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Curbed.com: Tesla, competitors fuel Nevada housing boom
In the 1860s, gold and silver discoveries spurred a short-lived economic boom in Nevada. Hundreds of prospectors flooded into the hillsides of what is today the western edge of the state, many of them coming from the gold mines of California. Men like Henry Comstock, for whom a giant silver lode was named, scrambled to stake their claims in a wide-open frontier.
Today, it's electric car plants and data centers that are setting the stage for a modern-day economic transformation in a state still sweeping away the ash from the fire sales ignited by the recent housing bust. Once again, California opportunists may be among the biggest beneficiaries of a new mini-housing boom. Over the past year, Tesla Motors and Faraday Futures, the electric car manufacturers, have announced massive new operations in Nevada, and as a result, the state needs to add tens of thousands of new housing units.
The entire article is on Curbed.com.
Real Estate Expo Las Vegas Brings “All Things Real Estate Under One Roof” this April
LAS VEGAS – When Real Estate Expo Las Vegas kicks off on April 8 at Cashman Center, it will mark the first time that local home builders and real estate professionals join forces to showcase “all things real estate under one roof” in a one-of-a-kind, two-day event. The Expo is designed to benefit industry professionals, would-be home buyers, investors, boomerang buyers, or those who are simply interested in real estate.
“This is not your typical expo with miles of aisles of booths, and it’s not a home show,” Expo Unlimited coordinator Michael Sweeney said. “We’re presenting a fully immersive experience that offers information for anyone interested in buying a home and for anyone interested in just about any aspect of Southern Nevada’s world of real estate.” Read the complete Nevada Business story here.
Henderson, Reno, Vegas ranked among most active U.S. Cities
There’s a reason why bodybuilding experts invented the concept of “cheat day”: Even the fittest of the fit and the strictest of dieters sometimes need to live a little. But sometimes we live too much. The average person in the U.S. consumes more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving Day alone. And as we struggle to forgive ourselves for that last holiday binge of 2015, grocery stores are already tempting us with Valentine’s Day sweets — and it’s only the first week of the new year. Those who’ve ever traveled during the holidays also know how tough it can be to squeeze in an exercise routine, let alone some cardio. Read more here.