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The Essentials of Life Now in One Hot Springs Spot

by Jan Cottingham 9/18/2017 12:00 am

After a decade of work and planning, Amy Thomas has realized her dream of opening a business in downtown Hot Springs — actually, three businesses: the Argentinian Coffee & Wine Bar; Oxy-Zen, what may be Arkansas' only oxygen bar; and Thai-Me Spa, a day spa.

Multifamily Trio Add Up to $21.9M Transaction (Real Deals) This article is available only in print.

by George Waldon 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Affiliates of Republic Funds of Toronto purchased the 258-unit Spanish Rock Apartments, the 224-unit Spanish Jon's project and the 120-unit Wilmington Apartments project.

Data Theft: Is Your Business Ready? (Aaron Gamewell Expert Advice)

by Aaron Gamewell 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Gamewell of SBS CyberSecurity offers his list of actions that every business should deploy to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

Marshall Saviers on What's Missing from Northwest Arkansas' Growth Experience

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Marshall Saviers is now president of Sage Partners, where he oversees brokerage operations for the company and helped facilitate the 2017 merger between Sage Partners, Hunt Ventures of Lowell and Capital Partners of Little Rock.

Katie Bruhl Named Parter at Allison + Partners (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Katie Bruhl has been promoted to partner in the Allison + Partners, a Little Rock architectural firm with offices in northwest Arkansas.

In Lake City, Magnolia Estates Capitalizes on Jonesboro Growth

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 9/15/2017 10:07 am

A mixed-used development coming to Lake City next year aims to answer high demand for housing in northeast Arkansas.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.5 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 10:00 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in August increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.5 percent.

Jury Deadlocked, Mistrial Declared in Contractor Fraud Case

by Gwen Moritz 9/15/2017 07:27 am

U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes declared a mistrial Thursday in the criminal trial of R. Alan Hope and Mikel C. Kullander, Little Rock area contractors accused of defrauding the government.

Mercy Opens Clinic in Pea Ridge

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/14/2017 02:19 pm

About 100 people attended a blessing of and ribbon cutting for the new Mercy Clinic Primary Care - Pea Ridge on Wednesday.

K Lofts Apartments Renamed, to be Leased in October

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2017 10:44 am

Moses Tucker Real Estate announced Tuesday that the K Lofts apartments at 315 Main St. in downtown Little Rock are complete and will start leasing in October under a new name, Mulberry Flats.

Entergy, AECC, SWEPCO Send Crews to Hurricane Zone

by Kyle Massey 9/11/2017 11:33 am

When Hurricane Irma ripped into Florida on Sunday, cutting off electric power to more than 6 million homes and businesses, Rob Roedel was rallying a rescue party, but he also found himself thinking about an ice storm.

Terry Rhoades Promoted at Southwest Power Pool (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Terry Rhoades has been promoted to project management office manager at Southwest Power Pool of Little Rock.

Solar Power Generating More Electric Power Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Solar power now employs the largest share of workers in the electric power generation sector in the United States, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Energy.

For Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health, Disasters Mean Business

by Mark Friedman 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Founded in 1997, CTEH of North Little Rock got its start dealing with chemical spills from train derailments, but now includes services such as risk assessment, crisis management and training.

No Catch: Lower Electric Bills Pay for High-Efficiency Retrofits

by Kyle Massey 9/11/2017 12:00 am

OECC's PAYS program — for Pay As You Save — has erased the doubts of landlords and homeowners alike, retrofitting close to 300 homes at a cost of $1.5 million since April 2016.

With Harvey, Utility Companies More Than Just Light Relief

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Mark Cayce knows firsthand what hurricanes can do to coastal Texas, so the CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp., was glad to have a houseful of guests in south Arkansas when Harvey made its arrival Aug. 25.

Terracon's David Hopkins Sets Sites on Solar

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

David Hopkins has almost 30 years of experience in environmental consulting and marketing, most recently as the senior principal/office manager at Terracon Consultants Inc.

Too Good, But True (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/11/2017 12:00 am

PAYS — Pay As You Save — finances energy-efficiency upgrades for OECC ratepayers and allows them to pay it back with the monthly savings that result from using less electricity.

New Broadway Bridge Up for Transportation Award

by Marty Cook 9/11/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Department of Transportation's Broadway Bridge project is up for the Grand Prize and the People's Choice Award in the America's Transportation Awards.

Hideaway Serves Up $3.2M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/11/2017 12:00 am

A 6,705-SF pizzeria in North Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.23 million.

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