Construction Archive

Little Rock Tech Park Board Votes to End Lease at Markham Street

by Sarah Campbell 7/14/2016 10:10 am

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board voted Wednesday to pay a $38,100 fee to terminate its lease and move out of its temporary space at 107 E. Markham St. by Feb. 28.

2 Batesville Hotels Sell for $6.9M, Renovations Planned

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2016 04:12 pm

Two hotels in Batesville sold for a combined $6.9 million in May to JJ Global LLC and Hotel Investments Ltd. Liability Co., HotelBrokerOne announced Wednesday.

Dupps Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:59 pm

Kirk and Cynthia Dupps have donated $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest, which opens in 2018, the Arkansas Children's Hospital announced Monday.

Conway Horse Ranch Leads Recent Seven-Digit Deals in Central Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Equestrian acreage, an office project and a convenience store provide a Conway trio of million-dollar transactions.

Multifamily Acreage Sells for $3.3 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Richardson Properties LLC, led by Keith Richardson, purchased 69 acres in west Little Rock with apartments in mind.

CJRW Marks a Year as a Main Street Mainstay

by Kyle Massey 7/11/2016 12:00 am

When Mark Raines peeked inside the Fulk Building a couple of years ago, he couldn't believe CJRW was considering it as a future home. The historic building at Main and Third streets in Little Rock had long been the home of Bennett's Military Supplies.

Baldwin & Shell Promote Pair to VP Positions (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Jeff Marcussen and Chuck Hesselbein were recently promoted to vice president of marketing and business development and vice president of estimating and pre-construction at Baldwin & Shell Construction Co. of Little Rock.

US Services Firms Grew in June at Fastest Pace in 7 Months

by Associated Press 7/6/2016 11:34 am

U.S. services firms expanded last month at the fastest pace since November, good news for the U.S. economy.

Paragould Added to ATBI, Northwest Cities Top Rankings

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2016 10:08 am

The Arkansas Tech Business Index has added Paragould as its 20th municipality, and the city debuted at the No. 17 spot on the list created by Arkansas Tech University College of Business.

NLR Holiday Inn Express Checks in With $5.1M Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

A Holiday Inn Express in North Little Rock, undeveloped land in north Pulaski County and two Little Rock homes form a quartet of multimillion-dollar transactions this week.

Hot Springs Officials Contemplate Future of Arlington Hotel

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

At the beginning of last week, a major meeting had been scheduled for public and private interests concerned about the deterioration of the 480-room, nearly 400,000-SF building. Within a couple of days, all of that had been scratched.

Health Care in Northwest Arkansas Responds to Growth

by Marty Cook 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Eric Pianalto, president of Mercy Northwest Arkansas, says big investments, such as the one his hospital is making, are critical if health care providers are going to have any hope of keeping up with the demands of the region.

Kimbel Mechanical Elevates Two in Springdale (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Dale Tuttle and Bryan Williams have been promoted to quality control manager and director of the custom homes division at Kimbel Mechanical Systems Inc. of Springdale.

Nettleton Baptist Buys Fairgrounds in Jonesboro for $6.65M

by Alexis Hosticka 6/29/2016 02:40 pm

Nettleton Baptist Church has closed on a $6.65 million purchase of the Northeast Arkansas District Fairgrounds property at 7001 E. Johnson Ave. in Jonesboro.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2016 10:44 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the following appointments to state boards, commissions and other entities.

Nominate Now for Arkansas Business '20 in Their 20s'

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2016 09:41 am

Arkansas Business is once again taking nominations for its annual "20 in Their 20s" list, which honors young professionals in their 20s.

Dromborg Castle in Fayetteville for Sale — for $9.7M

by Marty Cook 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Joan and Bruce Johnson, who translated their love for “a time of yore” into a 12,000-SF “castle,” have put that regal home, which took them four years to build, up for sale.

After Boom in Shale, Arkansas Gas Industry Faces Halt in Drilling

by Kyle Massey 6/27/2016 12:00 am

After a decade-long, multibillion-dollar bonanza of natural gas production in an Arkansas field called the Fayetteville Shale, the bust has landed with a thud.

Advocates for Environment Not Sorry to See Fracking Stop in Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 6/27/2016 12:00 am

The 10-year boom in Arkansas natural gas production poured billions of dollars into the state, but some Arkansans are not sad to see it end.

Farmland Produces $4.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Resicomm Properties LLC, led by Bryan and Sonja Glaze, bought the 1,145-acre farm in southeast Pulaski County, a mile southeast of Sweet Home along Fourche Creek and Harper Road.