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Photography is as much a bond as it is a business
Monday, April 24, 2017
Jaqueline Andrea moved to Las Vegas knowing no one and dreaming of breaking into a business where reputation is everything — at the start of the Great Recession, no less. Still, the mother of two persevered and learned to love mundane business tasks so she could earn a living by sharing her passion.
The List: Available commercial space, April 23, 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017
Find out about available commercial space. This week, we rank it by available square feet as of April 19.
Just one person’s support can change another’s life
Monday, April 24, 2017
Having come through her own struggles with addiction, Dee Wirth now leads the nonprofit WestCare Nevada Women and Children’s Campus, which provides crucial behavioral health services.
The Notes: April 23-29
Monday, April 24, 2017
In the Notes: Dr. Prentice Bowman, Edward Wasserman, Charity Sanders, Tim Bennett, Gary Ameling, Meredith Markwell, Lisa Ross, Jennifer Bradley and more ...
The Data: April 23-29
Monday, April 24, 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].
People on the Move: April 16-22, 2017
Monday, April 17, 2017
In the Notes: Sandra Douglass Morgan, Kevin Diec, Yousif Muradian, Michael Feder, Jackie McMahan, Ryan Jensen, Dan Schwarz, Linnea Mitchell, David Bloom, Angelo Aragon and more ...
Beauty on a budget: Spa aims to put a day of pampering in everyone’s reach
Monday, April 17, 2017
Whoever said the rich are the only ones who can afford to pamper themselves never met Doug Grant and Audrey Davis, whose business targets cost-conscious customers for spa treatments that won’t break their budgets.
The List: Skilled nursing facilities, April 16, 2017
Monday, April 17, 2017
Find out about skilled nursing facilities. This week, we rank them by certified beds as of April 12.
The Data: April 16-22
Monday, April 17, 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].
Restaurateur dove in, then learned to swim (figuratively, at least)
Monday, April 17, 2017
The owner of Guamanian restaurant Red Rice shares her experience opening a business with little experience, talks about teachers being devalued by society and explains why she doesn’t eat sushi.
The Data: April 9-15
Monday, April 10, 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].
The Notes: Philanthropy, April 9-15
Monday, April 10, 2017
In the Giving Notes: Richard Petty Driving Experience, Maverick Helicopters, American Cancer Society, Cox Communications, TeamHealth, Communities in Schools of Nevada, McDonald's, Bank of Nevada, Opportunity Village and more ...
Museum CEO: 'We will never see another city built like this'
Monday, April 10, 2017
The CEO of the Neon Museum discusses what’s next for the keeper of Las Vegas sign history, shares some simple but wise business advice, and talks about how the ...
Ballroom dance star: ‘It’s about helping people be healthier and happier’
Monday, April 10, 2017
Maks Chmerkovskiy, Val Chmerkovskiy and Tony Dovolani have helped popularize ballroom dancing in the United States through “Dancing With the Stars,” and are capitalizing on that success by opening dance studios, including one in Las Vegas.
The List: Colleges, universities and technical schools, April 9, 2017
Monday, April 10, 2017
Find out about colleges, universities and technical schools. This week, we rank them by enrollment.
The Data: April 2-8
Monday, April 3, 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].
The List: Homebuilders, April 2, 2017
Monday, April 3, 2017
Find out about homebuilders. This week, we rank them by 2016 sales volume. Excludes first-time sales on high-rise units.
The Notes: April 2-8
Monday, April 3, 2017
In the Notes: Aaron Moses, Cynthia Alexander, Dr. Todd Davis, Karen Rubel, Hawthorn Grill, Amber Beason, Mallory Gott, Adam Hosmer-Henner, Beverly Salhanick, Shayna Moreno and more ...
Hospitality group: Never lose focus on the guest’s experience
Monday, April 3, 2017
Andre’s Bar & Bistro is the brand’s first foray into the locals dining scene in Las Vegas, after decades as a staple on the resort corridor. But regardless of the location, the company’s focus on guest experience never changes.
GM’s goal is for water park to never get stagnant
Monday, April 3, 2017
The general manager of Cowabunga Bay talks about his lifelong fascination with theme parks, his admiration for Walt Disney, the importance of being a team player, even when you’re the boss, and one especially fun perk of his job.
The List: Commercial Real Estate Brokers, March 27, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017
Find out about commercial real estate brokers. This week, we rank them by total 2016 lease and sale volume.
CRE firm's message: ‘Approach each transaction based upon logic, not emotion’
Monday, March 27, 2017
CEO Brendan Keating founded the firm with Sean Margulis, Jason Otter, Chris Richardson, Agus Alamsjah and Adam Malan, and their deep ties to the region have helped them put a stamp on Southern Nevada.
Attorney has her hands in city’s sports, arts scenes
Monday, March 27, 2017
A commercial real estate attorney with Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck talks about being assertive and ambitious professionally, her appreciation for Las Vegas beyond its entertainment scene, and her sense of pride in watching the success of the Smith Center.
The notes: Commercial Real Estate, March 26, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017
In the Notes: Accurate Building Maintenance, Dan Stewart, KTGY Architecture + Planning, Toll Brothers, Thad Lawrence, SR Construction, Carol Cline-Ong, Ashraf Hamad, Siegel Group Nevada, Desert Grown Farms, DC Building Group and more ...
The Data: March 27, 2017
Monday, March 27, 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].
