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The List: Convention services, May 1, 2016
Monday, May 2, 2016
Find out about convention services. This week, we rank them by employees as of March 31.
The Notes: Philanthropy, May 1-7
Monday, May 2, 2016
In the Notes: Penta Building Group, Sunrise Children's Foundation, Ronald McDonald Family Room, Olive Crest, Fremont Street Experience, City National Bank, the Arthritis Foundation Nevada chapter and more ...
Can this product get you sober faster?
Monday, May 2, 2016
Jared Anderson and his team spent nearly five years developing the product SoberQuick, which he says speeds the process of lowering blood-alcohol content. What better place than Las Vegas to test its marketability?
‘King of Cars’ says ‘the secret is simple: Developing relationships’
Monday, May 2, 2016
The co-founder of Towbin automotive talks about his love of the car industry, his commitment to helping the homeless population (including animals), and the importance of building relationships for those trying to be successful in the …
The Data: May 1-7
Monday, May 2, 2016
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].
Medical technology ‘just scratching the surface’
Monday, April 25, 2016
The author and and gynecologic oncologist at Nevada Surgery & Cancer Care talks about a new procedure offered to women, her inspiration for writing “Not Your Mother’s Hysterectomy” and a pediatrician in Michigan she admires.
Boutique studio puts its spin on fitness
Monday, April 25, 2016
Ginger Melien and Jen Barnet recently opened their boutique fitness studio, which focuses on cycling, with the aim of promoting a “nonjudgmental but intense atmosphere” that invites people of all fitness levels to get active.
The Notes: April 24-30
Monday, April 25, 2016
In the Notes: David Peterson, Jim Holt, Mark Andrews, Allison Raskansky, Darren Strahl, Gina Mann, Pavy Mueller, Dr. Kathleen Gates, Angela Berg and more ...
The List: Available commercial space, April 24, 2016
Monday, April 25, 2016
Find out about available commercial space. This week, we rank them by available square feet as of April 18.
Native Las Vegan aims to raise the bar in service industry
Monday, April 18, 2016
The owner of Born and Raised restaurants talks about how he came up with the concept for his business, his passion for customer service and his plans to expand the brand in Southern Nevada, nationally and internationally.
LVB Burgers and Bar opens at Mirage; Tivoli Village, The Park add eateries
Monday, April 18, 2016
As an eatery at the Mirage closes, several new restaurants open in the valley, including a sweet offering at Tivoli Village, a popular pizza chain at the Park and the home of the Bobbie in North Las Vegas.
The List: Skilled nursing facilities, April 17, 2016
Monday, April 18, 2016
Find out about skilled nursing facilities. This week, we rank them by number of certified beds as of April 11.
The Data: April 17-23
Monday, April 18, 2016
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].
Tennis center creates lifelong enthusiasts
Monday, April 18, 2016
Jeff Foley has been teaching tennis for more than 25 years in Southern Nevada, long enough to start teaching the children of former students. He shares the struggles and rewards of teaching in the Las Vegas Valley.
People on the Move: April 17-23
Monday, April 18, 2016
In the People: Renee Moses, Bob Brown, John O'Rourke, Linda Gonzales, Desiree Belcher, Dr. Christina Nguyen, Erika Washington and more ...
The List: Homebuilders, April 10, 2016
Monday, April 11, 2016
Find out about homebuilders. This week, we rank them by 2015 sales volume.
The Notes: Focus on construction, April 10-16
Monday, April 11, 2016
In the Notes: Larry Staples, Patti Meeker, Bryce Clutts, Frank Martin, Craig Russie, Katie Mulryan, Sara Griesche, Andrew Lynam, Araceli Gomez, Sabrina Lee and more ...
The Data: April 10-16
Monday, April 11, 2016
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].
Their vision: Making historic eyewear fashion-forward for modern customers
Monday, April 11, 2016
Jay Owens and Marya Francis opened their first store in 1992 and recently added a location at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, catering to eyewear connoisseurs, professionals, hipsters and the fashion set.
‘It’s a good time to sell,’ but for buyers, value ‘is still out there if you turn over all the rocks’
Monday, April 11, 2016
The vice president of investment sales at Colliers International forecasts the year for Southern Nevada’s commercial real estate industry, offers advice for buyers and sellers, and talks about how Las Vegas has changed in his 57 years here.
The Data: April 3-9
Monday, April 4, 2016
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].
The List: Colleges, universities and technical schools
Monday, April 4, 2016
Find out about colleges, universities and technical schools. This week, we rank them by most recent available enrollment.
Where playtime and relaxation coexist
Monday, April 4, 2016
Shawn and Mimi Wachter wanted to create a business that allows them to spend time with their young daughter. What they designed was a space they say is as fun for parents as it is for children.
Western Governors University chancellor: Education undergoing a ‘dramatic transformation’
Monday, April 4, 2016
The chancellor of Western Governors University Nevada discusses the growth of the private, online school and changes occurring in education, and reflects on his 14 years at Nevada State College.
The Notes: Philanthropy, April 3-9, 2016
Monday, April 4, 2016
In the Notes: Southwest Medical Associates, Foundation for Positively Kids, the Simmons Group, Sands Cares, City National Bank, Las Vegas Business Academy, Sunrise Children's Foundation and more ...
Bringing back the house call
Monday, March 28, 2016
Tyra Bell-Holland launched her business this year, connecting patients with doctors who are willing to perform house calls. Although tourists make up the majority of her clients, residents are starting to find out about the service, too.
