Archive for July, 2008

Las Vegas Business and Economic Conditions

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Lets take a quick look at current economic conditions in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first statistic that you may find surprising is the 2008 visitor count (16.3 million and counting), which is keeping impressive pace with last year. Convention attendance and occupied room figures are right on track as well. While it’s certainly the case that spending (more…)

National Clean Energy Summit Comes to Las Vegas

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and University of Nevada Las Vegas President David Ashley are hosting the National Clean Energy Conference, to be held at UNLV on Tuesday, August 19. Senator Reid and others are determined to make Southern Nevada a national focal point for the development of clean and renewable energy resources.

In Senator Reid’s words…. (more…)

Fun on Fremont Street – Lights, Music, Action!

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

The Las Vegas real estate business is actually fun on a regular basis, like yesterday for example. I was talking to a new client that insisted on being 15 minutes drive or less from downtown and the Fremont Street Experience. It seems that he just loves the downtown action in general and the Fremont Experience light show (more…)

JW Marriott Las Vegas Ranked Number 10 in Conde Nast Top 100 Golf Resorts

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Condé Nast Traveler’s annual survey of Top 100 Golf Resorts named JW Marriott Resort & Spa in Summerlin, Nevada as number ten among prestigious golf resorts nationwide. Golfers receive the finest service at the JW Marriott Resort’s Executive Golf Desk where specialists customize each guest’s golf experience (more…)