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Flat rate zone-based taxi fares now in effect at Las Vegas airport

Posted by   /  December 22, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

If someone takes a taxi from the airport to the area of the Las Vegas Strip closest to the airport, it will now cost a flat fee of $19./McCarran International. Airport KTNV 13 Flat rate zone-based taxi fares are now in effect at McCarran International Airport. The rates went into effect after a 6-month pilot […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Will Raiders football hike home value?

Posted by   /  November 12, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Construction materials reflect from the exterior portion of the stadium project . /Photo: Dana Gentry By Dana Gentry | Nevada Current It’s been eighteen months since the soon-to-be Las Vegas Raiders announced the location of the team’s home turf near the south end of the Strip, just across Interstate 15 from the Mandalay Bay.  Taxpayers […]

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Las Vegas clings to hope Diamondbacks will move there

Posted by   /  September 3, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

By Ron Kantowski | Las Vegas Review-Journal During a recent trip to Las Vegas to announce that the Triple-A National Championship Game would be played at Las Vegas Ballpark in 2020, Pacific Coast League president Branch Rickey III noted the difference in the weather since the last time he was in town. It was hot […]

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Las Vegas’ hot housing market spooked home flipper in 2018

Posted by   /  July 7, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Brian Bair By Eli Segall /Las Vegas Review-Journal Las Vegas’ housing market heated up last year with soaring prices and fast-selling homes. It was such a frenzy that house flipper Brian Bair figured the market went to “crazy town,” so he racked up more deals elsewhere. Bair is CEO of Offerpad, an Arizona startup that […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Earthquake did not damage Las Vegas stadium, official says

Posted by   /  July 6, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

 No injuries or damage reported at the under-construction Las Vegas stadium from Friday night’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake under Southern California. /Erik Verduzco / Las Vegas Review-Journal  By Nicole Raz | Las Vegas Review-Journal No injuries or damage were reported at the under-construction Las Vegas stadium from Friday night’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake under Southern California. Don […]

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The national housing slowdown is spreading to markets such as Las Vegas and Phoenix; real estate consultant Jim Belfiore provides insight in WSJ

Posted by   /  December 17, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  Market has shifted in recent weeks; ‘Any property we’re pulling up right now, it’s reduction, reduction, reduction’ By Laura Kusisto The national housing slowdown is spreading to markets like Las Vegas and Phoenix, where prices still haven’t reclaimed their pre-crisis peaks. After home values rose sharply this year, the market has shifted in recent weeks. […]

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Las Vegas Raiders stadium boosts land price 12 times average

Posted by   /  December 6, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Eli Segall | Las Vegas Review Journal The small industrial site isn’t much — just a collection of storage containers, semi trucks, boats and other vehicles and items. But with the Raiders building a 65,000-seat football stadium right across the street, the nondescript plot is now lucrative real estate — and if plans […]

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Southern Nevada home prices up more than twice national rate

Posted by   /  November 29, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Eli Segall | Las Vegas Review Journal Las Vegas home prices keep rising fastest among major cities, a new report shows, and buyers are pulling back. Southern Nevada prices were up 13.5 percent year-over-year in September, more than double the national rate of 5.5 percent, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller index released […]

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Las Vegas Raiders stadium 30% complete a year after groundbreaking

Posted by   /  November 14, 2018  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

  By Richard N. Velotta | las Vegas Review Journal It was eerily quiet at the Las Vegas stadium construction site Monday. A few surveyors combed the area, taking readings. But construction workers were able to take the Veterans Day holiday off on a day of the week usually filled with pounding, pouring and moving […]

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Las Vegas builders have history of hyping projects that fail

Posted by   /  November 13, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Eli Segall | Las Vegas Review Journal When Wynn Resorts scrapped its 38-acre lagoon project Wednesday, it wasn’t the first big idea to get tossed in Las Vegas’ real estate trash bin. Southern Nevada has a long history of people pitching massive projects and never following through. Plans that came and went include Titanic- and London-themed […]

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