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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Developing Nevada’s Untapped Potential

Developing Nevada’s Untapped Potential

Nevada is booming with new businesses organically grown in the state, businesses migrating from other parts of the country, and new real estate developments to meet the needs of both buyers and tenants. Many businesses have already realized the untapped potential in the state and are currently fulfilling plans to grow into industrial sites in [...]

Enhancing Nevada’s Workforce

Enhancing Nevada’s Workforce

The Office of Economic Development at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), creates partnerships that support economic and workplace development, attracts industry-sponsored research, and develops and protects intellectual property. Through sponsored research, companies partner with UNLV’s faculty and student populations to gain new knowledge, a deeper level of expertise, and greater awareness of applications [...]