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Our Competitive Advantage

Your Business Launchpad

Henderson’s culture of opportunity entices new and existing businesses to grow and expand within a friendly tax structure and supportive business environment, paired with an abundance of natural resources and unmatched quality of life for businesses, employees, and families.

Find That Balance

Henderson realizes that businesses thrive when the people they rely on are happy. Great schools, low cost of living, proximity to international airports, and access to world-class amenities tend to do that.

  • Location Matters
    Location Matters
    Situated in the southeastern part of the Las Vegas Valley, Henderson is directly accessible to every major market in the western United States by road and air. Henderson covers a total area of 107.7 square miles (279.0 km 2), sits at an elevation of 1,330 feet (410 m) and sets its clocks to the Pacific Time Zone.
  • Adventure Is Around The Corner
    Adventure Is Around The Corner
    With Lake Mead, Sloan Canyon, Red Rock Canyon and Hoover Dam easily accessible, disconnecting from a busy life for a new adventure is right in Henderson’s backyard.
  • From Fun To Feast
    From Fun To Feast
    Cut loose with vibrant and diverse entertainment, nightlife and dining options at venues like Henderson Pavilion or areas such as the Artisan Booze District or The Las Vegas strip with world class entertainment, celebrity chefs, and professional sports, just 15 minutes away.
  • Creativity In The Valley
    Creativity In The Valley
    Indulge in arts, culture and history at any one of the galleries, museums, theaters, arts centers or studios in Henderson, its Water Street District or Downtown Las Vegas.
  • Building Brains, Not Just Businesses
    Building Brains, Not Just Businesses
    Henderson is home to the highest number of 5 Star schools per capita in Southern Nevada coupled with a high-achieving and prolific post-secondary system.
  • World, Meet Henderson
    World, Meet Henderson
    Bringing in more than 48 million passengers in 2017 alone, McCarran International Airport connects the Las Vegas Valley with the world. Henderson Executive Airport in West Henderson is also the perfect place to land your private jet, only minutes away from the Strip.
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In the News

With its explosive business growth, world-class lifestyle, and culture of innovation, it’s no surprise that Henderson is on the lips of many and soon to be on the eyes and ears of even more.


In the (Opportunity) Zone

In 2018, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval designated four Opportunity Zones in Henderson that include the City’s historic downtown core and the Lake Mead and Boulder Highway corridors. Known locally as the Water Street District, Downtown Henderson is located in the officially designated Downtown Redevelopment Area and is home to City Hall, the Henderson Justice Facility, […]


City of Henderson Poised to Become Nevada’s New Business Mecca

News Release Media Contact: Connie Liu, 775-224-0006, connie@theabbiagency.com Economic Development Department Redefines Henderson Through New Marketing Campaign As a result of an extensive research and branding process, in partnership with The Abbi Agency, the newly created brand platform and identity represent the unique culture of opportunity that Henderson has to offer. To convey the new […]

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