Construction Archive

Unemployment in Arkansas MSAs Down From 2015

by Todd Traub 2/1/2017 09:58 am

December unemployment was down in Arkansas from a year ago, according to Bureau of Labor Department figures released Wednesday.

Work on Interstate 49 Requires Lane Closures in Bentonville

by Associated Press 1/30/2017 03:21 pm

State highway officials say construction work on Interstate 49 will cause overnight lane closures in Bentonville beginning next week.

Trumps Signs Order to Cut Regulations on Business

by Ayesha Rascoe, Reuters 1/30/2017 11:00 am

President Donald Trump signed an order on Monday that will seek to dramatically pare back federal regulations by requiring agencies to cut two existing regulations for every new rule introduced.

Conifex Timber to Re-start El Dorado Mill, Create 120 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 10:52 am

Conifex Timber Inc. of Vancouver says it will invest $80 million in modernizing and re-starting a sawmill in El Dorado, creating 120 full-time jobs.

Col. Glenn Collison Center Registers $2.5M Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Time to crack open a six-pack of multimillion-dollar transactions courtesy of Pulaski County.

No Splitting Hairs Over Philip Taldo's Choice of Venue for Highway Oath

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Philip Taldo is a Springdale man through and through so it shouldn't have surprised anyone he took the Arkansas Highway Commission oath of office in a downtown barbershop.

True Tale Trounces Comic Fantasy at Dogpatch USA

by George Waldon 1/30/2017 12:00 am

The story of Dogpatch USA is a meandering one that now covers half a century. Its course resembles the winding, up-and-down path of Scenic Highway 7 that brought hundreds of thousands of visitors during its 25-year run.

$4.8M Sale Visits Rogers Warehouse (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Breeden Robinson LLC, led by Larry Breeden, bought the facility from Superior Industries International Arkansas LLC, a subsidiary of Superior Industries of Van Nuys, California.

Director Susan Altrui Says Zoo Exhibits a Habitat for Inspiration

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Susan Altrui was named director of the Little Rock Zoo in December.

Lowe's Land Draws Deals Totaling $6.1M (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Lowe's Home Centers LLC of Mooresville, North Carolina, acquired about 17.2 acres at the northwest corner of Kanis and Bowman roads to make room for a new 113,941-SF Lowe's store in west Little Rock.

Kathy Deck: Slower Growth on Tap for Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 1/27/2017 05:01 pm

Kathy Deck said northwest Arkansas and health care services will be strong points for an otherwise less robust Arkansas job market in 2017. Deck, the director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, made her remarks at the 23rd annual Business Forecast Luncheon in Rogers.

US Economic Growth Slowed to 1.9 Percent Rate in 4Q

by Associated Press 1/27/2017 10:36 am

The U.S. economy lost momentum in the final three months of 2016, closing out a year in which growth turned in the weakest performance in five years.

Anstaff Bank Donates $250K to Children's Northwest Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2017 03:21 pm

Arkansas Children's Foundation says Anstaff Bank of Green Forest is making a $250,000 commitment to support the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.

Zweig Group Names Clinehens CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2017 02:27 pm

The Zweig Group of Fayetteville announces that Chad Clinehens has been promoted to president and CEO of the architectural and engineering consulting firm.

SPONSORED: Platinum Drywall Succeeds With Work Ethic, Reputation

by 1/23/2017 08:00 am

Small projects, attention to small details, lead to big success and big demand.

Jim Keet Reveals Private Reason for Delay in Restaurant Opening

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Jim Keet and Louis Petit's planned Petit & Keet Bar & Grill may be taking longer than planned to open, but Keet says there's a good private reason for that.

Burger 21 Schedules Spring Debut in West Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Burger 21, a fast-casual specialty burger franchise based in Tampa, Florida, should be opening its first location in the state sometime in April at 12319 Chenal Parkway in Little Rock.

New Midtown IHOP Sets April Opening

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

There's a target opening date of April 3 for the IHOP at the corner of Markham and University, which was razed only so a newer, better IHOP could arise.

Central Arkansas Unemployment Area Rate at Record Lows

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Job growth in central Arkansas has been modest, but unemployment in the region is at historic lows, according to a Metroplan report released earlier this month.

Arkansas Diagnostic Center Attracts $4.4M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/23/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of the Store Capital real estate investment trust in Scottsdale, Arizona, purchased the medical center at 8908 Kanis Road.