Be Our Guest

Be Our Guest

Dr. Chin and Dr. Pharar wanted to provide quality dental care in an environment that made their patients feel like family.  So, when the owners of an established dental office in Las Vegas decided to retire, they swooped in to make their dream a reality. As a husband and wife dental team, they were already [...]

UNLV Research Park Means New Opportunities for Nevada

UNLV Research Park Means New Opportunities for Nevada

On Tuesday, July 17, UNLV made a bit of history in the Silver State, breaking ground on the first innovation building at the UNLV Harry Reid Research and Technology Park, in partnership with master developer Gardner Company. And while the dusty desert space at 2400 W. Sunset Rd. doesn’t look like much right now, the [...]

Nevada Wins 2018 Golden Shovel Award

Nevada Wins 2018 Golden Shovel Award

Story excerpt via Area Development, view full story here. Nevada — Fewer Than 3 Million Population Category Much of the headline activity resulting in Nevada receiving a Gold Shovel award was focused on Boulevard Mall, an iconic half-century-old center that has been diversifying into the call center business. Leading the way from a jobs-promised perspective [...]

Championing Our Community

Championing Our Community

Mary Croughan, UNLV’s new vice president for research and economic development, knows firsthand the difference having a champion in one’s corner can make. Without such a champion her freshman year at the University of California, Davis, she may have given up on science entirely. Croughan recalls the day she approached her chemistry professor to rectify [...]

Southern Nevada, an Economy on the Rise

Southern Nevada, an Economy on the Rise

Southern Nevada is on the rise, and the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) is at the forefront of this exciting transformation. For the last six years, the LVGEA has been helping to grow the region through connectivity, community development and aggressive business recruitment, retention and outreach. The LVGEA offers resources and services to support [...]

LVGEA: Growing Southern Nevada

LVGEA: Growing Southern Nevada

The economy is transforming and businesses in key target industries are choosing southern Nevada. The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)’s mission is to continue growing the region of southern Nevada through connectivity, community development, and aggressive business recruitment, retention, and outreach. As the regional economic development authority for southern Nevada, the LVGEA offers businesses [...]

Creating Exciting Opportunities

Creating Exciting Opportunities

Alston Construction has recently celebrated 30 years in business. Alston was established in Nevada in 2000. Matt Clafton, Vice President/General Manager of the region attended the University of Nevada-Reno on a football scholarship and has called Nevada home ever since. Matt has raised his family in Nevada and continues to be an active member and [...]