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There’s been 87 percent growth in average annual job formation since May 2012. That’s 17,200 new jobs this year in Southern Nevada, representing every industry except the mining and information sectors. While it’s tempting to cite the upswing in housing prices, we’re forever wary of housing bubbles. But 17,200 new jobs? Solid.

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Jason Strauss


Jason Strauss

The tastemaker and nightlife impresario is a partner of Tao Group, a leading restaurant and nightlife company that develops, owns and operates numerous high-profile food and beverage facilities nationwide, including Tao, Lavo and Marquee. Along with his partners, Strauss was named Hospitality Operator of the Year by Nightclub & Bar in 2006, and their work with Marquee has been profiled as a case study by Harvard Business School.