June 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);6/30/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 26, pP21
The article presents an overview of the economy of Las Vegas, Nevada as of June 2008. Total employment in the city reached 931,800 representing marginal decrease of 0.5% while the construction sector cut 9,600 jobs attributed to slow down in residential construction. The government reported employment gains of 4,200 positions, as did trade, transportation and utilities. Median sales price of new homes during May 2008 was $269,990 which represented a 13% decrease from the same month in 2007.


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