Construction Archive

Premier Concepts Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/18/2016 10:27 am

Premier Concepts LLC is giving $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest. It will distribute the money over the next five years.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/18/2016 09:12 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced the following appointments to state boards and commissions.

Helena Harbor Gets Back On Track

by Mark Friedman 7/18/2016 12:00 am

A dedication for Enviro Tech Chemical Co.'s $15 million plant at the Helena Harbor in 2015 attracted more than 300 people, including Gov. Asa Hutchinson. But behind the scenes, trouble loomed for the Phillips County harbor.

Internet In Northwest Arkansas Feeling Stress

by Marty Cook 7/18/2016 12:00 am

No one is complaining about the population and economic growth in northwest Arkansas, but all that growth is putting strains on the area's infrastructure.

Report: 7 Percent of Arkansas Bridges Structurally Deficient

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/18/2016 12:00 am

Of the 12,853 bridges in the state, 845, or 7 percent, are classified as structurally deficient, meaning that one or more of the key bridge elements — such as the deck, superstructure or substructure — are considered to be in “poor” or worse condition.

Ralph Vines on Paving the Road to Success with Good Decisions

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/18/2016 12:00 am

Ralph Vines started Kesser International in 1987 as a sole proprietorship while he also was serving in the U.S. Army.

Beige Book: Economy Improving, Modest Job Growth Across US

by Alexis Hosticka 7/14/2016 10:19 am

The U.S. economy has continued to improve at a modest pace, according to the Federal Reserve's latest survey of business conditions, released Wednesday.

Little Rock Tech Park Board Votes to End Lease at Markham Street

by Sarah Campbell 7/14/2016 10:10 am

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board voted Wednesday to pay a $38,100 fee to terminate its lease and move out of its temporary space at 107 E. Markham St. by Feb. 28.

2 Batesville Hotels Sell for $6.9M, Renovations Planned

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2016 04:12 pm

Two hotels in Batesville sold for a combined $6.9 million in May to JJ Global LLC and Hotel Investments Ltd. Liability Co., HotelBrokerOne announced Wednesday.

Dupps Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:59 pm

Kirk and Cynthia Dupps have donated $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest, which opens in 2018, the Arkansas Children's Hospital announced Monday.

Conway Horse Ranch Leads Recent Seven-Digit Deals in Central Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Equestrian acreage, an office project and a convenience store provide a Conway trio of million-dollar transactions.

Multifamily Acreage Sells for $3.3 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Richardson Properties LLC, led by Keith Richardson, purchased 69 acres in west Little Rock with apartments in mind.

CJRW Marks a Year as a Main Street Mainstay

by Kyle Massey 7/11/2016 12:00 am

When Mark Raines peeked inside the Fulk Building a couple of years ago, he couldn't believe CJRW was considering it as a future home. The historic building at Main and Third streets in Little Rock had long been the home of Bennett's Military Supplies.

Baldwin & Shell Promote Pair to VP Positions (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Jeff Marcussen and Chuck Hesselbein were recently promoted to vice president of marketing and business development and vice president of estimating and pre-construction at Baldwin & Shell Construction Co. of Little Rock.

US Services Firms Grew in June at Fastest Pace in 7 Months

by Associated Press 7/6/2016 11:34 am

U.S. services firms expanded last month at the fastest pace since November, good news for the U.S. economy.

Paragould Added to ATBI, Northwest Cities Top Rankings

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2016 10:08 am

The Arkansas Tech Business Index has added Paragould as its 20th municipality, and the city debuted at the No. 17 spot on the list created by Arkansas Tech University College of Business.

NLR Holiday Inn Express Checks in With $5.1M Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

A Holiday Inn Express in North Little Rock, undeveloped land in north Pulaski County and two Little Rock homes form a quartet of multimillion-dollar transactions this week.

Hot Springs Officials Contemplate Future of Arlington Hotel

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

At the beginning of last week, a major meeting had been scheduled for public and private interests concerned about the deterioration of the 480-room, nearly 400,000-SF building. Within a couple of days, all of that had been scratched.

Health Care in Northwest Arkansas Responds to Growth

by Marty Cook 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Eric Pianalto, president of Mercy Northwest Arkansas, says big investments, such as the one his hospital is making, are critical if health care providers are going to have any hope of keeping up with the demands of the region.

Kimbel Mechanical Elevates Two in Springdale (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Dale Tuttle and Bryan Williams have been promoted to quality control manager and director of the custom homes division at Kimbel Mechanical Systems Inc. of Springdale.