Nevada’s next governor wants to rename the state’s two busiest public airports after historical elected officials.
Commissioners voted 4-3 to support the proposed ban, which would grandfather in short-term rentals already permitted by the city. The decision followed more than an hour of public comment, with a majority of speakers opposing the ban.
About 500,000 people stayed at Airbnb rentals in the Las Vegas area last year, the company reports. That’s almost double the amount of visitors in 2016.
The 1,224,485-square-foot resort that will replace them will tower 459 feet over Fremont Street on the north side of the Fremont Street Experience, across the pedestrian mall from the Golden Gate casino.
The Las Vegas Monorail Co. has pushed back the start date for construction on its planned route extension from the MGM Grand to Luxor and Mandalay Bay.
McCarran International Airport will likely receive a $1.16 million federal grant to help pay for a project that will extend one of the taxiways, Sen. Dean Heller’s office said in a statement issued Thursday.
The recreational marijuana industry has accounted for 17 percent of the state’s taxable sales base this year, according to the department.
The man behind the Las Vegas Strip’s first new resort since 2010 received an endorsement Saturday from a powerful figure — the president of the United States.
Las Vegas city officials see a new downtown revitalization effort as so all-encompassing, they’ve dubbed it Project Enchilada.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is facing a growing scandal after a report released Friday showed that auditors could not account for more than $50,000 in Southwest Airlines gift cards bought by the agency.