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AMR Construction Begins Foreclosure Action on Main Street Lofts
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AMR Construction Begins Foreclosure Action on Main Street Lofts

Little Rock's AMR Construction LLC staked a priority claim to recover $896,756 for unpaid work on the unfinished three-building, 125,000-SF redevelopment at 510-524 Main St.
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Arbitration Reveals Wide Leeway in Scott Reed Contracts

When AMR Construction landed an arbitration award for unpaid work on the Main Street Lofts project in downtown Little Rock, the ruling provided a glimpse into the chaotic development world of Scott Reed, who led the ownership group and oversaw the project.
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Construction Booms in a Growing Northwest Arkansas Market

The costs of building things have gone up in northwest Arkansas, developers say. It's not just that land value has risen, but construction and labor costs have also grown.
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Health Care Construction Spending in Arkansas Is Climbing

Spending on health care-related construction projects in Arkansas nearly doubled in 2015 compared with the previous year.
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Walnut Ridge, Others See Development Boost from I-57 Designation

Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles Snapp says designating U.S. 67 from North Little Rock to Walnut Ridge as the future Interstate 57 is "going to open a lot of doors" for northeast Arkansas. U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., introduced a provision for the designation in the 2017 federal transportation budget bill. read more >

JBU Gets $3M From Windgate Foundation for Renovation to Dorms

John Brown University announced Thursday a $3 million lead challenge grant from the Windgate Foundation to fund the $6 million renovation of Mayfield Residence Hall. read more >

Mercy Northwest Arkansas Plans $247M Expansion Over 5 Years

Mercy Northwest Arkansas on Wednesday announced a five-year, $247 million expansion project it said will create 1,000 new jobs. read more >

Little Rock Tech Park Board Endorses I-30 Plan

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board endorses the six-lane with four collector/distributor lanes "diamond" plan for the Interstate 30 corridor through Little Rock. read more >

US New-Home Sales Fall in March for Third Straight Month

Americans stepped back from buying new homes in March, the third straight monthly decline as sales plunged sharply in the Western states. read more >

Cantrell Office, Midtown Property Sold in Million-Dollar Deals

Two Little Rock properties, an office building and a commercial site, provide this week's dynamic duo of million-dollar real estate transactions. read more >

David's Burgers Delayed in River Market

The restaurant is to occupy the former Boulevard Bread space in the Dickinson Hardware Co. building at the east end of Ottenheimer Market Hall, operated by the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau. read more >

Plans for Downtown Little Rock Bowling Alley, Beer Hall Progress

A project to transform two adjacent buildings in downtown Little Rock into a bowling alley, bar and beer hall complex has cleared one approval hurdle and faces a couple more but is moving forward, developer Jamie Moses said last week. read more >

US Building Permits Show Long-Term Rise

The number of building permits issued in February in the United States stood at 1.2 million, reflecting the gradual increase seen since they hit a low of 513,000 in March 2009. read more >

Slideshow: Robinson Center's Renovation Poised for October Completion

A photographer's tour of the city's Robinson Center shows a project poised to come. read more >

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