Business Press Highlights
Hyperloop testing starts in January

When President John Kennedy in 1961 called for the United States to place a man on the moon by the end of the decade, engineers met the challenge even though no one knew at the time how to accomplish it.

Park Place Infiniti General Manager Rob Schweizer talks about building his brand

Veteran auto dealership executive Rob Schweizer moved from Dallas to Las Vegas three months ago to help build Park Place Infiniti’s brand.

DRONE INDUSTRY FLIES INTO TOWN

The 2016 International Drone Conference and Exposition at Paris Las Vegas this month showcased advanced flying machines featuring multiple sensors, camera servo systems, and intelligent robotics integrated into Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

VMSN expands into dental care

Known for a culture of caring, Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN) recently expanded its services for those without health insurance.

Asian Influence and Population Growth Brings Economic Benefit to Vegas Valley

Anyone who has lived in Las Vegas more than 30 years has seen a lot of changes, not only along the tourist corridors of the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown’s Glitter Gulch, but the neighborhoods and side streets as well. Spring Mountain Road, which starts at Las Vegas Boulevard and heads west to Hualapai Way, is one of those major streets that have seen dramatic change both visually and culturally.

C-SUITE: James York, founder, president and CEO of Valley Bank of Nevada

Valley Bank of Nevada’s James York talks golf and economy

High-tech moving company

A Chattanooga, Tennessee-based moving company has been storming the national market, including Las Vegas, with its technology-oriented, on-demand concept that connects individuals and families that need help moving with college students who are looking to make some extra cash.

Index, index, who’s the richest of them?

Like the queen from “Snow White” standing before her mirror, many business owners find themselves consulting the oracles of various economic indexes.

Tips for choosing the right bank for your small business

Choosing a bank or even making a decision to leave your financial institution involves more than deciding where to open a new account.

The most profitable thing Charles Schwab ever learned

Last week I was in California working on a client project and shared a story with the management team about Ivy Lee and Charles Schwab. The client’s chief executive said that story affected him significantly and he was going to begin using the principle immediately. I thought I would share the story here.

ON THE MOVE

EDUCATION

Thomas and Mack Center modernizes, adds new meeting space

The Thomas &Mack Center modernization project is coming to a close, and the additional 35,000 square feet of space is readying to be shown off before the impending National Finals Rodeo in December.

DEAL WATCH

SALES OF SIGNIFICANCE

Deeds for Sept. 7-13

Apartment buildings

Building Permits week of Sept. 4

• $19.7 million, LV 322550

FEDERAL CONTRACT AWARDS FOR SEPT. 7-13

• $360,213 for VA11916J0120

PATENT AWARDS FOR SEPT. 7-13

ARUZE GAMING AMERICA

IRS LIENS FOR SEPT. 7-13

FILED

CTIA Supermobility 2016 brings latest tech to Vegas

Discovering the latest wireless technology innovation is what CTIA Supermobility 2016 is all about. The annual gathering of experts on making wireless connectivity easier for the consumer was held at the Sands Expo &Convention Center for the fourth consecutive year, Sept. 7 to 9.

Preowned car dealership moves to new, bigger location

Las Vegas-based Las Vegas Car and Truck, a preowned car dealership, expanded its footprint in the valley in September by moving into a facility three times the size of its previous home. The new 10,000-square-foot facility at 1616 S. Decatur Blvd., is an upgrade from its 3,000-square-foot center at 3401 S. Decatur Blvd.

EXECUTIVE CALENDAR

OCTOBER 3 UNLV Division of Research and Economic Development is hosting the Research Week at UNLV Kickoff Event from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at UNLV Lied Library, Goldfield Room, S. Maryland Parkway. The division celebrates UNLV’s research, scholarly, and creative activities during its second annual Research Week. The kickoff event will feature lightning talks on research activities at UNLV and throughout the community and will include remarks from President Len Jessup, Executive Vice President and Provost Diane Chase, and Acting Vice President for Research Carolyn Yucha. This event is free and open to the community. For more information, contact Raegen Pietrucha, 702-895-4191 or visit unlv.edu/event/research-week-unlv-kickoff?delta=0 . RSVP at unlv.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eyr0fIC2VzLvTEh .
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