Mechanics Liens released at Las Vegas SkyVue – “Observation Wheel” project rolling forward

I've had the opportunity to see the Las Vegas strip from vantage points that most people aren't afforded -- rooftops in surrounding residential developments. The view is much different from what you see walking the sidewalks of Las Vegas Boulevard (plus you don't have to keep turning down offers for paid companionship). The SkyVue project, … Continue reading Mechanics Liens released at Las Vegas SkyVue – “Observation Wheel” project rolling forward

Nancy Quon, key figure in Las Vegas construction defect scandal, found dead

I was afraid things might turn out this way... Nancy Quon, the embattled attorney involved in a far-reaching HOA scandal, was found dead Tuesday in the bathtub of her Henderson condo. Henderson Police were at Quon's condo at the District investigating her death. Officers say foul play was not involved. A family member of Quon's … Continue reading Nancy Quon, key figure in Las Vegas construction defect scandal, found dead

Detailed Report on the Ongoing Las Vegas Construction Defect Corruption Investigation

Felix Gillete, reporting for Bloomberg Businessweek, has published perhaps the best account yet of the ongoing construction defect litigation corruption investigation in the Las Vegas area. It is a long read, but Gillette has done a wonderful job of piecing together the details of this story. Before the market crashed and home prices tumbled, before … Continue reading Detailed Report on the Ongoing Las Vegas Construction Defect Corruption Investigation

Nevada Construction Defect Law (Chapter 40) Faces More Scrutiny

David McGrath Schwartz, of the Las Vegas Sun, reports that the Nevada Legislature's 2013 agenda will likely include a review of the existing construction defect laws: Known as Chapter 40, for its place in Nevada Revised Statute, the law was written in the 1990s to take thousands of disputes between homeowners and builders out of … Continue reading Nevada Construction Defect Law (Chapter 40) Faces More Scrutiny

Las Vegas CityCenter Update – Subcontractors Object To Demolition of Harmon

Steve Green has published an excellent report at VEGAS INC, on some new developments in the ongoing CityCenter saga. According to Green, Harmon subcontractors Pacific Coast Steel and Ceco Concrete Construction LLC have joined general contractor Perini Building Co. in opposition to MGM Resorts International's plans to implode the troubled building. According to experts on … Continue reading Las Vegas CityCenter Update – Subcontractors Object To Demolition of Harmon