Nevada is referred to as the "Battle Born State" because it achieved statehood during the Civil War. Gaining statehood in 1864, it has seen a continued share of growth to our present day. Nevada offers sports, recreation, education, accessibility, favorable taxes and economic growth to all who call Nevada home.
The Las Vegas Valley has one major league professional team: the Vegas Golden Knights of the NHL who began play in 2017 as the region’s first major pro team. The Las Vegas Aces of the WNBA became the region’s second professional team in 2018. The Oakland Raiders of the NFL will begin play in Las Vegas as the Las Vegas Raiders by 2020 and become the region’s third major professional team. Las Vegas is also home to one minor league sports team: the Las Vegas Aviators of Minor League Baseball affiliated with the Oakland Athletics. Las Vegas Lights FC is an expansion team for the United Soccer League.
Las Vegas’ surrounding valley is home to a unique geography offering many attractions that provide an exceptional quality of life.
Clark County School District, which covers primary and secondary public schools in the Las Vegas metro area, is the 5th largest US School District. In addition, Las Vegas offers a variety of post-secondary school opportunities.
Nevada is experiencing robust growth with a number of major commercial development projects in the city totaling over $17.6 BILLION that are expected to generate thousands of jobs over the next 3 years.
In addition to the commercial developments, there has been an increase in residential development projects and new home communities as well as custom home builders. A few notable examples include Cadence, Lake Las Vegas, Skye Canyon and The Summit.