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Saline Memorial Breaks Ground on Bryant Campus

Saline Memorial Breaks Ground on Bryant Campus

The campus will be called the Saline Memorial Bryant Medical Campus. It will be located at the intersection of Market Place Drive and Highway 5, just north of the Ashley Furniture Home Store and Wal-Mart in Bryant.
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NLR Contractor Loses $1.6M Lawsuit to Philadelphia Insurance

A Philadelphia insurance company was the beneficiary of a $1.6 million default judgment last week against TEAM General Contractors LLC.
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Arkansas Home Sales Up 4.5 Percent in 2014

Home sales in Arkansas rose 4.5 percent last year compared with 2013, according to a report from the Arkansas Realtors Association.
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CDI Contractors Sees Sales Continue To Build

The construction company, which is owned by Dillard's Inc., reported sales of $130.7 million for the fiscal year that ended Jan. 31. That's up 42 percent from the previous year “due to an increase in construction projects,” according to the Little Rock retailer's annual report, which was released last week. read more >

Wingate by Wyndham Hosts $2.9 Million Sale (Real Deals)

The sale of a 62-room hotel in North Little Rock weighed in at $2.92 million. A 20,332-SF building in downtown Little Rock changed hands in a $975,000 transaction. And a 1,728-SF convenience store in west Pulaski County is under new ownership after a $519,875 sale. read more >

Nettleton Bridge Project Making Progress in Jonesboro

A railroad overpass project at Highland Drive and Nettleton Avenue in Jonesboro continues to make progress, but it still is years away from being completed. read more >

Arkansas Labor Force Rises by 9,000

As the unemployment rate in Arkansas is falling the size of the labor force is increasing, as these charts by Michael Pakko, the state's economic forecaster, show. read more >

Jonesboro Developer Bruce Burrow's Pyrrhic Victory

Officially launched 11 years ago, The Mall at Turtle Creek represents a landmark development long envisioned for the property by Bruce Burrow. The hybrid retail project — part mall and part lifestyle center — became a high-water mark in his storied career. read more >

US Economic Growth Might Be Mild, But It's Also Really Durable

The U.S. economy's tepid performance last quarter — a 2.2 percent annual growth rate, the government said Friday — was typical of the economic rebound that began in the summer of 2009. read more >

Arkansas Jobless Rate Down to 5.5 Percent

The state's unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in February, down a tenth of a percentage point from January, according to data released Friday by the state Department of Workforce Services. read more >

Asa Hutchinson Names Mike Preston as New AEDC Director

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced Mike Preston as the new executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Preston previously served as director of government relations for Enterprise Florida. read more >

Arkansas Personal Income Up 3 Percent in 2014

Arkansas' state personal income rose 3.1 percent in 2014, according to the latest report by the Bureau of Economic Analysis at the U.S. Department of Commerce. read more >

Fayetteville Couple Create Endowed Engineering Scholarship

A Fayetteville couple is donating $100,000 to establish a scholarship in electrical engineering at the University of Arkansas. read more >

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