Dignitaries and the Bearden family gathered to dedicate the Bearden Family Paseo in the heart of the Las Vegas Medical District. Located west of MLK and north of Wellness Way (formerly Bearden Drive), the paseo features natural landscape, picnic area, adult exercise equipment, single and group seating areas and a bike rack. The Beardens, a longtime Las Vegas family, once operated a horse ranch on the property and have roots dating to the city's early pioneer settlers, Robert E. Lake and Mary Ellen Lake, who came to Las Vegas in 1904. The ceremony also marked the official naming of Wellness Way, formerly Bearden and Goldring Avenue.
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health was selected to join the Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence global network, composed of 45 academic medical centers, 31 of which are in the United States and serve more than 145,000 people diagnosed with Parkinson’s annually. This designation identifies hospitals and academic medical centers with specialized teams who are at the leading edge of the latest medications, therapies and innovations in Parkinson’s disease.
Red Plate is open at the Cosmopolitan. The Chinese restaurant offers a menu of Cantonese dishes and is helmed by Chef Yip Cheung.
Lone Mountain Aviation and All In Aviation broke ground on a 25-hangar facility at Henderson Executive Airport. It will be the first purpose-built, multi-use aviation complex of its kind at the airport and will include 9,000 square feet of office space, five training rooms, a full-size classroom, a library, a 16-person conference room, an avionics workshop, a pilot shop, a parts department and a 22,000-square-foot maintenance hangar.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. signed a 15-year deal that makes the company the first founding partner of Las Vegas Stadium, future home of the Las Vegas Raiders. As part of the deal, Caesars Entertainment will host a branded stadium entrance and drop-off zone, as well as have other targeting marketing opportunities.
The NoMad Restaurant is open at NoMad Las Vegas, the property that occupies the top four floors of the Park MGM.
Su Casa is open in the Mi Casa Grill Cantina at the Silverton. Su Casa offers trendy and traditional coastal Asian cuisine with Latin influences.
The Las Vegas office of Ballard Spahr was recognized as the 2018 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year by Nevada Legal Services, the primary provider of legal assistance to underserved communities in Nevada.
Clark County Cultural Program Supervisor Irma Varela was honored by Mexican Consul General Alejandro Madrigal with the Distinguished Mexican Award during the 18th annual Life in Death Festival: The Day of the Dead.
A device that helps keep doors open won $10,000 for Bill Hengler, founder and CEO of DoorPRO Doorstop. Vegas Doorstop won the award at the inaugural Innovation Incubator at the Global Gaming Expo, presented by the American Gaming Association and Reed Exhibitions.
Catch Las Vegas, a seafood restaurant, is open at Aria.
Ribbon was cut on the ER at Green Valley Ranch, a freestanding emergency department of Henderson Hospital at 2581 St. Rose Parkway, Henderson. The department will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, features eight treatment rooms with an additional three rapid medical exam rooms, advanced imaging services such as CT, ultrasound and X-ray, and an on-site laboratory. It will use the Cerner FirstNet electronic medical record system that is compatible with Henderson Hospital and other Valley Health System facilities, and will allow patients to access their private health information online. The ER will be staffed with board-certified emergency medicine physicians, nursing, imaging and laboratory staff.
Jennifer Braster, founder and managing partner of Naylor & Braster, Attorneys at Law, has been appointed to the Nevada State Board of Oriental Medicine. Braster practices primarily in the areas of business and civil litigation. The State Board of Oriental Medicine oversees and manages licensing for those seeking to practice Oriental medicine in Nevada. It includes the practice of acupuncture, herbal medicine and other services approved by the board.
Two Henderson-based professional firms completed the purchase of their companies’ headquarters at 1671 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway. Barlow Douglas & Hall CPAs and Clear Counsel Law Group in September finalized the purchase, which included major tenant improvements and was valued at $3,966,720. Nevada State Development Corporation assisted with financing.
Cathy Jones, president, owner and broker of Sun Commercial Real Estate, is incoming president of the Commercial Alliance Las Vegas. Other CALV officers and directors for 2019 are:
• Immediate past president Chris McGarey, founder and leader of The McGarey Group at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Nevada Properties.
• President-elect Robin Civish, executive vice president of retail at ROI Commercial Real Estate and a former president of CALV.
• Treasurer Petra Latch, member of the Appraisal Institute, owner of the Criterion Group.
• Director Cassie Catania-Hsu, managing director and broker of Sun Commercial Real Estate, Inc.
• Director Hayim Mizrachi, president, principal and broker of the MDL Group in Las Vegas and a former president of CALV.
• Director Angelina Scarcelli, senior portfolio manager of Colliers International in Las Vegas.
• Director Natalie Wainwright, senior associate, tenant representative and corporate real estate specialist at Cushman & Wakefield Las Vegas.