Monthly Archives: September 2016

Entrepreneurs make pitches at Governor’s Conference

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on September 30, 2016
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Young entrepreneurs, their stories and business pitches, were the focus of the fifth Governor’s Conference on Business at the Rio on Friday.

R.I.P.: Japanese Bank Tower That Embodied Nation’s Industrial Might

Posted by WSJ on September 29, 2016
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A bank tower that once stood at the center of Japan’s postwar industrial power will start to be demolished Saturday, one of several boom-era structures being torn down against the will of architectural preservationists.

R.I.P.: Japanese Bank Tower That Embodied Nation’s Industrial Might

Posted by WSJ on September 29, 2016
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A bank tower that once stood at the center of Japan’s postwar industrial power will start to be demolished Saturday, one of several boom-era structures being torn down against the will of architectural preservationists.

Las Vegas airport passenger count up 4.8 percent so far in 2016

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on September 29, 2016
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Officials in Las Vegas are reporting another monthly increase in the number of people using McCarran International Airport in August, and say passenger traffic is up ...

Group against stadium proposal because it ‘contains unacceptable level of risk for residents’

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on September 29, 2016
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Nevadans for the Common Good first voiced opposition to the stadium plan last week. On Wednesday, the group went a step further: Members outlined their objections to the public’s $750 million public contribution, saying the use of general obligation bonds leaves taxpayers on the hook to cover payments if ...

Sandwich chain Cosi files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on September 29, 2016
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Cosi, the restaurant chain known for its flatbread sandwiches, said it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday and is seeking to sell itself to its lenders ...

Challenging hotel-design assumptions a goal of UNLV students

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on September 29, 2016
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Robert Rippee of UNLV’s International Gaming Institute recently asked his students two questions about hotel rooms and hotel room desks. “I quizzed the class, ‘How many of you have stayed in ...

Energy shares lead Asian stocks higher on OPEC output deal

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on September 28, 2016
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Energy companies led a rally in Asian stock markets Thursday as investors welcomed news that OPEC nations planned to cut oil production for the first time in eight years in an effort to reduce a global glut ...

A ‘Cathedral to Manufacturing’ Is Reborn

Posted by WSJ on September 28, 2016
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Entrepreneurs working in robotics, artificial intelligence technology and connected devices work in early 20th century space that once hosted a leading technology of its day—shipbuilding.

Russians Score as London Property Falls

Posted by WSJ on September 28, 2016
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A weakened ruble is softening the blow of a falling post-Brexit property market in London for Russian investors.