Construction Archive

I-30 Changes Worry East Little Rock Property Owners

by George Waldon 2/1/2016 12:00 am

The unknown changes wrought by a future improvement of Interstate 30 have downtown Little Rock players concerned.

East Little Rock's 'Innovation Alley' Drawing Grit, Funk Lovers

by George Waldon 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Margaret McEntire has found herself in the midst of a second redevelopment wave in downtown Little Rock. A player on the River Market scene since 1999, McEntire is now hosting change instead of making it happen.

StudioMAIN Developing LR Financial Quarter

by Mark Carter 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Aiming to help downtown revitalization reach its true potential, a nonprofit group called StudioMAIN has unveiled plans to market an area of downtown it's calling the Financial Quarter.

Bentonville Urbanites Pick Pocket Community

by Marty Cook 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Pocket neighborhoods are growing in popularity with people who are looking to scale down their residential footprint. Proponents said the concept is most popular with baby boomers who are looking to live out retirement in such a setting and millennials who eschew subdivision life.

Quartet of Apartments Produces $49.6M Buy (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Fairfield Apartments, Berkley Apartments, Pleasant Pointe Apartments and Valley Crossing Apartments, all in west Little Rock, were sold to affiliates of Monarch Investments of Colorado.

Facebook Posts Raise Questions For Employers

by Mark Friedman 2/1/2016 12:00 am

The Arkansas Court of Appeals ruled in December that a woman who was fired for posting “arguably” critical comments about her employer on Facebook could receive unemployment benefits. It's the latest decision in an escalating legal war between employment and social media.

Architect Kyle Cook Says Jonesboro Region's Growth Keeps Him Close to Home

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Kyle Cook, president of Brackett Krennerich & Associates, says broad experience is the ticket to working in northeast Arkansas.

Pulaski Technical College to Unveil New $30M Facility

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2016 09:07 am

Pulaski Technical College will celebrate the completion of its new $30 million Center for Humanities and the Arts with a public grand opening celebration at 2 p.m. Tuesday at its main campus.

UA Board Votes to Continue Plans for $160M Razorback Stadium Expansion

by Alexis Hosticka 1/27/2016 05:13 pm

The University of Arkansas board of trustees on Wednesday voted to move forward with the estimated $160 million expansion and renovation of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Air Monitors Put in Place at Majestic Hotel Cleanup Site

by Associated Press 1/27/2016 10:01 am

Monitors have been put in place to track the air quality at the cleanup site of a building at the Majestic Hotel complex in Hot Springs.

Highway Commission OKs $33.8M Project

by Associated Press 1/27/2016 09:52 am

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a $33.8 million bid for improvements on Interstate 440 near the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.

New Owners to Develop The Grove Near Outlets of Little Rock

by Alexis Hosticka 1/26/2016 03:34 pm

A private investor group has purchased about 54 acres surrounding the Outlets of Little Rock and Bass Pro Shops in southwest Little Rock, aiming to continue its development as a key entertainment district.

UA Graduate's Design for WWI Memorial Wins Competition

by Alexis Hosticka 1/26/2016 03:08 pm

University of Arkansas at Fayettevile graduate Joseph Weishaar's design was selected as the winning entry for a World War I memorial to be built in Washington, D.C.

Razorbacks Seek Approval for $160M North End Zone Redesign, Expansion

by Mark Carter 1/26/2016 09:48 am

The University of Arkansas athletic department will seek approval from the university's board of trustees to redesign an end zone of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Oklahoma Bank Registers $3M Judgment Against Phil Herrington

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2016 12:00 am

The judgment represents the outstanding balance on a $4 million loan from First Commercial Bank of Edmond, Oklahoma.

Big Plans for Community Surround Planned Osteopathic College in Fort Smith

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education CEO Kyle Parker has hired a first-rate lineup of consultants to devise the best way to build a residential-retail-commercial community.

Indiana Firm Pays $4.3M for 17.7 Acres (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Watermark Residential of Indianapolis bought 17.7 acres at the northeast corner of Steele Boulevard and Van Asche Drive in Fayetteville for $4.3 million.

New List of Shopping Centers Shows Trend

by Gwen Moritz 1/25/2016 12:00 am

In 2006, the last time Arkansas Business published a list of the largest shopping centers in the state, University Mall in Little Rock was still open and Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers was the big new thing.

Three Make Moves at Nabholz (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Jeff Cumpston, Doug Bonds and Brandon Wall have achieved new positions within Nabholz Construction Services of Conway.

A Master Class in Feedback (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Every year, aspiring singers participate in auditions for the New York Metropolitan Opera. Judges provide feedback to each of the singers. Most of the conversations were great examples of powerful feedback, delivered with skill and impact.