Las Vegas Business News

What are the prospects of retail on the former New Frontier site on the Strip?

A view of the former New Frontier casino site Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, on Las Vegas Boulevard South. Alon Las Vegas, a hotel-casino project led by Australian businessman James Packer and former Wynn Resorts executive Andrew Pascal, is planned for the site.

Almost any sort of development could end up at the site on the Las Vegas Strip north of Spring Mountain Road, experts say, except a casino. The problem with gaming is that ...

Southern Nevada officials can ‘get aggressive’ to research, fund proposed light rail

A proposal to build an urban light rail or bus rapid transit system on Maryland Parkway between McCarran International Airport and downtown Las Vegas is moving forward. This image from the Regional Transportation Commission shows a version of the proposal that involves running light rail lines down both sides of the street.

A series of bills approved by the Nevada Legislature allows the Regional Transportation Commission to more vigorously pursue long-term mass transit solutions to the Maryland Parkway corridor and beyond. The RTC is studying options to improve mobility along the corridor, including ...

Look inside this million-dollar Las Vegas hotel room

The Cosmopolitan.

The top four floors of the Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas have been vacant since the day the casino opened in 2010. But as part of a five-year plan by ...

Tax credit could move more families out of poverty

One way we help struggling workers in our community is by connecting them with the federal Earned Income Tax Credit. It’s one of our most effective tools to keep people working and help them get a fair shot at a decent life.

The Notes: June 25-July 1

In the Notes: Shannon Wilson, Russel Geist, Christian Stewart, Dr. Lane Smith, Sarah Reed, Renata Follmann, Amy Rossetti, Michelle Luffy, Christy Lou Andersen and more ...

VEGAS INC and FEI celebrate the top financial executives in Southern Nevada

Lisa Manning and other financial executives were honored at the CFO Awards at Veil Pavilion at the Silverton on June 22, 2017. Manning is flanked by Aric Graham of Umpqua Bank and Gary Vecchiarelli, president of FEI Las Vegas.

Hosted by the Las Vegas Chapter of Financial Executives International, the CFO of the Year Awards aim to celebrate executives who have helped their companies reach new pinnacles of success and whose leadership stands out as exemplary...

How Sunset Station changed the scene

An exterior view of Sunset Station in Henderson Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

It was Station Casinos’ flagship property when it opened in 1997, a resort that easily could have been built on the Strip instead of in suburban Henderson. Sunset Station, now ...

40 Under 40 Alumni: Danielle Bisterfeldt and Eamon M. Springall

Eamon Springall

Eamon M. Springall and Danielle Bisterfeldt are former honorees of VEGAS INC's 40 Under 40 awards. We caught up with them ...

The List: Third-party commercial property managers, June 25, 2017

Find out about third-party commercial property managers. This week, we rank them by square feet managed as of June 1.

Big data, huge potential: Gaming sector could see great gains from acting on rich analytics

Big data, huge potential: Gaming sector could see great gains from acting on rich analytics

What would the “Moneyball” casino look like? As a Ph.D. candidate studying big data at UNLV, Ray Cho has given some thought to this question. Cho, who has 20 years of experience in the hotel industry, works as an analyst manager at American Casino & Entertainment Properties. With advancements in computing and machine learning, businesses across ...

The Data: June 25-July 1

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]

Concierge physician: ‘I get to be the small-town doctor I grew up knowing’

Dr. Ryon Parker owns Parker Medical, which delivers health care service in a concierge setting. He says it allows him to develop a stronger relationship with his patients.

Dr. Ryon Parker says he has inherited a broken health care system. He created his concierge health care provider in an effort to fix that. He says his business model allows him to focus more on the patient-physician relationship, which yields more satisfying results.

Bank exec: Hire good people and empower them

Megan Ackaert in her office in Las Vegas, Nev. on June 2, 2017.

One of JPMorgan Chase’s newest market executives talks about developing professional relationships quickly in a new city, the importance of smart hiring decisions and her role as a financial partner to her clients.

New Lake Tahoe lodge praised as boon to economy, environment

This June 20, 2017, photo released by Douglas County shows the new swimming pool at the Edgewood Tahoe Lodge during its grand opening on the south shore of Lake Tahoe in Stateline, Nev. The $100 million lodge has 154 rooms and was built in conjunction with an ambitious project to protect wetlands and filter stormwater runoff harmful to the lake's clarity. (

More than two decades after developers first faced a series of stringent regulations, a $100 million lodge has opened on the south shore of Lake Tahoe to rave reviews from politicians, business leaders and environmentalists. Completion of the ...

Construction begins for game maker Aristocrat's HQ in Summerlin

Local, state and company officials, including Gov. Brian Sandoval, third from right, mark the start of construction of Aristocrat Technologies' new headquarters on Hualapai Way and the 215 Beltway on June 23, 2017.

The Howard Hughes Corp. hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for Aristocrat Technologies Inc.' new 180,000-square-foot Summerlin facility Friday.. ...