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New master-plan community underway in northwest

In another recovery milestone, a new master plan is set to get underway in northwest Las Vegas. Skye Canyon was scheduled to hold its groundbreaking on June 5, making it Southern Nevada’s first big, new residential development to get underway since the recession.

Local industrial market holds onto the status quo

Southern Nevada’s industrial market stayed in a holding pattern in the first quarter, according to a new report. The sector’s overall local vacancy rate was unchanged compared with recent quarters, at just over 11 percent, said brokerage Avison Young.

Home-price gains begin to level off, report shows

U.S. home prices rose at a slightly slower pace in the 12 months that ended in March, a sign that weak sales have begun to restrain the housing market’s sharp price gains. Data provider CoreLogic says home prices in California have jumped 17.2 percent from a year ago. Nevada, at 15.5 percent, has posted the second-largest gain.