Construction Archive

Little Rock Tech Park Making Its Mark On Main

by George Waldon 2/5/2018 12:00 am

A month shy of its first birthday, the Little Rock Technology Park has exceeded expectations for attracting startup-minded entrepreneurs and tech-related ventures.

Entergy Property Generates $3.1M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Utility land in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.1 million. Entergy Arkansas Inc. bought its 10.08-acre location at 12209 W. Markham St. from Newkirk Lirock Ltd. of New York.

Polk Stanley Wilcox Elevates Four, Sees Walls Named to Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Wesley Walls has been appointed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to the Arkansas State Board of Architects, Landscape Architects & Interior Designers in Little Rock.

Sun Paper Gets Bigger: Now $1.8B, Plant to Employ 350

by Lance Turner 1/30/2018 02:53 pm

Shandong Sun Paper Industry says it will pile an additional $500 million and 100 jobs into its planned Sun Bio Products plant in Clark County. The company said the plant will now make linerboard, which is one of two types of paper that make up corrugated board.

State Sen. Jake Files Pleads Guilty to Federal Crimes in GIF Scandal

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 03:41 pm

The Fort Smith Republican waived indictment and pleaded guilty to wire fraud, money laundering and bank fraud in connection with money routed to him from the state General Improvement Fund.

New Jersey Company Cleans Up in Fayetteville (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 1/29/2018 12:00 am

A New Jersey finance company has invested in northwest Arkansas property again, this time buying two Fayetteville car washes.

Central Arkansas Stores Move Outward

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Retailing has followed the shift of central Arkansas' population from urban centers to suburban areas and outlying counties, notes Metroplan, the regional planning agency.

Planned Shoppes At Chenal Retail Center Gets Land in WLR

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 12:00 am

A retail site and a mini-storage project in west Little Rock, multifamily property in Lonoke County, a Little Rock manor and adjoining pet-care projects in Sherwood form this week's group of million-dollar real estate transactions.

Plains & Eastern Clean Line Appears Doomed In Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 1/29/2018 12:00 am

After putting nearly nine years and more than $100 million of investors' money into a $2.5 billion power transmission project across Oklahoma and Arkansas, the electric dream of Michael Skelly has shorted out.

Greystone Country Club in Cabot Takes New Angle of Approach

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Greystone Country Club in Cabot has been brought back from the brink by two residents of the golf course community, but a few dozen more members are needed to restore its financial health.

Brown Engineers Gets Grant for STEM Education

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a one-year, $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant to Brown Engineers LLC of Little Rock to develop a water engineering computer simulation.

Little Rock Warehouse Draws $4.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/29/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. of San Diego, sold the Port Distribution Center at 6001 Lindsey Road to three buyers.

Arkansas' December Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.7 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2018 09:47 am

Arkansas' December unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent.

Construction of OurPharma Building in Fayetteville to Begin in February

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

OurPharma Holdings LLC, the startup manufacturer of generic medications, recently ended its $3.5 million equity offering after receiving payment or commitments for the full amount.

Central Arkansas Taco Bell Deals Ring Up Combined $3.8M

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Fast-food outlets in Bryant and Conway, land on the western edge of Little Rock, foreclosed property in Lonoke County, an office-warehouse in North Little Rock and upscale residential lots in west Little Rock provide this week's grouping of million-dollar real estate transactions.

Women Get Foot in AEDC's Minority-Business Door

by Kyle Massey 1/22/2018 12:00 am

The Division of Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise has certified 13 women-owned businesses over three months.

Northwest Arkansas Businesses Focusing on Inclusion

by Marty Cook 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Northwest Arkansas business executives and academic leaders say there is no longer any question that the area's population is growing more diverse.

Rose Building Soon to House Ira's, A.W. Lin's

by Jan Cottingham 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Restaurateur Ira Mittelman loves the Little Rock area and his excitement about opening his namesake restaurant in the renovated Rose Building at 307 Main St. downtown is palpable.

WLR Courtyard by Marriott Visited By $7.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/22/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of Toronto's Skyline Investments bought the 149-room Courtyard by Marriott at 10900 Financial Centre Parkway in west Little Rock.

12 Star Flats Will Be Ready For Tenants Soon

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2018 07:08 pm

Cromwell Architects Engineers of Little Rock announced Friday that the 12 Star Flats, a mix of studio and two-bedroom apartments on the second floor of the Paint Factory at 1300 Shall Ave., will be ready for tenants in a few weeks.