Monthly Archives: December 2015

US stocks end 2015 mostly flat, capping volatile year

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 31, 2015
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The U.S. stock market took investors for a wild ride in 2015, but in the end it was a trip to nowhere ...

Sultry dining spot pays homage to Paris; Planet Fitness pumped for new location

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 31, 2015
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A popular Chinese fine-dining chain makes its Las Vegas debut, and a new boba spot opens across the street from UNLV's main campus ...

Looking ahead: See what lies in store for the Las Vegas Strip in 2016

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 31, 2015
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While the physical dynamic of the Strip did not change too dramatically this year, it nonetheless proved to be an important development period as a few key projects made significant progress toward completion. In 2016, several of those will open their doors — and more visible advancement should be seen in ...

Toys R Us closes flagship store: Ferris wheel, T-Rex and all

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2015
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For decades, children visiting New York City savored one stop above all: a trip to the kind of toy store that existed only in their imagination. Now they'll have to keep dreaming ...

Median price for new home in Las Vegas hits $321,405

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2015
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New homes in Las Vegas are selling at prices not reached in more than eight years, according to a new report. But anyone hoping for a quick return to the days of ...

Median price for new home in Las Vegas hits $321,405

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2015
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New homes in Las Vegas are selling at prices not reached in more than eight years, according to a new report. But anyone hoping for a quick return to the days of ...

Las Vegas set to crack 42 million visitors this year

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2015
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This will be the year Las Vegas surpasses 42 million visitors for the first time, tourism officials announced today. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority ...

Nevada gaming revenue up 7.8 percent in November

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2015
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Nevada gaming revenue increased 7.8 percent in November, led by a particularly strong month for casinos in Clark County, the state reported today. The Gaming Control Board said ...

Nevada gaming revenue up 7.8 percent in November

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2015
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Nevada gaming revenue increased 7.8 percent in November, led by a particularly strong month for casinos in Clark County, the state reported today. The Gaming Control Board said ...

For owner of downtown Las Vegas motel, the time was finally right for new on-site venture

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2015
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A restaurant and bar under construction on the grounds of the City Center Motel is the latest sign that times have changed in downtown Las Vegas. A decade ago, the motel's operators would never have considered such a project ...