Monthly Archives: February 2019

Batter up: Who will be the next Las Vegas pro sports team?

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 28, 2019
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Who’s next? With the success of the Vegas Golden Knights — both at the gate and on the ice — and the upcoming arrival of the NFL’s Raiders, the question seems to be when, not if, another ...

Two decades in, Mandalay Bay might be the most complete and quintessential Las Vegas resort

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 28, 2019
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Less than five months after Bellagio set a new standard for luxury and grandeur on the Strip—and just before the Venetian and Paris opened—Mandalay Bay was a different kind of game-changer, a resort that really seemed to have something for everyone.

Officials considering solar power for convention center

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 26, 2019
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Officials are working on finalizing a sustainability plan for the expanded Las Vegas Convention Center. Exactly what the plan will include, however, is ...

Popular Las Vegas eatery Macayo’s to close after 59 years

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 25, 2019
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Las Vegas is losing one of its most notable Mexican restaurants. Macayo’s announced today that both of its locations ...

The Notes: Philanthropy, Feb. 25, 2019

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 25, 2019
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In the Notes: Walker Furniture, Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada, March of Dimes Nevada, Nevada Department of Agriculture, Three Square Food Bank, Paul Padda Law, Smith’s and more ...

How much did the home prices in your ZIP code rise last year? Find out here

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 22, 2019
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A new analysis of the Las Vegas housing market shows that home values rose throughout the valley during 2018, with the median price of new homes rising 9.8 percent and ...

No easing of condo short-term rental rules in Las Vegas

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 20, 2019
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The Las Vegas City Council today struck down a proposal to allow more short-term rentals in multifamily complexes. Sponsored by Councilman Bob Coffin, the ...

Caesars Entertainment talks with billionaire investor Icahn

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 20, 2019
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Caesars said it is evaluating Icahn's ideas and will keep listening to the activist investor. The company's comments came a day after Icahn said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that he ...

MGM, Wynn make Forbes list for diversity

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 19, 2019
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Two Las Vegas gaming companies made this year’s Forbes list of the top U.S. employers for diversity. MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts ranked 263rd and 366th, respectively, on the ...

Henderson officials to hear Golden Knights facility proposal

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 19, 2019
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The Vegas Golden Knights are looking at Henderson as the possible home for a new facility. KSNV-TV reports the Henderson City Council is scheduled Tuesday to weigh a proposal for the ...