The Silver State’s unemployment rate fell below 7 percent in November for the first time since 2008, as professional services and construction propelled job gains.
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The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
Las Vegas residents Hunter Molzen and Alex Hanson were tired of trying to find jeans to fit their athletic builds. So last spring the pair, along with two other Sin City residents and one Dallas founder, set out to solve the problem themselves.
Seattle activists celebrated a successful campaign to gradually increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 by calling for a national movement to close the income and opportunity gaps between rich and poor.
Henderson still envisions the Water Street area as a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week community for residents, workers and tourists. But its plan to get there needed some tweaking, according to city planners.
Higher consumer spending spurred a strong spike in local taxable sales in March, a state agency said Thursday. The state Taxation Department reported that spending in Clark County surged year over year in March by 12.1 percent, to $3.34 billion.
Eva Longoria’s female-focused steakhouse has closed less than two years after opening in a swanky shopping center on the Strip.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid warned Tuesday if House Republicans don’t vote on comprehensive immigration reform by Aug. 1, President Barack Obama will take administrative action on the matter.
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.
A tall blue box tucked in the rear of The D casino in downtown Las Vegas could soon shake up the gambling industry. That’s the hope of Derek Stevens and Jordan Kelley, who met Wednesday as they prepared to launch the first Bitcoin ATM in a casino.
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.