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Local REALTORS® Donating School Supplies to Boys & Girls Clubs on Friday

BackPack-Gaughan23Who:       Local REALTORS® are teaming up with Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the state to donate school supplies for students served by the clubs. The donation drive is organized by the Nevada Association of REALTORS® (NVAR) and its LeadershipNVAR Class of 2017, with help from the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR).

What:     On Friday, local REALTORS® are visiting the Boys & Girls Club at 2850 Lindell Road in Las Vegas to deliver thousands of dollars in school supplies, including hundreds of backpacks, to children who need them.LeadershipNVAR, NVAR’s signature program for personal and professional growth, organized the drive as part of its annual class project. REALTORS®donated and collected more than $20,000 in school supplies at designated locations around the state.

When and where:

Friday, Aug. 18, at 3:30 p.m.

Lied Clubhouse, 2850 Lindell Road in Las Vegas

Why:       Although the school year has begun, REALTORS® recognize that many students still don’t have everything they need. Boys & Girls Clubs serve as a home away from home for nearly 4 million kids each year, including thousands of children in need here in Nevada.

Dermody Properties Commemorates Completion of 546,480 SF Logistics Building in North Las Vegas

WHO:
Nevada-based Dermody Properties, a national real estate investment, development and management company specializing in acquisitions and development of logistics real estate in strategic locations across the United States

WHAT:
The completion of LogistiCenterSM at Las Vegas Boulevard will be marked with a flag raising and national anthem performance by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 17.

Coming off its largest quarterly expansion of industrial inventory since the first half of 2008, North Las Vegas is a highly desirable market for e-commerce and omni-channel industrial operations. Currently, LogistiCenterSM at Las Vegas Boulevard is the only completed building in North Las Vegas with more than 325,000 square feet available.

WHEN:
Wednesday, August 16
10:00 a.m.

WHERE:
LogistiCenterSM at Las Vegas Boulevard, at North Las Vegas Blvd. and North Walnut Rd.

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The celebration will be hosted inside the logistics facility, which will be air conditioned for the event.

Expected to attend:

  • Philip Klevorick, Clark County Economic Development Liaison, Clark County Planning Department
  • Barbara Coffee, Director of Economic Development & Tourism, City of Henderson
  • Kevin Gullette, Senior Economic Development Specialist, City of Las Vegas
  • Terri Sheridan, Economic Development Specialist, City of North Las Vegas
  • Wes Duncan, First Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General (Nevada)
  • Leaders from Dermody Properties and United Construction

Don’t Miss Your Class On Evolution – NAIOP Breakfast August 17th

NAIOP Cautious Optimism for Recovery in 2013What: NAIOP Southern Nevada presents “The Evolution of Retail.” The breakfast meeting is sponsored by Cox Business and features a panel of local experts.

NAIOP Southern Nevada is also hosting a Back-to-School Supplies Drive to collect school supplies and monetary donations for Howard H. Hollingsworth Elementary School. Items requested include wide-ruled spiral notebooks, glue sticks, pencils, crayons, washable markers rulers, and other school supplies. Additionally, ties and gently used business attire are still being collected in August to benefit Communities In Schools.

NAIOP Southern Nevada provides educational and informative programs during its monthly member meetings on topics relevant to the commercial real estate development industry. Year-round, NAIOP Southern Nevada hosts mixers and educational programs for its members and potential members. To register or for more information, call (702) 798-7194 or visit www.naiopnv.org.

When: Thursday, Aug. 17

Registration, networking and refreshments begin at 7 a.m., followed by the program from 7:30-8:45 a.m.

Where:The Orleans Hotel & Casino, 4500 W. Tropicana Avenue, 2nd Floor convention area, Las Vegas, Nevada 89103

Who: Dan Hubbard, Cushman & Wakefield, agency leasing broker

Mitch Ogron, local developer, retail pad and multi-tenant properties

Frank Volk, RFK Retail Holdings, developer, Las Vegas Strip Retail update

Adam Malan, Logic Commercial Real Estate, moderator

August 16th – Dermody Properties Raises The Flag At LogistiCenter

dermodyPlease join Dermody Properties celebration of the LogistiCenterSM at Las Vegas Boulevard on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10:00am. The project is located at the intersection of N. Las Vegas Blvd. and N. Walnut Road and on-site parking will be available.

 

The celebration will be hosted inside the building, which will be air conditioned for the event.  Attendees will be entered to win raffle prizes, including tickets for Exotics Racing. We will be raising the United States of America Flag and the Nevada Flag on our new project for the first time.

