When the Smith Center for the Performing Arts opened in 2012, there was much discussion on opportunities for touring Broadway musicals, architect David Schwarz’ Neoclassical architecture (inspired by the art deco of Hoover Dam), and the off-Strip opportunity to experience the arts — essentially, the community’s own cultural living room.
The Foundation for Positively Kids Inc. makes pediatric health care a priority.
The Las Vegas Business Press State of Nevada Innovation Awards celebration was held May 20 at Enclave in Las Vegas. See our special section for detailed coverage of the winners and the event. http://businesspress.vegas/special-sections
Innovation is fresh thinking that leads to valuable products and services. Innovation is not limited to inventing. That generally is visualized as made by people in white lab coats with a high IQ. Innovation is a special culture that businesses cultivate. It is a culture of creation. Central to the innovation culture in our present connected world is diversity, inclusion and a work environment which fosters creative thinking
Innovative thinkers imagine, inspire and transform companies. Innovative companies attract, embrace and honor innovative thinkers. In this issue of the Las Vegas Business Press, you’ll find profiles of the companies that submitted their Innovation Award entries and were chosen by our panel of independent judges.
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.
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.