Business Services Archive

Colliers International Arkansas Merges with Irwin Partners

by George Waldon 9/19/2017 04:18 pm

Irwin Partners of Little Rock is merging with the Colliers International Arkansas effective Oct 2.

PinPoint Pegs Florida for Expansion

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

PinPoint Testing LLC of Little Rock, which offers drug testing and consulting services, is in the process of acquiring a clinical laboratory in Orlando, Florida.

Paths Vary In Keeping Retail Rent Flowing in Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 9/18/2017 12:00 am

The commercial vacancy rates for the four main cities of the northwest Arkansas corridor range from Fayetteville's 5.6 percent to Springdale's 14 percent, sandwiching Rogers (10.5 percent) and Bentonville (12 percent).

Multifamily Trio Add Up to $21.9M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Affiliates of Republic Funds of Toronto purchased the 258-unit Spanish Rock Apartments, the 224-unit Spanish Jon's project and the 120-unit Wilmington Apartments project.

Data Theft: Is Your Business Ready? (Aaron Gamewell Expert Advice)

by Aaron Gamewell 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Gamewell of SBS CyberSecurity offers his list of actions that every business should deploy to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.5 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 10:00 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in August increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.5 percent.

Stone Bank Adds Two to State's Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Cameron Stone has joined Stone Bank of Mountain View as a lending officer in the White Hall branch, and Ben Hargrave has been named a credit analyst in the Little Rock office.

For Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health, Disasters Mean Business

by Mark Friedman 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Founded in 1997, CTEH of North Little Rock got its start dealing with chemical spills from train derailments, but now includes services such as risk assessment, crisis management and training.

North Metro Medical Faces Lawsuit Combo Over Money Owed

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Filings in Pulaski County Circuit Court suggest the financial situation hasn't improved at North Metro Medical Center in Jacksonville.

Hideaway Serves Up $3.2M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/11/2017 12:00 am

A 6,705-SF pizzeria in North Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.23 million.

Finding Your Inner 'Line Leader' (Erin Parker Commentary)

by Erin Parker 9/11/2017 12:00 am

As leaders develop, there are three characteristics that often define the great ones: authenticity, self-awareness and enthusiasm.

Onin Goes Beyond Recruiting, Finds Homes for Peco Workers

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 9/8/2017 09:37 am

One staffing company in northeast Arkansas, Onin Staffing, is going above and beyond to find employees — and employee housing — for Peco Foods.

Business World Names Stephen Carlisle CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 11:35 am

Business World of Little Rock, an office equipment and digital solutions consultancy, on Wednesday named Stephen Carlisle its new CEO.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

AEDC's Program for Minority Firms Extends Its Mission

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission's online directory of minority-owned firms now lists some 275 certified companies, and Pat Brown's team is busy certifying women-owned businesses.

Modica Credits AEDC for El Dorado Success

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Gregory Modica doesn't know where he'd be if not for Arkansas' program promoting minority-owned businesses, but he's certain he wouldn't be leading a multimillion-dollar company.

Never Too Late to Listen or to Learn (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

We can learn from our mistakes, certainly, but we can also learn from our merely mediocre work.

Design Group Works to Combine Good Business With Goodwill

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

When Myron Jackson saw images of white supremacists marching last month in Charlottesville, Virginia, he noticed more than swastikas, Dixie flags and hatred. As much as he dislikes putting it so bluntly, he also spotted opportunity.

At Harbor Environmental Inc., Fixers Help Clients Sleep Better

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Trena Adair founded consulting firm Harbor Environmental Inc. of Little Rock in November 2007. Her college classmate and former co-worker, Leslie Davis, joined the business eight months later because, both women said, they wanted to be in charge of their own destinies.

Winters Law Firm Finds Success Catering to Startups

by Marty Cook 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Don't let appearances fool you. The Winters Law Firm in Fayetteville is considered a can't-miss resource for the area's startup community.