Grow green and prosper

May 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);5/25/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 21, pP15
The article reports that the agricultural project of University of Nevada, Las Vegas real estate finance major Steve Perkowski in the 2009 Donald W. Reynolds Governors Cup. A $20,000 cash prize was awarded to Perkowski for his idea to create and finance a vertical farm. Particular focus is given to the aim of the Governors Cup. His farm project would need 130,000 square feet of building space and 11 stories. He cites the advantages of his vertical farm which could grow organic produce hydrophonically.


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