Monthly Archives: August 2017

Paced by decline on Strip, state gaming revenue falls in July

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on August 30, 2017
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In the rest of Clark County locations, however, revenue rose in July. Downtown Las Vegas saw an increase of 7.84 percent, North Las Vegas’ numbers rose ...

Las Vegas lags in number of new rich ZIP codes, but sales of pricey homes are rising

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on August 30, 2017
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Las Vegas is near the bottom of another list; this time, it’s the number of super-rich neighborhoods created in the last three years. According the real estate website Zillow.com, the Las Vegas metropolitan area has had only one ZIP code which reached the threshold of at least 10 percent of the homes worth seven figures since 2014 …

Fontainebleau in Las Vegas sold to NYC real estate firms, to be renamed

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on August 29, 2017
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The Witkoff company said today in a statement that it had “identified numerous ways to unlock the significant underlying value of the property,” only referring to the property by its address and …

Local Whole Foods shoppers welcome the fruits of an Amazon-run grocery store

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on August 29, 2017
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Las Vegas Valley shoppers seeking organic foods at reasonable prices may be able to reduce their number of grocery stops soon. On Monday, its first day after completing its $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods, Amazon slashed prices on select items throughout ...

From maintenance to marketing: Drones taking flight in Las Vegas’ commercial sector

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on August 28, 2017
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In addition to the obvious entertainment uses — covering live events — the CEO of AviSight is working to connect drones with law enforcement and private security teams on the Strip, utility companies and even facility managers. Entertainment on the Strip may be the obvious, high- profile application, but drones are capable of much more.

The Data: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on August 28, 2017
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All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at research@vegasinc.com.

40 Under 40 Alumni: Shaundell Newsome and Wendy Albert

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on August 28, 2017
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Shaundell Newsome and Wendy Albert are former honorees of VEGAS INC's 40 Under 40 awards. We caught up with them ...

For less stress and better focus at work, meditate

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on August 28, 2017
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The co-worker two cubicles down who appears to be nodding off may not be indulging in an afternoon nap after all.

The List: Casino operators, Aug. 27, 2017

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on August 28, 2017
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Find out about casino operators. This week, we rank them by 2016 casino square footage ...

For chef, teamwork is ‘the most important thing’

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on August 28, 2017
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The specialty room chef at Redwood Steakhouse inside the California resort in downtown Las Vegas explains the recipe for success at a restaurant, tells us his favorite dish to cook at home and shares what he would eat as his last meal.