For more information and RSVP to cmartin@dermody.com

 

CBRE To Host Media Roundtable On Trends Impacting Industrial Distribution

CBREAs e-commerce disrupts brick and mortar retail, it is also dramatically changing logistics and supply chains, that, in turn, are fueling significant industrial development of large distribution centers. Right here in Southern Nevada, we have already seen evidence of these changes with a plethora of new and planned industrial and logistics projects.

The media is invited to a very exclusive media roundtable to learn more about this trend.  Please join David Egan, CBRE Head of Industrial & Logistics Research, the Americas, and Darin Melott, CBRE Director of Research and Analysis, the Southwest Region, for a conversation about significant national and regional trends shaping industrial development. The findings of their research will be followed by a discussion led by CBRE’s Las Vegas brokers Kevin Higgins, Executive Vice President, Industrial & Logistics and Donna Alderson, Senior Vice President, Industrial & Logistics, along with J.J. Peck, Research Manager who will localize these trends and discuss the state of industrial and logistics in Las Vegas.

  •  Date:  Tuesday, July 18 @ 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  •          Location:  CBRE, 3993 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 700 | Las Vegas, NV 89169
  •          RSVP:  Lisa Robinson, 702.326.0334lisa@ffwpr.com

A few of the highlights include:

  • Spending growth for core consumer products, continuing gains in e-commerce sales and consumer confidence nearing pre-recession highs are driving warehouse demand in 2017.
  • The 44.9 million square feet of new construction delivered nationwide in Q1 exceeded user demand, ending a 26-quarter streak of supply/demand imbalance dating back to 2010.
  • E-commerce is fueling high rates of construction in Las Vegas.

NVAR Joins Thousands of Realtors® Visiting Washington and Capitol Hill to Advocate for Homeownership and Commercial Real Estate

Greg Martin 2mbOn behalf of current and future home and property owners throughout the country, more than 9,600 Realtors® traveled to Washington, D.C., this week to advance key real estate issues during the 2017 REALTOR® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.

More than 85 REALTOR® representatives from across the Silver State joined fellow Realtors® from across the nation to attend meetings and informational sessions, as well as meet with regulatory agency staff and lawmakers on Capitol Hill to discuss and advocate real estate issues affecting their businesses, communities and clients.

Attending Realtors®, including members of the statewide Nevada Association of Realtors® (NVAR), focused on several significant issues affecting the industry during the legislative-focused meetings, including flood insurance, tax reform and sustainable homeownership.

“Realtors® are critical advocates for the real estate industry and for their clients, and this meeting is the perfect opportunity to educate ourselves on the issues facing real estate markets, as well as the legislative and regulatory issues on the horizon that could affect Realtors®, home buyers and sellers, and property owners,” said NVAR CEO Teresa McKee.

While in Washington, NVAR leaders met with Senator Dean Heller and Representatives Mark Amodei, Dina Titus, Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen on Capitol Hill to discuss and influence public policy decisions that directly affect consumers’ ability to own, buy, rent and sell residential and commercial real estate.

“As the leading advocates for real estate, it is important for Realtors® to meet face to face with our nation’s representatives to make sure homeownership and commercial real estate remains top of mind, since these help to shape our communities and play crucial roles in the economic health of America,” said 2017 NVAR President Greg Martin.

One of the main issues discussed was the urgent need to pass a multiyear reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program before it expires onSept. 30. Additionally, Realtors® urged the protection of sustainable homeownership by advocating for responsible reform of the secondary mortgage market, prohibiting the use of guarantee fees for any purposes other than credit-risk management, improving consumer protections for energy-efficiency improvement loans and tax reform.

“With tax reform currently being discussed by the administration and legislators, it is important for regulators to hear from Realtors® that while tax reform is necessary, it cannot come at the expense of real estate tax provisions, such as the mortgage interest deduction, which are essential to the housing market and a key driver of the economy,” said Martin.

During the meetings, attendees also heard from industry experts and leaders, including Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson, who spoke about the challenges facing potential homebuyers, including low home inventories and tight mortgage credit. During the meeting, Carson confirmed that HUD is in “lock-step” with Realtors® about an NAR-backed rule that would make it easier for consumers to buy a condominium with Federal Housing Administration backed financing, which has been pending since September 2016. Carson agreed that this rule would “make a big difference to a lot of Americans.”

