ULI Nevada News

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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UNLV has designs on a more collegiate feel

By Ian Whitaker Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 | 2 a.m. Head to the Arizona State University campus in Tempe and stroll down Mill Avenue. Chances are you’ll see throngs of students crowding wide pedestrian walkways, filing in and out of bars and restaurants, and enjoying the vibrant, college-town atmosphere. It’s radically different from the environment at UNLV and on Maryland Parkway, where strip malls line a wide street and cars greatly outnumber pedestrians much of the time. An effort to revitalize the Las Vegas thoroughfare in the style of Mill … Read More

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Officials pursue ‘complete street’ vision for Maryland Parkway

By Richard N. Velotta Las Vegas Review-Journal An organization of business people and institutional groups is spearheading a movement for big changes along 4 miles of Maryland Parkway. The Maryland Parkway Coalition, an informal, unincorporated group with interest in the corridor from Charleston Boulevard to Russell Road, hopes to gather additional support from businesses and residents in the neighborhood before formally presenting its vision for the area to Clark County government entities. Coalition members met Wednesday and said they hope to get additional support before presenting a proposed overlay zoning … Read More

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Join the city of Las Vegas and its consulting team to discuss the new, proposed vision statement; learn the results of a recently completed economic market study; weigh in on new proposed alternative plans for Downtown Las Vegas. Thursday, October 1, 2015 Choose one of two sessions: 2 to 4 p.m. Refreshments courtesy of RTKL 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Refreshments, Wine & Beer courtesy of RTKL Historic Fifth Street School, 401 South Fourth Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101 Parking in Fifth Street School lot or in paid lots on Clark … Read More

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Vision LV

The City of Las Vegas invites you to share your vision for Downtown Las Vegas. Help us plan for the next 20 years! CLICK HERE to access an online portal designed to capture community input and ideas. The site is easy to use and includes two quick polls, a visual survey and map to identify favorite places and upload comments. The Downtown Master Plan is one of several major initiatives of a city-wide planning effort – “City by Design,” that is creating a strategic vision for the city’s future.   … Read More

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Zappos’ Jamie Naughton participates in ULI research on “Why American Companies are Moving Downtown.”

Zappos Chief of Staff Jamie Naughton is quoted several times in the new ULI publication “Core Values: Why Companies are Moving Downtown.”  Read more here.

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Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Article on Healthy Communities

Our Communities Affect our Health: Master Plans Offer an Array of Fitness Options for Residents by Donna Yahner In a full page article featured in the June 13, 2015 edition, The Review-Journal talks about ULI’s research into Building Healthy Communities. Read the full article    

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Private Equity Capital: Understanding and Navigating the Options

Date: June 25 Time: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm Category: Courses & Workshops Venue: Hilton San Diego Bayfront Address: One Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101 United States + Google Map Phone: 619-564-3333 Website: http://www.hiltonsandiegobayfront.com/ Organizer: David Mulvihill, Vice President, Professional Development Phone: 202-624-7122 Email: dmulvihill@uli.org Register as Individual This popular “how-to” workshop will provide practical and timely information on the process of raising private equity capital in today’s market. Course instructors will walk attendees through the step-by-step process of: identifying assets for capital raising opportunities, effectively positioning these assets, … Read More

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