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When lawmakers debated Assembly Bill 161 in this year’s legislative session, proponents said offering tax abatements to aviation companies would result in major investments in the state. Representatives of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development board got a taste of that Thursday in the first meeting at which aviation tax abatements were approved.
The company that manages advertising at McCarran International Airport has been acquired by one of North America’s largest outdoor advertising companies.
Residents in the Juhl building in downtown Las Vegas are only an elevator ride away from a new cocktail lounge that has just opened on the ground floor.
Manufacturers and installers say artificial grass is growing more popular with each passing year as an option for residential yards, commercial landscapes and school athletic fields.
Economic growth in Nevada is accelerating faster than in the U.S., economic analysts at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Business and Economic Research, said Thursday, but housing remains tight and the state trails woefully in advanced industry.
Nevada’s private sector job growth ranked second in the nation last year, showing strong gains in an economy that was hammered by the recession, the governor’s office announced this week. At the same time, a recent report by Bloomberg listed Nevada in the middle of states for new business creation as of the last quarter in 2014 over the previous year, somewhere between 2 percent and 3 percent.
Construction is moving forward on Pawn Plaza, a two-story Container Park-inspired restaurant and retail shopping center planned by Rick Harrison of the television show “Pawn Stars.”
Small businesses will be offered tips on how to procure government contracts at a workshop Friday sponsored by U.S. Rep. Crescent Hardy, R-Nev.
Sierra Nevada Corp. has announced creation of a new Turkish subsidary, TRJet, to produce Turkey’s first regional jet.
Restaurant owner and chef Natalie Young wants people to stop describing the cuisine of her new restaurant called Chow as Asian fusion. It’s Southern-fried chicken. And it’s Chinese food. That’s it. No crossover.
Business Expo, the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce annual trade show and networking event, drew business representatives to Cashman Center on Wednesday. Organizers expected more than 2,000 attendees.
The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce is promoting the Summer of Small Business with its Business Expo on Wednesday.
The former owner of the Light Group is launching a new group of restaurants called Clique Hospitality and is building its first restaurant at Red Rock Resort in western Las Vegas.
Local developers either started or completed construction in the last day on nearly 1 million square feet of speculative warehouse and distribution space, banking on the idea that reversing the Las Vegas Valley’s shortage of large, vacant industrial space will lure big tenants from outside the market.
Fast-food chain Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers broke ground Wednesday on its ninth restaurant in the Las Vegas Valley with a new location off Interstate 15 just west of the Strip.
The PENTA Building Group, a locally based company with more than 160 workers in four states, has added 16 people to its Southern Nevada work force of 113.
Fidelity National Financial Ventures, which expects to relocate its corporate headquarters from Jacksonville, Fla., to Las Vegas in the next few months, won unanimous support for tax incentives Thursday from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
Tourism is booming, the population is growing and the economy is heating up — a combination of factors that eventually led to Great Recession in 2007 and 2008. But a panel of forecasting experts speaking at an event heralding the publication of the 35th edition of “Las Vegas Perspective” on Tuesday say the conditions are different now than they were seven years ago.
Goodwill of Southern Nevada will break ground Thursday on its first northwest Las Vegas thrift store.
Richard Branson, the charismatic founder of the Virgin Group, was a panelist at a session debating U.S. drug policy at the Starbridge Capital Alternatives Conference on Thursday and argued for an end to the war on drugs.
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance board of directors voted Thursday to select Jonas Peterson as new chief executive officer.
There’s a big rig on the highways around Las Vegas and nobody’s driving. Oh, there’s a “driver” in the cab, but he’s handling some administrative chores while the autonomous system in Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner Inspiration Truck maintains its lanes, monitors surrounding traffic and runs at a speed of peak efficiency.
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