Nevada’s jobs market mostly held steady in July. The state’s jobless rate stayed at 7.7 percent in the month, though unemployment in Las Vegas ticked up to 8.2 percent, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported.
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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.
The 14,378-square-foot CVS Pharmacy inside Sky Las Vegas on the Strip has new owners.
U.S. real estate investment bank, The Carlton Group, was retained by IDB Development to sell its 50 percent interest in a Las Vegas real estate portfolio that includes Tivoli Village.
WASHINGTON — Consumer confidence climbed in March to the highest level since 2008 as more Americans grew optimistic about the outlook for the world’s largest economy.
Purchases of new homes fell in February to the lowest level in five months, a sign the industry may take time to pick up after inclement weather dampened demand earlier in the year.
The Las Vegas area grew by nearly 100,000 new residents in the past two years and steady growth is expected to continue for the foreseeable future, according to a new economic report out this week.
The Silver State led the nation in job growth year over year in January, and the state also ended its nearly four-year streak at No. 1 for unemployment.
For sale or lease: Spacious, 29,000 square-foot municipal building on 30 acres in the heart of North Las Vegas’ downtown redevelopment district.
DENVER — Denver-based Quiznos has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to reduce its debt by more than $400 million after the chain lost ground to competitors.
Nevada slashed its foreclosure rate in February, but the state still saw above-average default activity.