Las Vegas Business News

Luxury apartment, retail complex breaks ground at Symphony Park

An artist's rendering of the planned Auric Symphony Park apartment and retail complex in downtown Las Vegas.

Nashville developer Tim Downey and his team looked at many sites in Las Vegas but ultimately decided Symphony Park was the place to be. On Tuesday, Downey, CEO and founder of ...

Owner of farmers markets stresses transparency, quality

Carrie Hogan, manager of Fresh52 Farmers' & Artisan Market, poses for a photo Sunday, April 7, 2019.

Carrie Hogan launched her farmers markets nine years ago, after seeing the movie “Food Inc.” She says the documentary film changed her perspective on the food industry. With Hogan’s professional acumen as an event planner, Fresh52 Farmers’ & Artisan Markets have thrived in Southern Nevada ...

Former Caesars chef takes winding road to business success

Chef Michael Ty poses by one of his Jamba Juice locations at McCarran International Airport Friday, May 17, 2019. Ty moved to Las Vegas in 1975 and worked as executive chef at  Caesars Palace, the Desert Inn and Lawry's The Prime Rib.

More than four decades ago, Michael Ty came to Las Vegas from upstate New York with the goal of becoming a chef on the Strip. Working his way up from the bottom, Ty was eventually named executive chef at Caesars Palace in 1982 and later became food director. “My dream was to make that my lifelong job,” Ty said. But, as Ty put it ...

People on the Move: May 20, 2019

In the Notes: Cody Wingert, Pat Christenson, Aaron Beck, Thomas Kachnik, Stoney’s Rockin’ Country, Julie Henson, Michael Oliver, Tech Impact, Panattoni Development Company and more ...

Israeli national airline adding nonstop service to Las Vegas

An El Al Airlines jet prepares for takeoff from Newark Liberty International Airport en route to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Newark, N.J.

Not long ago, according to an El Al Airlines executive, a direct flight between Israel and Las Vegas would not have been considered. With added demand for travel to the West Coast, including Las Vegas, however, the ...

Wynn and MGM in talks about sale of Encore Boston casino

In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, construction continues on the Encore Boston Harbor luxury resort and casino in Everett, Mass., being built by Wynn Resorts.

Two major casino operators are in preliminary talks about the possible sale of one of the largest casinos in the Northeast. Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts may reach a ...

MGM Resorts might pay $800 million in Las Vegas shooting settlement

In this April 1, 2018, file photo, people carry flowers as they walk near the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino during a vigil for victims and survivors of a mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas ...

Sands Bethlehem casino sale coming up for state approval

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is shown Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Bethlehem, Pa.

The deal that just won’t close is a little closer to doing so. The sale of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem from Sands Bethworks Gaming to PCI (Poarch Creek Indians) Gaming Authority will be the subject of a special meeting at ...

Neon2020 is coming to the iconic Neon Museum in Las Vegas

This Neon Museum Neon2020 expansion rendering shows a mock-up for an expanded boneyard grid wall.

The Neon Museum is booming. This fiscal year, 245,000 people visited the downtown museum known for its collection of vintage and historically significant signs from Las Vegas’ past. In the midst of this growth in popularity, Neon Museum officials announced a new venture, made possible in part by the City of Las Vegas: Neon 2020. The Las Vegas City Council unanimously ...

With tourism board near vote on tunnel transport system, Goodman raises objections

This undated conceptual drawing provided by tvs design/Design Las Vegas and The Boring Company shows the entrance to the Las Vegas Convention Center Loop outside a new exhibition hall proposed for Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s board of directors will vote on contract for a new underground transportation system next week, but not all members are on board with the plan ...

Linq getting ESPN studio as part of sports betting deal

A view of the Linq from the High Roller Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The High Roller, the world's tallest observation wheel, celebrates its five-year anniversary this month.

The Linq is getting an ESPN-branded TV studio as part of a deal for Caesars Entertainment to provide the network with sports betting odds and information that will be featured on the air and online, the companies announced today ...

Fashion designer says clothes can go from day to nightlight

Ronnie Brust, owner and designer for Good to Glow, a light up wearables company, poses for a photo in his studio Monday, April 29, 2019.

We’ve all seen pictures of fascinating outfits at Burning Man or the Electric Daisy Carnival and wondered where they came from and whether we could pull off the look. But most of us shrug it off as impractical purchase. We are the customers Ronnie Brust wants to reach.

Las Vegas marijuana dispensaries planning for consumption lounges

A view of the lobby at the Essence Cannabis Dispensary, 4300 East Sunset Road in Henderson, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. The company has three locations in the Las Vegas Valley, including one on the Las Vegas Strip.

Now that Las Vegas has approved marijuana consumption lounges, dispensary operators are expected to move quickly to take advantage. The city is anticipating a flurry of applications, but as of Thursday, no dispensaries had ...

People on the Move: May 13, 2019

In the Notes: Donald Contursi, Lip Smacking Foodie Tours, Advanced Technologies Academy, Renee Coffman, Farhan Naqvi, Cory Frey, Louis Napolitano, Tami Hance-Lehr, Mark Musser and more ...

More Las Vegas doctors are owning their office space

Dr Irene Voo, Ophthalmologist, poses for a portrait in her clinic, Monday May 6, 2019.

While owning office space isn’t something that all small-practice medical professionals are in a position to do, the idea is becoming more popular in the Las Vegas Valley.