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					2010-2011 Executive
                                                                                                                             NEWS
                                                                                                                      Published by Nevada Development Authority

                                                                                                                                   4th Quarter 2010/2011
Committee

OFFICERS                                                                             A Message From The Chairman of the Board
Glenn C. Christenson ~ Chairman
Managing Director, Velstand Investments, LLC
Michael W. Yackira ~ Vice-Chairman
                                                                                     Glenn C. Christenson
President & CEO, NV Energy                                                           Chairman of the Board
Kevin T. Orrock ~ Secretary/Treasurer                                                Nevada Development Authority
Top Division Executive
The Howard Hughes Corporation


COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Michael J. Bonner
Administrative Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
                                                          LINQ360 Innovation Center Brings More
Robert L. Boughner
Executive VP & Chief Business Development Officer
Boyd Gaming Corporation
                                                                Diversification to Nevada
Susan Brager                                                             “With companies like LINQ360, Nevada holds a steady course
Clark County Commissioner                                                             in growth and diversification.”
Joseph W. Brown
President, Jones Vargas
                                                           More concentrated efforts in economic di-        dent and chief executive officer of the Nevada
Dr. Joseph Carleone
President & Chief Executive Officer                     versification can be seen in the opening of         Development Authority. “This center illustrates
American Pacific Corporation
                                                        the LINQ360 Innovation Center, a “technology        a compelling story that Nevada is a prime
Rick Crawford
President/Owner, Green Valley Grocery                   showplace” in Southern Nevada. The first-           home for technology firms, and opportunities
Steve Garofalo                                          of-its-kind center brings together a multitude      exist for diverse businesses to thrive here.”
Executive Vice President                                of technology based businesses that include
Citibank, North America Consumer Bank                                                                           The center and its showroom, with a mission
Donald J. Giancursio                                    several hospitality and technology firms under      to captivate, educate and entertain, are mak-
CEO, UnitedHealthcare Nevada                            one roof and making a national mark in the in-      ing a mark in the hospitality sector through an
Oscar B. Goodman                                        dustry through its hands-on, integrated tech-
Mayor, City of Las Vegas                                                                                    ingenious approach involving hands-on dem-
Robbie Graham
                                                        nological experiences.                              onstrations for visitors. Designed to simulate a
President, NTC Global Holdings                             LINQ360 Innovation Center is located at          hotel environment and showcase the benefits
Andy Hafen                                              9555 Hillwood Drive in Summerlin, encom-
Mayor, City of Henderson                                                                                    of each solution provider, LINQ360 visitors will
Susan Holecheck
                                                        passes 8,500 square feet and is occupied by         be immersed in interactive experiences from
Mayor, City of Mesquite                                 Microsoft Hospitality Ecosystem Partners. By        the moment they enter the facility.
Jay Kornmayer                                           creating a technology hub for the hospitality          According to Microsoft’s Michael Infante,
Executive Vice President
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.                                  industry to teaming up with community or-
                                                                                                            LINQ360 provides the ideal venue to convey
Kenneth G. Ladd                                         ganizations and eventually schools, LINQ360
Regional President                                                                                          the benefits of the hospitality ecosystem to ex-
U.S. Bank                                               is preparing to have a local impact and be a
                                                                                                            ecutives at the epicenter of the market. “Our
Robert Lewis                                            model for others to follow. Governor Brian
President, Lewis Operating Corp.                                                                            mission was to create a facility to collaborate,
                                                        Sandoval admits, “The center shines a spot-
Monte L. Miller                                                                                             integrate and innovate for the world’s leading
CEO, KeyState Corporate Management                      light on the positive benefits a place like this
                                                                                                            hotel brands,” he said. “With so many complex
Michael Murphy                                          can have in this state.”
President & General Manager, Anthem Blue Cross and                                                          systems required to operate modern high-end
Blue Shield of Nevada                                      LINQ360's members at the center include:
                                                                                                            hotels, the task of selecting solution providers
Jeff Oberschelp                                         Microsoft, SuiteLinq, Cenium, Symon, Red
Vice President/General Manager                          Rock Software, Alcatel-Lucent, HP, Nevada           is often a daunting one. The goal of the Micro-
CenturyLink
                                                        Development Authority, Crestron, Hardly             soft Hospitality Ecosystem has always been
Rick Osborne
County Manager, Nye County                              Square, MiCamp, Shift4, IBoxfilms, Video Riv-       to align best-in-class partners to make these
Greg Paulk                                              er Networks, Rainmaker, Summit Partners and         decisions easier for hotel operators. Now with
Director
New-Com, Inc. & Subsidiaries                            RiteWire. “The Nevada Development Authority         the LINQ360 Innovation Center, hospitality ex-
William Robinson                                        has been a major partner with LINQ360 and           ecutives can experience them all in one place.
Mayor Pro Tempore
City of North Las Vegas                                 its opening. In addition, other technology-fo-      It’s really the ideal way to convey the benefits
Russell M. Rowe, Esq.                                   cused businesses have expressed interest in         of our truly integrated technology solutions.”
Shareholder
The Capitol Company                                     relocating to the business park where the cen-         Nevada Development Authority plans to
Neal Smatresk                                           ter is situated,” said LINQ360 President Scott      work with other technology firms that have
President                                                                                                   conveyed interest in relocating to the same
University of Nevada, Las Vegas                         Garrison.
George W. Smith                                             “This opening is a feather in the cap for our   business park. With companies like LINQ360,
President
Bank of America - Nevada
                                                        state as we continue to strive to diversify our     Nevada holds a steady course in economic
Ray Specht                                              economy,” said Somer Hollingsworth, presi-          growth and diversification.
Vice Chairman
Toyota Financial Savings Bank
Cam Walker
Council Member, City of Boulder City
                                                     6700 Via Austi Pkwy., Ste. B • Las Vegas, NV 89119
Dr. Stephen M. Younger
President                                            Toll Free: 1-888-466-8293 • Phone: (702) 791-0000 • Fax: (702) 796-6483
National Security Technologies, LLC
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                                                                                                                                                          Nevada’s business climate.


