NOVEMBER 18 2022 / ISSUE NO. 50 / ARCHIVE
This Week's Top Stories
On Tuesday, West Henderson Hospital hosted its topping out ceremony of a seven-story tower. The West Henderson Hospital is sitting on a 40-acre campus located on the southwest corner of Raiders Parkway and St. Rose Parkway, near the Las Vegas Raiders’ headquarters.
The $385 million campus initially include 150 beds, a 37-bay emergency department, surgical suits including heart and hybrid suites, endoscopy suites, cardiac catheterization labs, an electrophysiology lab to treat heart rhythm disorders, an interventional radiology/special procedures lab to treat neurological diagnoses, and inpatient nursing care units.
SR Construction is the general contractor of the project, along with other design and construction partners including HDR Architects, Excel Engineering, Design Studio Blue, Southwick, Amfab and Nexus, Berg Electric, MMC Gallagher Plumbing, Statewide Fire, and many trade partners.
Urban Land Institute Nevada Announces 2022 Award Winners, Honors Mayor March as Placemaker of the Year
Urban Land Institute (ULI) Nevada held its 3rd annual Placemaking Awards for Excellence luncheon on November 2nd at the World Market Center. The ceremony honored Henderson Mayor and ULI Nevada founding member Debra March as the 2022 Placemaker of the Year. Nearly 300 people attended the event.
Mark Fine, another founding member of ULI Nevada and the 2019 Placemaker of the Year, introduced Mayor Debra March as the 2022 Placemaker of the Year.
Q&A: Angela Phillips, Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas, on Creating Affordable Homeownership
Angela Phillips has over 23 years of experience in the non-profit and government sectors focused on developing and overseeing social service programming, providing financial oversight, and administering private and government grant funding. She was recently appointed to Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas in January 2022 but has served the organization in various roles since 2018.
Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas builds single-family homes throughout Clark County for working families earning less than 80% of Area Median Income. The home is sold at no profit through a zero-interest mortgage. Families volunteer their labor to help build Habitat homes, including the one they will eventually purchase.
According to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) October 2022 economic report, Nevada added 7,500 jobs over the month, the third-largest monthly increase over the past year. Employment remains 22,200 jobs higher than before the pandemic and is up 55,500 jobs since October 2021, an annual increase of 3.9%. The total employment level in the state is 1,471,800.
The Neon Museum hosted a four-day event called "Duck Duck Shed: Celebrating Las Vegas Architecture, Design, and Culture" to highlight Las Vegas' distinctive architecture from past to the present. The event offered 30 individual programs including walking tours, aerial tours, panel discussions with industry experts, and tours of Jungle Palace, the historic estate of Siegfried & Roy, a private home that has never been granted public access. The Neon Museum also debuted a new guided tour that highlights the architectural history of the buildings associated with the iconic signs in the Neon Boneyard.
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