Business Services Archive

Arkansas Greed (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/4/2016 12:00 am

A typical organization — business, nonprofit, government, whatever — loses 5 percent of revenue to fraud in any given year.

United HealthCare Says Walking Could Lower Insurance Rates

by Mark Friedman 4/4/2016 12:00 am

United announced last month that it was starting a wellness program in Arkansas and other states that could save both the employers money in premium and employees who wear the insurer's device to earn up to $4 a day for their health savings accounts by hitting certain fitness goals tied to walking.

Bridgeway CEO Jason Miller on The Biggest Myths of Mental Health

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

Before joining The Bridgeway in December 2011 as COO, Jason Miller served as director of hospital operations at the Living Hope Institute in Little Rock and in various roles at Arkansas Children's Hospital and CHI St. Vincent Health System.He was named CEO in 2014.

Don McDonald Certified as Private Wealth Advisor (Movers & Shakers)

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

Don McDonald of Merrill Lynch's Fort Smith office has earned the Certified Private Wealth Advisor designation from the Investment Management Consultants Association.

Taggart Architects Announces New Promotions (Movers & Shakers)

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

Alan New has been promoted to partner at Taggart Architects in North Little Rock, and Vince Poellot has been named manager of the firm's office at Fayetteville.

At Under 40 Forum, Hutchinson Outlines How Arkansas Must Recruit, Retain Talent

by Alexis Hosticka 4/1/2016 02:25 pm

At the inaugural Under 40 Forum on Friday, Gov. Asa Hutchinson highlighted how he thinks Arkansans must work to attract and retain talent.

Pulaski County Commercial Real Estate Deals Top $641M

by George Waldon 3/28/2016 12:00 am

The dollar total of $1 million-plus commercial real estate transactions in Pulaski County grew by 7 percent during 2015. Eight of the 25 largest commercial real estate deals in Washington County centered on apartments during 2015, and two more transactions involved land bought for multifamily development.

WLR Dealership Combo Generates $10.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/28/2016 12:00 am

MAG-AR I Colonel Glenn LLC, led by Mark McLarty, purchased the 17,690-SF North Point Nissan facility at 1 Col. Glenn Plaza Drive. MAG-AR 6030 Landers Road LLC, another McLarty Auto Group affiliate, bought the 18,130-SF North Point Mazda facility at 6030 Landers Road in North Little Rock for $2.8 million.

Matt Brasel Made Area President of Bear State Bank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

Matt Brasel of Rogers has been promoted to the newly created position of area president of Bear State Bank for northwest, central and southwest Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma.

Burgundy Book: More Arkansans Expect Worsening Economic Conditions

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/25/2016 09:53 am

According to a February survey of business contacts, a little less than 50 percent expect that economic conditions will worsen in 2016 compared with 2015.

Northwest Arkansas Remains Strong on ATBI

by Alexis Hosticka 3/23/2016 09:19 am

Bentonville led the fourth-quarter 2015 rankings and Rogers surged to the top of the December rankings on the Arkansas Tech Business Index.

ASU Convention Center Moves Forward With Grant From Delta Regional Authority

by Alexis Hosticka 3/22/2016 03:14 pm

A hotel and convention center project by Arkansas State University and O'Reilly Embassy Suites is moving forward even though a similar project has received significant financial support from the Jonesboro Advertising & Promotions Commission.

Downtown Little Rock's Regions Center Building For Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The 30-story Regions Center in downtown Little Rock and its adjoining six-story parking deck are carrying a list price of $40 million.

Kimbel Mechanical Systems CEO Brad Smith Now Also Owner

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

When Brad Smith joined Kimbel Mechanical Systems of Springdale in 2000, he was the company's fourth employee. Now, he owns it.

Blake Dunn Recognized by American Institute of Architects (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Blake Dunn, president of CADM Architecture Inc. in El Dorado, has been elevated to the College of Fellows by the 2016 Jury of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.

Riverhouse Apartments Sell for $39.6 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Riverhouse/ML-BWP LLC and Riverhouse/1031 LLC, both of Nashville, Tennessee, bought the 260-unit apartment project in Little Rock's Riverdale area at 1200 Brookwood Drive.

Arkansas Business Presents The Power List 2016

by Gwen Moritz 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The total number on our list this time is 179, but our goal has never been a particular number. Our goal is to give readers a resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest companies or institutions in the individual industries. And some industries have broader bases than others.

Worthen, McNulty Inducted Into Tourism Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 03:19 pm

Bill Worthen, director of Historic Arkansas Museum, and Montine McNulty, executive director of the Arkansas Hospitality Association, were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame Monday at the 42nd annual Governor's Conference on Tourism in Springdale.

Arkansas' Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.4 Percent

by Alexis Hosticka 3/14/2016 10:36 am

Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped three-tenths of a percentage point from December to 4.4 percent in January, according to a report Monday by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

Downtown Little Rock Attracts More Hoteliers

by George Waldon 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Downtown Little Rock has drawn the attention of three hotel developers who have invested more than $7.3 million to secure locations.