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October 1, 2014

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  • Vincent Lambert, left, a Building Information Modeling (BIM) content modeler, Bryan Novotny, director of BIM development, and Matthew Boltik, pose at Inview Labs Wednesday Sept. 10, 2014. BIM is a 3-D computer modeling process used to design, construct, and manage buildings and infrastructure.
    Local company at forefront of evolving technology in building
    Oct. 1, 2014
    The projects that architects and engineers dream up are starting to take shape faster thanks to changes in technology ...
  • A foreclosed home is shown in the Silverado neighborhood of Las Vegas.
    Court’s HOA foreclosure ruling ‘a win for Nevada,’ Las Vegas investor says
    Oct. 1, 2014
    The recent Nevada Supreme Court decision that allows homeowners associations to trump mortgage lenders in foreclosing on homes had plenty of critics, but they have it ...
  • Larry Turner, co-owner of Native Wine Rocks, holds a stone spice rack at his workshop Tuesday, August 26, 2014. The business takes natural stone from the Southwest and Pacific Northwest and creates functional art.
    It’s their business to turn wine storage into an art form
    Oct. 1, 2014
    Larry Turner of Summerlin and his son, who lives in Oregon, have teamed up to form Native Wine Rocks, a business that turns natural stone into functional art pieces, including wine and spice racks. Turner has a small Las Vegas following he hopes to boost by ...
  • Sometimes Haze looks like this.
    Aria’s Haze Nightclub to close in November
    Sept. 29, 2014
    The Aria nightspot opened shortly after the resort in December 2009.
  • The List: International airlines
    Sept. 28, 2014
    Find out about international airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2013.
  • A banner welcoming Tesla to Nevada is hung on the US Bank building south of the downtown Reno casino district Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. State lawmakers planned to meet in a special legislative session in Carson City on Wednesday to consider a package of tax breaks and incentives worth as much as $1.3 billion to seal a deal to bring the electric car maker's $5 billion lithium battery "gigafactory'' to an industrial park in the state.
    Rise of Reno: Northern Nevada is booming. What can we learn from its growth?
    Sept. 28, 2014
    News that Tesla Motors will build a battery "gigafactory" near Reno is just the latest feather in the city's cap. The Reno-Sparks region for years has lured major multinational companies and their development dollars. Why? The foresight of business and government leaders — a lesson Southern Nevadans can learn ...
  • The Notes: Sept. 28-Oct. 4
    Sept. 28, 2014
    In The Notes: Lewis Roca Rothgerber, school principals of the year, Global Cash, Urology Specialists of Nevada and more.
  • The Data: Sept. 28-Oct. 4
    Sept. 28, 2014
    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
  • Dr. Florence Jameson, a veteran OB/GYN in town, is also the volunteer CEO of Volunteers in Medicine, which opened its first clinic a few years ago to serve uninsured patients on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
    Volunteers in Medicine preparing to expand to second clinic
    Sept. 28, 2014
    In 2008, Dr. Florence Jameson celebrated more than 20 years as a valley OB/GYN by taking on a ...
  • How to keep your small business on the right track
    Sept. 28, 2014
    With the Great Recession at last fading in the rearview mirror, what are the most important things a small-business owner must remember to ...
  • The List: Domestic airlines
    Sept. 28, 2014
    Find out about domestic airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2013.
  • Bryan Lindsey ,VP/General Manager at Station Casinos, is surrounded by some of the school supplies which will be distributed to students in need.
    Q+A: Lead with a pat on the back, not a kick in the rear
    Sept. 28, 2014
    When Sunset Station General Manager Bryan Lindsey heard many students at Hollingsworth Elementary were homeless and hungry, he came up with a plan to ...
  • Owners Oliver Morowati, left, Zelma Hulet, center, and Jean-Francois Chavanel make frozen popcorn at Popped, a gourmet popcorn shop at 3700 S. Hualapai Way, Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014. The shop blasts popcorn with liquid nitrogen (-321F) to create a frozen popcorn dessert.
    For these entrepreneurs, business is popping right along
    Sept. 28, 2014
    For three years, the operators of Popped have worked to create fun, new flavor combinations for ...
  • Research assistants Kiwon Sohn, left, and Youngbum Jun work on the DRC-Hubo robot at UNLV Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014. The research assistants followed UNLV professor Paul Oh, who came from Drexel University for UNLV's drones/robotics program.
    Professor’s goal: Make UNLV a hotbed for robotics
    Sept. 26, 2014
    For the past 14 years, Paul Oh has been working with students at Drexel University to turn science fiction into reality. His specialty is robotics. His projects include designing a flying ambulance to rescue people injured in disasters, developing a field of indoor flying robots to help first responders and ...
  • Glyn Thomas, editor of Casino Life magazine, putts a golf ball into a roulette wheel during the G2E convention at Sands Expo Center on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. The game was a booth promotion by Interblock, a developer of multiplayer gaming machines.
    Power conference: Wynn, Adelson among headliners at Global Gaming Expo
    Sept. 26, 2014
    Neither Steve Wynn nor Sheldon Adelson has given a solo speech at the Global Gaming Expo, the massive annual industry conference in Las Vegas. That's scheduled to change this year ...
  • Players get pumped up at their table by live DJ music during electronic bingo at Green Valley Ranch on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.
    Bingo: Station Casinos hoping an old game can attract a young crowd
    Sept. 25, 2014
    Long the domain of the elderly, bingo rooms may not seem like an attractive location for millennials to gamble. But Station thinks a new approach to the game may make it a hit among them. After a reportedly successful turnout at a similar event last month, Station hosted a millennial-minded bingo event complete with ...
  • Southern Nevada nonprofits suffer from huge funding gap, study says
    Sept. 25, 2014
    If you're a Nevada resident in need, a nonprofit organization in the northern part of the state can call on much greater resources to help you than ...
  • Developers of Union Village, the proposed $1.2 billion hospital-retail-residential project on Galleria Drive at U.S. 95 in Henderson, plan to hold a ceremonial groundbreaking Oct. 8. Above, workers install fencing around the project site on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.
    Long-planned Henderson health care complex poised to break ground
    Sept. 24, 2014
    Developers of a colossal Henderson health care project, years behind schedule, say they’re making progress on their plans and getting ready to build. Invitations have gone out to political leaders and businesspeople to attend a ceremonial groundbreaking Oct. 8 of Union Village, the proposed $1.2 billion ...
  • A rendering shows the $800 million MGM Springfield in Massachusetts.
    6 places where Las Vegas casino companies want to expand
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Wynn Resorts is far from the only major Las Vegas-based casino company seeking to expand its territory in the United States. New casino projects are popping up throughout the Northeast, for example, fueling an expansion of gaming in that region that is ...
  • Warehouse developer Prologis plans to build a 464,203-square-foot facility in North Las Vegas without any tenants lined up. Above, a rendering of the project.
    Major speculative industrial project begins in North Las Vegas
    Sept. 17, 2014
    A Southern Nevada developer plans to build a warehouse that it says will be the area's largest speculative industrial project in years. Prologis, based in San Francisco with ...
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