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Quakes and fires? It’s the cost of living that Californians can’t stomach

For more than three decades, California has seen a net outflow of residents to other states, as less expensive southern cities like Las Vegas, Phoenix, Houston and Raleigh, North Carolina, supplant those of the Golden State as beacons of opportunity ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/dec/13/quakes-and-fires-its-the-cost-of-living-that-calif/
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Why migration has stalled in American cities with the most opportunity

The places that are booming in size are not the economic boomtowns — the regions with the greatest prosperity and highest productivity. In theory, we would expect those metros, like the Bay Area, Boston and New York, to be rapidly expanding, as people move from ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/dec/12/why-migration-has-stalled-in-american-cities-with/
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’Tis the season when Southern Nevada home prices level off

The median price of existing single-family homes sold in November was $261,150, down slightly (0.7 percent) from October, but still up 8.8 percent from November 2016 ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com//vegasinc.com/business/real-estate/2017/dec/06/tis-the-season-when-southern-nevada-home-prices-le/
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Boulevard mall investors buy Sears building, in talks to develop parking lot

Sears Holdings Corp. sold its building at the Boulevard mall to a group of investors earlier this month, clearing the way for development of the massive parking lot around the store. The Sears store is not going anywhere. As part of the sale, the new owners are leasing the space back ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/oct/26/boulevard-mall-investors-buy-sears-building-in-tal/
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Enclave special events venue marks opening with shooting victim fundraiser

Enclave, a three-story 75,000-square-foot multi-purpose special events venue on Eastern Avenue near Russell Road, will mark its completion on Thursday night with the opening of its 5,000-square-foot Vivace Rooftop Deck. ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com//vegasinc.com/news/2017/oct/18/enclave-special-events-venue-marks-opening-with-sh/
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Howard Hughes Corp. to build Summerlin ballpark for 51s

Years of delays and doubts about the new ballpark sought by the Las Vegas 51s vanished Tuesday with the announcement of plans for a Downtown Summerlin stadium. ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/oct/10/howard-hughes-corp-to-build-summerlin-ballpark-for/
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Southern Nevada home prices continue to rise in September

Home prices continued to rise while the number of home sales stabilized in September, according to statistics provided by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors on Friday. ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com//vegasinc.com/news/2017/oct/06/southern-nevada-home-prices-continue-to-rise-in-se/
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