Monthly Archives: April 2014

Culinary ratifies Golden Nugget contract, but strike threat downtown persists

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on April 30, 2014
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The Culinary Union ratified a contract with the Golden Nugget today but continues to threaten strikes if other downtown casinos don’t follow suit. It’s the first contract the union has ...

Culinary ratifies Golden Nugget contract, but strike threat downtown persists

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on April 30, 2014
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The Culinary Union ratified a contract with the Golden Nugget today but continues to threaten strikes if other downtown casinos don’t follow suit. It’s the first contract the union has ...

Dow closes at record as Fed keeps cutting stimulus

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on April 30, 2014
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The Dow Jones industrial average closed at an all-time high Wednesday as the good narrowly outweighed the bad for the stock market. After investors took in some solid U.S. company earnings, the latest move from the Federal Reserve and a report of unexpectedly...

Reservations open at reinvented Delano hotel at Mandalay Bay

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on April 30, 2014
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MGM Resorts says it's now accepting reservations at Delano Las Vegas, the reinvented hotel formerly known as THEhotel at the Mandalay Bay. Company officials announced Wednesday that...

Senate GOP blocks Dems’ effort to boost minimum wage

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on April 30, 2014
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Senate Republicans blocked an election-year Democratic bill on Wednesday that would boost the federal minimum wage, handing a defeat to President Barack Obama on a vote that is sure to...

New eateries coming to Henderson casino in $20 million makeover

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on April 30, 2014
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A $20 million renovation project that includes a new lineup of restaurants and bars is underway at Green Valley Ranch resort in Henderson. Station Casinos announced today that...

China breaks into Las Vegas show business

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on April 30, 2014
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An actor in a plush panda suit bounds across the stage with the enthusiasm of a minor league baseball mascot, flanked by acrobats atop bamboo poles, stone-faced kung-fu fighters and over-the-top visual ...

In Las Vegas home market, buying increasingly beats renting, report finds

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on April 29, 2014
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As any real estate agent is quick to point out, home ownership in Las Vegas becomes cheaper than renting at a faster pace than in most other cities. Just a year ago ...

Tishman Speyer Buys Manhattan Site for $438 Million

Posted by WSJ on April 29, 2014
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Tishman Speyer has paid $438 million for a development site on Manhattan's far West Side in the latest sign of a land rush that has pushed the value of New York properties into the stratosphere.

Tishman Speyer Buys Manhattan Site for $438 Million

Posted by WSJ on April 29, 2014
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Tishman Speyer has paid $438 million for a development site on Manhattan's far West Side in the latest sign of a land rush that has pushed the value of New York properties into the stratosphere.