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Saline County Home Sales Fuel Biggest Move on List of Top Real Estate Agencies

by George Waldon 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Baxley-Penfield-Moudy Realtors of Bryant made the biggest climb up the list, moving to No. 12 with sales volume of $107.4 million.

Vendors Irked by Unpaid Bourbon & Boots Invoices

by Sean Beherec 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Assets of Little Rock retail website Bourbon & Boots were sold to a new acquisition company last month, and that has left some of its vendors wondering whether they will be paid for merchandise sold under the previous ownership.

John and Emily McCaskill Gaiser of Pennsylvania Trading Co. on The State of Estate Sales

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/1/2015 12:00 am

John and Emily McCaskill Gaiser are the owners of Pennsylvania Trading Co. of Little Rock, an estate sale company founded in 2009.

Big Changes Coming to Closing Process (Patrick W. Curry Commentary)

by Patrick W. Curry 6/1/2015 12:00 am

On Aug. 1, the way lenders, real estate agents and title companies work together will change completely. If you're not prepared for the upcoming changes, you'll run the risk of delayed closings, lost trust with customers or other challenges brought by new federal regulations.

Presenting the 18 Most Expensive Home Sales in Northwest Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 6/1/2015 12:00 am

A list of seven-digit home sales in the northwest corner of the state, Benton and Washington counties.

14 Most Expensive Home Sales of 2014 in Pulaski County

by Mark Friedman 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Seven-figure home sales in Pulaski County remained flat in 2014. During the year, 14 homes sold for $1 million or more, the same figure as in 2013. But 2015 could see more $1 million homes sold.

Half of WLR Warehouse Draws $3.8 Million Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/1/2015 12:00 am

The sale of a 50 percent stake in Shackleford Corporate Center, a 177,650-SF warehouse project in west Little Rock, weighed in at $3.8 million.

UA Team Wins Tri-State Governor's Cup Competition

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2015 10:16 am

Kordate Solutions from the University of Arkansas won the graduate division of the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Tri-State Governor's Cup business-plan competition in Las Vegas.

Jeff Amerine: 'Open Innovation' Model Can Work for Entire State

by Mark Carter 5/28/2015 02:03 pm

IA adviser Jeff Amerine of Startup Junkie Consulting told a gathering of the state's entrepreneurship and innovation movers and shakers that an "open innovation" model can work for Arkansas.

SBA District Office Names New Director

by Alexis Hosticka 5/28/2015 01:35 pm

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Arkansas District Office named Edward Haddock as the new deputy district director. Haddock's responsibilities will include helping boost economic development by ensuring the delivery of loan programs and business development services.

Duncan Mac Naughton Joins Crossmark Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/27/2015 11:43 am

Duncan Mac Naughton, the former head of U.S. merchandising for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, was named to the board of directors of Crossmark of Plano, Texas.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.7 Percent in April

by Alexis Hosticka 5/27/2015 08:43 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate ticked up one-tenth of percentage point from March, coming in at 5.7 percent in April, according to a report Wednesday by the state Department of Workforce Servics.

John James Wants to Turn Old Post Office into Startup Hub

by Mark Carter 5/26/2015 11:00 am

John James, the Acumen Brands founder who now focuses most of his time on launching Hayseed Ventures in Fayetteville, has a vision for the historic Old Post Office building that anchors the Fayetteville downtown square.

Contractor Lewis May Resolves One Lawsuit, Faces Others

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/25/2015 12:00 am

Embattled Little Rock general contractor Lewis May agreed last week to pay a $3.38 million judgment.

Architect Bunny Brown Elected President of Jackson Brown Palculict

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/25/2015 12:00 am

In his promotion to president, H.F. “Bunny” Brown IV succeeds Brooks Jackson, who will remain with Jackson Brown Palculict as chairman emeritus.

Courtney Little Assumes Role as CareLink Chairman (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/25/2015 12:00 am

Courtney Little, president of ACE Glass Construction in Little Rock, has been named chairman of the CareLink board of directors. He replaces Stacey Duckett, who died in March.

When Facebook Inhibits Knowledge (Sarah Quintanar Commentary)

by Sarah Quintanar 5/25/2015 12:00 am

Given the massive amounts of data available in today's world, often, regardless of whether facts or conclusions are correct, they are massively published because of the effortless ability to spread information in a split second.

Vantage Point Apartments Attracts $11 Million Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/25/2015 12:00 am

A 228-unit apartment complex in Little Rock's Riverdale area tipped the scales at $11 million.

Vacancy Rate Declines in Central Arkansas Office Space

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/25/2015 12:00 am

The vacancy rate for office space in central Arkansas continued its decline in the first quarter of 2015, falling to 8.4 percent compared with 8.8 percent in fourth-quarter 2014 and 11.1 percent in the year-earlier quarter, first-quarter 2014, according to the Central Arkansas Commercial Data Exchange.

Big Companies, Big Revenue: 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas Bring In $32.8B

by Gwen Moritz 5/25/2015 12:00 am

The 75 largest private companies in Arkansas generated total revenue — self-reported and estimated — of $32.8 billion in their most recent fiscal years, up nearly 7 percent in a year.

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