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Teletech to Open Center in Morrilton, Add 350 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 10:57 am

Teletech Holdings Inc. announces that it will open a new customer service center in Morrilton and create at least 350 jobs.

Under New Name, UA-Little Rock Institute Aims to Promote Economic Growth

by Todd Traub 6/19/2017 09:45 am

Under its new name, the Arkansas Economic Development Institute, based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is refocusing as a proactive entity promoting economic growth in the state.

$5.4M Sale-Leaseback Visits Watkins Project (Real Deals)

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

A 162,970-SF printing facility in Little Rock's Otter Creek Industrial Park is under new ownership after a $5.49 million sale-leaseback transaction.

SMH, Uber (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The ideas and technology of privately held Uber Inc. are still at the mercy of management, and the management of Uber is just horrible.

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.

Halff Associates Opens Little Rock Office

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2017 09:15 am

Engineering/architecture firm Halff Associates Inc. on Thursday announced the opening of its Little Rock office at 10411 W. Markham St., Suite 320.

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.

Craig S. Lair Keeps Eye on Growth at Rose Law Firm

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

Craig S. Lair, managing partner at the Rose Law Firm of Little Rock, began working at Rose in 1995 and became managing partner in 2015.

The M in STEM (Editorial)

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

Why can't we include accounting in our definition of STEM?

Carney Bates Finds Niche in Data Security

by Jan Cottingham 6/12/2017 12:00 am

In the past four years or so, Carney Bates & Pulliam has focused on legal issues surrounding data security and privacy. Data privacy cases now comprise about 40 percent of the firm's business.

The Hub's Joel Gordon: Making a New Economy

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/6/2017 09:57 am

The Hub's new executive director, Joel Gordon, talks to Arkansas Business about its mission, its place in Arkansas' budding tech-savvy and innovative ecosystem and the Hub's future.

CJRW Offers 3 Top Tips on Saving Companies' Reputations

by Kyle Massey 6/5/2017 10:45 am

What keeps company chieftains up at night? Financial risks, of course, but also risks to their companies' reputations, Mark Raines told tourism marketing professionals last week at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock.

Zips Car Wash Expanding Into Florida

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Zips founder and CEO Brett Overman said the acquisition is really three separate deals that are scheduled to close in July. He said the acquisitions will push Zips' car wash count to more than 80.

Maumelle Townhomes Ring Up $4.4M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/5/2017 12:00 am

AHBI Windsor Park LLC, led by James Kincannon, purchased its namesake property at 2 Windsor Drive. The seller is Windsor Park Maumelle LLC, led by Hal Crafton.

Focus Bank's Jerry Morgan on Keeping Commodities in the Community

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Jerry Morgan, 47, joined Focus Bank of Charleston, Missouri, in 2013 as its community bank president for its three branches in the Jonesboro market.

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

by Gwen Moritz 6/5/2017 12:00 am

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 24th class of 40 Under 40 honorees, young leaders of business, government and nonprofits selected by an internal committee from a field of about 400 nominations submitted by readers.

Former Windstream COO, Pharmacist to Launch Marijuana Testing Lab

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/1/2017 01:38 pm

Brent Whittington and pharmacist Brandon Thornton plan to open Steep Hill Arkansas, a medical marijuana testing lab that would work with Arkansas' cultivators and dispensaries.

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