Monthly Archives: November 2013

Pahrump: ‘It’s not exactly a wasteland’

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 30, 2013
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When people think of Pahrump, they don’t usually think of high-minded literary types. The rural, unincorporated town 50 miles west of Las Vegas has legal brothels, a strong gun culture, no major industries and a smattering of casinos.

Las Vegas Light Industrial For Lease and Sale

Posted by Colliers on November 29, 2013
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715 W Bonanza Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Available SF: ±7,000

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NFR Preview: Something for everyone

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 29, 2013
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Every December, Christenson and his colleagues help turn Las Vegas into a cowboy town when they coordinate the National Finals Rodeo competition. Increasingly, they're working on ways to open the event not only to more cowboys but to people who might not know a steer from a bronco.

‘The face of hunger in Nevada is different’

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 28, 2013
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Like a kid obsessed with his Christmas wish list, the Three Square Food Bank in North Las Vegas has been planning all year long for the holidays. The food bank, which was founded in 2006 and serves Clark, Lincoln, Nye and Esmeralda counties, has been searching for the best deals on turkeys and other holiday staples since the 2012 holiday season ended. This year it plans to bring in 12,000 turkeys, which will be distributed through the 600 partner agencies in the community that receive food from Three Square’s 120,000-square-foot warehouse to the people in need of assistance.

Property Investors Look Beyond London

Posted by WSJ on November 27, 2013
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London's hot property market has commercial-real-estate investors scouring the parts of Britain that they all but ignored in the years after the financial crisis.

Joe Downtown Show: We know who the millenials are, but what are they about?

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 27, 2013
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I remember my first millennial. It was the day after Zappos announced it was going to move its headquarters from Henderson into downtown’s City Hall. I was to meet Tony Hsieh at the Zappos HQ in Henderson. Waiting in a nondescript room that employees used as a shortcut, with big windows that everyone could see through, I found it a little strange. But I figured I’d be escorted to the CEO’s mahogany-walled corner office shortly. Instead, this “kid” walks in with a blue T-shirt, jeans and sneakers. “Where’s Mr. Hsieh?” I asked. "That’s me," he said.

Passenger traffic at Las Vegas airport up 1.2 percent in October

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 27, 2013
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Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport was up 1.2 percent in October compared to the same month a year ago, with 3,729,896 travelers arriving and departing.

Nevada gaming win dips 2.5 percent to $954.3 million in October

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 27, 2013
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After two strong months, gaming revenue in Nevada casinos dropped 2.5 percent in October.

Competing with the big boys: How a local homebuilder beat the recession

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 27, 2013
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Homebuilder Robb Beville is a rare breed in Las Vegas: He works for a local company. The valley’s home construction market is dominated by out-of-state, publicly traded builders that are worth billions of dollars, employ thousands of people and sell tens of thousands of homes nationwide each year.

Competing with the big boys: How a local homebuilder beat the recession

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 27, 2013
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Homebuilder Robb Beville is a rare breed in Las Vegas: He works for a local company. The valley’s home construction market is dominated by out-of-state, publicly traded builders that are worth billions of dollars, employ thousands of people and sell tens of thousands of homes nationwide each year.