Attorneys Barry Langberg and Deborah Drooz joined Pisanelli Bice. Langberg is one of the nation’s preeminent trial attorneys. Over his 45 year career, he has won jury verdicts in defamation, entertainment, real estate and commercial cases. He won a landmark victory in the libel case of Carol Burnett vs. National Enquirer. Drooz brings a strong record on appeal to the firm, having a number of published and precedent-setting appellate victories in state and federal courts.
Vivian Bryce-Tyson is a project manager for Grand Canyon Development Partners.
Mike DiFabbio is the director of business development for Nevada General Construction. DiFabbio spent eight years as the sole business developer and branch manager for Integrated Landscape Management, where he helped grow the company from zero to 240 clients.
Odyssey Real Estate Capital acquired 7251 West Lake Mead Boulevard, one of two identical buildings at City Center West. Leasing efforts are being handled by Patti Dillon, Taber Thill and Ryan Martin of Colliers International.
Jennifer Lehr is a senior associate at Sun Commercial Real Estate.
Jasmyne Shoemaker is vice president, relationship manager of Cathay Bank’s Nevada Commercial Real Estate Lending Group.
Suhaily Rivera-Ortiz is assistant controller and Ruben Llamas is project manager of Penta Building Group.
The Las Vegas chapter of the American Advertising Federation recognized B&P Advertising, Media and Public Relations with top honors at its annual ADDY Awards. The creative team at B&P won the Judge’s Choice ADDY for its work on the Bellagio “One Drop” direct mail campaign, which also won the Gold ADDY in the Sales & Marketing Direct Mail category. This winning entry was the result of a group effort by Executive Creative Director Rob Catalano, Creative Director Mike Lawrence, Art Director Trish Durden, Copywriter Shannon Sarver and Production Manager Tim Gayhart. The team claimed two more Gold ADDYS, including one in the Sales & Marketing Direct Mail, Flat-Single category for the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas “Evolution” campaign. This campaign was produced by Catalano, Lawrence, Sarver, Gayhart, Art Director Laurie Nickerson and Graphic Designer Nick Iannuccilli. B&P won its third Gold ADDY in the Sales & Marketing, Direct Mail, 3-D Mixed-Single category for the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas “Million Point Club” campaign, led by Catalano, Lawrence, Sarver, Gayhart and Art Director Drew Schultz. B&P also won a Bronze Award in the Integrated Brand Identity Campaign category for its logo design for The Ride Premium Indoor Cycling.
The McGarey Group, a commercial real estate division of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties, was recognized as the top-producing team throughout Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices for 2016. This is the fourth consecutive year the team has ranked No. 1 in the nation and the eighth year in a row that it has been one of top five ranked commercial teams in the country. Led by Christopher McGarey, the McGarey Group manages more than 500 single family homes, townhouses and high-rise investment properties.
DC Building Group completed the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, 2815 E. Craig Road, North Las Vegas. The general contractor also completed two Del Taco restaurants and a Raising Cane’s in Henderson. The Del Tacos are at 135 N. Stephanie St. and 10485 Spencer St., and the Raising Cane’s is at 110 N. Stephanie St. The 2,500-square foot Del Tacos were both designed by architect Avaruus Studios. The 3,600-square foot Raising Cane’s was designed by architect X9 Design Group and is owned by MRG Marketing & Management. DC completed the new Southern Hills Baptist Church campus at 6425 W. Pebble Road. The 14,855 square-foot building comprises a 600-seat auditorium, lobby, lounge, and meeting rooms. Designed by JVC Architects, the exterior face of the building includes an optical effect using a “relief and a recessed” cross.
DC Building Group completed a slew of construction projects at casinos. They include: remodel/tenant improvement work for the 1,050-square-foot La Salsa Margarita Bar at Showcase Mall; the remodel of the 720-square-foot Breeze Daiquiri Bar inside the Linq Promenade; the remodels of the 1,802-square-foot Marshall Rousso, the 1,290-square-foot Harrah’s Wine & Spirits, and the 850-square-foot Breeze Daiquiri Bar — all at Harrah’s; as well as the remodel of the 2,300-square-foot Harley-Davidson at the Grand Canal Shoppes inside the Venetian and the new Harley-Davidson store at the Linq Promenade. The general contractor also is working on remodeling the 3,042-square-foot Harley-Davidson store at the Forum Shops inside Caesars Palace. Additionally, DC Building Group recently completed the remodel of public restrooms on the casino floor at the Orleans, and oversaw a new balcony at a restaurant at the Suncoast.
DC Building Group received its 17th Safe Site Award from the Las Vegas Associated General Contractors and Nevada Contractors Association for construction of Harrah’s Wine & Spirits on the Strip. The space was designed by X9 Design Group.
DC Building Group is the general contractor for the American Leadership Academy charter school in North Las Vegas. The 72,577 school, at 777 E. Ann Road, is expected to be complete in late July. Carhuff & Cueva Architects is the architect of record.
SR Construction finished construction on the third- and fourth-floor buildout at Centennial Hills Hospital. The additional 53,000 square feet allowed space for 72 patient beds, four nurse stations, two family lobbies and six handicap rooms.
Bergman, Walls & Associates concluded a renovation of Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino’s luxury penthouse suites and Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa’s high limit room and expanded Apache Casino Hotel with the design of its new event space. The Seneca is in New York, the Morongo is in California and the Apache is in Oklahoma.
Pulte Homes broke ground on Reverence, a Summerlin village being developed on 300 acres.
The Howard Hughes Corp. finalized a 15-year, build-to-suit lease with Aristocrat Technologies, allowing the company to consolidate several of its Las Vegas facilities to a new campus in the Summerlin. The two-building campus encompassing approximately 180,000 square feet is planned for the corner of Hualapai Way and the 215 Beltway.
The Internal Revenue Service renewed its lease at 110 N. City Parkway, part of the Molasky Corporate Center, for another 10-year term. The IRS has been at its downtown headquarters since 2005. The agency currently uses three floors for a total of 63,420 square feet. It is a Level III security facility. Molasky Property Management is pursuing LEED EB and Energy star certifications. The firm also completed the Federal Bureau of Investigations’ Boston Field Office in Chelsea, Mass.