Striking Gold

in the silver state

FY2018 Annual Report

Opportunity Abounds

City of Henderson Economic Development had a winning year - here are the numbers from business recruitment and expansion projects to improve the vitality of the economy for the benefit of all residents.

Projected 3 year
Capital Investment
Projected new Full-Time
Employees within 24 months
Projected Average
Hourly Wage

Capital Investment Attracted

Healthcare &
Life Sciences
& Logistics

Average Hourly Wages

& Logistics
Healthcare &
Life Sciences

Jobs Created

Healthcare &
Life Sciences
& Logistics

Number of Projects


7 Recruitments
4 Expansions

Marketing the Experience

The City of Henderson Economic Development Department undertook a strategic focus on refining a brand and marketing strategy to enhance the visibility of Henderson as a place to do business highlighting the competitive advantages and access to quality of life.

Brand Foundation

The people + the businesses + local government + schooling, together create a favorable environment for businesses to thrive.

Marketing Goal

Increase smart economic development in Henderson to give residents access to a stable and growing economy and tax base to provide an increasing quality of life.

The Result

As the visual touchpoint of the brand platform, the logo needed to align with the culture and vision of Henderson’s Economic Development efforts. It had to be simple and powerful, yet friendly and approachable.

In Good Company - Who’s Here in Henderson?

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. Throughout the year, Henderson achieved many successes in attracting companies within each industry. Local businesses and community partners also completed expansions of their business operations and many large programs.


With companies like Barclays, Toyota Financial Savings Bank and Charles Schwab operating here, Henderson has the ideal workforce for the financial sector. Regional, national or international offices established in Henderson can benefit directly from the more than 6 million conventioneers coming to the region each year.

Raiders Logo
The Las Vegas Raiders selected West Henderson for their new headquarters and practice facility, which will bring a $75 million capital investment and 250 full-time jobs for non-players.
Toyota Logo
Toyota Financial Savings Bank, headquartered in Henderson, enhanced the community’s high-achieving K-12 schools with its program to help students become financially literate.
Charles Schwab Logo
Charles Schwab consolidated its Nevada customer service operations in Henderson, creating at least 80 new jobs with capex of $2 million.

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Xtreme Logo
Xtreme Manufacturing, LLC invested $10.4 million in expanding its fabrication operations at its Henderson headquarters, almost doubling its workforce in order to meet current production demands.
Turano Logo
Turano Bakery, the nation’s leading premium bakery, began operations in Spring 2018 at its new 125,000-square-foot facility in West Henderson with more than $53 million in capital investments and 70 jobs.
Smith’s Food Logo
Smith’s Food & Drug Stores, a subsidiary of Kroger, brought a nearly $13.5 million dry-good distribution center to West Henderson with 270 jobs serving multiple Western states.

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Centrally located between five major markets, Henderson is a major hub for shipping and logistics. New interstate connectivity and expansive land offerings of West Henderson, paired with an educated and capable labor force, create a fruitful business climate for manufacturing and logistics.


With the recent addition of innovative new hospitals and cutting-edge medical research and education facilities such as Spectrum Pharmaceutical, Touro University, Roseman University of Health Sciences, and the Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, Henderson is emerging as a premier medical region.

Anthrex Logo
Goode Surgical partnered with medical device company Anthrex to offer its state-of-the-art surgical training center to help surgeons perfect their surgical skills.
University of Nevada Logo
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Medical School successfully completed its first year
Touro University Logo
Touro University, located in Henderson, continued graduating the most doctors in the region.

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Reflection Bay Logo
Jack Nicklaus-designed Reflection Bay Golf Club continues to build on $5 million renovation and is rated one of Top 100 Resort Golf Courses in the United States and No. 4 in Nevada.
The Block Logo
"The Block" a massive mixed-use development of residential units along with half-a-million square feet of retail and entertainment space is underway on about 110 acres in West Henderson.
Costco Logo
Costco built its second location in Henderson near St. Rose and Maryland parkways, adding 250 new permanent jobs.

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In a region already known for its strong presence in the hospitality, tourism, and retail industries, Henderson is a magnet for convention and resort opportunities as well as corporate meeting and adventure travel.


A growing number of relocating companies and entrepreneurs in Henderson have made their mark on the technology industry, including national names such as Vadatech and K2 Energy. Industry growth combined with investment from higher education has resulted in a large technologically-savvy local workforce.

Virtual Guard Logo
Virtual Guard, Inc., a video-monitoring company and developer of cutting-edge technology in the perimeter security sector, relocated its headquarters and operations from Los Angeles to Henderson.
Startup in Residence Logo
The City was selected as one of 31 agencies to participate in the Startup in Residence program to connect citizens with government agencies to solve civic challenges.
Smart Cities Logo
Henderson continues developing Smart Cities initiatives to strengthen the bond between entrepreneurs, city staff, and current companies.

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