The governor’s economic development office hopes to receive about $4 million in federal money to invest in new businesses through the Silver State’s venture capital program.
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Small-business owners in downtown Las Vegas are flocking to the newest commercial hub — the rehabbed former John E. Carson Hotel at Sixth and Carson streets, not too far from Container Park and down the block from the popular La Comida Mexican restuarant.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., and officials from several Southern Nevada chambers of commerce on Tuesday plan to hold a news conference in Las Vegas to promote immigration reform as a job creator that will boost the Nevada economy.
Nashville, Tenn.-based Asurion LLC to locate 800-job call center at Montecito Point office complex near U.S. Highway 95 and the Las Vegas Beltway.
Former prominent Las Vegas developer Jim Rhodes has initiated a proposed land exchange with the Bureau of Land Management to consolidate property he intends to farm in northwest Arizona.
Some companies being honored at the 2014 SBA Nevada Small Business Awards sell goods or services, and some work behind the scenes to help businesses grow. But all came from modest beginnings, and all of them are committed to their communities.
A new animation movie company called Dancing Bear Entertainment is talking with North Las Vegas about buying its former city hall for the company’s home base. Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki is also working with the company and has introduced the group to the Nevada Film Office.
Southern Nevada’s credit freeze is thawing, and that means better times for small businesses that need financing. It’s also a boost for the region’s economy, because smaller companies employ most of the local workforce and help spur spending in every industry.
It won’t be long before pilots flying for the world’s busiest air tour operation may be seeing unmanned aircraft near where they fly hundreds of thousands of tourists each year.
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.
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.
Popcorn Girl, Pipeline Pacific, Innova Technologies and Sable Systems are participating in ExporTech and attending three daylong seminars once a month through April to develop a simple, actionable international growth plan.
Barclaycard U.S., the payments business of Barclays, will open a new customer service center Thursday in Henderson.
Early-stage women entrepreneurs in Las Vegas have a new source for low-cost business loans to apply for after the Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America launched the $10 million Elizabeth Street Capital initiative.
Five years into the economic recovery, Nevadans’ personal finances have improved slightly but remain among the worst in the country, according to a new report released Thursday.