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December 14, 2017

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A view of the former New Frontier casino site Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, on Las Vegas Boulevard South.
Wynn Resorts buying site of former New Frontier on Strip
Dec. 14, 2017
Wynn Resorts announced today it is buying 38 acres of land on the Strip across from the Wynn Las Vegas and the Encore. Most of the land — 34 acres — is on the site of the ...
Customers wait in a long line at Reef Dispensaries in Las Vegas as recreational marijuana sales begin at midnight in Nevada on Friday, June 30, 2017.
Marijuana leaders, city officials discuss pot lounge ordinance
Dec. 13, 2017
Officials want to make Las Vegas the country’s first city to allow marijuana smoking lounges, and hope to do so by ...
Design contract OK’d for expansion of Las Vegas Convention Center
Dec. 12, 2017
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors signed off today on a contract for the firm designing a 1.4 million-square-foot expansion of ...
Chairman A.G. Burnett, center, asks a question during a Nevada Gaming Control Board meeting at the Grant Sawyer State Building Wednesday, March 1, 2016.
Burnett leaving Nevada Gaming Control Board
Dec. 11, 2017
Burnett said he will be work with gaming issues in his new position but can’t appear before the control board or Gaming Commission for a year because of state lobbyist laws ...
Architect Monica Gresser’s business maintains an informal office culture, including a no-shoes policy.
Architecture starts with clients’ how and why
Dec. 11, 2017
The principal and citizen architect at BrazenArchitecture shares her passion for using her career as a medium for giving back to the community and explains why learning about clients’ work is the first step to successful architecture.
The Notes: Commercial Real Estate, Dec. 10-16, 2017
Dec. 11, 2017
In the Notes: Paul Dudzinski, Timothy Erickson, Anders Graciano, Soozi Jones Walker, Dan Shaw, Omar Lopez, Leigh Ann Monk, Helene Adams, Jeff Mills and more ...
A commercial development is shown near Interstate-15 and Tropical Parkway in North Las Vegas Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017.
How the Faraday Future project, even in failure, was a catalyst for North Las Vegas
Dec. 11, 2017
The prospect of a Faraday Future plant in North Las Vegas may be a thing of the past, but officials say the groundwork laid by that failed project will still pay dividends for a city committed to attracting new business. The electric carmaker once had plans to invest more than $1 billion in a 3.4 million-square-foot manufacturing plant at Apex Industrial Park in North Las Vegas, but it ran into financial troubles and ...
The Data: Dec. 10-16
Dec. 11, 2017
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]
Among the homes offered by Boxabl is this Southwest style.
Homing in on technology: Why not build housing ‘like everything else'?
Dec. 11, 2017
Paolo Tiramani wants to revolutionize housing. His company turns construction on its head by applying economies of scale to the industry in an attempt to modernize the process and create efficiencies.
The List: Commercial real estate developers, Dec. 10, 2017
Dec. 11, 2017
Find out about commercial real estate developers. This week, we rank them by total square feet developed as of Nov. 15 ...
In this Tuesday, May 16, 2017, photo, people walk by the Resorts World site in Las Vegas. Malaysia-based developer Genting Group on Wednesday said the proposed 3,000-room Resorts World Las Vegas will open in 2020 after overhauling its design to have a modern Asian flair and appeal to the younger generation of gamblers.
Why the North Strip is a neighborhood on the rise
Dec. 11, 2017
At the north end of the Strip, a square-mile stretch is turning heads. This part of the resort corridor is being renovated, upgraded and turned into a world-class destination. Some of the city’s most exciting ...
Sharonda Fields, who said she was abused while working at a Georgia restaurant last year, is photographed at her attorney's office in Atlanta, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. "I was absolutely humiliated. It was degrading, I felt embarrassed, said Fields.
In hospitality industry, sexual misconduct often part of job
Dec. 10, 2017
Court documents and interviews with the women and experts on the topic show hospitality industry workers are routinely subjected to sexual abuse and harassment from bosses, co-workers and customers that are largely unchecked. The nature of the work, which often has employees relying on tips, can …
James Rowley sits in front of the counter at Vapology 101, an e-cigarette store in Herndon, Va. Rowley started his own business in 2015 called Virginia Vaping Co., which makes and sells e-cigarette flavorings to stores.
Challenges abound for 26-year-olds falling off parental insurance cliff
Dec. 8, 2017
Marguerite Moniot felt frustrated and flummoxed, despite the many hours she spent in front of the computer this year reading consumer reviews of health insurance plans offered on ...
A view of the cashier area at the Reef Dispensary, 3400 Western Ave., Thursday, June 29, 2017.
Lyft lists marijuana dispensary as most visited Las Vegas location
Dec. 6, 2017
After serving the Las Vegas area the past two years, Lyft knows where its clientele wants to go. The ride-hailing company compiled some of the most visited destinations in ...
In this Aug. 16, 2017 photo, a portion of the Summerlin master-planned community in northwest Las Vegas is seen from the air.
They're leaving California for Las Vegas to find the middle-class life that eluded them
Dec. 6, 2017
The rent steals so much of your paycheck, you might have to move back in with your parents, and half your life is spent staring at the rear end of the car in front of you. You'd like to think it will get better, but when? All around you, young and old alike are ...