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Developer Doug Roberts is planning a speculative warehouse project on this lot of land seen May 20, 2014 located on the northwest corner of Jones Blvd and Sunset Road.
‘Spec is back’: Developers roll dice by launching major warehouse projects
April 28, 2015
In a market with a shortage of big warehouse space, developers are moving in with plans to build a number of major ...
Sandoval names former casino exec to state Gaming Commission
April 27, 2015
Gov. Brian Sandoval today appointed a former longtime Northern Nevada casino executive to replace Joe Brown on the state Gaming Commission. Michonne Ascuaga, the former CEO of ...
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
More shops at Las Vegas Premium Outlets North; Frederick’s of Hollywood closes 3 locations
April 27, 2015
An upscale Italian dining restaurant plans to open its first Nevada location next month in Henderson, and a famous jewelry line has announced its first stand-alone shop in Las Vegas. Also, as one popular shopping destination closed all of its locations, an outlet center announced plans to ...
Real estate investment trusts could become a popular trend among local casino companies if MGM Resorts International, which owns MGM Grand (above), forms one. Already, Caesars Entertainment has asked a bankruptcy judge to allow the company to adopt the structure, and Penn National Gaming formed one for many of its properties, including the M Resort.
Should MGM branch out into real estate?
April 27, 2015
Investment firm Land and Buildings is pushing MGM Resorts to adopt a proposal the investors say could skyrocket shares as high as ...
Dr. Eva Littman, founder and practice director of Red Rock Fertility Center, poses at the center Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014.
For fertility doctor, helping couples conceive is the most rewarding part of the job
April 26, 2015
Dr. Eva Littman is founder and practice director at Red Rock Fertility Center, which offers a boutique-style approach to helping couples start a family ...
The Data: April 26-May 2
April 26, 2015
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
Mochiko Chicken owners Sandra Lenska and Jerry Misa operated the acclaimed Dragon Grille food truck before opening their restaurant last year.
Fried chicken gets a new twist: Asian fusion
April 26, 2015
Mochiko Chicken is a true Asian fusion restaurant highlighting influences from the Hawaiian and Polynesian islands with half of the recipes from co-owner Jerry Misa's family, and some a systematic study of flavor and balance from collaborative works with several chefs from the Hawaiian Islands who now call Las Vegas home ...
When Kim Owens started working as a hostess at a restaurant during college, she was undecided on a major. She wouldn’t have guessed back then that she’d enjoy a long and successful career in the food industry.
Getting to the top: Successful businesspeople share advice
April 26, 2015
Working your way up in the corporate world is no simple matter. It takes patience, ambition and perseverance. But it can be done. VEGAS INC caught up with three Southern Nevadans who started at the bottom ...
Guest column: Focus on education will keep Las Vegas fresh
April 26, 2015
The backbone of our attraction and retention of young talent lies in our higher education institutions. For example, it is crucial that the UNLV medical school obtain full initial funding from the state to attract well-educated, highly motivated professionals to our community. The med school is a good first step to begin to address one of our biggest needs: expanded and enhanced health care ...
The Notes: April 26 - May 2
April 26, 2015
In the Notes: Ruby’s Diner at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, Real Gaming online poker, The Learning Center, Sunrun, Automated Passport Control kiosks ...
On April 21, 2015, posters and other merchandise for the upcoming boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are for sale at a store along the Strip in Las Vegas. The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight is packing Las Vegas on what already is usually a huge gambling weekend. Lots of businesses are predicting record hauls, including secondary ticket sellers, hotel companies, casinos, restaurants, bars, and the state's legal brothels.
Las Vegas bullish on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight
April 25, 2015
Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you. One night next weekend at the MGM Grand, the fight venue, is running $1,600 ...
Jeni’s 2nd ice cream company to stop production
April 23, 2015
A second ice cream company has shut down production this week after health officials found listeria in a sample of its frozen treats. Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams of Ohio said on its website that it recalled all ...
Market data is displayed on the screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The Nasdaq composite closed at a record high for the first time since the dot-com bubble of 2000.
Nasdaq sets record high, 15 years after dot-com bubble
April 23, 2015
Fifteen years, one month and thirteen days. That's how long it took the Nasdaq composite index to close above the record it set at the apex of the dot-com bubble. The Nasdaq rose 20.89 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,056.06, above the record of 5,048.62 it set on March 10, 2000. In many ways, the crossing of that threshold is purely ...
This Feb. 11, 2011, file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles in Pittsburgh.
Reports say Comcast plans to drop $45B Time Warner Cable bid
April 23, 2015
Comcast is abandoning its $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, according to media reports. Bloomberg News and The New York Times both said Thursday that the cable company is planning to drop the bid after pushback from regulators. They both cited ...
Joseph Brown resigns from Nevada Gaming Commission
April 23, 2015
Nevada Gaming Commissioner Joseph Brown is stepping down from his post on the top regulatory body for the casino industry. Brown has been a member of the Gaming Commission for more than ...

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