The Notes: Commercial Real Estate, March 27-April 2, 2016
Monday, March 28, 2016
In the Notes: Nicole Ward, Joanna Opena, Christopher McGarey, Kevin Sigstad, Sherrie Cartinella, Joel Panduro, Tina Africk, Frank Aguilar, Heidi Kasama, Leslie Becker and more ...
The Data: March 27-April 2
Monday, March 28, 2016
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].
NAIOP head talks education, land and skiing
Monday, March 28, 2016
The president of the Southern Nevada chapter of the commercial real estate development association NAIOP discusses taxes, the availability of land in Nevada and his passion for skiing and music.
The List: Commercial real estate brokerages, March 27, 2016
Monday, March 28, 2016
Find out about commercial real estate brokerages. This week, we rank them by total 2015 lease and sales volume.
‘Simply being available’ is a mentor’s first priority
Monday, March 21, 2016
A partner at the human resources firm the Simmons Group talks about her passion for mentoring young people, the shift from an employer-hiring market to an employee-focused market, and her admiration of Ellen DeGeneres.
A little slice of France in Las Vegas
Monday, March 21, 2016
Jonathan Pluvinet, who came to Nevada for college, has carved out a slice of his native France in Las Vegas. He named his café after the one his parents run and is dedicated to providing an authentic French experience for his customers.
The List: Largest private employers, March 20, 2016
Monday, March 21, 2016
Find out about manufacturers. This week, we rank them by number of employees as of Jan. 1.
People on the Move: March 20-26
Sunday, March 20, 2016
In the People: Dr. Brent Devera, Teresa Praus, Eric Haralson, Dr. Girisha Kaur, Casey Eade, Gina Traficant, Jamie Malloy, Michelle Sharples, Shannon Trujillo, Bernadette Mashas, Amanda Franchi and more ...
The Notes: March 13-19
Monday, March 14, 2016
In the Notes: John Wilcox, Bruce Ford, Alberto Calderon, Susan Cartwright, Kurt Ouchida, Dean Thawley, Lisa Morris Hibbler, Richard Broome, Alexandra Shapiro, Jimyoung "Ji" Yu, and more ...
CEO: Online gaming can co-exist with brick-and-mortar casinos
Monday, March 14, 2016
The CEO of Affinity Gaming talks about the direction of the gaming industry, the importance of corporate social responsibility and his past life as a rugby player.
The List: Golf courses, March 13, 2016
Monday, March 14, 2016
Find out about manufacturers. This week, we rank them by championship rating of farthest tee with highest slope rating.
Vegan chef: ‘We just make good food so the choice or change to a healthier lifestyle is easy’
Monday, March 14, 2016
A gourmet vegan and raw food cafe in Downtown Container Park opened in December 2013. Its owner says her mission is to make delicious food that anyone, including meat lovers, can enjoy.
Passion for live music is the bar’s baseline
Monday, March 7, 2016
Bobby and Melissa Kingston didn’t want their bar to be just a sports bar, or just a gaming bar, or just a watering hole. They wanted to attract an array of customers. For them, live music was the way to reach everyone.
Attorney’s advice: In life and business, talent should be nurtured
Monday, March 7, 2016
Senior of counsel at the law firm Fisher & Phillips talks about the importance of cultivating talent in Southern Nevada’s arts community, one of his most interesting slip-and-fall cases and his admiration of Leonardo da Vinci.
The List: Private schools, March 6, 2016
Monday, March 7, 2016
Find out about private schools. This week, we rank them by enrollment as of Jan. 1.
The Data: March 6-12
Monday, March 7, 2016
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].
People on the Move: March 6-12
Monday, March 7, 2016
In the Notes: Nicole Ward, Maggie Arias-Petrel, John Necs, Mariesa Bergin, Tina Kunzer-Murphy, Ryan Cupersmith, Jennifer Lucisano, Holly Welborn, Josh Hirsberg, Steve Thompson and more ...
The List: Manufacturers, Feb. 29, 2016
Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
Find out about manufacturers. This week, we rank them by number of employees as of Dec. 1.
People on the move: Feb. 28-March 6
Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
In the Notes and the People: Sarah Harper, Karen Panzer, Mandy-Lynn Suyat, Kevin Amodt, Valley Health System, Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen, Jodi Harris, MIchael Quarteri, Richard Yao, Lynn Myers and more ...
Brokerage aims to redefine real estate norms
Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
Most real estate brokers charge a 3 percent fee to sell a home. Redefy, though, is trying to reshape sellers’ expectations of their brokers by charging a flat fee for their full service.
The Data: Feb. 28-March 5
Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
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].
Monorail exec: One by one, Las Vegas can address all of its troubles
Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
The vice president and chief marketing officer at Las Vegas Monorail talks about the challenges and rewards of public transit in Southern Nevada, the importance of addressing education, water and mental health crises, and her acumen as a dog walker.
For students, ‘the key is to never fall behind’
Monday, Feb. 22, 2016
Adam Brustein knows how difficult it can be for students who have fallen behind in their studies to catch up with their peers. His business aims to prevent that from happening and helps adults learn new skills, as well.
Southern Nevada veteran, business owner motivated to inspire others
Monday, Feb. 22, 2016
The owner of retail store Hot Trendz talks about how his career in the Air Force helped him launch his business, the importance of maintaining a balance between positional influence and personal influence, and his advice for prospective entrepreneurs.