Asa Hutchinson Names Mike Preston as New AEDC Director

Asa Hutchinson Names Mike Preston as New AEDC Director

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced Mike Preston as the new executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Preston previously served as director of government relations for Enterprise Florida.
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Windstream Board Gives Final Approval for REIT

Windstream Board Gives Final Approval for REIT

The company said that the board's decision to spin off certain network assets into the new company, Communications Sales & Leasing Inc., will also result in a prorated cash dividend upon its closing.
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I.O. Metro Names John Erdos New CEO

I.O. Metro of Lowell named John Erdos CEO and announced that some of the company's operations would relocate to Dallas this summer.
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The List Pulaski County Commercial Real Estate

Largest Pulaski County Commercial Real Estate Deals list is ranked by price and also includes property, buyer, seller and property description.

Rank Name Price Buyer (Company)
1 Foothills Apartments 42,600,000 Maxus Realty Trust Inc.
2 Midtowne Little Rock 41,450,000 IREIT Little Rock Midtowne LLC
3 Stonebridge at the Ranch Apartments 31,580,000 Stonebridge at the Ranch Owner LLC
4 Shadow Lake Apartments 26,870,000 LSREF3 Bravo Arkansas LLC
5 Park Avenue properties 23,360,000 IREIT Little Rock Park Avenue LLC

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Arkansas Baptist's Fitz Hill Sees Education, Urban Revitalization and Investments Intertwined

Dr. Fitz Hill, who was born and raised in Arkadelphia, was named president of Arkansas Baptist College in 2006. He talks to Arkansas Business about his vision for education and urban renewal.