In addition, attendees heard from Fox News’ Chris Wallace and CNBC’s Ron Insana, who shared their insights on the administration’s agenda and other legislative and regulatory happenings in Washington; Mark Calabria, chief economist to Vice President Mike Pence, who said reversing weak productivity and the low labor force participation rate are necessary to boosting the economy; John Worth, senior vice president for Research and Investor Outreach, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, who shared his perspectives on commercial market activity; Roy Wright, deputy associate administrator for Insurance and Mitigation at the Federal Emergency Management Administration, who said that challenges remain in ensuring access to affordable flood insurance and a multi-year reauthorization of the NFIP is critical; and NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun, who shared residential and commercial real estate market updates and forecasts for the remainder of 2017.

During the week, Realtors® also participated in a series of on-site visits with regulatory agency staff at the Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Treasury and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

In addition to the informational legislative sessions and meetings with legislators, NVAR members and conference goers had the opportunity to explore the latest industry innovations and receive up-to-date information on the newest products and services from more than 100 industry-leading companies that participated during the trade expo.

CALV Attracts a Record Crowd to its May Mixer

CALV Board 5.3.17Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV) attracted a record crowd to its annual spring mixer for local real estate professionals.  CALV President Jennifer Ott, CCIM, said 167 commercial and residential real estate professionals and others attended the mixer held May 3 at the Cili Restaurant at the Bali Hai Golf Club on the Las Vegas Strip.

Attendees enjoyed fine food and drinks while networking with their peers from the real estate and related industries.  Event sponsors and partners included the local chapters of the Appraisal Institute; BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association); CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member); CMG (Commercial Marketing Group); CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women); IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management); NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties); NBBA (Nevada Business Brokers Association); and SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®).

“Thanks for the support of our affiliate organizations, we had a record number of attendees this year,” she said. “We hope everyone had a great time and made some new connections.”

She added that the CALV mixer has become one of the industry’s most popular and well-attended events and is a great way for CALV to meet its mission of uniting the commercial real estate industry in Southern Nevada.

Support The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Las Vegas Take Steps Walk On April 29th

Join hundreds of local children and adults battling Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis to walk for cures in the Mountains Edgeon Saturday, April 29 at Exploration Park. Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis is the Foundation’s largest fundraising event dedicated to raising critical research funds and awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, two painful, debilitating digestive diseases that affect 1 in 200 Americans, including 80,000 children nationwide.

“Take Steps is often the first time a newly diagnosed patient comes face to face with other patients who truly understand their disease,” said Breanna Baer, national manager, Take Steps Campaign. “Our walk is a celebration of all that we have accomplished in battling these diseases. Patients and families feel empowered for having made a tangible difference in their own lives, inspired for their own futures, and connected to others on a similar journey. Our patients are never alone in their fight.”

Take Steps funds critical research efforts for those suffering from Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Take Steps Las Vegas has set a goal to raise nearly $50,000 in 2017. In total, the Foundation has invested $267 million in research for cures.

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are medically incurable diseases that affect the digestive system and affect 1.6 million Americans. Known collectively as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are often referred to as ‘silent diseases’ because many who suffer are embarrassed to talk about their condition. In addition to fever, loss of appetite, weight loss, and fatigue, symptoms of IBD also can include an urgent need to use the bathroom, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, rectal bleeding, and constipation. Many patients require numerous hospitalizations and surgery.

In addition to the walk through Exploration Park at the Mountain’s Edge Master Planned Community, festivities will include live music, refreshments, kid’s entertainment, raffle prizes, booths, information, park activities, and more. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome.

A $50 donation per person is encouraged to celebrate the Foundation’s 50th anniversary in providing support to patients. Every participant who raises $100 or more will receive a 2017 commemorative T-shirt, a Take Steps keepsake to carry on walk day, and a wristband to receive refreshments.

To register prior to the event, organize a team, or get involved, visit www.cctakesteps.org/lasvegas2017 or contact Breanna Baer at bbaer@ccfa.org or call

909-717-1888.

Check-in and festivities begin at 9 a.m. with the community walk at 10 a.m. Exploration Park is located at 9700 South Buffalo Drive, just south of Blue Diamond Road.

Take Steps Las Vegas is sponsored by Abbvie, Mountain’s Edge Master Planned Community, City National Bank and United Healthcare.

The Providence Master Planned Community Is Holding Earth Day Activities

Go green with the Providence Master Planned Community during its first Going Green Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 22. The free event for the whole family is being held in conjunction with the annual international Earth Day observance where people all over the world demonstrate support for keeping the planet healthy and clean.

Activities will begin with a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) clean-up in the desert area west of Providence from 8 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up to receive more information on the location and also will receive a ‘thank you’ bag with a T-shirt and lunch.

