Business Services Archive

Tech Park Board Extends Property Deadline for Richard Mays

by Mark Carter 11/16/2015 04:25 pm

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board votes Monday to give Richard Mays until Friday to accept the board's offer of $845,000 for his 10,000-SF property at 415 Main St.

Central Flying Service Names Susan Holbert COO

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 11:34 am

Central Flying Service Inc. of Little Rock on Monday named Susan Holbert president and COO.

Tracey Dennis To Work in Wealth Management at Relyance (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Tracey M. Dennis has joined Relyance Bank of Pine Bluff as assistant vice president and trust officer in the wealth management and investment division.

Marketers, Creatives and Frustration (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 11/16/2015 12:00 am

The marketing/creative divide can appear whether the creatives are part of an in-house team, are hired guns in an agency or a hybrid. It can arise from a number of factors, including differences in educational paths, language, culture, motivation and compensation.

Retail Construction Projects Fall in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Even though fewer retail projects are under construction in Arkansas this year compared with last, retail developers aren't worried. They're busy working on retail projects for next year.

Uptown Fayetteville Rediscovers Popularity

by Marty Cook 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Jeremy Hudson and others are putting faith and money into the Steele Crossing area of north Fayetteville.

Commercial Construction Finds Home In Jonesboro

by George Waldon 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Several new projects and redevelopments along Jonesboro's thoroughfares are simmering, contributing to a tally of commercial construction that topped $66 million through the first nine months of 2015.

Windstream Aims to Further Monetize Current Customers

by Alexis Hosticka 11/11/2015 03:54 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock will focus on growing current customer relationships and increasing sales to those customers in the coming year, according to President and CEO Tony Thomas.

Wal-Mart VP: Human Resources Management Evolves With Technology

by Marty Cook 11/11/2015 09:50 am

Managing human resources, like just about every other facet of running a business, has changed with and because of technology.

Jeff Standridge of Newly Launched Cadron Creek Capital Talks Conway Investment

by Mark Carter 11/11/2015 09:34 am

Acxiom Vice President Jeff Standridge believes Conway is overdue to make its own mark on the state's tech startup ecosystem and hopes his new fund can help.

Hart Construction, Cone Group Announce Alliance

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/10/2015 10:08 am

Hart Construction of Searcy and The Cone Group, a commercial contractor in Little Rock, have announced a professional alliance to form Hart Cone.

Rock Region Metro Proposes 1/4-Cent Sales Tax

by Alexis Hosticka 11/10/2015 08:55 am

The Rock Region Metro board of directors unanimously approve a resolution to pursue a quarter-cent sales tax to provide dedicated funding for public transit.

MedSource's David DePoyster Sues Brookhaven Medical for Breach of Contract

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

David DePoyster, the North Little Rock investor and developer of medical companies and medical technologies, didn't brush off his recent termination from a $220,000 a year job at an Atlanta firm.

Field Agent Finds Veterans Do Appreciate Marketing Support

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

Field Agent of Fayetteville posted a blog that revealed the results of its latest survey, in which it asked veterans for their thoughts on companies' military marketing and promotions.

Lofty Labs Gains Height in Fayetteville Square

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

Lofty Labs, a Web development consultancy, moved in late October to a third-floor space at 1 E. Center Street on the downtown Fayetteville Square.

Central Arkansas Office Vacancy Rate Drops

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

The vacancy rate for office space in central Arkansas dropped from 8.2 percent to 7.9 percent in the third quarter of 2015, “driven by continued improvement in the overall employment numbers for central Arkansas,” said John Martin of Moses Tucker Real Estate.

James Bell Brought On at Baldwin & Shell (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

James Bell has been hired as business development director for Baldwin & Shell Construction Co.'s northwest Arkansas market. Ngozi “Nome” Brown of WER Architects/Planners in Little Rock has completed all National Council of Architectural Registration Boards licensure requirements and is now a licensed architect.

Ben Cox Added to El Dorado's Evers Cox & Gober (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

Ben L. Cox has joined Evers Cox & Gober PLLC in El Dorado as a tax manager.

Officials Break Ground in Bentonville for $21M 8W Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/5/2015 02:36 pm

Developers began construction this week on the $21 million, six-story 8W Center at 8th and Walton Boulevard across from the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. headquarters in Bentonville.

Acxiom Returns to Profitability With 2Q Net Income of $10.7M

by Lance Turner 11/4/2015 03:44 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock reports second-quarter net income of $10.7 million, or 14 cents per share, a big swing from a loss of $1.5 million, or 2 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.