DISTRESS SIGNAL: The buzzword in commercial real estate for the last two years has been “distressed,” which is often put before “assets” to describe the state of the struggling local industry. But several reports suggest that the worst of the commercial real estate debt crisis may have passed.
CAN YOU SEE ME NOW?: Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, which made its name building big aquariums at Silverton and Caesars Palace, applies aquarium perspective to pool design. See-through acrylic viewing panels let swimmers see out and observers see in.
THIS WEEK’S BUSINESS PRESS POLL QUESTION
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The president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas wants students in some upper-level classes to pay higher fees to help defray the university’s costs for high-demand courses such as nursing and architecture. With more educational budget cuts expected, the Board of Regents approved letting universities charge more for high-demand, high-cost programs to help balance their budgets.
Should the University of Nevada, Las Vegas charge higher per-credit hour tuition fees for students taking high-demand, high-cost courses?
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