Research and innovation to the South of Nevada has grown in leaps and bounds, and now the city has unveiled a new building at the Harry Reid Research and Technology Park located in Las Vegas.
Steve Sisolak, the Governor of Nevada, former senate majority leader Harry Reid, and several other local, state and federal officials together with leaders from the Gardener firm, UNLV, as well as Caesar Entertainment came together to launch the building the is expected to be used to bring together businesses, stimulate important research and lead the growth of economic development in Nevada.
The four story structure, covering 111000 square feet, is the first that Gardener has ever launched as part of a plan envisioned by UNLV and other stakeholders like Gardener for Tech Park and UNLV foundations.
The CenterPoint for the launch is the Black Fire Innovation that will bring together Caesars Entertainment and UNLV in one place to develop and advance current trends in gaming technology and hospitality.
The Black Fire is a technological hub at which new hospitality concepts and gaming will be developed and tested.
Through collaboration between players such as Black Fire Innovation, the tech space will be a proving environment for innovative ideas meant to expand the leadership role of South Nevada region in gaming and hospitality.
This debut is also expected to attract leading technological firms that are looking to have a presence in the area and work with industry leaders like UNLV and Caesars Entertainment.