Amazon, The Honest Company highlight Southern Nevada economic news


    Amazon, The Honest Company highlight Southern Nevada economic news. 11/17/16 (MGN Online)

    Update the resumes, jobs are coming to Southern Nevada.

    In a Thursday meeting, the Governor’s Board of Economic Development approved nearly $2 million in tax abatements for six companies all with plans on moving to or expanding in Nevada.

    Those companies are expected to bring more than 1,500 jobs and more than $43 million in capital investments to the state.

    The largest company on the list is Amazon.com. The company is constructing a new distribution center in North Las Vegas and plans on filling 1,000 positions within a few months of their summer opening.

    The State approved more than $1.8 million in tax abatements.

    Jessica Alba’s, The Honest Company is also planning a move to North Las Vegas with an estimated 492 positions. The company produces organic or eco-friendly products for families. The State approved more than $800,000 in tax abatements.

    TH Foods, Inc. plans on expanding their facility in Henderson and increasing their staff by 30 jobs. The State approved more than $2 million in tax abatements.

    Sutherland Global Services is a global business process outsourcing and technology-enabled services company. Located in Clark County they plan on 363 new jobs. The State approved more than $400,000 in tax abatements.

    CML Media Corp, which uses the business name Mopro, uses artificial intelligence to design websites. Their expansion into Clark County will come with an estimated 173 news positions. The State approved more than $400,000 in tax abatements.

    City of North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee sent News 3 the following statement after the GOED meeting:

    "We are excited that so many major corporations recognize all of the hard work our city has done to become a top international business hub where companies come to succeed. This is the next step in North Las Vegas' meteoric rise as a city of industry and innovation."

    Governor Brian Sandoval said this of the meeting “Today’s meeting represented a variety of companies that will spur growth in Nevada, including Amazon.com, the largest Internet-based retailer in the world. Nevada’s business-friendly atmosphere is not only helping existing Nevada companies expand, but also bringing industry-leading companies to our state.”

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