Gov. Brian Sandoval and members of his economic development team on Wednesday kicked off a two-day trade mission to Canada with meetings scheduled in Ottawa and Toronto. The trade mission includes a reception for the Nevada businesses in attendance to network with Canadian companies to enhance export opportunities.
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Nevada’s food and agricultural exports reached a milestone in 2013 with sales surpassing 2012 sales by $19.5 million, the state Department of Agriculture reported Thursday.
A new report for the first time tallies local job growth that never happened because of a shortage of large industrial buildings. The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance was scheduled to release the study Wednesday.
Pat Christenson,the man who recruits events to Las Vegas for the LVCVA, said he’s confident that a new on-campus, open-air UNLV stadium of 50,000-60,000 seats would lure six new annual events, including a Pac-12 or Mountain West conference championship football game.
Gov. Brian Sandoval revealed Thursday that Nevada has signed its first contract with a drone industry company and that state officials are talking to 15 to 20 companies interesting in doing business or manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles here.
For sale or lease: Spacious, 29,000 square-foot municipal building on 30 acres in the heart of North Las Vegas’ downtown redevelopment district.
Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas, a leading Las Vegas law firm, has launched a first-of-its-kind practice in Nevada, focusing on legal issues related to the development and commercial use of drones.
While there are risks to the economy locally and nationally, the fundamentals behind the recovery are good and have improved tremendously over the last few years, according to an economist with Beacon Economics.
Zappos’ former Henderson headquarters welcomed Nevada’s governor, local economic officials and politicians as it rolled out the red carpet Thursday for a British banking company that expects to hire hundreds of employees this year.
The Nevada Film Office may soon see its second film tax incentive application come from a local source.