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 [...]

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 [...]

College of Southern Nevada: Impacting Southern Nevada’s Business Community

College of Southern Nevada: Impacting Southern Nevada’s Business Community

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) is the state’s largest and most ethnically diverse higher education institution, while also being a major economic engine for the region with an estimated annual economic impact of nearly $1 billion. “The College of Southern Nevada is as vital to the regional economy as it is to each student [...]

College of Southern Nevada Developing New Discipline in Unmanned Aviation Systems

College of Southern Nevada Developing New Discipline in Unmanned Aviation Systems

The College of Southern Nevada is developing a new discipline in unmanned aviation systems, thanks to a grant from the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology. The grant, totaling $195,924.88, helped cover the cost of equipment and supplies needed to fund the program. Governor Brian Sandoval has identified the unmanned aerial vehicle industry as [...]

NIAS and SkyOp Partner on Drone Workforce Development Training Program

NIAS and SkyOp Partner on Drone Workforce Development Training Program

September 20, 2017 Originally released on July 18, 2017 by the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development The FAA-Designated Nevada UAS Test Site and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) have entered into a partnership with New York based training and education provider, SkyOp LLC, to offer drone training programs and courseware to the [...]

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 [...]

Capstak: A Nevada Success Story

Capstak: A Nevada Success Story

Just a year after Capstak, Inc. launched in Reno, the innovative digital platform for the commercial real estate profession has widened its reach to markets across the United States. Capstak is bringing the same deep knowledge of markets, transactions and relationships that the Capstak team developed in Las Vegas and Reno to help commercial real estate [...]