Nevada

The recovery of Las Vegas, hit hard by the Great Recession, resembles the recovery of the rest of the country—uneven and innovative.
Jul 20, 2015   The Economist
Based on estimated returns on investment in single-family home rental properties of 316 markets, Las Vegas is your best bet to invest on rental properties. Orlando, Tampa, and Fort Lauderdale - all in Florida - also made the list.
Jul 22, 2011   CNN Money
Tony Hsieh, CEO of shoe retailer Zappos.com, wants to change how people think about Las Vegas and create a more people- (and business-) friendly community downtown.
Mar 19, 2011   Las Vegas Sun
The city of Reno, Nevada has installed nine different wind turbines around town to test out their varying designs in an effort to find out which is the most efficient turbine to consider for large-scale installation.
Mar 4, 2011   The Wall Street Journal
Developers in Las Vegas have announced a proposal for a three-stadium complex in the city intended to lure professional basketball, hockey, football and baseball teams.
Feb 11, 2011   The Las Vegas Sun
Planetizen's Nate Berg posits that Burning Man, the yearly freak festival in the Nevada desert, has become "a highly planned, intricately organized and fully functioning city" of 50,000 people.
Jan 10, 2011   Places Journal
Nevada was the fastest growing state in the nation over the last ten years, but amid that growth has been a severe economic downturn.
Dec 29, 2010   The New York Times
This collection of photographs from <em>Smithsonian</em> documents the construction of the recently opened bypass bridge at the Hoover Dam.
Dec 17, 2010   Smithsonian
Photographers Spencer Platt and Ethan Miller document the fall of Las Vegas -- from abandoned McMansions to stalled, half-completed hotels [Slideshow].
Oct 29, 2010   Huffington Post
While other parts of the country see economic improvement, Las Vegas continues to experience the deepest crisis of its modern history. Is its leisure-based economy to blame?
Oct 10, 2010   The New York Times
Paul Goldberger pays Las Vegas' CityCenter a visit, and wonders how much different it really is from a fake Paris and the Luxor Pyramid.
Oct 4, 2010   The New Yorker