Amazon Leads the Way with 2,000 New Jobs in Southern Nevada
Five more companies were approved for incentives by the Board of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development at the November meeting. Together, the companies are expected to generate nearly 2000 new jobs throughout Southern Nevada and promote a fast-growing regional economy.
“These companies deciding to increase their presence in Southern Nevada speaks volumes about our workforce and friendly business climate,” said Jonas Peterson, President & CEO of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. “We are pleased with the strong uptick in growth in 2016 and look forward to bringing more dynamic companies to our region.”
Here’s an overview of the businesses approved:
Amazon.com.kydc, LLC: The company will create at least 1,000 new primary jobs for Nevada in year one, with a total capital investment of approximately $34,000,000.
CML Media Corp, (dba Mopro): The company will create 173 new primary jobs for Nevada in year one, with a total capital investment of $496,000. Mopro uses artificial intelligence to create websites.
Sutherland Global Services, Inc.: The company will create 363 new primary jobs for Nevada in year one, with a total capital investment of $4,758,308. The company has been successfully operating in the Southern Nevada marketplace since early 2016 and has hired 1,800 employees locally; it is a global business process outsourcing and technology-enabled services company.
TH Foods, Inc.: The company will create an additional 30 jobs and more than $23,000,000 in capital investment. They are a leading manufacturer in the snack food industry.
The Honest Company, Inc.: The company will begin operations by creating 425 jobs and a total capital investment of just over $9,400,000. It is a consumer goods company emphasizing non-toxic and eco-friendly household products to supply the marketplace for ethical consumerism.