People on the Move: March 19-25
Monday, March 20, 2017
In the Notes: Var Lordahl, Justin Henderson, Marla Hudgens, Jessica Sayles, Ally R. Haynes-Hamblen, Bryan Ure, Dan Stewart, Michael Feder and more ...
The List: Largest employers, March 19, 2017
Monday, March 20, 2017
Find out about the area's largest employers. This week, we rank them by number of employees as of March 15.
Home health care business owner: ‘Investing in our youth will set us up for greatness’
Monday, March 20, 2017
The owner of Homewatch CareGivers of Las Vegas talks about the need for increased investment in Southern Nevada schools, her admiration for Michelle Obama and why she expects her home health care business to triple in size within 10 years.
California transplants driven to spread happiness and give back to community
Monday, March 20, 2017
The KEV, or Kona Entertainment Vehicle, is a party on wheels. It blasts tropical music and dispenses 10 flavors of shaved ice. It serves up to 500 people in an hour and can be booked for school fundraisers, sports events or even corporate events.
The List: Golf courses, March 12, 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017
Find out about area golf courses. This week, we rank them by championship rating of farthest tee with highest slope rating.
The Data: March 13-19
Monday, March 13, 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].
In business, ‘you are as good as your people are’
Monday, March 13, 2017
Brothers-in-law and partners since 1985, founder Mike Meskell and company president Greg Goodwin recently expanded their California-based tuxedo retailer into Southern Nevada, to capitalize on the wedding industry here.
Event consultant's plea: Embrace your community and get involved
Monday, March 13, 2017
The CEO of Event Consultants talks about the importance of listening, community involvement and the work done by the nonprofit organization Aid for AIDS of Nevada, for which he serves as president of the board of trustees.
The Notes: Philanthropy, March 13-19
Monday, March 13, 2017
In the Notes: Dan Shaw, SAFE House, Tronox, Citi, Miracle Flights, Affinity Gaming, FirstService Residential, Links for Life, Bayer Animal Health and more ...
The Data: March 5-11
Monday, March 6, 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].
Plastic surgeon: 'Raising the community standards and expectations for quality medicine is a must in a fast-growing city’
Monday, March 6, 2017
The facial plastic surgeon and medical director of the Lanfranchi Center talks about the unifying effect a big league sports team has on a city, his admiration for those willing to take risks and follow their dreams, and the need for improved health care in Southern Nevada.
Cancer patients inspire creation of natural deodorant
Monday, March 6, 2017
For Ira Kaganovsky, deodorant is just the first step. Inspired by friends who were diagnosed with cancer, she wanted to create natural alternatives to “toxin-filled products that line the shelves of every store.”
People on the Move: March 5-11
Monday, March 6, 2017
In the Notes: John Krieger, Amy Lee, Rachelle Crupi, Craig Hendricks, Wendy DeVecchio, Kelly Dove, Robin Perkins, Lisa Hamilton, Ronald Griggs, Michael Valiente and more ...
The List: Las Vegas private schools, March 5, 2017
Monday, March 6, 2017
Find out about private schools. We rank them by the number of local permanent employees as of Feb. 20
Volunteer profile: Dan and Sharon Ruff
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017
For Las Vegas resident Sharon Ruff, death has become a regular part of life ...
Patient Success Story: Fast thinking after a serious injury
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017
Madelynne Auwae does not recall many details about the crash that changed her life, as she lost consciousness almost immediately after the impact...
The List: Manufacturers, Feb. 27, 2017
Monday, Feb. 27, 2017
Find out about manufacturers. We rank them by the number of local permanent employees as of Feb. 20.
His business is part sculpture, part performance
Monday, Feb. 27, 2017
Marco Antonio Villarreal’s ice sculptures are audacious enough, but he also incorporates performance into his art, creating lasting memories for attendees of shows, conventions, parties and other events.
The Data: Feb. 26-March 4
Monday, Feb. 27, 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].
Certified meeting professional: 'It's up to us to make our goals a reality'
Monday, Feb. 27, 2017
The executive director of catering and conference services at Red Rock Resort talks about investing in the community’s future, building relationships around the world and the pitfalls of trying to climb the career ladder in four-inch heels.
People on the Move: Feb. 26-March 4
Monday, Feb. 27, 2017
In the Notes: Mike Stebbins, Jyoti Verma, Michael BenShimon, Fuilala Riley, Meghan Reed, Elaine Wynn, Michelle Schriver and more ...
The Notes: Feb. 19-25
Monday, Feb. 20, 2017
In the Notes: Aleem Dhalla, Margaret Foley, Alexandria Layton, Jennifer McBee, Carlos Blumberg, Karl Rutledge, Christopher Bentley, Ellen Whittemore, Kelli Little, Lauren Sasso and more ...
Business adviser: ‘Love who you are and constantly improve yourself’
Monday, Feb. 20, 2017
The managing director of the RedFlint Experience Center at the University of Phoenix talks about civic apathy and the difference between introverts and shy people, and offers a sparkling way to get revenge on an office prankster.
Cycling studio's aim: Build a fitness community
Monday, Feb. 20, 2017
Gregorio and Maria Serrata recently opened the 60th U.S. location of CycleBar, a boutique fitness studio featuring a 50-bike theater designed for riders of all levels.
The Data: Feb. 19-25
Monday, Feb. 20, 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].