Tesla CEO Elon Musk says criticism from some Nevada lawmakers of its conditional agreement to pursue lithium from a mine in Mexico is unfounded and does not mean the company won't look closer to home for the critical metal.
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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.
A high-tech company with a Las Vegas office has netted funding for expansion. Banjo, a California-based company that develops social-media apps, announced Wednesday that it received $100 million in funding from Softbank and BlueRun Ventures, a venture-capital firm in Menlo Park, Calif.
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.
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.