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Erica Loftis Joins Regions Bank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Erica Loftis has been hired as a private lending adviser at Regions Bank in Little Rock. Loftis was previously a treasury management sales officer at IberiaBank.

Harps Foods Sells Site It Bought in December (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Harps Food Stores Inc. of Springdale sold its Price Cutter Food Warehouse in Springdale a few months after buying it.

Ridgecrest Apartments Visited by $5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/26/2017 12:00 am

A 222-unit apartment project in west Little Rock, sold for $5.15 million, is among this week's real estate transactions

Video: A Conversation On Leadership with Jon Harrison

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 11:39 am

Arkansas Business' "Foundations" interview series continues with Jon Harrison, owner of VIP2 of Little Rock, which helps businesses through leadership training programs for staff at all levels.

More CHOICE for Arkansas (Rep. French Hill Commentary)

by French Hill 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Community banks did not cause the 2008 housing and economic crisis. However, due to the regulatory creation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act — Washington's response to the crisis — small community financial institutions have borne the brunt of its effects.

Investigations Of Dallas Firm Hit Bank Deal

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Government scrutiny of Harbor Portfolio Advisors of Dallas has contributed more baggage to weigh down a would-be sale of Arkansas' smallest bank.

Independent Community Bankers of America Rank Top Arkansas Performers

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Four of the leading banks in Arkansas were recognized this spring as top-performing lenders. The measuring stick used by the Independent Community Bankers of America: three-year average return on assets.

Lawsuit Against Stone Bank Changes Venue

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

If at first you don't succeed in federal court, take your case to state court. That's what the former chairman and one-time largest shareholder of Mountain View's Stone Bank has done in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

Keller Williams Market Pro Climbs to No. 2 on List of Top Residential Real Estate Agencies

by Gwen Moritz and George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The top 10 residential real estate agencies in Arkansas didn't change in 2016, but there was some shuffling of position as eight of the 10 reported higher sales volume than in 2015.

Wells Fargo Complains of Delays in Regions Center Bankruptcy

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The main creditor in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization involving the 30-story Regions Center in downtown Little Rock has accused the building's owners of dragging their feet.

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Marty Cook 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The number of seven-figure homes sold in Washington and Benton counties almost tripled in 2016 compared with the previous year.

Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Mark Friedman 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Sales of luxury homes in Pulaski County jumped in 2016 to a number not seen since Arkansas Business began tracking them in 2004 – 29 homes sold for $1 million or more, up from 20 in 2015.

Ferstl Named to St. Louis Fed's Real Estate Council

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/16/2017 11:17 am

James T. Ferstl of Little Rock has been named to the Real Estate Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the bank announced Thursday.

SPONSORED: Budgeting, Forecasting, Planning Set Successful Businesses Apart

by 6/14/2017 08:00 am

Winging it is no way to run your business. You've got too much at stake. Proper business planning is an essential tool for successful businesses. This is the first of a three-part series.

Northwest Arkansas Council Names Nelson Peacock CEO

by Marty Cook 6/13/2017 11:12 am

The Northwest Arkansas Council named Nelson Peacock, a McCrory native and the senior vice president of government relations for the University of California system, as its CEO.

More 'CHOICE' for Community Banks, Farmers and Consumers in Arkansas (U.S. Rep. French Hill Commentary)

by U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark. 6/12/2017 11:14 am

U.S. Rep. French Hill writes on the Financial CHOICE (Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs) Act, which rolls back portion of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010.

Shabdue Joins Cline Construction Group (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Jennifer Shabdue has been promoted to assistant project manager at Cline Construction Group in North Little Rock.

CIBC Act Compliance Challenges (Robert T. Smith Expert Advice)

by Robert T. Smith 6/12/2017 12:00 am

The federal Change in Bank Control Act may be the most often overlooked — and one of the most often violated — of all banking regulations.

Rex Nelson, Who's Done it All, Is Back as a Face of the D-G

by Kyle Massey 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Rex Nelson is "home again," doing what he likes best. "That's traveling around and writing about Arkansas," he says.

$2.1M Sale Visits M.M. Cohn Building (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Ownership of a 62,688-SF building in downtown Little Rock shifted in a transaction valued at $2.13 million.

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