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May 26, 2017

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  • Named The Keep, the Atlanta campus will become Switch's fourth Prime campus.
    Switch to build massive data center in Atlanta
    May 25, 2017
    >Switch will develop a 1 million-square-foot Prime Data Center campus in Atlanta, the company announced Thursday. ...
  • Jeremy Aguero, a principal analyst with Applied Analysis, poses at his office building in Summerlin Wednesday, August 3, 2011.
    Is Las Vegas building a new bubble? Analyst gives his take
    May 24, 2017
    Don’t worry, Las Vegas isn’t racing toward another economic cliff. So said analyst Jeremy Aguero this morning to business, community and government leaders at ...
  • Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is shown Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Bethlehem, Pa.
    Deal's off: MGM not buying Sands Casino Bethlehem, sources say
    May 24, 2017
    The $1.3 billion deal to sell Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to MGM Resorts International has collapsed, according to multiple sources. What would have been one of the largest ...
  • David Wight returns a volley as he warms up on the courts during the Sin City Showdown pickleball tournament at the Plaza Hotel on Saturday, April 8, 2017.
    Off-Strip resorts host unique events to reach new customers
    May 22, 2017
    n early April, nearly 250 people from across the U.S. and Canada converged on the Plaza in downtown Las Vegas for the Sin City Showdown, one of few tournaments in Southern Nevada sanctioned by the USA Pickleball Association. Say what now? “Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country,” Plaza CEO Jonathan Jossel said of this fast-paced racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis, and has about 2.5 million players, according to ...
  • Ashley Morris bought Capriotti’s in 2008. The sandwich shop was founded in 1976 in Delaware by Lois Margolet and her brother, Alan Margolet. They named the restaurant after their grandfather.
    CEO: Surround yourself with smarter people
    May 22, 2017
    The CEO of Capriottii’s talks about the importance of being surrounded by smarter people than you, his favorite sandwich on the menu, and whether or not a cashier should lend money to the vice president of the United States when he’s short on cash.
  • The Notes: May 21-27
    May 22, 2017
    In the People: Anthony Stelluto, Brian Blakley, Scott Sellers, John Tsarpalas, Rosamari McNulty, Stewart Wilson, Dr. Eva Littman, Josh Ford and more ...
  • Damage control versus doing the right thing
    May 22, 2017
    Social media was never meant to be a place where customer service issues were handled. But that’s the way it has evolved, at least in part because companies avoid dealing with problems their policies create until the collective voices rain down on them via their Facebook and Twitter profiles.
  • The List: Residential care facilities, May 21, 2017
    May 22, 2017
    Find out about residential care facilities. This week, we rank them by number of of licensed beds as of May 1.
  • The real key to success is cultivating great relationships
    May 22, 2017
    We are all in business to make money, and strong relationships help us do that. Just as important is the personal fulfillment that comes from all these positive interactions.
  • The Data: May 21-27, 2017
    May 22, 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]
  • Jared and Shannon DeBehnke own Elite Motor Rentals in downtown Las Vegas, where customers can cruise the streets in the three-wheeled Polaris Slingshot.
    Husband and wife trying to create a market for a ‘bucket-list experience’
    May 22, 2017
    Those looking for a different way to see Las Vegas can find it in a three-wheeled convertible.
  • Steven A. Cohen, the founder of SAC Capital Advisors, in Los Angeles, Oct. 6, 2016. Cohen unexpectedly appeared at a lavish hedge fund conference in Las Vegas in May 2017, renewing speculation that he is planning to return to the field once a two-year ban he agreed to with the Securities and Exchange Commission expires in 2018.
    Billionaire investor makes a comeback at premier hedge fund conference in Las Vegas
    May 20, 2017
    Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen may be barred from managing outside money until next year, but he has already hinted that he plans to get back into the hedge game. The most telling ...
  • A yet to open hair styling salon posts a homemade sign seeking licensed hair stylists in north Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Mississippi is one of several state that are still struggling to get back to where they were before the recession some nine years ago.
    9 years after recession began, some states still unrecovered
    May 19, 2017
    Call them the unrecovered — a handful of states where job markets, nine years later, are still struggling back to where they were before the recession. That's true in ...
  • A look at the proposed $1.9 billion domed football stadium for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football in Las Vegas.
    Stadium Authority approves updated Raiders lease
    May 18, 2017
    The Las Vegas Stadium Authority board today unanimously approved a lease for the Raiders to use a new $1.9 billion stadium. The vote ends concerns raised at last week’s meeting that a delay in approving the lease could push back the Raiders arrival in Las Vegas by a year till ...
  • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is just one of eight new outlets at the Blvd Food Court.
    Strip-walking tourists get a bounty of new options at Boulevard Food Court
    May 18, 2017
    Local favorite El Dorado Cantina’s fast-casual expansion is among the offerings.
  • Funding to regulate recreational marijuana passes subcommittee
    May 17, 2017
    A subcommittee of 10 Nevada legislators unanimously voted today in favor of nearly $14 million in funding for 16 new state positions to help regulate the ...
  • This Dec. 20, 2010, file photo, shows signage at a Starbucks store in New York.
    Outage hits Starbucks stores in U.S. and Canada
    May 16, 2017
    A computer outage crippled some Starbucks stores in the United States and ...
  • An artist's rendering of a Starbucks coffee shop planned for Casino Center Boulevard and Clark Avenue in downtown Las Vegas.
    This planned Starbucks drive-thru will be a rarity for downtown
    May 16, 2017
    A new Starbucks opening isn’t necessarily out of the norm. But for downtown Las Vegas, the drive-thru coffee shop on Casino Center Boulevard and Clark Avenue likely won’t be a regular occurrence in the area’s development. Plans for the Starbucks with a drive-thru were approved shortly before the Las Vegas City Council approved the downtown master plan last summer, which includes the discouragement of drive-thrus in ...
  • Committee OKs bill to crack down on short-term rentals in Las Vegas
    May 15, 2017
    A three-member committee today approved a bill to tighten restrictions on short-term home rentals in Las Vegas made popular by websites such as Airbnb. The bill would place restrictions on hundreds of ...
  • Hyrum Pereira, left, is president of PuroClean Las Vegas. James Springob is general manager.
    Franchising flurry: Nevada projected to be No. 3 state in franchise employment growth
    May 15, 2017
    Output by franchise businesses is expected to grow to $710 billion in 2017, up from $674 billion last year, according to the International Franchise Association. Franchises in Nevada last year topped $3.1 billion in payroll with an economic output of $7.4 billion. About 6,000 Nevada franchises provided 73,900 jobs — while Southern Nevada franchises had more than $2.9 billion in payroll and provided 43,000 local jobs.
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