        Events
    2011 Breakfast Meetings:
                                               Jones Vargas Acts As Legal Historian
           July 14th                                  For New Lawmakers
        September 15th
               •                                As one of Nevada’s oldest and most re-                             by presenting all sides of an issue and pro-
   Location: Four Seasons Hotel              spected law firms, Jones Vargas assists                               viding perspective representatives may not
    3960 Las Vegas Blvd. South               its many corporate and individual clients in                          otherwise receive.
          Acacia Ballroom                    navigating their way through the complex                                 This session, more than most, the Leg-
                                             legal landscape of the Nevada Legislature.                            islature has placed a priority on creating
     7:00 a.m. - Breakfast and
                                             With more registered, full-time lobbyists                             jobs and attracting business to Nevada.
            Networking
                                             than any other firm in the state, Jones                               However, the manner in which this goal is
        7:30 a.m. - Meeting                  Vargas has played a vital and necessary                               accomplished is the subject of debate de-
         $40.00 per person                   role in the legislative process. With very                            pending on the political philosophy of the
                                             few exceptions, every piece of legislation                            individual legislators. Some legislators are
    Space is limited and will be on a
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      first-come, first-served basis.
                                             ture affects businesses in some manner or                             business and create new jobs, the govern-
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                                             another.                                                              ment must maintain or increase funding in
                   •                            As the NDA strives to improve economic                             the education system, which would require
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             NDA today.                      Vargas works to make those goals at-                                  ness and regulatory environment, with lim-
                   •                         tainable at the legislative level. During the                         ited government intervention and taxes, is
                                             semi-annual legislative session, particularly                         necessary to attract and create a vibrant
  Purchase the                               one in which term limits have eliminated                              business environment.
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   Perspective                               men representatives to absorb the depth
                                             of information they are presented with.
                                                                                                                   Jones, George Vargas, Bill Raggio, Joe
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                                                                                                                        Mr. Joseph W. Brown
                                                                                                                        Jones Vargas
                                                                                                                        3773 Howard Hughes Pkwy., 3rd Fl. South
                                                                                                                        Las Vegas, NV 89169
                                                                                                                        Phone: (702) 862-3300




