LVGEA Services

LVGEA supports businesses looking to expand or relocate to the Las Vegas region with a variety of services depending on the business needs. As the state-sanctioned regional economic development authority and a community-supported nonprofit, we offer our economic development services at no cost. Schedule a consultation with the team today.

Custom Operating Cost Comparison

LVGEA provides custom research to help new and expanding businesses understand Southern Nevada’s operational landscape. Customizable reports include regional industry and occupation comparisons, operating cost comparisons, and skills transferability intelligence. Utilize LVGEA’s Data Portal to see how the region is trending and compare our market to others around the US.

Workforce Development Programs & Funding

LVGEA is your connection to the EmployNV Business Hub, a network of employer-focused centers that assist companies with employment, training needs, and funding. Each hub is staffed with workforce development personnel trained to help business leaders recruit talent, access financial incentives, and identify applicable workforce resources.

Public & Private Sector Access

More than 2 million residents live in Southern Nevada, yet the community remains tightly knit and accessible through a few degrees of separation. The LVGEA team can help you get immediately plugged into the local business ecosystem and connected with power players in both the public and private sector. Connect with LVGEA’s Business Development Team.

Foreign Trade Zone

For businesses involved in international trade, becoming a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) can provide a competitive edge. The FTZ designation provides businesses with duty and tariff deferrals until imported goods exit the zone, or duty and tariff exemptions for re-exported goods. LVGEA oversees the FTZ program in Southern Nevada. Learn more about the benefits of a Foreign Trade Zone designation.

Tax Incentives Assistance

Nevada offers qualifying businesses tax incentives to assist companies with relocating to or expanding into Southern Nevada. State incentives include abatements toward reducing a businesses’ sales and use tax, modified business tax, and personal property tax. LVGEA offers complimentary expertise and advocacy to companies applying for state tax abatements. Click here to learn more about the available tax abatements.

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