strip from the Bellagio fountains and near Bally’s Las Vegas, Paris Las Vegas, and The Cromwell includes 120 stores and a host of boutiques across two acres.
Dimension Design, a Midwestern-based producer of branded environments for the event and exhibit industry, recently announced the opening of a new production facility in Las Vegas.
The North Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday will consider partnering with Ledcor Construction Company to study the feasibility of running water to the sprawling industrial park known as Apex.
Switch company blueprints to build a $1 billion, 3 million square-foot data center near Reno made a splash as part of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s State of the State speech on Thursday. Perhaps less heralded was Switch’s equally sizable re-investment in its hometown, where a new $1 billion data storage site is set to get underway.
Bill Foley, the public face of an ownership group seeking to create an NHL team in Las Vegas, arrived in Las Vegas on Thursday, lunched with MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren at Bellagio, and then schmoozed with local leaders in hopes of drumming up at least 10,000 season ticket commitments for an NHL franchise.
Gov. Brian Sandoval during his first term in office led several trade missions to far-flung locales. His trips were financed by a nonprofit group, formed outside government bureaucracy.
A company now based in Henderson that manufactures organic fruit bars under the Trader Joe’s brand won approval Tuesday from the state Board of Finance to receive $4.2 million in bonds issued through the city of Henderson.
Third-quarter numbers from Brookings Mountain West’s Mountain Monitor report show the Las Vegas Valley’s economy outperformed the national economy in nearly every indicator it measures.
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week and job cuts declined sharply in December, suggesting the labor market is tightening.
A record-breaking 400 film permits were issued by Clark County in 2014.
Tony Hsieh’s newest project in downtown Las Vegas is an urban trailer camping experience — or “living experiment” with community kitchen, campfires and “the world’s largest living room.” The Zappos.com CEO/Downtown Project founder and friends are using the legendary Airstream trailers on a 1-acre site on East Fremont Street as their laboratory.
As the new year calls for changes, Henderson has several projects expected throughout the community in 2015.
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