The Nevada Development Authority is                                          Meet Joseph W. Brown
Southern Nevada’s premier economic
development agency. For 55 years, the NDA                                   Joe Brown is the President of Jones Vargas, with more
has continued to diversify and improve the                                  than 35 years as a member of the firm. Brown is AV-rated
economy of Southern Nevada. For more                                        by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory and is listed as one of
information call 702-791-0000, or visit                                     the “Best Lawyers in America” in the field of government relations. He served
www.nevadadevelopment.org or                                                on the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States from 1981-88
www.move2vegas.biz.                                                         as an appointee by President Ronald Reagan and his public service includes
                                                                            acting presently as a member of the Nevada Gaming Commission.
                                                                                                         President’s Council

                                                                           NDA President’s Council members make significant annual contributions of $10,000 - $24,999 and
                                                                   provide valuable resources of time, talent and treasure to serve the mission of the NDA. The NDA extends
                                                                         appreciation for the support and financial commitment the President’s Council organization provides.



                                Mr. Michael Murphy
           Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada
                               9133 W. Russell Rd., Ste. 200         Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada
                                      Las Vegas, NV 89148
                                    Phone: (702) 586-6200


Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Cares For Nevadans
   Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada is the state's             plans, puts control and flexibility in the hands of small group em-
second largest health benefits provider and the only one li-              ployers. Employers can choose to offer one, a mix-and-match or
censed to sell insurance in every county. Among the oldest Ne-            all 22 plans to their employees.
vada health insurers (established in 1969), Anthem’s operations              Anthem is proud to offer one of the largest provider networks in
are headquartered in Las Vegas and staffed with a friendly and            Nevada. Anthem is a member of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield
knowledgeable local team – from a state president to sales staff          Association, which means that members also have access to the
and medical personnel. The company employs approximately                  BlueCard provider network – nationwide and around the world –
150 Nevadans in offices in Las Vegas and Reno.                            when they are away from home.
   They offer a full spectrum of benefits, including medical, dental,        Anthem is dedicated to serving the community in Nevada. Em-
vision, life and disability, pharmacy, behavioral health and an Em-       ployees at Anthem and its corporate foundation last year contrib-
ployee Assistance Program. Not only do Anthem’s total benefits            uted more than $271,000 to philanthropic and civic organizations
offerings meet the needs of a diverse workforce, they also elimi-         throughout the state, including sponsoring the American Heart
nate the need for multiple carriers.                                      Association, American Lung Association and the Nevada Busi-
   Anthem’s broad variety of products for small and large em-             ness Magazine’s annual Healthcare Heroes awards.
ployers and individuals are innovative, simple to administer and
affordable. For example, Anthem’s Lumenos Consumer-Driven
Health Plans put consumers in control of their health care dollars
and offer incentives to spend wisely and demand better health
care quality and value. EmployeeElect, a portfolio of 22 health


                         Mr. Robert L. Boughner
                         Boyd Gaming Corporation
                    3883 Howard Hughes Pkwy., 9th Fl.          Boyd Gaming Corporation
                                Las Vegas, NV 89169
                              Phone: (702) 792-7358


Boyd Gaming is a Sure Bet Across the Nation
    Based in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming Corporation is a leading              lar light and sound shows of the Fremont Street Experience; the
casino entertainment company, operating 16 gaming entertain-              Main Street Station Casino, Brewery and Hotel, which combines
ment properties in six states -- Nevada, New Jersey, Mississippi,         turn-of-the-century charm with Boyd Style gaming excitement;
Illinois, Indiana and Louisiana.                                          and the California Hotel and Casino, considered by many native
    Exhilarating casino action, engaging live entertainment, award-       Hawaiians to be their “home away from home” in Las Vegas.
winning restaurants, comfortable environments and plenty of                  Outside of Nevada, they operate casinos in five additional
shopping and recreational pursuits – a visit to any of Boyd Gam-          states – the world-famous Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in At-
ing’s properties offers a memorable entertainment experience              lantic City; Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa in Michigan City, Ind.;
and unrivaled attention to customer care.                                 Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino in East Peoria, Ill.; Treasure Chest Ca-
    Father-and-son team Sam and Bill Boyd founded the Company             sino in Kenner, La.; Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel in
36 years ago in Las Vegas, and to this day, the city remains home         Vinton, La.; Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino in Shreveport, La.; and
to their most extensive operations. They are one of the largest ca-       Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Tunica, Miss.
sino operators serving Las Vegas residents, with six unique Locals           With experienced leaders at the helm and an unyielding focus
properties: Gold Coast Hotel and Casino; The Orleans Hotel and            on their core business philosophies, Boyd Gaming continues to
Casino; Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall; Suncoast Hotel                strive to maximize value for their shareholders, their employees
and Casino; Jokers Wild Casino; and Eldorado Casino.                      and their communities.
    They are also the largest operator in downtown Las Vegas,
with three distinctly different gaming experiences: the Fremont
Hotel and Casino, which sits at center stage of the spectacu-
 Trustees

