A UNLV economics professor predicted the national economy will continue its slowdown in 2020 and 2021 and that should trickle down to the gaming and hospitality industry in Las Vegas that he said is surprisingly soft given record passenger numbers traveling through McCarran International Airport.
The Raiders’ headquarters and practice facility along with the Google Data Center, both under construction in Henderson, have been recognized as the city’s Economic Development Projects of the Year.
Brian Gordon, a principal with Las Vegas research firm Applied Analysis, said he wouldn’t be surprised if holiday sales in Las Vegas were as high as 7 percent compared to last year based on ongoing trends.
This is the third installment of the special section for the Las Vegas Business Press Top Workplaces of Nevada. This week, we asked local business leaders what Nevada companies could do to provide their employees with a safe workplace in 2020. Check back with us for our next section to be published in the Las Vegas Review-Journal Dec. 1 when we will ask our industry experts what is the biggest thing they think will affect our workforces in 2020.
Henderson made a top 10 list as one of the most promising midsize cities for startups in 2020.
Sarah Thornton Public Relations, a public relations and social media management firm based in Las Vegas, has rebranded under a new name, Connected Communications. The firm has also named Whitney Ogden public relations specialist.
Applied Analysis Principal Jeremy Aguero and North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee along with the Vegas Golden Knights were among those honored this year by the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance.
The Henderson Executive Airport and business aviation in Southern Nevada comes to the forefront this week when the valley hosts an international conference that attracts about 25,000 attendees.
The Las Vegas Business Press asked 21 business leaders in the Las Vegas Valley what they thought the No. 1 thing Nevada employers could do to improve their employee retention rate in 2020. Most said good pay and benefits are certainly the foundation. Still, today’s workers yearn for flex hours, appreciation, education and work-life balance. At least one expert suggested businesses have plenty of good coffee on hand to fuel eager workers in this brisk economy. Here is what the business experts said.