Pressing Forward: The Southern Nevada Economy

On January 18, 2022, Brian Gordon was a featured speaker at the Vegas Chamber's annual Preview Las Vegas event. Gordon's presentation addressed supply chain issues that occurred as a result of the COVID-19 shutdowns. Gordon also discussed the nation's newfound wealth that was brought on over the past two years as a result of income growth, gains in personal investments and home appreciation. Gordon then addressed Southern Nevada's burning question of "Where did the workers go?" by discussing the current employment recovery and transitioning labor force. Shifts in consumer spending were then highlighted when Gordon broke taxable retail sales down by top sectors and displayed the spending increased amongst Southern Nevada's recovering tourism sector. Finally, Gordon previewed upcoming development projects within the Las Vegas Valley and discussed expectations for 2022.

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