News of Government Affairs

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” – Winston Churchill Election season is upon us, with only 19 days until early voting begins, 36 days until the general election and 126 until the first day of the 2019 Legislative Session.  528 BDRs are already submitted, and things are moving […]

Click here for the article – NAIOP Source: The Path to Better Infrastructure Jonathan P. Leleu, Director Kerrie Kramer, Government Affairs Analyst Fennemore Craig jleleu@fclaw.com | kkramer@fclaw.com  | T: 702.692.8037

“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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]