OCTOBER 25 2022 / ISSUE NO. 47 / ARCHIVE
Please share this newsletter. Feel free to subscribe here and follow us on social media.
This Week's Top Stories
St. Jude's Ranch for Children Breaks Ground on New Healing Center in Boulder City
This morning, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, Grand Canyon Development Partners, EV&A Architects, Taney Engineering, and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company officially broke ground on its Healing Center campus for children who are victims of sex trafficking.
This is a developing story. More detail coming soon.
Nevada Unemployment Rate Was 4.4% in September, Unchanged from July and August 2022
According to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) September 2022 economic report, the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.4% in September 2022 which was unchanged from July and August 2022. The U.S. seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.5% in September 2022.
Q&A: Tyre Gray, Esq., President of the Nevada Mining Association, on the Future of Mining in Nevada
Tyre Gray, Esq. is the President of the Nevada Mining Association, an association that represents one of the key industries in Nevada. More than 12,000 people are directly employed by the Nevada mining industry. In this interview, Tyre talked about modern mining in Nevada, workforce development, and the trends and challenges shaping the industry.
Prior to joining the association in 2019, Tyre was an attorney in private practice focusing on government affairs, where he represented a Fortune 5 company and numerous Fortune 500 companies before local, state, and federal regulatory and legislative bodies across the southwestern states. He holds a law degree from the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law.
SL Green and Caesars Entertainment Announce Pursuit of New York Gaming License for Times Square
SL Green Realty Corp. and Caesars Entertainment announced a partnership to redevelop 1515 Broadway as an entertainment and gaming property at Times Square. The proposed rebranded property will be called Caesars Palace Times Square and will be designed to include a Broadway Theater for The Lion King.
Vida Lin, Founder of ACDC, Receives Neighborhood Builders: Racial Equality Award from Bank of America
Vida Lin, founder and president of the Asian Community Development Council (ACDC), has received the Neighborhood Builders: Racial Equality Award from Bank of America. Lin was one of the five leaders across the nation to be recognized with this award for her work addressing systemic inequalities and social disparities impacting communities of color in Nevada.
Lin is a second-generation Chinese American who has served the Las Vegas AAPI community for the past 26 years. She is the founder and president of the Asian Community Development Council (ACDC), the first and only nonprofit community development corporation in Nevada established to educate, connect and empower the AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) community by providing vital resources.
Commercial Real Estate
- Developer Breaks Ground on 400,000 SF Industrial Building in North Las Vegas
- Howard Hughes Corporation Breaks Ground on Two New Office Buildings in Summerlin
- Lexicon Bank Donates Books and Helps Fund Spread the Word Nevada
- The Neon Museum Presents Architecture, Design and Culture Event, Oct. 27-30
Please share this newsletter, subscribe here and follow us on social media. Thank you so much!
Vegas Business Digest is a forward-thinking, local digital media publication that focuses on Las Vegas business news and community. #HomeMeansNevada
To submit press releases and articles: firstname.lastname@example.org