Construction Archive

Pulaski Technical College to Unveil New $30M Facility

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2016 09:07 am

Pulaski Technical College will celebrate the completion of its new $30 million Center for Humanities and the Arts with a public grand opening celebration at 2 p.m. Tuesday at its main campus.

UA Board Votes to Continue Plans for $160M Razorback Stadium Expansion

by Alexis Hosticka 1/27/2016 05:13 pm

The University of Arkansas board of trustees on Wednesday voted to move forward with the estimated $160 million expansion and renovation of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Air Monitors Put in Place at Majestic Hotel Cleanup Site

by Associated Press 1/27/2016 10:01 am

Monitors have been put in place to track the air quality at the cleanup site of a building at the Majestic Hotel complex in Hot Springs.

Highway Commission OKs $33.8M Project

by Associated Press 1/27/2016 09:52 am

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a $33.8 million bid for improvements on Interstate 440 near the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.

New Owners to Develop The Grove Near Outlets of Little Rock

by Alexis Hosticka 1/26/2016 03:34 pm

A private investor group has purchased about 54 acres surrounding the Outlets of Little Rock and Bass Pro Shops in southwest Little Rock, aiming to continue its development as a key entertainment district.

UA Graduate's Design for WWI Memorial Wins Competition

by Alexis Hosticka 1/26/2016 03:08 pm

University of Arkansas at Fayettevile graduate Joseph Weishaar's design was selected as the winning entry for a World War I memorial to be built in Washington, D.C.

Razorbacks Seek Approval for $160M North End Zone Redesign, Expansion

by Mark Carter 1/26/2016 09:48 am

The University of Arkansas athletic department will seek approval from the university's board of trustees to redesign an end zone of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Oklahoma Bank Registers $3M Judgment Against Phil Herrington

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2016 12:00 am

The judgment represents the outstanding balance on a $4 million loan from First Commercial Bank of Edmond, Oklahoma.

Big Plans for Community Surround Planned Osteopathic College in Fort Smith

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education CEO Kyle Parker has hired a first-rate lineup of consultants to devise the best way to build a residential-retail-commercial community.

Indiana Firm Pays $4.3M for 17.7 Acres (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Watermark Residential of Indianapolis bought 17.7 acres at the northeast corner of Steele Boulevard and Van Asche Drive in Fayetteville for $4.3 million.

New List of Shopping Centers Shows Trend

by Gwen Moritz 1/25/2016 12:00 am

In 2006, the last time Arkansas Business published a list of the largest shopping centers in the state, University Mall in Little Rock was still open and Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers was the big new thing.

Three Make Moves at Nabholz (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Jeff Cumpston, Doug Bonds and Brandon Wall have achieved new positions within Nabholz Construction Services of Conway.

A Master Class in Feedback (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Every year, aspiring singers participate in auditions for the New York Metropolitan Opera. Judges provide feedback to each of the singers. Most of the conversations were great examples of powerful feedback, delivered with skill and impact.

Arkansas 226 Expansion to Improve Travel in Northeast Arkansas

by George Jared 1/22/2016 10:18 am

The Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department's multimillion-dollar effort to expand Arkansas 226 is paying off, with the final completed sections of the project coming online this summer and into the fall.

Pullman Says Development Continues at Planned Retail Center in Springdale

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Jason Pullman, a Bentonville developer, is still working to build on a 1.9-acre lot he bought in front of the Walmart Supercenter at Hall Crossing on Elm Springs Road in Springdale.

NLR Chuy's Rings Up $4.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/18/2016 12:00 am

The sale of a North Little Rock eatery tipped the scales at $4.5 million. A Sherwood car wash transaction weighed in at $2.5 million. And apartments in midtown Little Rock changed hands in a $1.74 million deal.

Angry All Over Again (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 1/18/2016 12:00 am

More than just a good movie with an attractive cast, “The Big Short” is a public service. I walked out of the movie reminded of just how angry I was when I read the book. Most irritating: What passes for heroes in the story are not really heroes.

Central Arkansas Economy Shows Growth in 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

The economic recovery in central Arkansas accelerated in 2015, with job growth surpassing the national average since March, said Metroplan, the federally designated planning agency for Pulaski, Faulkner, Saline and Lonoke counties.

Steven Head Promoted at McClelland (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Steven Head has been promoted to associate at McClelland Consulting Engineers Inc. of Fayetteville. Head joined the firm in 2012 as supervisor of the in-house construction materials testing laboratory.

US Chamber of Commerce Sees Many Risks For 2016

by Associated Press 1/14/2016 11:30 am

America's most influential business lobby says American businesses are facing numerous risks and few upsides as they enter 2016.