Construction Archive

Seven Dairy Queens Slated for Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

An Alabama couple have signed a franchise agreement to open seven Dairy Queen locations in northwest Arkansas.

Troubled Midtown Bryant Project Positioned for a Restart

by George Waldon 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Midtown Bryant is close to achieving escape velocity from years of financial and legal entanglements that have hindered progress on the visionary real estate project.

Westbridge Apartments Add Up to $5M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Two pieces of a Little Rock apartment project combined for deals totaling $5 million.

Mayor Sandy Sanders on Why Fort Smith's Strength Not in Short Supply

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Sandy Sanders was elected mayor of Fort Smith in 2010 after serving as executive director of the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority for six years.

Entergy's Mike Maulden Sets Retirement Date (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Maulden joined Entergy in 1984 as an industrial engineer and held several positions before taking charge of the economic development initiative Teamwork Arkansas in 1996.

Virginia Group Buys Donaghey Building for $5.7M

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 03:32 pm

A Virginia limited partnership has purchased the Donaghey Building from Lake Hamilton Corp. for $5.7 million, planning to turn the vacant, 92-year-old Little Rock building into an apartment building.

Contractors Hope, Kullander Won't Be Retried, Charges Dismissed

by Gwen Moritz 11/8/2017 11:05 am

Little Rock area contractors Alan Hope and Mikel Kullander will not be retried on charges that they defrauded the federal government on contracts intended for companies owned by disabled veterans.

Get Tickets for the Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame Ceremony

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 10:02 am

Tickets are available for the second annual Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Robinson Center in Little Rock.

Rock City Harley-Davidson to Move to Gateway Town Center

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/7/2017 03:55 pm

Riverbike of Arkansas LLC, parent company of Rock City Harley-Davidson, closed on a $2.4 million purchase of a 5.5-acre lot at the Gateway Town Center in Little Rock.

Big Orange Ready to Blossom in Rogers

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The Big Orange restaurant in Rogers will have its soft opening — serving staff and friends and family — this week and will open to the public the week after.

Waco Title Gains Visibility with New HQ

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Waco Title Co. is all set to move into its new headquarters overlooking Interstate 49 in Springdale.

Fury of 3 Hurricanes Humbles Brett Overman

by Marty Cook 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Cleaning Up Brett Overman, builder of Jonesboro's Zips Car Wash, discusses the challenges of running a disaster recovery business in the wake of three hurricanes.

Sale to Oldcastle Lets AERT Show Strengths

by Kyle Massey 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Composite material maker in Springdale finds stability with far-larger company.

Increasing Arkansas' Speed Limit Up for Debate

by Marty Cook 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Arkansans have more than a month to tell the state's Department of Transportation what they think of increasing the highway speed limit.

Terra Vista Apartments Visited by $3.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/6/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of Republic Funds of Toronto bought the 205-unit Terra Vista Apartments at 4811 Terra Vista Circle in Little Rock.

East Harding's Donna Clark Begins New Role at Springdale Branch (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Donna Clark has been promoted to senior project manager/senior estimator in the Springdale office of East Harding Construction of Little Rock. Clark has also been selected for the Leadership Fayetteville class for 2017-18.

Rock Town Distillery Finds New Home Downtown

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/3/2017 08:40 am

The Little Rock venture, touted as the first legal distillery in Arkansas since Prohibition, will relocate downtown to 1201 Main St.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2017 10:39 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments.

Arlington Owner Announces Completion of Independent Study

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2017 09:31 am

Sky Capital Group LP, owner of the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs, says Cromwell Architects Engineers of Little Rock has completed a certified study to address the hotel's structural concerns.

After Stuttgart, Entergy Plans Even Bigger Solar Project Near Lake Village

by Kyle Massey 10/30/2017 09:14 am

Entergy Arkansas, which just completed the state's largest solar energy project near Stuttgart in partnership with NextEra Energy Solutions of Florida, now hopes to top itself with an even bigger solar facility in Chicot County.