 Trustees support the NDA with contributions of $5,000. In addition to receiving voting privileges at annual
 meetings, Trustee members enjoy many networking privileges throughout the year.




                                                                                                                   Mr. Dan Waite
                                                                                                                   Lewis and Roca LLP
                                                    Lewis and Roca LLP                                             3993 Howard Hughes Pkwy., Ste. 600
                                                                                                                   Las Vegas, NV 89169
                                                                                                                   Phone: (702) 474-2638



 Lewis and Roca LLP Commits to $500,000 Sponsorship
 for The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
   Lewis and Roca LLP is thrilled to announce a $500,000 com-                                                Lewis and Roca has a proud tradition of supporting and build-
 mitment to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Lewis and                                           ing the Arts in their communities. That tradition began with co-
 Roca is the first corporate sponsor for The Smith Center, a $470                                         founder Orme Lewis, who gifted more than 1,000 works to the
 million performing arts and education center in downtown Las                                             Phoenix Art Museum – the most from a single donor. The firm
 Vegas. The funding will go towards the capital campaign and                                              has also been a long-time supporter of Childsplay Professional
 sponsorship benefits of the new performing arts center.                                                  Theater for young audiences. Additionally, Lewis and Roca attor-
   “Our commitment to The Smith Center reflects our dedication                                            neys have taken leadership roles within dozens of art organiza-
 to enriching the lives of Southern Nevadans,” said Dan R. Waite,                                         tions throughout the Southwest and Lewis and Roca is proud to
 Las Vegas Office Managing Partner for Lewis and Roca. “We are                                            support their endeavors.
 absolutely thrilled to contribute to this spectacular structure and                                         “The Smith Center for the Performing
 programming of premier cultural and educational experiences for                                          Arts is thankful for such a generous con-
 the Las Vegas community.”                                                                                tribution to what will be the epicenter for
   “Our sponsorship of The Smith Center is an example of our                                              Arts in Southern Nevada,” said Donald
 continued commitment to Las Vegas as a whole,” stated Ken                                                D. Snyder, Chairman of the Board of The
 Van Winkle, Managing Partner of Lewis and Roca. “We opened                                               Smith Center. “We are thrilled to have
 our Las Vegas office in 1999 and this reflects a culmination of our                                      Lewis and Roca LLP come on board as
 growth and continued success.”                                                                           the first corporate sponsor.”



                                                                                                                   Mr. Dan Davidson
                                                                                                                   Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and                                                                            and Sunrise Children's Hospital
             Sunrise Children's Hospital                                                                           3186 S. Maryland Pkwy.
                                                                                                                   Las Vegas, NV 89109
                                                                                                                   Phone: (702) 731-8298


