Construction Archive

Cave Springs to Refund Property Taxes to Residents

by Associated Press 8/10/2017 12:01 pm

A northwest Arkansas city is planning to refund about $242,000 to property owners after officials decided not to appeal a judge's decision that barred the city from collecting money from 2016 property taxes.

Arvest Takes Aim at Brisiel with Fayetteville Foreclosures

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville has initiated foreclosure on several properties owned by Tim Brisiel of Legacy Ventures.

NWACC Builds Toward National Dreams

by Marty Cook 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Northwest Arkansas Community College, now the largest two-year institution in the state after reporting enrollment of 7,761 in 2016, hopes to break ground on an auxiliary campus in Springdale and recently opened Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food at a renovated Tyson Foods plant on Eighth Street in Bentonville.

Slimmed-Down Pulaski Tech Fits UA System

by Kyle Massey 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Pulaski Technical College had nearly 12,000 students in 2012 when Margaret A. Ellibee became its chief. Today it has about 6,000, and to Ellibee that's a good thing.

Ecclesia College Woes Multiply Under Federal Investigation

by George Waldon 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Ecclesia, the private Christian college in Springdale, is facing yet another federal investigation, this one by the U.S. Department of Education.

Ashburry Apartments Visited by $18.6M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/7/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of Olympus Property in Fort Worth, Texas, purchased The Ashburry at Chenal at 16401 Chenal Valley Drive.

Workforce Development: A Way to Help America (J. Bruce Cross Commentary)

by J. Bruce Cross 8/7/2017 12:00 am

In the nation, including in Arkansas, the need for a skilled workforce is already here and is growing exponentially as baby boomers begin to leave the workplace.

US Gains 209K Jobs, Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.3 Percent

by Associated Press 8/4/2017 07:39 am

U.S. employers added 209,000 jobs in July, a second straight month of robust gains that underscore the economy's vitality as it enters a ninth year of expansion.

Virginia Company Buys Arkansas Automatic Sprinklers of Cabot

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2017 09:24 am

VSC Fire & Security Inc. of Ashland, Virginia, acquires Arkansas Automatic Sprinklers/United Fire Suppression of Cabot.

ERC Cos. Breaks Ground on Thrive Apartments in Argenta

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/31/2017 12:01 pm

ERC Cos. of Fort Smith and community leaders held a groundbreaking for the developer's second Thrive apartments project in Arkansas.

Two Little Rock Homes Produce Million-Dollar Transactions

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of Mark McLarty purchased a 3-acre spread from his parents, Mack and Donna McLarty, for more than $1.6 million.

New Bank of the Ozarks HQ Still a Work in Progress

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

About 100 employees of Bank of the Ozarks in Little Rock have relocated from the company's current 92,000-SF headquarters at 17901 Chenal Parkway.

Burger 21 Eyes North Little Rock for Next Location

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Allen Hurst, a Little Rock native who has spent the last 15 years in Colorado, and his family have moved back to Arkansas — to Little Rock — and he has set his sights on a second Burger 21 location in North Little Rock, probably in the McCain Boulevard-Landers Road vicinity.

Second Jimmy's Egg to Open in Former Fayetteville Denny's

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

The recently closed Denny's on MLK Jr. Boulevard in Fayetteville won't remain empty for long.

Edafio Technology Opens New $2M Headquarters

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Edafio Technology Partners of North Little Rock opens its $2 million 8,550-SF headquarters at 5400 Northshore Drive in NorthShore Business Park.

WLR Volvo Complex Sells for $3.6 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 7/31/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of Little Rock's McLarty Auto Group bought the 60,000-SF McLarty Volvo Cars and McLarty Collision West complex at 1500 N. Shackleford Road.

KC Firm Pays $11.4M For Northwest Medical Plaza (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Block Real Estate Services of Kansas City, Missouri, paid nearly $11.4 million for the Northwest Medical Plaza in Springdale.

Is Vacation in Your Plans? (Alese Stroud Expert Advice)

by Alese Stroud 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Let's be clear. Sitting on a beach practicing distance management skills via email does not count as vacation. It counts as vacation only when you completely unplug.

Broadway Bridge Garners Engineering Award (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department was presented a bridge engineering award for the new Broadway Bridge at the International Bridge Conference in June.

UA Economist Mervin Jebaraj on Which Fast-Growing Industry Could Be the Most Unpredictable

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Mervin Jebaraj was named the interim director of the Center for Business & Economic Research at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in April to replace Kathy Deck. He has been with the center since 2007.

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