Tag Archives: Las Vegas Economy





North Las Vegas Demolishing Abandoned Homes

North Las Vegas City officials are bulldozing abandoned homes that have become targets for criminal activity and squatters.  This is a practice that has become popular in the Rust Belt and officials felt is a necessary step to take in order to eliminate the ugly eyesores of these vacant houses. Asbestos removal and demolition began […]



Southern Nevada Economy Seen as Strengthening

Stephen Brown, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at UNLV, feels that current trends in our region are pointing upward for our local economy.  He sees Southern Nevada’s economy moving towards pre-recession levels in tourism, gaming, construction and the housing industry. “The good news,” Brown said, “is that the Southern Nevada economy […]



New Master Plan Community In Northwest

In another sign that our recovery is in full swing, developers are breaking ground on a new master plan community in the Northwest part of the Valley. Skye Canyon held its groundbreaking ceremony on June 5th.  This is the first big, new residential development to get underway since the recession began. The 1,700-acre project sits […]



Delinquency Rates and Foreclosures Down

Nevada ranks second in 90 day plus delinquency rates and 8th in terms of loans in foreclosure. The Mortgage Bankers Association released their first quarter national survey of mortgage delinquency data.  From a national perspective, mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures declined during the latest reporting period.  New Jersey reported the highest rate of foreclosure starts and loans […]