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Celebrating Innovation Award winners
May 30, 2017 - 12:16am
In what’s dubbed the first integrated health care village in the world and largest health care project in the nation at $1.2 billion, Union Village in Henderson is starting to take shape. Little has been discussed publically about the billion-dollar project since Henderson Hospital, the first element of the 155-acre development opened seven months ago. An ambulatory surgery center and doctor’s office building adjacent to the hospital remains under construction for tenant improvements for opening this year.
City of Las Vegas focuses on solar power, building technological ecosystem
May 22, 2017 - 12:46am
The city of Las Vegas is paving the way in Southern Nevada for its focus on public sector projects, science and technology and information technology. While the city was emerging from the Great Recession in 2013, officials said there was an effort to bring together residents, community leaders and policy makers to create plans that would make Las Vegas more livable, prosperous and resilient.
Airline creates technology tools to solve problems
May 22, 2017 - 12:45am
Allegiant Air is spreading its wings in Nevada. The Las Vegas-based carrier with 1,500 employees saw its annual revenue grow from $1.26 billion in 2015 to $1.36 billion in 2016. It has recorded 57 consecutive profitable quarters.
Nine Elms creates product that helps global businesses
May 22, 2017 - 12:44am
The company, which has four employees, saw its annual revenue go from $40,000 in 2015 to $250,000 in 2016. It was founded in 2014 by veteran accounting, finance, operations and business development specialists Donald and Liese Peterson.
Eagle Promotions creates new art techniques, uses green technology
May 22, 2017 - 12:43am
Eagle Promotions and Eagle Design Group is one of the fastest-growing promotional products and branded apparel companies in the U.S.
Hyperloop looks to reinvent transportation
May 22, 2017 - 12:42am
Hyperloop is considered the fifth mode of transportation by billionaire engineer and entrepreneur Elon Musk. This is the moon-shot scenario of land transportation to move people and goods quicker than they ever have before at 700 mph.
RTC on its way to paving road to high-tech
May 22, 2017 - 12:41am
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) has been continuously challenged to develop new public transportation systems for a growing population of 42 million tourists and 2.1 million residents.
Valley Electric operates community solar farm
May 22, 2017 - 12:39am
Valley Electric Association has been innovating new technologies in Southern Nevada for more than 50 years.
May 22, 2017 - 12:38am
MGM Resorts International has saved a lot of green money while investing in a green hospitality environment through its Corporate Sustainability Division, led by Senior Vice President Cindy Ortega.
Advanced Technologies Academy sets up students for success
May 22, 2017 - 12:26am
Advanced Technologies Academy, the Las Vegas magnet high school allows students to focus their learning on a particular field of study, while also completing high-level course work that prepares them for postsecondary success.