I believe inflation is the largest issue we will have to account for and the impact to consumer pricing. Wages have increased, goods and materials have increased, and shipping and freight are seeing price adjustments.
Robert Potter is the president and CEO of Affordable Concepts Inc., a general contractor based in Las Vegas specializing in design-build, site development and tenant improvement projects in the health care, office, retail, industrial and education sectors.
We all understand the impact of the pandemic and are all slowly bouncing back. As a service-industry driven city where most of our activities and entertainment require physical attendance, I think our challenge will be finding a newer “new normal.”
Cory Summerhays is the founder and CEO of Unforgettable Coatings.
Samantha Flaherty is the client relations manager for Encore Landscape Management LLC and the president of CREW, Commercial Real Estate Women.
Michael Mack: “It’s back in the news a lot with good reason, but water shortage is staring us in the face and we need to work on creative solutions as we grow. We’re also facing challenges around economic recovery from the pandemic, and economic diversity.”
I’m really enjoying the teachings of Sadhguru. Most recently, “Inner Engineering | A Yogi’s Guide to Joy.” It’s a great juxtaposition to the busy life I lead as a business owner that is all about self-transformation, shifting your perspective and observing the world around you without letting it affect your sense of inner peace.
Las Vegas has a fascinating history of continuous evolution that has become its trademark and ethos. It has constantly reinvented and rebranded itself to become what it is today, one of the greatest entertainment meccas in the world. This re-emergence, resilience and rebranding are what most of us are called upon to do post-pandemic.
As Southern Nevada emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the challenge will be to take the lessons learned, and to build upon a growing and diverse economy that is sustainable and competitive. Extremely important is providing the infrastructure and legislation that supports reinvestment in Southern Nevada, including housing, education, employment and small businesses. Las Vegas is resilient and philanthropic and will emerge even better from where we were before.
Imagining the possibilities for Vegas PBS and its ability to contribute in this post-pandemic world is a series of best-case scenarios that are always on my mind.