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Google Data Center in Henderson

Google broke ground on its newest data center located right here in Henderson, NV on Monday, July 1, which represents a $600 million investment in Nevada’s internet infrastructure. Google first announced its acquisition of the data center site back in 2018, but now it is set to open in December 2020. Governor Steve Sisolak, Senator […]

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City of Henderson Start Tank Competition Accepting Applications!

Calling all local entrepreneurs! The City of Henderson Economic Development Department, in partnership with the College of Southern Nevada and Moonshot, wants you to participate in its third annual Start Tank!  Start Tank is a Shark Tank-style competition that gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their small business idea to top industry professionals. This […]



Learn more about the City of Henderson’s participation in the ICSC Western Deal Making Conference.


Henderson selected as top retirement destination

Henderson, NV, has been selected as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire…


Apartment List Gives Henderson “A”

Renters give Henderson an “A” for career opportunities, easy commute times, low crime rate,
mild weather and low state and local taxes.


Top 50 Cities for an active lifestyle

WalletHub ranked the City of Henderson is the top 50 U.S. cities for an active lifestyle

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Las Vegas Review-Journal: Amazon to open distribution center in Henderson

The secret is out — Amazon is planning to open a facility right near the Raiders’ new practice facility.


Curbed: As Nevada booms, Henderson and Reno grapple with growth limits

Photo courtesy of: Nevada was founded on hospitality and tourism. Ken Chapa, Henderson’s city economic development director, says, “That’s the backbone of the region and it always will be.”  The City of Henderson sees great opportunity in diversifying the state with high-tech industry companies like Google, who recently put in a $600 million data […]


News 3 Las Vegas: Pitch your business ideas with Henderson ‘Start Tank’

Applications are being accepted for the third annual ‘Start Tank Competition.’


Las Vegas Review-Journal: Henderson’s ‘Start Tank’ accepting applications through Aug. 5

The City of Henderson is working with Moonshot and the College of Southern Nevada to host ‘Start Tank’ a local spin-off of the ABC television show “Shark Tank.” Moonshot at NACET helps entrepreneurs bring their business ideas to market.  “The idea is to ignite the local entrepreneur community, and get them some of the mentorship […]


SmartAsset: Where Millennials Are Moving – 2019 Edition

Photo courtesy: SmartAsset looked at Census Bureau data of 173 cities in the United States to find where millennials are moving for job opportunities, affordable housing and quality of life. Nevada was ranked the top eight state where millennials are moving.  SmartAsset rated Henderson, NV to be one of the top ten cities where […]


Google Data Center in Henderson

Google broke ground on its newest data center located right here in Henderson, NV on Monday, July 1, which represents a $600 million investment in Nevada’s internet infrastructure. Google first announced its acquisition of the data center site back in 2018, but now it is set to open in December 2020. Governor Steve Sisolak, Senator […]


Las Vegas Business Press: Union Village moves forward with development plans

Union Village, the first integrated healthcare village in the U.S., has begun selling land and will begin construction on the $1.2 billion, 150-acre project by 2020. The 100,000 square foot campus will combine all phases of healthcare with housing, retail, parks and dining. Union Village will be the first medical tourism facility in the United […]


City of Henderson provides Start Tank workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs

Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs! The City of Henderson Economic Development Division, in partnership with the College of Southern Nevada, is hosting a workshop to prepare individuals interested in the Start Tank competition this October. Start Tank is a Shark Tank-style competition that gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business venture to top industry […]


Mayor in Henderson, Nevada says the city is bullish on job creation

Henderson Mayor Debra March on the recent population surge in her city and how the high-cost of living in California is pushing people out of the state.

As California Loses People, a Las Vegas Suburb Grows

Population of Henderson surges, pushing it past Reno to become Nevada’s second most populous city


Money Magazine names Henderson “The Best Place to Live in Nevada”

Thanks to an economic upswing and influx of growth-oriented businesses calling the city home, a national audience is learning what Southern Nevada locals have long known to be true. Henderson, Nevada’s second largest city just south of Las Vegas, was voted the best place to live in Nevada in 2018 by Money Magazine. This accolade […]


In the (Opportunity) Zone

In 2018, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval designated four Opportunity Zones 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, Henderson Convention […]


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

News Release Media Contact: Connie Liu, 775-224-0006, [email protected] 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 […]

Raiders Headquarters makes West Henderson ideal for industrial & consumer space

Well-positioned to be an industrial mecca, West Henderson is currently home to large operations for giants like Levi’s, FedEx and others who rely on one of Henderson’s competitive advantages to Henderson Executive Airport and the I-15 for shipping and logistics. But now, there’s an emerging consumer presence, which is gaining momentum thanks to the Raiders […]


