COVER STORY: Need some optimism? Consider this: Homebuilders are facing an unexpected labor shortage in Las Vegas, where new-home construction is rebounding from a record low. Builders have seen a steady rise in new-home sales, permits and median prices since the year started.
BUSINESS LIFE: Holsum Lofts, a former bread factory converted into commercial space at 241 W. Charleston Blvd. has developed a reputation as a chic workspace. The building renovated by developer Jeff LaPour in 2004, has lured design firms, furniture showrooms, and tenants that want to be close to downtown redevelopment efforts.