January 9, 2012, 8am PST
Citigroup is being sued for knowingly overstating ridership and advertising revenue projections for the Las Vegas monorail while soliciting investors for the system.
December 29, 2011, 11am PST
Major homebuilders in Las Vegas are offering new housing layouts that include extra rooms and separate small side houses for extended families, meeting a rising demand seen in shifting demographics.
December 23, 2011, 1pm PST
The largest regional plan in Clark County history, Henderson will be using the funds to more sustainably link transportation, land use, and people. Guy Dawson reports.
October 17, 2011, 11am PDT
Nevada has gone from having the lowest unemployment in the US in 2006 at 4% to the highest now at 13.4%. Once again Las Vegas is proving to be a reflection of the country's wider problems, where the top end of the market never dropped out.
September 9, 2011, 5am PDT
For better or worse, cities mimic each other, making replicas of great landmarks down to unique light fixtures. The Infrastructurist selects top 5 cities that do the job well. Not surprisingly, Shanghai earns the title as the hallmark of knock-offs.
August 30, 2011, 7am PDT
Two separate developments are planning to bring supertall "observation wheels" to Las Vegas in an effort to bring tourists to the city as it struggles through the recession.
August 19, 2011, 12pm PDT
Despite a raft of major projects that have stalled, smaller-scale projects are moving ahead in Las Vegas.
July 22, 2011, 11am PDT
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.
March 19, 2011, 1pm PDT
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.
March 4, 2011, 5am PST
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.
February 11, 2011, 7am PST
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.
January 10, 2011, 2pm PST
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.
December 29, 2010, 9am PST
Nevada was the fastest growing state in the nation over the last ten years, but amid that growth has been a severe economic downturn.
December 17, 2010, 11am PST
This collection of photographs from <em>Smithsonian</em> documents the construction of the recently opened bypass bridge at the Hoover Dam.
October 29, 2010, 10am PDT
Photographers Spencer Platt and Ethan Miller document the fall of Las Vegas -- from abandoned McMansions to stalled, half-completed hotels [Slideshow].
October 10, 2010, 9am PDT
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?
October 4, 2010, 7am PDT
Paul Goldberger pays Las Vegas' CityCenter a visit, and wonders how much different it really is from a fake Paris and the Luxor Pyramid.
October 2, 2010, 1pm PDT
The Vdara Hotel at CityCenter, designed by architect Rafael Vinoly, has an unforeseen side effect: its curving shape captures and focuses the hot Las Vegas sun, heating up visitors below like bugs under a microscope.
September 20, 2010, 5am PDT
Las Vegas columnist Scott Dickensheets turns to Tufts planning professor Justin Hollander to ask what Sin City should do to combat plummeting home values and draining population.
August 22, 2010, 7am PDT
The annual week-long art festival Burning Man is kind of hard to define. This infographic provides some data and context about the event and the temporary city it forms in the Nevada desert every year.