Banking & Finance Archive

Stone Bank VP Blake Fletcher Named President of Leadership Council (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Blake Fletcher, vice president of commercial lending at Stone Bank of Little Rock, was recently appointed president of the 2016-17 emerging leaders section council at the Arkansas Bankers Association Leadership Conference in Fayetteville on June 17.

SPONSORED: Tax Filing Fraud — The Newest Form Of Identity Theft

by 7/4/2016 12:00 am

New regulations are designed to protect taxpayers, but diligence and caution always help.

Federal Reserve Approves 2 Bank of the Ozarks Acquisitions

by Lance Turner 6/29/2016 11:24 am

The Federal Reserve Board on Tuesday approved Bank of the Ozarks' record-setting deal to buy Community & Southern Bank of Atlanta, along with another deal to buy C1 Financial Inc. of St. Petersburg, Florida.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2016 10:44 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the following appointments to state boards, commissions and other entities.

Survey: Arkansas Consumers Planning for Bigger Purchases, Saving More

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2016 09:36 am

Arkansas consumers expect to make large purchases now because they're seeing low unemployment rates, lower interest rates and the possibility of inflation, according to a new survey.

Nominate Now for Arkansas Business '20 in Their 20s'

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2016 09:41 am

Arkansas Business is once again taking nominations for its annual "20 in Their 20s" list, which honors young professionals in their 20s.

Settlement Reached Between One Bank, BHL Financing

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

The litigation between Johnelle Hunt's BHL Financing LLC and Little Rock's One Bank & Trust is no more.

Bear State Gets Default Judgment in Falcon Air Suit

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Bear State obtained a default judgment against Quinn and Falcon Air when the two failed to respond to the February complaint. The debt is secured by Quinn's personal guarantee and a 1984 Dassault Falcon 200 owned by Falcon Air.

Simmons Sells 40 OREO Acres in Rogers for $6.7M

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

A Texas investment management group has made another large purchase of commercial land in Rogers.

Farmland Produces $4.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Resicomm Properties LLC, led by Bryan and Sonja Glaze, bought the 1,145-acre farm in southeast Pulaski County, a mile southeast of Sweet Home along Fourche Creek and Harper Road.

Economic Challenges Vary by Income

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Economic challenges faced by Americans vary greatly by income, according to a Federal Reserve report released last month.

Lee Welfel Named President of Eagle Bank Mortgage (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Lee Welfel was recently promoted to president of Eagle Bank Mortgage of Little Rock. Welfel joined the company in 2014 as executive vice president and sales manager with nine years of experience in the mortgage industry.

SPONSORED: It's Time for Arkansans to say, 'No More Dumb Money!'

by 6/23/2016 10:40 am

Partnership provides SmartDollar education and planning program to improve financial wellness.

Burgundy Book: Most Arkansans Expect Economic Conditions To Stay the Same

by Sarah Campbell 6/22/2016 11:14 am

According to a May survey of business contacts, 69 percent expect economic conditions in 2016 will be about the same as last year, an improvement from three months earlier, when a little less than half expected conditions to worsen.

NLR Bowling Alley Picks Up $2.3M Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

A bowling center in North Little Rock, an apartment project in downtown Little Rock, commercial land in west Little Rock and a former antiques store-floral shop-bank branch property in the Heights area of Little Rock.

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2016

by Gwen Moritz 6/20/2016 12:00 am

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 23rd class of 40 Under 40 honorees, those young leaders of business, government and nonprofits that our internal selection team believes readers need to know.

Former Clinton Museum Store Draws $2.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/20/2016 12:00 am

610 President Clinton Avenue LLC, led by Mark Dake, bought its namesake property and former home of the Clinton Museum Store from the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation.

Todd Connelly Promoted by Wells Fargo Advisors (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Todd Connelly, branch manager of the El Dorado office of Wells Fargo Advisors LLC, has been promoted to managing director of investments. Connelly has 30 years of experience in the financial service industry.

Main Street Lofts Could Find Buyer Before Foreclosure

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2016 12:00 am

A sale may be in motion at the money-troubled Main Street Lofts. This latest version involves all three buildings at the downtown Little Rock project.

Cantrell Office Building Sale Exceeds $2.6 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/13/2016 12:00 am

8114 Cantrell LLC, led by Billy Roehrenbeck, purchased its namesake project.