Construction Archive

T-Mobile Store Dials Up $1.4M Sale in Jacksonville (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/14/2018 12:00 am

Vegamelt II LLC of Spring, Texas, purchased the 3,060-SF retail project from an affiliate of Madison Development Group of Issaquah, Washington.

In Trucking, Al Heringer IV Finds His Star Route

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2018 12:00 am

Al Heringer IV, former Razorback and chairman of the Arkansas Trucking Association, looks at the industry's impact, and lessons learned.

Nucor Plans Expansion on Top of Expansion: A 100-Job, $240M Sheet Metal Line in Hickman

by Kyle Massey 5/11/2018 04:23 pm

Nucor Steel Arkansas doubles down on its expansion in Mississippi County, planning a $240 million galvanized steel sheet metal production line at its sheet mill in Hickman.

Ozark Candies & Nuts Buys Land For New Facility

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/10/2018 11:31 am

Ozark Candies & Nuts plans to move its operations from a 1,851-SF building at 6311 Kelly Road on 1.44 acres in North Little Rock, a location where it doesn't have a retail store.

Canadian Company Breaks Ground on $1M Plant in Ozark

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2018 03:45 pm

Ecodrum Composter of Canada, a manufacturer of in-vessel mortality composting equipment, broke ground Tuesday on its new facility in Ozark.

Jonesboro Rotary Club Marks 100 Years with Downtown Plaza

by Todd Traub 5/9/2018 12:44 pm

The Rotary Club of Jonesboro leads a $750,000 project to create Centennial Park in downtown Jonesboro.

Arkansas PSC Approves $4.5B Wind Catcher Project

by Kyle Massey 5/8/2018 03:09 pm

The Arkansas Public Service Commission approves a $4.5 billion Oklahoma wind energy project known as Wind Catcher, even though opponents have bashed it in an advertising campaign.

Widow Receives $1M Judgment Over RV Dealership Destroyed by Tornado

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 12:01 am

A “hand-shake” man who died while cleaning up debris after a 2014 tornado has had his attention to contractual detail vindicated by the Arkansas Court of Appeals.

Bid Procedures Shed Light on LED Pricing

by George Waldon 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Lighting specifications that favored a particular manufacturer added hundreds of thousands of dollars to the cost of the new Sylvan Hills High School and illuminated how much control architects, engineers and lighting wholesalers have over bid specs.

Adult Education Becomes Key to Arkansas Workforce

by Kyle Massey 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Through initiatives like WAGE, the state's Adult Education Centers teach work readiness skills to the unemployed and underemployed. Last fiscal year, 2,000 Arkansans earned WAGE certificates.

Village at Pleasant Valley $4.2M Ownership Redone (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/7/2018 12:00 am

New investors in the 89,781-SF retail center at 10700 Rodney Parham Road in west Little Rock enter the ownership picture.

Waste, Fraud and Abuse (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Here's a little mantra I'd like for you to commit to memory: Wherever there are human beings, there will be waste, fraud and abuse.

Michael Van Keuren Joins CDI (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Michael Van Keuren has been hired as a project manager for CDI Contractors LLC in Little Rock.

What Drove Dixie Cafe Down?

by Jan Cottingham 4/30/2018 12:00 am

In its more than 30 years, Dixie Cafe and its home-style, Southern food had worked its way into the rhythms and routines of many Arkansans' lives. But that very familiarity may have played a part in its death.

CARTI Sets New Course, New Vision

by Mark Friedman 4/30/2018 12:00 am

Before Adam Head started as CARTI's president and CEO seven months ago, he knew the cancer treatment organization needed a transfusion.

Todd Herman on Community Engagement as Exhibit A at Arkansas Arts Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/30/2018 12:00 am

Todd Herman, director of the Arkansas Arts Center, describes the museum's renovation, and reveals how art changed the course of his life.

Residential Lots Scarce As Northwest Arkansas Draws a Crowd

by Marty Cook 4/30/2018 12:00 am

Space is not the problem for northwest Arkansas as thousands of new arrivals show up each year. The struggle is with affordability.

More Front Porches Coming to Rockwater Village

by George Waldon 4/30/2018 12:00 am

The near build-out of The Residences at Rockwater is putting new development activity in play for North Little Rock's Lower Baring Cross neighborhood.

Rock Town Distillery Buys $2 Million Home (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/30/2018 12:00 am

Rock Town Distillery Inc., led by Phil Brandon, bought the onetime home of Jungkind Photographic at 1201 Main St.

Springdale Ridge Property Bought for $11.25 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 4/30/2018 12:00 am

A California real estate investment firm paid more than $11 million for the Springdale Ridge Apartments.