A Las Vegas hotel-condo project's height is nearly cut in half--not due to budget cuts, but faulty rebar installation. Experts are reportedly unable to recall "such a drastic midconstruction downscaling."
Feb 12, 2009 The New York Times
Amid tough economic times, Las Vegas Mayor Oscar B. Goodman is pushing a broad redevelopment plan in the city's outdated downtown.
Feb 10, 2009 The New York Times
The "New American Home" for 2009 debuted last week at the International Builders Symposium in Las Vegas. The 9,000 sq. ft. home features the most recent developments in energy efficiency.
Jan 26, 2009 The Ground Floor
Mining towns in Lander County, NV are skipping the recession, thanks to a local economy based on gold.
Jan 2, 2009 The New York Times
Las Vegas has always epitomized American excess. But with its water supply running out and its constant illumination warming the planet, it also represents the extent of our economic and ecological unsustainability.
Dec 29, 2008 AlterNet
Residents of one Las Vegas community fear being evicted as an urban renewal project goes underway. According to this article, projects like this often hurt neighborhoods by destroying the social ties they once contained.
Dec 18, 2008 Las Vegas Sun
Foreclosures are spreading across the country like a plague, and there's almost no place worse hit than Las Vegas.
Dec 9, 2008 NPR
Warren Buffett, Google and others are investing heavily in geothermal energy development, spurred on by state incentives for renewables and higher gas prices.
Nov 7, 2008 The Los Angeles Times
To keep its gaming rights which will in turn preserve its property value, The Queen of Hearts casino must open for eight hours every two years.
Oct 15, 2008 Los Angeles Times
Las Vegas' Union Park is a LEED-certified development that sits on a revitalized brownfield, but with no shortage of Vegas' glitz. Can smart growth be as marketable as it is environmentally good?
Oct 14, 2008 Next American City