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Construction Starts on Hyatt Place, Convention Center in Jonesboro

Construction Starts on Hyatt Place, Convention Center in Jonesboro

Dodging rainy weather, local officials and members of the Keller Family Hyatt Group marked the start of construction on a $30 million Hyatt Place Hotel & Convention Center in Jonesboro.
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US Home Construction Climbed to a 6-Month High in July

Apartment construction in the Northeast fueled a jump in home building in July as the pace of housing starts nationwide reached the strongest pace in six months.
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Little Rock Port Authority Marks $6M Grant for Improvements

U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., joined the Little Rock Port Authority to mark a $6.2 million federal grant to make improvements to Blackwater Harbor.
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Hendrix College Raises $2M to Make Goal for Mabee Grant

Hendrix College of Conway says it has reached its goal to meet a $1 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa. read more >

Broadway Bridge Will Close Sept. 28

The Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department says the Broadway Bridge will close on Sept. 28 for at least six months as contractor Massman Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri, installs the new $98.4 million bridge. read more >

Bank of the Ozarks Getting Ready for Groundbreaking on New HQ

Bank of the Ozarks acquired more than 46 acres of mostly undeveloped property this summer, in preparation for its new headquarters. Those deals on the western end of The Ranch development totaled more than $12.5 million. read more >

NorthShore Raid Focus of Federal Grand Jury

A federal grand jury has been hearing testimony related to the August 2015 searches of Powers of Arkansas and Kullander Construction Co. read more >

Looks Good on Paper: 6 Things You Didn't Know About Shandong Pulp Mill

From our file of things you may not know, we dig into items associated with the pulp mill complex developing in Clark County. read more >

Kroger Hopes New Shopping Service Clicks With Customers

The Heights Kroger is undergoing a $4 million remodel, including polished floors, upgraded décor, new check stands, a new customer service/guest care area, relocation of the produce area, relocation of the deli/bakery and all new refrigerated cases throughout the store. read more >

Yellow Rocket Buys Rebsamen Property for New HQ

Yellow Rock Concepts of Little Rock, the powerhouse restaurant group, has bought estate sale king Roy Dudley's property at 1311 Rebsamen Park Road in Riverdale. read more >

David's Burgers Sets Stake in Conway Near Future Sam's Club

A David's Burgers location and 10 houses provide a pair of $1.1 million transactions in Conway. read more >

Port of Little Rock Seeks Room To Grow

The No. 1 goal for Bryan Day, executive director of the Port of Little Rock, is to buy 1,500-2,000 acres with $10 million the port gets from a 1 percent sales tax approved in 2011. read more >

Recruiting Billion-Dollar Shandong Sun Paper Mill Starts With Breakfast

The future pulp mill site, five miles south of Arkadelphia, represents Shandong Sun Paper's first North American project. Construction of the complex is expected to begin a year from now and produce 250 new jobs to staff it when fully operational in 2020. read more >

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