News of Government Affairs

NAIOP Southern Nevada, announced its support last month for the Southern Nevada Economic Development and Conservation Act introduced Wed., March 3 by U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto (D-Nev.). This legislation will expand public lands conservation and economic development opportunities in Southern Nevada. According to the association, this bill takes into consideration sustainable and efficient growth, economic […]

Someone’s knockin’ at the door Somebody’s ringin’ the bell Someone’s knockin’ at the door Somebody’s ringin’ the bell Do me a favor Open the door and let ’em in – Paul McCartney   There was a time, in recent memory, we yelled at our children for watching too much YouTube.  Then 2021 came along, and […]

“You know how I always dread the whole year? Well, this time I’m only going to dread one day at a time.” – Charlie Brown What is a “New Year?”  Is it a clean break from the past, or just another tomorrow?  2020 was a year where every tomorrow looked like yesterday, and we ended […]

“We have to find a way to finance infrastructure that gets it done fast and creates a return.” – Gordon Brown, Chair, World Economic Forum, Global Strategic Infrastructure Initiative As all NAIOP Southern Nevada members are aware, the Infrastructure Bank has sat atop of our issues list for years.  In 2017, we worked with RTC to pass […]

Nevada State Treasurer Zach Conine has extended the Commercial Rental Assistant Grant program, making grant funds available to aid commercial landlords and tenants, as they work together to survive the current economic downturn. Should a landlord agree to the terms (generally, a 90-day forbearance of eviction action), grant funding up to $10,000 (per tenant applicant) […]

I was in the Virgin Islands once.  I met a girl.  We ate lobster and drank pina coladas.  At sunset, we made love like sea otters.  That was a pretty good day.  Why couldn’t I get that day over and over and over…  Groundhog Day But for its final 3 weeks, 2020 1Q charted an […]

I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future.  The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me.  I will not shut out the lessons that they teach. Ebenezer Scrooge Winter has taken hold, especially on the I-15 at Cajon Pass, and like a car in a blizzard, we are heading toward the […]

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