Las Vegas Business News

Mayor defends Reno's effort to combat housing crisis

In this Oct. 12, 2018, photo, homes fill a small valley in Reno. A population inrush to Nevada has been driven by people seeking more affordable housing and a growing tech industry around Reno.

Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve said criticism surrounding fast-rising eviction rates and a spiraling affordability crisis in the city has overshadowed many of its wins on the housing front ...

Alien-themed Bud Light hits shelves in Nevada

Anheuser-Busch has released alien-themed cans of Bud Light in Nevada as part of a marketing promotion surrounding the the tongue-in-cheek “Storm Area 51” event.

Don’t worry, that strange alien light you’re seeing is nothing to be feared. It’s something to be sipped. The shimmering green and black cylinder with alien markings on it is ...

Nevada Airbnb hosts take in $53.5 million over three months

Airbnb hosts in Nevada earned $53.5 million from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, according to the short-term rental company. About $36 million was generated ...

Wynn convention center expansion ahead of schedule

Wynn Las Vegas announced this week that it’s Strip convention and meeting center expansion will likely be finished sooner than planned. The 430,000-square-foot expansion, which will ...

Plaza offering chance to win vintage slot machines

Players at the Plaza in downtown Las Vegas will have a chance to win vintage coin-operated slot and video poker machines such as these during a pair of promotions in October.

The Plaza in downtown Las Vegas is giving players the chance to win a vintage coin-operated slot or video poker machine as part of a pair of promotions next month.

Barry Manilow residency at Westgate extended into 2020

Barry Manilow at the Westgate.

Barry Manilow’s residency at the Westgate Las Vegas will extend into 2020. The entertainer’s residency, “Manilow Las Vegas: The Hits Come Home,” at Westgate International Theater is adding dates in ...

For 'Eviction Queen,' clients' peace of mind is top of mind

Kaila Leavitt founded Leavitt Eviction Services this year.

Kaila Leavitt says the evictions business is not about callously throwing people who can't pay their rent out on the street. It's about understanding the ...

People on the Move: Sept. 9, 2019

In the Notes: Chris Wink, Megan Farnsworth, Jennifer Curland, Greg Colella, Sina Miri, Don Nelson, Jeri Crawford, Tina Kilmer and more ...

Las Vegas ready to welcome more electric vehicles

A Tesla vehicle is parked at a new Tesla Supercharger station next to the Linq High Roller on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

Tom Volk sat in his Tesla Model 3 as it charged at the Railroad Pass Travel Center in Henderson. Volk, a businessman from Phoenix, had also stopped in Arizona to charge up his electric car on the way to Las Vegas. While the Model 3 has a maximum range of about ...

Jan Jones Blackhurst leaving Caesars executive post, joins board

Jan Jones Blackhurst, left, Caesars Entertainment executive vice president of public policy & corporate responsibility speaks during Caesars Entertainment Community Review reception at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino Monday, March 5, 2018, in Las Vegas.

Former Las Vegas Mayor Jan Jones Blackhurst is leaving her executive post with Caesars Entertainment and has joined the board of directors. According to a ...

Nevada Public Radio addressing financial problems; CEO steps down

Nevada Public Radio announced today that its CEO has stepped down amid financial problems that have left the station with what it called “severe cash flow issues.” The station said ...

Palms plans to make outdoor pool a domed venue

The KAOS dayclub and nightclub pool at the Palms.

A Las Vegas hotel-casino says it's going to turn "dayclub" partying into a year-round activity by enclosing one of its swimming pools and surrounding cabanas with a ...

Southern Nevada home prices 'coasting along right now'

This February 2016 photo shows a house for sale in the Las Vegas Valley.

The Las Vegas-area housing market continued to show signs of stability in August, according to a report from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. The median price of an existing single-family house in Southern Nevada, according to figures from the association’s Multiple Listing Service, was $305,000. That’s up just slightly from ...

MGM Resorts, Buffalo Wild Wings launch mobile football game

A casino company and a nationwide sports bar are launching a mobile football game designed to let customers pick favorite NFL teams, choose ...

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