Monthly Archives: December 2017

Smart homes: Not just for tech geeks anymore

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2017
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Internet-connected lights, locks and laundry machines are close to becoming everyday household items, thanks in part to voice-activated speakers such as ...

UNLV scores big win with draft stadium agreement

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 28, 2017
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UNLV’s most important football victory of 2017 took place well after its season ended. The university will retain significant control of major revenues on the days its football program uses the new Raiders stadium, according to a draft of the joint-use agreement between UNLV and the franchise. The terms represent a significant improvement for for UNLV from those initially proposed by ...

Want to rent your room or house? This course could help

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 27, 2017
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From compliance with local regulations to best practices for managing unruly guests, the learning curve and hurdles facing homeowners who want to rent out their extra bedrooms or homes for profit can be ...

Some table games at Palace Station now feature smartphone charging outlets

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 27, 2017
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With the bevy of major upgrades as part of Palace Station’s multimillion remodeling project, one smaller addition might be easy to overlook. The Station Casinos property rolled out ...

Agreement: Raiders will pay for pedestrian bridges, underpasses

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 26, 2017
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The largest piece of the Raiders stadium development puzzle remains in question, but the proposed development agreement between the team and the county illuminates needed upgrades and ...

U.S. industries can start counting their benefits from tax law

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 26, 2017
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Craft breweries are raising a glass to the Republicans' new tax overhaul: It cuts the excise tax on beer. Retailers, long saddled with heavy tax bills, will get relief. So will some high-profile names in ...

The Data: Dec. 24-30, 2017

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 25, 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.

Beautiful workplace blooms in the desert

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 25, 2017
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Ginger Melien was a Wall Street executive and Chelli Wolford was chief strategist for her brother, music star Pitbull. The two met through a mutual friend, and Wolford shared her idea of creating a co-working space for women. Thus, Bloom was born.

Marketing exec: ‘All acts of kindness matter and multiply’

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 25, 2017
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The marketing manager for Olympia Cos.’ Skye Canyon and Southern Highlands master-planned communities talks about the joy of helping nonprofit organizations serve the community, the need for well-rounded education and her favorite place to have fun in Las Vegas.

Review your investment strategy for the year

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 25, 2017
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When evaluating the performance of their investments for a given year, many people mistakenly think their portfolios should have done just as well as a common market index, such as the Standard & Poor’s 500.