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The List: Publicly reporting companies, May 29, 2016
Monday, May 30, 2016
Find out about publicly reporting companies. This week, we rank them by revenue for the most recently completed fiscal year.
Hard Rock Hotel director is in love with live music, on and off the clock
Monday, May 30, 2016
The director of entertainment for the Hard Rock Hotel talks about what he looks for when booking talent, why he didn’t try to become a touring musician himself and shares some of the bands his venues have lined up for summer ...
People on the Move: May 29-June 4
Monday, May 30, 2016
In the People: Tami Vogel, Nectaly Mendoza, Madison Williams, Pamela Willacey, Mary-Sarah Kinner, Francine Peterman, Tara Mitchell, Glenn Alai and more ...
Dog Haus offers grown-up hot dogs for the kid in us
Monday, May 30, 2016
Ian Vanderburg recently opened his franchise, serving grown-up versions of a classic kids favorite. The Dog Haus brand was founded in 2010 and has 18 locations nationally, with plans to expand to 135 locations.
Health Care Quarterly: Top Doctors 2016
Thursday, May 26, 2016
We reached out to more than 4,000 physicians and medical professionals in Southern Nevada. We asked them who they recommend in a variety of specialties and are proud to share with you the top names — those doctors who were recommended over and over again ...
‘Vodka and gin don’t have to be so rough,’ says local spirit maker
Monday, May 23, 2016
The father-daughter team of Dan and Angela Pettit introduced their product in 2014. They use apples, grapes and sugar cane to create spirits that, they say, require less distilling and create a smooth, flavorful spirit.
CEO of IT service company: ‘I’m always excited to see what comes next’
Monday, May 23, 2016
The founder of IT service company NetEffect talks about the rapid changes in the technology industry and the relationship between gaming and IT, plus shares his preference between iPhone and Android.
The List: Residential care facilities, May 22, 2016
Monday, May 23, 2016
Find out about residential care facilities. This week, we rank them by number of licensed beds as of May 1.
The Notes: May 22-28
Monday, May 23, 2016
In the Notes: Vegas PBS, Michael Gordon, Research Strategy Group, Michelle Bauer, Marcia Neel, Teresa McKee, Albertsons, America First Credit Union, Amy Hunter, Nevada Center of Excellence in Water and more ...
People on the Move: May 15-21
Monday, May 16, 2016
In the Notes: Sean Higgins, Randy Garcia, Brian Buckley, Deborah Danielson, Nadine Faulis, Andy Ferguson, Julie Higgins, Kimberly Joi McDonald, YaeBin Kim and more ...
The List: Advertising agencies, May 15, 2016
Monday, May 16, 2016
Find out about advertising agencies. This week, we rank them by 2015 capitalized billing.
After merger, beverage distributor’s VP says, ‘We intend to pave a new path’
Monday, May 16, 2016
Wirtz Beverage and Charmer Sunbelt recently merged. Senior Vice President Scott Blazek talks about the company’s business philosophy and vision, and the importance of Nevada as a test market.
Passions for work, family and pets can be balanced
Monday, May 16, 2016
The treasurer of the State Bar of Nevada’s Animal Law Section and a founding member of the law firm Maupin Naylor Braster talks about education, animal rights and balancing her professional and personal obligations.
The Data: May 8-14
Monday, May 9, 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].
Program gives children tools to achieve their dreams
Monday, May 9, 2016
The president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada talks about the Finance Park, which teaches personal money-management skills, as well as the generosity she’s encountered in Las Vegas and her favorite team-building exercise.
Juice bar creating nutritious fast food
Monday, May 9, 2016
For Patricia Kaytia, business is personal. She developed her idea for healthy fast food when it became clear to her that the lack of such options affected her and her family.
The List: Hotels, May 8-14, 2016
Monday, May 9, 2016
Find out about hotels. This week, we rank them by rooms as of April 30.
People on the Move: May 8-14
Monday, May 9, 2016
In the Notes: James Rensvold, Kimberly Maxson-Rushton, Andy Bischel, Diane Chase, Thom Greco, Michelle Beck, Daniel Giraldo, Ryan Paulos, Steve Arcana and more ...
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 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].
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 …
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.
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.
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 ...
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 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].
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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].
The List: Homebuilders, April 10, 2016
Monday, April 11, 2016
Find out about homebuilders. This week, we rank them by 2015 sales volume.
‘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 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 ...
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.
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 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 ...
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.
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.