Monthly Archives: January 2016

Tour of RTC’s Mobility Training Center

If you missed our tour of RTC’s Mobility Training Center, check it out here: http://www.lasvegasnow.com/video?videoId=349742407

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Maryland Parkway Revitalization

Representatives from business, academia, and government filled a meeting room at the Nevada System of Higher Education building on January 13 for a ULI Nevada program on real plans for a revitalized Maryland Parkway. They heard lots of news that we’ll share, starting with 1,000 jobs being added to the Boulevard Mall workforce since the center was purchased by Sansone Cos. in 2013. Promo prior to program: http://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/city-plans-to-revitalize-maryland-parkway Interview with David Frommer of UNLV at the program https://archive.org/download/KLAS_20160114_120000_8_News_Now_at_4_AM/KLAS_20160114_120000_8_News_Now_at_4_AM.mp4?start=337.2&end=395.4&x=ignore.mp4 Interview with Frank Marretti at the program https://archive.org/download/KLAS_20160114_000000_8_News_Now_at_4_PM/KLAS_20160114_000000_8_News_Now_at_4_PM.mp4?start=180&end=240&x=ignore.mp4 Download a copy of … Read More

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Gauging the Health of Maryland Parkway, Southern Nevada’s ‘Regional Spine’

From the first private hospital to the first shopping mall to UNLV, big city Las Vegas grew up along Maryland Parkway. Nearly 60 years after the construction of Sunrise Hospital, Maryland Parkway remains one of Southern Nevada’s premiere corridors for healthcare, education, commerce and jobs. The 2015 Southern Nevada Strong regional plan calls Maryland Parkway the “regional spine for employment and transit connectivity and revitalization.” From light rail to additional student housing to a re-imagined Boulevard mall, Maryland Parkway has been a magnet for ideas and projects to strengthen its … Read More

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Revitalization on the Northern End of Maryland Parkway

Developer aims to create spaces for new Huntridge businesses Las Vegas Review-Journal By F. Andrew Taylor View staff writer Some people would look at the Huntridge Tavern and the surrounding area and only see a run-down dive bar and cut-rate stores catering to the poor and the homeless. When J Dapper looks at the Huntridge Shopping Center at 1116 E. Charleston Blvd., he sees something different: potential. “I want to make it a viable place for people to shop and come to cool eateries,” Dapper said. “I love Las Vegas, … Read More

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