 Sunrise and Sunrise Children's Hospital Ranked #1
    Sunrise Hospital and Sunrise Children’s Hospital have been                                            expertise of our staff and physicians who set the standard in
 ranked number one in the Las Vegas metro area in U.S. News                                               high-quality, compassionate care to our patients.”
 & World Report's first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings.                                            This is the latest recognition for Sunrise Hospital and Sunrise
    These new rankings recognize Sunrise and Sunrise Children’s                                           Children’s Hospital. In addition to the U.S. News recognition,
 Hospital as the top ranking hospital in Las Vegas and for high                                           Sunrise has also been the Las Vegas Consumer Choice
 performance in five specialties including: heart and heart surgery,                                      Award winner for 15 consecutive years and has received the
 cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, kidney disorders and                                                 HealthInsight Quality Award acknowledging high performance
 pulmonology. Criteria included mortality rate, patient safety and                                        in the care related to publicly reported quality measures. For
 care-related factors such as nursing and patient services. Sunrise                                       more information on Sunrise and Sunrise Children’s, visit us at
 is the only hospital in Las Vegas to be recognized in more than                                          SunriseHospital.com.
 one category.
    “We are proud to be recognized by U.S. News and World Report
 as the number one hospital in Las Vegas,” said Sylvia Young,
 President and CEO for Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and
 Sunrise Children’s Hospital. “This award reflects the skills and
Events

        Las Vegas Review-Journal
         Continues To "Press On"
   Las Vegas Review-Journal (LVRJ) Publisher Bob Brown unveiled changes the
newspaper would undergo in the near future at the NDA Board of Trustees’ break-
fast meeting held Thursday, March 17th at the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas. As
the top print news provider in Clark County, the LVRJ is altering some aspects of
its company to ensure it remains competitive in today’s world while continuing to
supply in-depth, breaking news cover-
age. LVRJ is one of 50 print products
that Stephens Media owns.
   With over 700 dedicated employees,
                                                                                                                                     Bob Brown, publisher of Las Vegas
Brown's staff serves as a “watch dog”                                                                                             Review-Journal and the Las Vegas Sun
with the focus on investigative reporting                                                                                        and NDA chairman, Glenn Christenson.
and local news. “We have been lead-
ers in news content,” admits Brown,
“based on trust and respect. Not all
news agencies are believable.”
   They’ve also focused their efforts on
mobile integration to provide news on-
line 24/7/365 as soon as it happens.
Within the next 60 days, readers can
purchase the LVRJ mobile application
for their smartphones and tablets. This
is exciting news for those of us who are
constantly on-the-go and live in an in-
creasingly technological world.
   Bob Brown was the advertising direc-
tor of the newspaper for ten years be-
fore becoming publisher in November
2010. His background in advertising
along with his vision for new technol-
ogy and strong leadership will no doubt
live up to the paper's promise and ad
slogan, “Press On.”




New NDA Members                                                  New & Expanding Companies
                                                                 Please welcome these new and expansion companies assisted by NDA January - March 2011.
INVESTOR
Investors provide annual financial support to NDA of $2,500 -
$4,999 and they are eligible to serve on NDA committees. You
are encouraged to network and work with NDA supporters.          Barbour Well, Inc. (Expansion)                                     Ken’s Foods, Inc. (Expansion)
                                                                 Mr. Joel Barbour                                                   Mr. Mike Shanks
Mr. Stephen S. Jones                                             260 Sunpac Ave., Ste. A                                            8925 Ken’s Ct.
Merlin Contracting & Developing, LLC                             Henderson, NV 89011                                                Las Vegas, NV 89139
6408 Arville St.                                                 Phone: (702) 558-5373                                              Phone: (702) 932-6400
Las Vegas, NV 89118                                              Barbour Well, Inc. specializes in drilling all                     Manufacturer and distributor of
Phone: (702) 257-8102                                            types of large and small diameter geothermal                       salad dressing products
Contractors                                                      production and injection wells in
                                                                 addition to drilling oil and gas wells.