Henderson Announces Economic Development Award Winners

Henderson’s 19th Annual Economic Development & Small Business Awards recognize businesses and individuals that continue to drive the city’s economy forward    Henderson, Nev. – The City of Henderson announced award winners in Economic Development at Henderson’s 19th Annual Economic Development & Small Business Awards on Thursday, Nov. 15 at Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & […]


Here Are The Three Best Day Trips From Las Vegas

So your idea of fun isn’t spending your trip drinking yard-long margaritas inside a mind-bending, made-up alternate universe? We get it.

Calling All Startups: Help Us Solve Our Biggest Civic Challenges with STiR

We’ve outlined the seven biggest civic challenges facing our community, thanks to the Startup in Residence (STiR) program. And now we’re calling on the best startups in Henderson and throughout the country to help us! Think you’ve got what it takes? Keep reading!   The seven challenges are: A tool that facilitates real-time language interpretation […]


Cities can and must work to end food deserts within their communities

Limited access to healthy food continues to affect urban communities across the U.S., including the City of Henderson, Nevada, where I am privileged to serve as mayor.


Renderings offer first look at Raiders Henderson headquarters

Raiders officials revealed the first renderings of the team’s planned Henderson headquarters and practice facility to a committee last week.


2018’s Most Fun Cities in America

Wallet Hub has ranked the City of Henderson number 41, in its article on America’s most fun cities of 2018.

These Are the Best Places to Live in the U.S. Right Now

These are MONEY’s 50 Best Places to Live in the United States in 2018, with info on jobs, housing, and schools.

Henderson named one of the 50 Best Places To Live In America

From the construction of the Raiders’ new practice facility to new housing developments, a lot is going on in Henderson and that includes earning a spot as one of Money Magazine’s Best Cities To Live In.


Henderson, Nevada: Where Innovation Meets Logistics

Whether it’s testing unmanned aerial systems overhead or moving freight on the ground, Henderson, NV is ready to meet your 21st century business needs.


City of Henderson Selected for Innovative ‘Startup in Residence’ Program

Henderson, Nev. – The City of Henderson was selected to participate in Startup in Residence, a program that connects government agencies with startup companies to develop technology solutions that address civic challenges.   “The Startup in Residence program gives Henderson the opportunity to promote innovation and cultivate entrepreneurship through the creation of digital applications that […]


Business Facilities Magazine: “Nevada has the Big MO”

The Silver State has put the great recession in its rear-view mirror with a surging recovery led by small business growth…


Henderson Takes Flight: Nevada Business Magazine

The Henderson community, businesses and local government have created an environment supportive of business enterprises. Read these success stories today.


Henderson vies for new biotech companies

Economic development officials tout its proximity to hospitals and the presence of a few biopharma firms…


5 Things Las Vegas Can Teach RECon Attendees MAY 31, 2018

Las Vegas is known for many things, with novel, unique experiences being at the top of the list. It is, after all, the Entertainment Capital of the World. As retail experts the world over descended upon the city to learn about providing more experiences that get people off their couches and into their establishments, they […]


Blau Journal interviews Henderson on Retail Expansion

Conversation with Barbra Coffee, Director of Economic Development for City of Henderson, during 2018 ICSC


A Cocktail Town Tries Its Hand at Wine

Twenty minutes from the Strip, the new Vegas Valley Winery is putting a spin on the fruit of the vine…


Henderson approves land offering for Raiders HQ Facility

The Oakland Raiders are one step closer to securing the land for their new headquarters and practice facility near Las Vegas at a steep discount…


Nevada: Economy Thriving Above and Below the Surface

Many important aspects of Nevada’s economy lie below the surface. It’s the nation’s leading producer of gold, silver and mercury…


Henderson officials outline plans for economic development

Henderson officials said they want to attract new businesses and residents and create jobs, rather than be a “bedroom community” of Las Vegas. That was the vision pushed by city officials at Dec. 12’s March On event hosted by Henderson Mayor Debra March at Gibson Library. Stephanie Garcia-Vause, the city’s director of community development and […]


Bond Issue Helps Touro University Grow its Henderson Campus

Issuance of up to $15 million in bonds approved by the Henderson City Council will help Touro University expand campus…


Henderson Hospital Breaks Ground on New Freestanding ER

Henderson Hospital is set to break ground on the city’s first free-standing emergency room…