Monthly Archives: December 2014

NV Energy pulls plug on three of Reid Gardner plant’s four coal-fired generators

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 31, 2014
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The Reid Gardner Power Plant has closed three of its four coal-generated units, a symbolic victory for ...

Beal Bank’s L.V. headquarters are tiny, but its $2.2B in deposits pack a punch

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 31, 2014
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Beal Bank USA’s headquarters in Summerlin is as plain and suburban as they come. It’s strip-mall storefront, just two doors from a Domino’s Pizza and near a Hallmark store and McDonald’s. It’s no ordinary branch, though. It holds about $2.2 billion in deposits, one of the largest stockpiles ...

Plots & Ploys: Schorsch Leaves Roles

Posted by WSJ on December 30, 2014
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Half a decade after Los Angeles developer Rob Maguire became a high-profile casualty of the property bust, he is gearing up for a comeback.

REITs Outshine Broader Market

Posted by WSJ on December 30, 2014
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Real-estate investment trusts were among the hottest stocks of the year, propelled to their biggest gains in nearly a decade by low interest rates and an improving economy.

Real-Estate Firm Joins Move Into India

Posted by WSJ on December 30, 2014
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A real-estate firm backed by wealthy investors from the U.S., Germany and Israel is stepping into India, joining a growing number of overseas firms making cautious moves into the country this year.

Fireworks preparations go on in Las Vegas despite forecast for snow

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2014
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Fireworks coordinator Phil Grucci has a request of Mother Nature in this city of glitzy shows: If you're going to let it snow, let it snow at just the right moment, like right before midnight when his show launches from ...

Houston Lures Downtown Dwellers

Posted by WSJ on December 30, 2014
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Nudged by a tax break meant to spur downtown residential construction, developers in Houston plan more than 4,200 new apartment units in the sleepy downtown area.

Investor Groups Make Offers for Italian Hotel Chain UNA

Posted by WSJ on December 30, 2014
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A group of banks that controls UNA Hotels & Resorts is expected in early 2015 to choose a buyer for the Italian hotel chain that manages 31 properties.

HCC President Scott Muelrath: ‘Treat others as you would want to be treated’

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2014
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With the close of 2014, here is the next in our series of candid Q&As with 14 prominent Nevada personalities, who were asked to answer 14 questions in 14 or fewer words.

Las Vegas companies can take advantage of export expertise at CES, other trade shows

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2014
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At International CES, which runs Jan. 6-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas companies can find something much more valuable than the latest gadgetry: international contacts.