The valley’s biggest-ever spec industrial building breaks ground Tuesday.
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April employment growth pushes Nevada jobless rate down to 8 percent; Las Vegas at 7.4 percent
A year after the Howard Hughes Corp. broke ground on Downtown Summerlin, a 1.6 million-square-foot retail and shopping environment near Charleston Boulevard and the 215 Beltway, the company announced an Oct. 9 opening for the development.
Construction workers this week began dismantling a large crane that has sat unused atop the mothballed Fontainebleau on the North end of Strip for more than five years.
The Howard Hughes Corp. announced Tuesday that it’s building One Summerlin, a nine-story, 200,000-square-foot tower at 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, near West Sahara Avenue and the 215 Beltway, and next to the under-construction Shops at Summerlin.
Bolstering Nevada’s economy, Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Office of Economic Development helped create 4,771 jobs last year — three times the number in 2011 — and is on pace to beat that figure in 2014, the director of the office said Friday.
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 26,000 last week to 319,000, the latest sign that the job market is slowly improving.
Everybody has joined this party.
Baccarat results helped Nevada casinos end 2014’s two-month gaming revenue slide in March. But analysts see other positive indications, beyond the totals produced by the high-end card game, that point toward an overall market turn-around.
Eliminating tariffs is key for Nevada’s international trade to flourish, Bernadette Greene, deputy consul for the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office in Los Angeles, said Monday in Las Vegas.
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.
The company behind the nation’s first utility-scale solar power plant on tribal land will hold a job fair today to hire some of the workers needed to build and operate the facility 40 miles north of Las Vegas.
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.
Nevada’s jobs market is outpacing most of the nation in more ways than one. It was near the top in March for both job growth and unemployment — a dichotomy born of its status in early recovery.
Think tank Brookings Mountain West’s fourth quarter Mountain Monitor shows how far the Las Vegas Valley’s economy has come — and how far it has to go.
Construction of the second phase at Tivoli Village comes as Tivoli Village President Patrick Done said a feasibility study has been completed and discussions are underway with potential operators of a 7-story 150-room boutique hotel that could be built as part of a third phase.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Tuesday toured downtown with Tony Hsieh, the chief executive officer of Zappos, the online shoe seller heavily involved in downtown redevelopment.
Construction on the largest retail project built in Las Vegas since the Fashion Show mall opened in 1981 is proceeding in Summerlin and on track to open for the holiday season.
Family Dollar said Thursday that will cut jobs and close about 370 underperforming stores as it tries to reverse sagging sales and earnings. The discount store operator will also permanently lower prices on about 1,000 basic items.
Jerrie Merritt recalls the moment she realized she was an emotional spender.
Unemployment in Las Vegas and Nevada ticked down in February as the state improved on its nation-leading job-growth rate.
Slot machine giant GIT took a battering from investors Wednesday and analysts worried sour financial predictions announced 24 hours earlier might taint rival companies in the gaming equipment sector.
Southern Nevada has emerged from the recession and is headed toward resurgence, economic analyst Jeremy Aguero told about 500 business and community leaders Wednesday at the Four Seasons Hotel.