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Central Arkansas Regains Jobs Lost During Recession

Central Arkansas Regains Jobs Lost During Recession

Metroplan last month released its latest “Metro Trends: Economic Review and Outlook,” which examines what it calls “the new economy” in central Arkansas in the aftermath of the Great Recession.
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Magellan Pipeline Seeks Eminent Domain on Slice of Property

Magellan Pipeline Company LP, a subsidiary of Magellan Midstream Partners LP of Tulsa, says it's willing to chip in $468 for 0.17 of an acre in Pulaski County. The company has filed a petition in Pulaski County Circuit Court to condemn the land, owned by Jayvian J. Johnson, after he declined to respond to its original offer of $3,065, according to court documents submitted earlier this month.
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Moses Tucker Real Estate Looks to Next Generation, Plans for Future

What appears to an outsider as the simple passing of the family business from one generation to the next wasn't the plan from the beginning.
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Kathy Deck: 2015 To Be A Transformative Year for Arkansas Economy

Arkansas' economy is clawing back to its pre-recession level, and Kathy Deck believes 2015 will be a year of transition. Deck, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas, gave the state forecast at the 21st annual Business Forecast Luncheon on Friday at the Hammons Convention Center in Rogers. read more >

Digital Exhibit to Showcase Works of Frank Lloyd Wright, Fay Jones

The University of Arkansas Libraries' Special Collections and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Library and Archives is unveiling a digital exhibit showcasing the work and lives of architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Fay Jones. read more >

Report: State Jobless Rate Down to 5.7 Percent

Arkansas' unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent in December, dropping two-tenths of a percentage point from November, according to a report from the state Department of Workforce Services. read more >

New Ownership Visits Two Fayetteville Hotels (NWA Real Deals)

Northwest Arkansas Hospitality & Lodging LLC, a subsidiary of Pinnacle Hotel Group of Little Rock, bought the Fairfield Inn at 720 E. Millsap Road for slightly more than $1.6 million. Pinnacle is the third-party management team for the Sleep Inn, which is located next to the Fairfield Inn at 728 Millsap Road. read more >

Walgreens Tops List of Recent Seven-Digit Deals in Conway

A new quartet of million-dollar deals in Faulkner County has formed. Out front is the $4 million sale of a Walgreens at 850 Oak St. in Conway. read more >

Arkansas' Biggest Deals of 2014 Soar While Value Slips

The mergers and acquisitions spigots were opened wide last year in Arkansas. The number of big deals — those valued at $9 million or more — soared 38 percent, increasing to 101 in 2014 compared with 73 in 2013. read more >

Tyson Foods Gives $1M to Downtown Springdale Alliance

Tyson Foods Inc. has given $1 million to the Downtown Springdale Alliance, the nonprofit working to revitalize the city's original downtown. read more >

JBU Announces $125M Campaign, $5M in Donations

John Brown University of Siloam Springs on Wednesday announced about $5 million in new gifts toward a $125 million fundraising campaign the university is calling "Campaign for the Next Century: A Hope and Future." read more >

FedEx Schedules Groundbreaking for Southwest Little Rock Site

FedEx has scheduled a groundbreaking for its new Ground distribution facility in southwest Little Rock. read more >

Ribbon Cutting Set for Student Center at Ozarka College

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned at Ozarka College for the school's new student services center on the Melbourne campus. read more >

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