Las Vegas —Multifamily owners and developers have been dealt a bad hand for 2008 here, but they remain confident they’ll win big in 2009 and 2010 as 43,000 hotel rooms open on the Strip and more than 200,000 jobs are created.
LightFair Releases Schedule of Seminars, Courses
The commercial lighting trade show and conference LightFair International has announced the availability of its 2008 lineup of courses, seminars, workshops, and keynote luncheons. Scheduled for May 26 to 30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the conference will offer educational and informational...
CARSON CITY—Assisted living developments are a priority for the Nevada Housing Division (NHD). It will give priority to those projects in 2008, according to Hilary Lopez, chief of federal programs for NHD.
NO. 12 • RENO: Reno 4-1-1
A funny thing happened to the Reno apartment market on the way to the No.
LightFair 2008 Calls for Speakers; Deadline Sept. 14
LightFair International 2008 has issued a call for speakers for its Daylighting Institute and LightFair Institute educational sessions, which include two-day courses, three-hour workshops, and 90-minute seminars in eight tracks. The deadline for submissions is Sept. 14; all submissions must be made...
Manufacturers Appoint Sales Reps
Venture Lighting of Streetsboro, Ohio, has appointed Las Vegas, Nevada-based Candela Sales as its representative throughout Southwest Nevada for its entire line of metal halide system solutions. For sales and information, contact Debbie Gable, president of Candela, and her staff at (702)...
Policy Moves Hit the West
Several important housing policies have been adopted or proposed in the West in the last several months, a sign of the depth of the affordable housing problem across the region.
QUESTION: Have tradeshows become too frequent in the design and construction industries?
QUESTION: The number of tradeshows that professionals are compelled to attend or exhibit at every year has increased. Have these events become too frequent in the design and construction industries, in which there is significant overlap between design fields? As it pertains to the lighting industry...
New Issue of Implications on Daylighting
InformeDesign has released a new issue of its monthly newsletter, Implications. The current issue focuses on daylighting, and is authored by Dr. Michael Kroelinger, director of and professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. For more information go to,
A Report from Lightfair 2006
The 17th annual Lightfair, held in Las Vegas from May 28 through June 1, exceeded expectations with over 16,500 attendees and a record number of exhibitors. Despite the Memorial Day weekend, everyone showed up, and this Lightfair was fresh and enjoyable, with plenty to see. Here are a few product...