Welcome to the Research Center

In 2016, the LVGEA launched a Research Center designed to help business and community leaders make informed decisions about the Southern Nevada economy. The Research Center has led to the creation of a Data Portal, as well as the launch of studies that have been conducted to gain better insights into topics that are integral to the Southern Nevada economic development and its future.

Data Portal

The Data Portal is a gateway, allowing you to visualize how the region is trending, see where businesses are located and compare and contrast this market to others around the United States.

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Latest Research

Our team releases timely and relevant reports in order to provide insight and analysis into various aspects impacting economic development in the Greater Las Vegas Region.

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Perspective Data Book

This annual databook publication provides in-depth information about southern Nevada’s economy, demographics, business environment, employment, and other useful market information.

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Economic Indicators

We track and publish comprehensive economic indicators that include surveys, employment statistics, and snapshots of the most important data driving our economy.

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Data Portal


The LVGEA Data Portal is designed to provide you with information about Southern Nevada’s vibrant economy and its diverse population base. You can use it to generate custom reports using thousands of economic indicators updated in real time.

The Data Portal is free to use, with a premium version available with even more content. For premium access, please contact our team at (702) 791-0000 or by email at info@lvgea.org.

Perspective Data Book

For more than three decades, LVGEA’s annual Perspective market Data Book has been the region’s premier reference guide for in-depth information about the southern Nevada economy. Made possible by the Perspective Council, the publication has become a valuable resource for a diverse group of companies, ranging from small business entrepreneurs to some of the largest in Nevada.

The Data Book includes information on the following:

  • Business & Industry
  • Community
  • Demographics
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate
  • Recreation
  • Tourism