Targeted Industries

Each selected target industry identified through the analysis aligns with Henderson’s unique strengths and offers pathways for sustainable economic growth and increased job opportunities.

Logistics Management and Technologies: The logistics management and technologies industry is thriving in Henderson thanks to its strategic location and expertise in logistics-related work. Establishing a specialization in logistics technology and management emphasizes knowledge-based aspects of the field, tied to higher-paying jobs with career advancement in a tech-driven logistics landscape.

Electrical Equipment and Components Manufacturing: The growing emphasis on clean energy, with related federal funding and Nevada’s “Electric Nevada” initiative, represents significant opportunities for Henderson. The city has already witnessed significant employment growth from 2012 to 2022 in these fields, with workforce growth anticipated to continue through 2032.

Financial and Credit Services: The City of Henderson has a proven track record in fostering financial investment activities, with the finance and insurance industry ranking among its top 10 largest sectors. Specialized functions within this industry have demonstrated significant growth. Additionally, the city's strategic location in proximity to West Coast markets and its competitive corporate tax rate position it as a promising hub for the financial services sector

Media and Sports Production: The fusion of media and sports production holds great potential in Henderson, especially with the growth of spectator sports in the region due to the recent attraction of additional professional sports franchises. The emerging and continually evolving field of eSports offers diverse opportunities, including event production, technology, management, and broadcasting.

Back-Office Management and Support Services: Back-office management and administration have seen significant growth, making it the fifth-largest industry in Henderson, with roles ranging from account managers to corporate executives and specialized positions. The city's attractiveness for back-office functions compared to larger West Coast markets presents opportunities.