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U.of Phoenix Consolidates Footprint; Officials Weigh Growth for Tahoe

U.of Phoenix Consolidates Footprint; Officials Weigh Growth for Tahoe

The University of Phoenix is reportedly tightening its belt and currently attempting to reorganize its space in the Las Vegas Valley. According to industry magazine VEGAS INC, the education entity is looking to cut costs and has already made some moves to that effect. The University has inked a deal…

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Company Linked to Dell Pays $93M for Pair of M-F Properties

Company Linked to Dell Pays $93M for Pair of M-F Properties

Two Las Vegas-area apartment complexes traded hands recently, due to the newfound interest that WTI Inc., a company linked to computer manufacturer Dell, has manifested in the local residential market. The company has moved for the Esplanade residential complex near South Durango Drive, as well as the Renaissance Villas complex…

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Henderson Stadium Developer Wants New Deal; Officials Suspect Fraud

Henderson Stadium Developer Wants New Deal; Officials Suspect Fraud

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor International Development Management CEO Chris Milam, the would-be builder of a sprawling sports complex in Henderson, told city officials that he is walking away from his development agreement because of funding problems.  Milam insists that the project is still viable but that he needs a new…

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South 15 Partners Eyes 2 MSF Industrial Complex Near Henderson Airport

South 15 Partners Eyes 2 MSF Industrial Complex Near Henderson Airport

In a move that paves the way for development of a 2 million-square-foot industrial complex, the Henderson city council has approved the sale of 150 acres near the Henderson Executive Airport. According to VegasINC, South 15 Partners L.L.C., the developers, paid $13.6 million for the parcel. The project would be…

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Excalibur Unveils New Food Court at Castle Walk

Excalibur Unveils New Food Court at Castle Walk

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor From celebrity chefs’ bistros to casual eateries and fast-food restaurants, the Las Vegas Strip offers as wide a variety of dining venues as anywhere in the United States. In a bid to capture the largest possible share of the area’s dining dollars, the Excalibur is expanding…

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Jump-Starting Stalled Projects Could Revive Development

Jump-Starting Stalled Projects Could Revive Development

Las Vegas is searching far and wide for its development future—including in its recent development past. As VegasINC magazine reported recently, a number of large-scale projects that have been stalled for years by the Great Recession may be getting a new lease on life.…

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Calida Moves to Revive Stalled $350M Manhattan West Project

Calida Moves to Revive Stalled $350M Manhattan West Project

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Four years after its original developer filed for bankruptcy, the $350 million Manhattan West condominium project may be getting new life. The Calida Group is moving to acquire the stalled 700-unit development on Russell Rd., the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.…

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Dispute Over Harmon Tower Reaches Nevada Supreme Court

Dispute Over Harmon Tower Reaches Nevada Supreme Court

The legal battle between MGM Resorts International's CityCenter project and the general contractor on the troubled Harmon tower has reached the Nevada Supreme Court. According to VegasINC, the representatives of the $8.5 billion development have requested that the court overturn a ruling that would delay the demolition of the $275…

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Two Years On, $8.5B CityCenter Seeks to Reach its Potential

Two Years On, $8.5B CityCenter Seeks to Reach its Potential

Two years after opening in the midst of an economic downturn, MGM Grand’s $8.5 billion CityCenter project is still seeking to reach its potential as a game changer for Las Vegas. To begin with, the investment added 5,900 hotel rooms to the city’s inventory at a time when visitors declined…

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Home Prices Continue 8-Month Rebound: Realtors Report

Home Prices Continue 8-Month Rebound: Realtors Report

Continuing its turnaround, Las Vegas' housing market has recorded eight consecutive months of increasing prices, a trend fueled mainly by diminishing supply and a record number of short sales, the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors reported..…

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Telecom’s Planned Data Center Joins Growing Local Pipeline

Telecom’s Planned Data Center Joins Growing Local Pipeline

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor In the competition for data center development, Nevada has often come in second to Texas and other competitors. But the Silver State’s reputation as an also-ran in this field may be changing. Telecom Real Estate Services unveiled plans for the Block Data Center, a project…

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Caesars Entertainment and Caruso Affiliates Announce First Wave of LINQ Tenants

Caesars Entertainment and Caruso Affiliates Announce First Wave of LINQ Tenants

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Caesars Entertainment has revealed the initial lineup of restaurants, retailers and entertainment venues for the LINQ, its $550 million open-air district scheduled to open on the Las Vegas Strip in late 2013. The tenants will join such previously announced attractions as a giant Ferris wheel.…

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