Construction Archive

A Power Line to Nowhere (Julie Morton Commentary)

by Julie Morton 10/17/2016 12:00 am

Clean Line Partners has consistently exaggerated the benefits of its Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project to Arkansas.

Todd Hillman of MISO on Keeping Arkansas Within Balance of Power

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2016 12:00 am

Todd Hillman is the vice president of Midcontinent Independent System Operator's south region, the company which took over the electricity transmission of Entergy Corp. in Arkansas in 2011.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Board, Commission Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2016 02:32 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments to boards, commissions and more.

Bentonville Tops ATBI Again, Only 5 Cities Show Positive Change

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2016 09:32 am

Bentonville completed second quarter 2016 with an Arkansas Tech Business Index rating of 107.03, making it No. 1 among the 20 municipalities tracked by the ATBI.

Company Plans $5M Development in Fairfield Bay

by Sarah Campbell 10/14/2016 09:02 am

A developer in Van Buren County is scheduled to begin work next week on a $5 million residential development in Fairfield Bay — the biggest home development the city has seen in more than 25 years.

Weather Prompts Delay of Second Broadway Bridge Implosion

by Associated Press 10/14/2016 08:55 am

Workers are postponing Friday's planned implosion of the remaining arches of the Broadway Bridge because of lightning in the area.

Tech Company ACDI Breaks Ground For New Benton Headquarters

by Sarah Campbell 10/12/2016 10:09 am

Access Control Devices Inc. of Little Rock and Harco Constructors of North Little Rock mark the start of construction for ACDI's new 18,000-SF headquarters at 403 Main St. in Benton.

Video: Crews Pull Down Broadway Bridge After Implosion Fails

by Associated Press 10/11/2016 04:50 pm

Despite triggering explosives to bring down the Broadway Bridge between Little Rock and North Little Rock on Tuesday, a demolition crew needed five hours to fell the structure.

UALR Starts Construction on $20.3M Arts Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/11/2016 11:58 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock begins work on its new $20.3 million, 64,600-SF Windgate Center of Art & Design, set to open on Jan. 8, 2018, the first day of the 2018 spring semester.

Video: Explosives Fail to Bring Down Broadway Bridge

by Associated Press 10/11/2016 10:45 am

It turns out a 93-year-old bridge deemed structurally deficient isn't so weak after all.

Arkansas Urology Building New $6M Facility

by Alexis Hosticka 10/11/2016 10:36 am

Arkansas Urology will begin work this month on a nearly $6 million, 12,467-SF new outpatient surgery center in Little Rock, expected to open by October 2017.

Implosion Planned for Broadway Bridge in Central Arkansas

by Associated Press 10/11/2016 06:51 am

A portion of the Broadway Bridge will be imploded Tuesday as crews continue work on building a new span crossing the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock.

Ray Dillon Retires from Deltic, Mark Leland Named Interim CEO

by Gwen Moritz 10/10/2016 04:36 pm

The board of directors of Deltic Timber Corp. announced Monday the retirement of Ray C. Dillon as president and CEO and elected a new director, D. Mark Leland, as interim president and CEO.

New Bentonville Shopping Center Soon To Open

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Construction on a 12,000-SF retail center in south Bentonville should be completed by the end of the month.

Little Rock's Metrocentre Mall District Begins Dissolution Process

by George Waldon 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Property owners in downtown Little Rock's Metrocentre Improvement District No. 1 are finally getting a break from decades of shouldering $12.5 million of debt.

Developer Brandon Woodrome's $2M Fraud Seen From The Inside

by Mark Friedman 10/10/2016 12:00 am

In 2013, the year he turned 26, Brandon Woodrome's Fort Smith construction company generated $10.2 million in revenue, and Woodrome had a number of projects in the pipeline. But things weren't what they seemed.

Future Bank of the Ozarks HQ Site Draws Deals Totaling $12M-Plus (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Little Rock's Bank of the Ozarks Inc. acquired about 46.2 acres of mostly undeveloped property for a corporate campus in west Little Rock.

US Construction Spending Fell Again in August

by Associated Press 10/3/2016 11:26 am

U.S. builders trimmed spending on construction projects in August for a second straight month with housing, non-residential and government activity all seeing declines.

Jonesboro Convention Center to Get Up to $7.5M in Tax Incentives

by Associated Press 10/3/2016 11:04 am

Arkansas officials have approved tax incentives for a hotel and convention center complex being constructed in Jonesboro.

G.C. Evans, Sleeve Seal Investing $6.4M, Creating 43 Jobs

by Alexis Hosticka 10/3/2016 10:44 am

G.C. Evans Sales and Manufacturing and Sleeve Seal say they will invest a combined $6.4 million to expand operations in Little Rock and create 43 new jobs.