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A Builder With a Goal: Mark Zweig Raring To Remake Fayetteville

A Builder With a Goal: Mark Zweig Raring To Remake Fayetteville
A love of engineering and architecture eventually led Mark Zweig, CEO of the Zweig Group and Mark Zweig Inc., to property development.

Mark Zweig made his building bones buying up single-family residences and rebuilding or renovating them into high-priced classical homes. That was simple compared to building commercially.
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Blessings Neighbors Ben Burris, Matt Wait Sue Each Other in Property Dispute

Ben Burris, who owns the Arkansas Dentistry & Braces chain in Arkansas, filed a $10,000 lawsuit claiming negligence by his neighbor.
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AMR Files Foreclosure Suit Against Scott Reed Over Little Rock Lofts

AMR Construction LLC escalated its efforts to collect money from “developer” Scott Reed of Portland, Oregon.
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