News of Government Affairs

Government Affairs Report – August 2018

“Change. Isn’t it appropriate that the Chinese word for it is comprised of two symbols—one for danger and another for opportunity? How you perceive and adapt to change makes all the difference.” – Spinditty Blog Just like everything else in this world, the commercial real estate industry is constantly changing. Trends come and go, prices go up and […]

Government Affairs Report – May 2018

“If you build it, they will come.” Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field of Dreams What can Las Vegas’ commercial real estate market expect from a brand new stadium? Does this project promise guaranteed growth, more opportunities for mixed-use developments, sustainable jobs in the form of leases and tenancies? The answer is: probably, however it’s difficult to […]

Government Affairs Report – April 2018

There’s a storm front coming (mood indigo) White water running and the pressure is low Storm front coming (mood indigo) Small craft warning on the radio – Billy Joel Political trends. Fascinating to watch, these patterns of public opinion tend to follow events of historical significance and create mayhem across the political landscape. Although the […]

Government Affairs Report – March 2018

We cannot solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.                – Albert Einstein Among the highlights of NAIOP’s 2017 Nevada Legislative Session was working alongside the RTC and local municipalities to push AB 399 (Asm. Irene Bustamante Adams) and SB 517 (Sen. Scott Hammond), commonly known as […]

Government Affairs Report – February 2018

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes –          Butterfly Boucher As the calendar flipped on the new year, so too did the switch on the 2018 election cycle.  Almost immediately after the fireworks ended on the Las Vegas Strip, potential candidates announced their intent to run, and several candidates and administrators decided to step away from their respective races or government […]

Government Affairs Report – January 2018

Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week, you can begin paving hell with them as usual. – Mark Twain Happy Holidays! Kerrie and I would like to thank NAIOP Southern Nevada, its Board of Directors, the Government Affairs Committee and all members for a wonderful 2017. Before turning […]

Government Affairs Report – December 2017

There is no sincerer love than the love of food.  George Bernard Shaw It’s that time again, where we gather with family and friends and stuff ourselves until we are uncomfortably full. The holiday season is upon us; time for food, festivities, merriment, federal lands discussions, tax packages, and campaign contributions. Given the nature of […]

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