Sen. Harry Reid on Monday defended the economic impact of renewable energy in Nevada, saying projects have created “thousands and thousands and thousands of jobs” even if many are short-term.
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Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Thursday that 60,700 private jobs have been created in the first three years of his administration, beating the 50,000 job goal he set last year.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was not optimistic on Thursday about recovery for Nevada, saying it will be “some years” before the Silver State returns to a normal economy.
The Great Las Vegas Arena Race featured a scene Monday rarely seen: Rick Arpin and Port Telles sitting side by side on a sports venue policy panel, representing the two front-running arena proposals in Las Vegas.
The filming of “Mall Cop: Blart 2” would highlight Las Vegas, the surrounding region and jump-start Nevada’s film industry, representatives of Sony Pictures Entertainment told a state panel Monday in making their pitch for $4.2 million in tax credits.
A new study on wages has revealed what some people have suspected all along: The rich in Nevada are getting richer and the poor poorer. But a conservative Las Vegas think tank challenges its conclusions.
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.
Credit union loan growth in Nevada is in positive territory for the first time since 2007, posting a 0.6 percent increase, according to a report released Friday.
Apparently, a widely publicized shooting in the heart of a tourist area can’t hold Las Vegas down. A year ago, a shooting and a fiery crash at Flamingo Road and the Strip killed three people, starting talk that tourism would plummet.
Trader Joe’s is opening a new location later this year in the Shops at Summerlin, 2315 Summa Drive. The 11,700-square-foot store will open in the second half of 2014. An average Trader Joe’s is 10,000-15,000 square feet.
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.
When the Las Vegas Wranglers move to new ice downtown, team owners will invest $4 million in a 45,000-square-foot, fabric-shell structure to house a hockey rink and seating for 3,500 on the roof of the Plaza Hotel casino, across from the Fremont Street Experience.
The fashion world has descended on Las Vegas this week with two major trade show collections, Modern Assembly and MAGIC Market Week, here along with a few independents.
Sure, the Las Vegas housing market has perked up — but enough to justify a nearly ten-fold increase in new apartment units?
Nevada’s locally chartered banks had the highest loan growth rate in the eight-state Rocky Mountain region in 2013, a report by the Hovde Group, a consulting firm, shows.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Thursday touted Nevada’s economic comeback under his leadership, telling a joint chambers of commerce luncheon in Las Vegas that the state is emerging from “its darkest hour.”
The $415 million SLS Las Vegas will begin hiring 2,500 workers in stages, with the initial phase focused on some 300 management positions in the hotel, casino, finance and other areas in preparation for a Labor Day weekend opening.
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.
Employers added 113,000 jobs in January, the government said Friday, far fewer than the average monthly gain of 194,000 last year, renewing concern that the U.S. economy might be slowing after a strong finish last year.
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.
Whether they have faced discrimination from being older or an ex-felon or they’re just down on their luck, unable to find a position in their field, each job seeker at Nevada JobConnect has a story as to what brought them to the center. Andy Martinez, the center’s manager, said it sees hundreds of people in a week looking for work.
The Federal Reserve’s use of quantitative easing to stimulate the economy and reduce unemployment hasn’t been as successful as it could have been and has created long-term problems, according to Allan Meltzer, a political economy professor with Carnegie Mellon University.
Gov. Brian Sandoval shared an optimistic outlook for Nevada’s economic progress, but he also sounded a note of caution about the proposed margins tax on the November ballot.