Archive for March 15th, 2005

Las Vegas' Latest Claim to Universal Fame: Our Very Own Asteroid!

Tuesday, March 15th, 2005

The International Astronomical Union has officially listed asteroid LV6, a galactic rock in elliptical orbit around the sun between Mars and Jupiter. Of course the LV stands for Las Vegas! The Las Vegas Centennial Celebration Committee sought to name the asteroid to commemorate the city’s 100 years of existence. The naming was confirmed by the committee on Monday. Let’s hope that LV6 stays in orbit and doesn’t end up landing on a prime piece of Las Vegas real estate!

Summerlin Golf Homes at Siena

Tuesday, March 15th, 2005

Siena Golf Club provides both a picturesque backdrop and a premier recreational opportunity for residents of the Siena master-planned community, an age-qualified village of Summerlin homes. The 6,816-yard, par-72, daily-fee course winds its way through the village, which is near closeout. With almost 33 percent of the Siena Las Vegas homes located along the golf course, the Siena Golf Club is one of the big reasons buyers purchase Las Vegas real estate in Siena. Las Vegas golf real estate at Siena offers a range of customizing opportunities, including select plans with courtyard fireplaces and casitas with separate entrances.

Las Vegas McCarran International Airport Sixth Busiest in U.S.

Tuesday, March 15th, 2005

McCarran International Airport last year moved up one position into sixth place on a federal ranking of the nation’s busiest airports. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics said last week that Las Vegas’ primary airport handled nearly 19.3 million domestic enplanements in 2004, up more than 14.5 percent from the prior year’s 16.8 million. The increase pushed McCarran ahead of Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International, which fell to seventh place after ranking fifth in 2003. Las Vegas Nevada continues to be a city on the move and Las Vegas real estate continues to be a direct reflection of that process.

Las Vegas Luxury Homes at Taos Estates

Tuesday, March 15th, 2005

The architecture, lot sizes and casitas offered by Distinctive Homes is enticing Las Vegas luxury home buyers to its gated Taos Estates neighborhood in the northwestern Las Vegas valley. Each Las Vegas home includes a 442-square-foot casita, as well as a three-car garage, granite counter tops in the master bath, oak stair railings, ceramic-tile in the entry, kitchen, laundry room and baths, and a fireplace in the living or family room. The 4,658 model is a two-story plan with five to seven bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, formal living and dining rooms, family room, library and entry courtyard which may be converted to an optional guest suite. Cobblestone driveways and walkways complement these Las Vegas luxury real estate designs.