Monthly Archives: September 2015

Developer Shrugs off Vancouver Office-Space Glut

Posted by WSJ on September 30, 2015
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A restriction enacted in Vancouver with the intent of stemming a loss of downtown commercial space has actually produced the opposite effect–it lately has spurred a bit too much office development.

Tribe in South Dakota to open nation’s first marijuana resort

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on September 30, 2015
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The Santee Sioux is opening the nation's first marijuana resort on its reservation in South Dakota. The experiment could offer a new money-making model for tribes nationwide seeking economic opportunities beyond ...

Parties, discounts to mark start of pot sales in Oregon

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on September 30, 2015
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Discounts on pot, free food for folks with the munchies and live music will usher in a historic day for Oregon and for marijuana advocates across the country on ...

Aetna hires former Caesars Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on September 30, 2015
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The former CEO of casino company Caesars Entertainment Corp. is joining health insurer Aetna. Gary Loveman will be an Aetna executive vice president and president of the company's ...

New Nevada tourism campaign aimed at Millennials

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on September 30, 2015
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Nevada is launching a fresh tourism campaign focused on attracting Millennials to the state. The Nevada Commission on Tourism voted Wednesday to approve ...

Plaza Hotel Sale Mired in Legal Battle

Posted by WSJ on September 30, 2015
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New York’s Plaza Hotel—with its illustrious history and a roster of previous owners that includes Conrad Hilton and Donald Trump—is on the block again. But this time, it isn’t business as usual, thanks to a jailed Indian owner and a five-year legal battle.

Fitness Center Building Brings $51M

Posted by Globe Street on September 30, 2015
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SUMMERLIN, NV—Faris Lee Investments says the sale of the NNN-leased Life Time Fitness facility in the affluent Vegas suburb set a high-dollar mark for freestanding retail buildings in 2015.

Austin Q1 2015 Medical Office Market Report

Posted by Colliers on September 30, 2015
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Outside gaming expo, table-game dealers push for smoke-free casinos

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on September 30, 2015
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Las Vegas dealers who picketed Tuesday morning outside the Global Gaming Expo say they can handle the occasional drunken customer or angry gambler losing bets. But there’s another nuisance permeating their work environment they can’t tolerate: smoking. They’re tired of the carcinogenic puffs of smoke in their faces. Tired of gaming executives placing profits over ...

Vancouver Hotel That Housed Hughes Offers New Whodunit

Posted by WSJ on September 29, 2015
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Starwood Capital is on the verge of selling a huge Vancouver residential development as it looks to tap into strong demand for condos in the area.