Tom Skancke, top officer of the nonprofit economic development organization, planned to resign his position at the end of April but has been asked to stay until the end of June.
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Nevada clung to the top 10 in a national think tank’s measure of economic competitiveness. The state’s No. 10 ranking in the American Legislative Exchange Council’s “Rich States, Poor States” study was a downgrade from No. 8 in 2014.
A Texas company that provides data to the commercial real estate industry has expanded its service to Las Vegas.
Launched 25 years ago this month with the opening of Summerlin Parkway — the massive master-planned community became more than Sin City’s bedroom community.
Somer Hollingsworth, executive vice president at the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, will retire March 31 after nearly 20 years with the LVGEA and its predecessor organization, the Nevada Development Authority.
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has set a date for the ground breaking of its southwest Las Vegas store.
An international business process outsourcing and technology management services company is looking to locate in vacant space at the Boulevard Mall and provide up to 1,000 jobs to Southern Nevada within five years.
A state Senate committee amended and passed a bill Tuesday that would authorize tax abatements for data centers that drive global cybercommerce and are viewed as a huge boon for Nevada’s economy.
Nevada Commission on Tourism members on Monday approved the means to pay for the 1,200-space garage on 61 acres of former Union Pacific railroad yard in Symphony Park.
About 30 Nevada contractors met with Gov. Brian Sandoval in mid-February wanting to know what’s going on with Tesla Motors’ $5 billion Gigafactory, where they said their construction work had come to a halt.
Koch Business Solutions, a shared-services company for subsidiaries of Koch Industries Inc., will open a new satellite applications center in Reno.
An economic development bill making its way through the Legislature that is aimed at expanding natural gas coverage to unserved areas of Nevada has the potential to cost all customers of a utility and not just those receiving the benefit.
The go-go pace to get started on the $2.3 billion overhaul of the Las Vegas Convention Center campus took a breath Tuesday. Members of the board of directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority voted to delay action on hiring a third-party owner representative to oversee the Las Vegas Global Business District project.
Construction has been delayed for Tesla Motors Inc.’s giant $5 billion battery plant in Northern Nevada, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported on Friday, citing union job postings, but the electric carmaker said the project was on schedule.
Tony Hsieh’s downtown redevelopment initiative is adding a trio of new distinct restaurant concepts in a single building in the heart of a burgeoning foodie row along the Carson Avenue corridor near Downtown Project’s signature Container Park on East Fremont.
Bigger may not always be better when it comes to the size of a business park and its impact on the market. But the demand for large spaces is helping to fuel the steady recovery of the local commercial real estate scene.
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.
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.
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