Volunteers and the community are then invited to Providence’s Knickerbocker Park for a variety of festivities from noon to 3 p.m. They include music, games, inflatable bungee run and obstacle course, gardening demonstrations for kids and adults by Star Nursery, small farmers market by Gilcrease Orchard, dog agility course by K-9 Allure, free shredding by Opportunity Village, blood drive by United Blood Services, information and goodies for kids from community partners, and food trucks. In addition, Providence will continue with its long-standing tradition of releasing ladybugs at 2:30 p.m.They are considered beneficial because they consume harmful insects that kill or damage flowers, shrubs and trees.

To sign up for the clean-up, visit http://signup.com/go/V57ceQ, and to register for the blood drive, visit www.bloodhero.com and enter the sponsor code Providence Hero. For event information, call the Providence Master Homeowners Association at 702-216-2020

Knickerbocker Park is located at 10695 W. Dorrell Lane, north of the I-215 Beltway and Hualapai Way exit.

GLVAR To Honor Young Guns At The Hard Rock: Party On Garth – April 27th

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The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR) and its Young Professionals Network of Las Vegas (YPN) have announced the winners of their annual “40 Under 40” awards. The awards program was created to acknowledge the top 40 local REALTORS® under the age of 40 who demonstrate excellence in their careers and service to their community, the real estate industry and their state, local and national associations. Honorees were chosen by a selection committee of GLVAR members, who also considered their professional designations, contributions to charities and to GLVAR’s Political Survival Fund, as well as their annual real estate sales transactions and number of properties they manage. They will be honored at an April 27 event at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. They will also be recognized in various ways by GLVAR, including being featured in GLVAR’s monthly Southern Nevada REALTOR® publication. For information or tickets to the awards event, email vleanos@glvar.org. GLVAR and its YPN group also inducted eight members into its “40 Under 40” Hall of Fame for members who have been named to the top 40 for three years.

This year’s Hall of Fame inductees include:• William J. Alt, NextHome Integrity • Joseph Y. Lee, eProNet Realty • Omar A. Lopez, BHHS Nevada Properties • Holly Marquardt, All Vegas Valley Realty • Charmaine Prospero, Northcap Residential • Georgia Purpura, Keller Williams Realty Southwest • Krystal A. Sherry, Hudson Real Estate • Julie C. Youngblood, Keller Williams Realty Southwest

YPN’s “40 Under 40” honorees for 2017 include: • Nora E. Aguirre, Source Realty • Jordan D. Betten, Coldwell Banker Premier • Amanda Bolton, Platinum Real Estate Professionals • Christina Cova-Simmons, BHHS Nevada Properties • Shawn Cunningham, RE/MAX Advantage • Amber M. DeLillo, Signature Real Estate Group • Bobby R. Deveraux, Shorewood Real Estate • Andrew Dionne, Barrett and Co., Inc. • Jeff T. Ehlert, Blue Diamond Realty LLC • Wasim Faranesh, Black & Cherry Real Estate • Jim C. Fong, Keller Williams Realty Southwest • Stephanie Fontaine, Urban Nest Realty • Robert Gluskin, Signature Real Estate Group • Sevak Grigor, Platinum Real Estate Professionals • Randy K. Hatada, Xpand Realty & Property Management • Sara H. Jessa, Urban Nest Realty • Ronald J. Johnson, Keller Williams Realty Southwest • Lola Karacsonyi, Monopoly Realty & Management, Inc. • Troy J. Kearns, Platinum Real Estate Professionals • Ryan King, King Realty Group • Eric A. Kruger, Windermere Prestige Properties • Alexandra Malenkina, Nevada Realty Experts • Jason Mattson, Orange Realty Group LLC • James J. McGuire, Signature Real Estate Group • Paulina McKinney, Urban Nest Realty • Michael McNamara, Coldwell Banker Premier • Cassandra A. Mor, the Mor Group • Mark D. Perry, Local Realty • Nicholas J. Puglia, Coldwell Banker Premier • Yared Rivera, Realty One Group, Inc. • Stephen E. Roberts Jr., SER Realty LLC • Maureen Robison, BHHS Nevada Properties • Robert Andy Stahl, Raintree Real Estate • Duc T. Su, Pordes Residential Sales & Marketing LLC • Sasha Terry, Platinum Real Estate Professionals • Angela K. Tina, Urban Nest Realty • Rexalynn M. Walberg, Goliath Properties • Geoffrey S. Zahler, Zahler Properties LLC • Kamyar Zargari, Triumph Property Management Company • Melissa L. Zimbelman, Luxe International Realty


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