5 Cities Opening Their Doors to Small Business
Author: Nancy Mann Jackson
The private sector is stepping up to bring business opportunities to Vegas, says Randi Thompson, NFIB's Nevada state director. For instance, Zappos' founder Tony Hsieh is leading The Downtown Project, which has dedicated $350 million to rejuvenate a blighted stretch of Las Vegas' downtown, investing in real estate, small businesses, education and tech startups.
After experiencing the excellent care local hospice workers provided during her father's illness, Lisa Wensley launched an in-home care franchise, ComForCare Senior Services, in her hometown of Las Vegas. "Las Vegas is a good location to open a small business because it is always growing and changing, which makes for a lot of opportunities for small businesses to thrive," she says. "It is an innovative environment that supports small businesses, and we have seen that support within our business." To read more, click here.