Builders obtained 1,553 building permits through the end of August, according to Dennis Smith, president of Home Builders Research. That means Henderson could approach 2,000 permits by the end of the year, he said. Back in 2013, builders obtained 1,087 permits and that jumped to 1,187 in 2014 and 1,679 in 2015, Smith said.
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Commercial development is bouncing back in Henderson, led by a resurgence in industrial projects to meet the needs of employers expanding and other relocating to Southern Nevada.
After spending the first six months of the year kicking cancer, now that I’m back, I’m frequently asked what’s going on at the R-J? My answer seems a bit surprising to most. The second time the Las Vegas Review-Journal was sold last year was my first week of medical leave. Six and a half months later I returned to a completely new company.
The Las Vegas Valley has seen an increase in electric vehicle charging stations that operate on a fee-based model. But according to industry experts, that model could still be years away from allowing charging station owners or operators from turning a viable profit.
When it comes to impending change, I find myself teetering between resistance and being an advocate until I learn as much as possible about the effect a specific change will have on the world. Well, at the very least my world.
By sight alone, tourists on the Strip can easily forget where they are at on the globe. A Tuscany village in Italy? A romantic night in the Eiffel Tower in Paris? Bustling through a busy, big city night in New York City?
David Blasko is passionate about saving the planet and caring for the creatures of the earth. He is also the director of the department of animal care for The Mirage and the creator of the MGM Mirage Sustainability Discovery Center.
Create A Change Now has implemented several programs at various elementary and high schools in the Clark County School District to tackle that issue in several different ways, Blynn said.
Neil Roth, chief operating officer of Xtreme Green Electric Vehicles, co-founded the company in 2007 with a goal to manufacture electric utility vehicles that could handle all kinds of terrain, tight urban spaces and extreme environments.
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension office is growing one of the area’s best kept secrets. The Cooperative’s secret is approximately 3½ acres devoted primarily as a Demonstration and Test Garden.
The city of Las Vegas is looking a bit more green these days. Over the past 26 years, it has reduced its energy costs by $5 million annually and increased the recycling rate to 60 percent. The city recently signed contracts for hydropower and solar energy that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 85 percent while increasing the amount of green energy use to 100 percent. It is on track to become one of only four net-zero energy cities in the U.S.
Luckily, Nevada residents and business owners still have options when it comes to energy. Many are interested in solar energy even with significantly lower net-metering benefits that were once a primary reason for going solar. Now businesses large and small are going solar for the simple reason that they want to become energy independent.
MountainView Hospital is set to launch a residency program in July to train 53 medical graduates in multiple specialties with the hope that many of the doctors will remain in the community to practice once they complete their training.
Las Vegas is on its way to accomplishing its goal of becoming the most globally recognized destination for health and wellness travel.
Genetic testing and evaluation to determine risk for disease and cancer is becoming a larger part of the medical landscape in Las Vegas.
CORRECTION: A caption in the March edition of the Business of Medicine incorrectly stated the purpose of an expansion of bed space by Kindred Hospitals. The beds at the new Kindred facility adjacent to Spring Valley Hospital are for transitional care and rehabilitation.
Health care spending in the United States in recent years has been, and continues to be, a highly publicized and politicized topic that directly impacts the physical and financial well-being of the nation.
revolution is taking place in medication and the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine at UNLV is at the forefront.
Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center, one of four facilities in Las Vegas under the Sunrise Health System of hospitals, is expanding its campus in the coming months to increase the amount of mental health services it offers.
Educating the public about sun safety served as the catalyst for two local organizations to form a unique alliance.
New Las Vegas medical facilities dealing with mental health and rehabilitation are expected to open by the end of March and one addressing memory care has started construction.
An integrated health village in Henderson is taking shape and a hospital is on track to open in October.
Roseman University of Health Sciences is one step closer to birthing an allopathic medical school.
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