A S S O C I AT E                                                 Linq360 (Start Up)
Associates demonstrate their commitment and support of
economic development in Southern Nevada with contributions of    Mr. Scott Garrison
$1,000 - $2,499 annually. Please welcome these new Associates.   9555 Hillwood Dr.
Ms. Norma Stewart                                                Las Vegas, NV 89134
Sunset Station Hotel & Casino                                    Phone: (702) 505-9314
1301 W. Sunset Rd.                                               Linq360 Innovation Center Powered by Microsoft
Henderson, NV 89014                                              is an end solutions provider of technology
                                                                 companies whose efforts are focused on the
Phone: (702) 547-7717                                            hospitality, gaming and entertainment industry.
Hotels & Casinos
Events


        Levy Production Group Offers
          State-of-the-Art Facilities
   Levy Production Group hosted an elegant mixer for NDA members and
guests on Wednesday, February 23rd. Guests were able to network and enjoy
hors d'oeuvres while taking tours of the production facility. Levy Production
Group Las Vegas is a one-stop shop for corporate, industrial and commer-
cial video production. With more than 25 years of experience in the industry,
the Levy Production Group ser-
vices a broad range of clients,
including broadcast, advertising,
business, industry, government,
education, non-profits, entertain-
ment and more.
   In today’s on-demand world,
video production services are
becoming increasingly popular.
More and more businesses are
utilizing video marketing to cre-
ate conference and trade show
videos, corporate training videos,
DVD brochures, videos for mar-
keting support and more. In ad-
dition, commercial video produc-
tion is on the rise for television broadcast and website videos.
   No other company has more crews or more equipment in the surrounding
area. With over 20 camera packages to choose from, half of them HD, shoots
of any size can be handled, from a two-man ENG crew to a 25-person multi-
camera production.
   Mark Atkinson of Levy Production Group, was very instrumental in making
the NDA's satellite business location at LVCVA such a success. If you are
attending a convention, please take the time to stop by and see us. We are
located in the central hall across from the food court. You are also invited to
take a tour of Levy's state-of-the-art facility and learn how they can assist
your company in prospering. They are located at 5905 South Decatur Boule-
vard, #1. For more information see: www.levyproductiongroup.com




