Construction Archive

Hall-Davidson Combo Brings in $2.3 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 7/17/2017 12:00 am

The $2.3 million purchase of adjoining buildings set in motion a multproperty redevelopment in downtown Little Rock.

Mayor Bob McCaslin Says Bonds Spent on Bentonville Resources Show Crystal Clear Effects

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Bob McCaslin served two terms as an alderman before being elected to his first term as mayor of Bentonville in November 2006.

As Business Grows in Walnut Ridge, Housing Struggles to Keep Up

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 7/14/2017 06:55 am

The arrival of large-scale employers like Peco Foods Inc., Allegis Corp. and American Silica has brought an economic boom to rural communities in northeast Arkansas. But housing has struggled to keep pace with the influx of business and population.

Stuttgart's Stratton Seed Gets PSC Approval for 1MW Solar Array

by Kyle Massey 7/13/2017 10:33 am

Stratton Seed Co. of Stuttgart plans to build a 1-megawatt solar array capable of supplying power to all 11 of its facilities in Arkansas and Lonoke counties.

Metroplan Report Finds People Live Where They Work

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2017 09:39 am

Metroplan on Thursday released its 2017 Demographic Review and Outlook, noting demographic trends for the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

UA Chancellor Steinmetz Named Presiding Co-Chair of Northwest Arkansas Council

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2017 09:29 am

University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz is the new presiding co-chair for the nonprofit Northwest Arkansas Council.

Dick's Sporting Goods Coming Soon to McCain Plaza

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/12/2017 11:54 am

Dick's Sporting Goods is set to open in Spring 2018 at the McCain Plaza Shopping Center at McCain Boulevard and U.S. Highway 67 in North Little Rock.

Group Touts Renovated Holiday Inn in Downtown Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2017 09:56 am

InterContinental Hotels Group recently announced the completion of a $4 million renovation of its 150-room Holiday Inn-Presidential Downtown Little Rock location at 600 Interstate 30.

Hot Springs Sees Boom in Craft Beer Breweries

by Jan Cottingham 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Tapping into Hot Springs thermal culture, the craft brewing industry in Spa City is hot.

Windamere, Markham House Lead Recent Seven-Digit Deals

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

A 109-unit multifamily project in southwest Little Rock and a 73-room hotel in midtown Little Rock highlight a group of eleven recent multimillion-dollar transactions in Pulaski County.

Plans for Bathhouse Hotel, Outdoor Spas, Bike Trails Percolate in Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

News is bubbling up in Hot Springs, where Mayor Pat McCabe and his wife, Ellen, are planning a boutique hotel in the Hale Bathhouse and the city is brainstorming on what to do with the site of the old Majestic Hotel.

Industrial Space Vacancy Rate Falls in Central Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

The central Arkansas industrial real estate market saw the total vacancy rate decline to 9.6 percent in the first quarter of 2017, compared with 11.1 percent in first-quarter 2016.

Mayor Pat McCabe on Moving Hot Springs Full Steam Ahead

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Pat McCabe was appointed mayor by the Hot Springs Board of Directors in April after the resignation of Mayor Ruth Carney in March.

Crye-Leike Adds Agents to Bryant, NLR Branches (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Richard Warner and Rob Levecchia have become affiliated with the Crye-Leike offices in Bryant and North Little Rock respectively.

Westchase Plaza Visited By $4.8M Purchase (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Markham & Shackleford LLC, led by Leonard Hasson and Hank Kelley, purchased the 55,766-SF Westchase Plaza and Slim Chickens restaurant at 301 N. Shackleford Road.

3 More Arkansas Counties Eligible for Disaster Aid

by Associated Press 7/6/2017 12:30 pm

Officials say three more Arkansas counties have been added to the list of counties that are eligible for disaster unemployment assistance because of severe weather earlier this year.

Tyson Foods to Spend $60M, Expand Pennsylvania Distribution Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2017 08:49 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says it will invest $59.7 million to expand its distribution center in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.

Arkansas Ends Fiscal Year with $15M Surplus

by Associated Press 7/5/2017 11:27 am

Arkansas finance officials say the state ended its fiscal year with a $15.7 million surplus after a boost in sales tax collections over the past two months helped restore most of the budget cuts enacted earlier.

Construction Spending Flat in May

by Associated Press 7/3/2017 01:18 pm

U.S. construction spending was flat in May with homebuilding falling again, even as buyers face climbing prices and a shortage of available properties on the market.

Hospital Boom Creates Development Ripples Across Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Development experts say that hospitals are a great magnet for other retail and residential projects, such as restaurants, service companies and apartments.

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