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News Briefs

Colliers LV Industrial Team Sells Out    Kafoury, Armstrong & Co. Celebrates    office,” said Jeffrey M. Finn, NAI
Southwest Las Vegas Business Park        70 Years of Service                    Global President and CEO. “Since
in Six Months                                                                                                            6700 Via Austi Pkwy., Ste. B
                                             Kafoury, Armstrong & Co.           joining the firm, Hayim has raised
   Mike Mixer, managing partner                                                                                             Las Vegas, NV 89119
                                         recently celebrated its 70th anni-     NAI’s profile among owners, in-
                                                                                                                           Phone: (702) 791-0000
of Colliers International – Las          versary. Kafoury, Armstrong & Co.      vestors and tenants across the
                                                                                                                            Fax: (702) 796-6483
Vegas, recently announced the            is Nevada’s oldest certified pub-      market. He has the vision and             Toll Free: (888) 466-8293
firm has successfully sold out Post      lic accounting firm. For 70 years,     experience to lead the Las Vegas        www.nevadadevelopment.org
Business Park one year ahead of          the expert financial professionals     brokerage team to even greater
schedule. Post Business Park,            at Kafoury have helped guide cli-      success as the region recovers
located on Post Road just west           ents’ futures, providing the most      from the downturn.”                      Get connected
of Jones Boulevard in the south-         efficient and up-to-date services,        “This is an exciting time for a        to Nevada’s
west submarket, was originally           including tax planning, auditing,      broker,” said Mizrachi. “Las Vegas         premiere
projected as an 18-month sales           bookkeeping, financial state-          is on sale and there are tremen-
and leasing project. The team of         ments, payroll services, medical                                                  economic
                                                                                dous opportunities for investors
Dan Doherty and Patti Dillon of          billing, estate planning, informa-     and corporate space users in-
                                                                                                                         development
Colliers International – Las Vegas       tion technology and outsourcing.
                                                                                terested in owner/operator, in all          agency
finalized nine transactions totaling         The firm was started in 1941
                                                                                product types. Las Vegas was hit
nearly $4.5 million in less than six     by Ray Armstrong and Sam Ka-                                                   Please feel free to contact us:
                                                                                the hardest during the economic
months.                                  foury when they opened an of-
                                                                                downturn, but now prices have
    “Dan Doherty and Patti Dillon        fice in downtown Reno. Fortitude                                                     NDA STAFF
                                                                                come down and in many locations
did an amazing job of identifying        and work ethic delivered Kafoury,
                                                                                over corrected, leaving opportuni-         Somer Hollingsworth
qualified buyers and marketing           Armstrong & Co. through early
                                                                                ties for savvy buyers.”                        President & CEO
this property,” Mixer said. “Their       struggles and still drives its pres-
experience and track record in this      ent success. Standing by its com-
                                                                                Roche Constructors Accepts Pyra-
                                         mitment as one of the region’s                                                         Carol Cooper
market were key factors in closing                                              mid Award From ABC
these transactions in such a short       strongest firms, many government                                                    Financial Manager
                                                                                   Roche Constructors, Inc. is
time frame,” he said. Doherty and        agencies in Nevada enlist the ex-
                                                                                a proud recipient of a Pyramid
Dillon represented First Southern        pertise of Kafoury, Armstrong &                                                         Chris Zunis
                                                                                Award from the Associated Build-
National Bank in the completion of       Co., as well as manufacturing,                                                         Vice President
                                                                                ers and Contractors’ (ABC) Na-
seven sales and two leases for the       construction, financial institutions                                              Economic Development
                                                                                tional Excellence in Construction
nine-building industrial project.        and gaming.
                                                                                (EIC) competition. Roche won the
                                             Kafoury, Armstrong & Co. has
                                                                                award in the Renovation $10-100               Michael Walsh
                                         a strong commitment to its staff,
Danoski Clutts Announce the                                                     Million category for the Freedom                Vice President
                                         with a long track record of pro-
Completion of Harley Davidson at                                                Park Renovation and Big League             Economic Development
                                         moting from within. In contrast to
McCarran International Airport                                                  Dreams Sports Park.
                                         trends within this fiercely compet-
   Danoski      Clutts     Building                                                Roche accepted the award at
                                         itive industry, many of the current                                                    Kathy Parker
Group announces the completion                                                  ABC’s ceremony on February 22,
                                         shareholders at Kafoury were de-                                                    Executive Assistant
of Harley Davidson at McCarran In-                                              2011, at the Waldorf Astoria in
                                         veloped and promoted internally.
ternational Airport. The project was                                            Orlando, Florida. Roche also ac-
                                             Kafoury, Armstrong & Co. has                                                     Stacey Ceragioli
a fast-track tenant improvement.                                                cepted a Regional EIC award for
                                         six offices across Nevada, includ-                                                Economic Development
Though finished on January 28,                                                  the project in the Institutional over
                                         ing Reno, Winnemucca, Elko, Fal-                                                        Coordinator
2011, in just six weeks, the project                                            $2 Million category from ABC’s
                                         lon, Yerington and Las Vegas.
included many custom elements.                                                  Nevada Chapter.
   To add to the complexity of this                                                                                          Terrence Thornton
                                         NAI Global Names Hayim Mizrachi           This is Roche’s 8th Award from
project, the team had to perform         Managing Director of NAI Las Vegas     ABC on both the regional and na-            Financial Coordinator
the bulk of the work over night            NAI Global, the world’s pre-         tional level since 2005.
so as not to disturb neighboring         mier managed network of com-              Headquartered      in     Greeley,           Chaad Taylor
tenants or travelers. The tenant         mercial real estate firms and one      Colorado, with regional offices in         Administrative Assistant
improvements included demoli-            of the largest real estate services    Las Vegas, Nevada; Westminster,
tion, flooring, metal stud drywall       providers worldwide, recently an-      Colorado; and Grand Prairie, Tex-
work, acoustical ceiling, life safety,   nounced Hayim Mizrachi, CCIM           as, Roche Constructors is known            Interested in submitting a
plumbing and mechanical and              has been promoted to Managing          for its construction expertise in                 News Brief?
electrical engineering. The project      Director and will become the Bro-      retail, public works, education,        Contact NDA at: (702) 791-0000
also included a custom glass in-lay      ker of Record at NAI Las Vegas.        industrial and commercial con-
garage door, clear floor finishing to    Mizrachi joined the firm in 2010.      struction.                               NDA Newsletter produced by:
the existing concrete flooring and         “Hayim brings a new energy
an open ceiling design.                  and leadership to the Las Vegas

				
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