Construction Archive

Developer Chris Moses Discloses The Pros of Working With His Family

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

In July 2013, Chris Moses became president and CEO of Moses Tucker Real Estate, founded by his father, Jimmy.

Keller's Convention Center in Jonesboro to Double in Size

by Associated Press 9/16/2016 12:24 pm

Developers have decided to nearly double the size of a convention center to be constructed in Jonesboro.

Nucor Steel Plans $230M Expansion in Blytheville, 100 New Jobs

by Associated Press 9/16/2016 12:21 pm

Nucor Steel Arkansas is planning a $230 million expansion at its facility in Blytheville. The Blytheville City Council will consider a property tax incentive next week for the project, which officials say will add about 100 jobs in the area.

Frito-Lay Seeks Up to $150M in Bonds for Jonesboro Plant Expansion

by Sarah Campbell 9/16/2016 11:45 am

Frito-Lay of Texas has asked the city of Jonesboro to issue industrial development revenue bonds not to exceed $150 million for another expansion of its facility at 2810 Quality Way.

New Owners Plan Renovations to Fayetteville's EJ Ball Building

by Alexis Hosticka 9/16/2016 10:04 am

Specialized Real Estate Group of Fayetteville and Moses Tucker Real Estate of Little Rock has purchased the E.J. Ball Building in Fayetteville and plans renovations.

Structural Work, Other Items Add $360K to Tech Park Cost

by Sarah Campbell 9/15/2016 10:19 am

Renovations to the future home of the Little Rock Tech Park could cost nearly $360,000 more than expected and its opening may be delayed, the park's director says.

Arkansas State University Road Project Delayed

by Associated Press 9/12/2016 09:23 am

Arkansas State University has delayed its plan to construct a side road to provide an alternate way to get across campus because of high bids.

Bono Landmark Bridge Might Soon Be Replaced

by Jeff Bricker, The Jonesboro Sun 9/12/2016 06:54 am

A lost landmark that was significant to residents because of both practicality and heritage may soon be replaced.

Meet 20 In Their 20s: The New Influentials Class of 2016

by Gwen Moritz 9/12/2016 12:00 am

Twenty of Arkansas' young leaders show the energy and ambition and adventurous spirit that is obvious in our state's business legends, even decades after they were in their 20s. We're proud to introduce these New Influentials and to consider all the potential they offer our state in the decades to come.

UA System Board Gives Final OK to $160M Stadium Expansion

by Lance Turner 9/8/2016 11:44 am

The University of Arkansas System board of trustees on Thursday gave final approval to a $160 million expansion of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.

First National Bank to Expand Branch in Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2016 11:05 am

First National Bank of Paragould on announces the start of construction on an expansion to its branch at 3500 E. Johnson Ave. in Jonesboro.

Cedar Creek Sells NLR Property for $2.2M

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/5/2016 12:00 am

This week, we offer you a trio of million-dollar transactions in Pulaski County: An office-warehouse in North Little Rock, a Little Rock home and farmland near Scott.

Slideshow: 9 Inductees Honored at Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

by Gwen Moritz 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Eight women and a congregation of Catholic nuns were the second class of inductees honored by the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame at a banquet in Little Rock on Aug. 25.

New Stoby's Inching Along in Conway

by Jan Cottingham 9/5/2016 12:00 am

A rebuilt Stoby's is still at least seven months away, owner David Stobaugh said last week. “We're looking at early spring” before the landmark Conway restaurant can be up and running again.

Who'll Stop the Rain? (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Businesspeople are supposed to be known for their ability to face facts — e.g., “businesslike” — and to learn from the mistakes of others. Last month's devastating floods in Louisiana provide just such opportunities.

Pair Promoted to Principals at Black Corley Owens & Hughes (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Ken King and Ryan Ripley have been promoted to principals in the Benton architectural firm of Black Corley Owens & Hughes.

US Construction Spending Unchanged in July

by Associated Press 9/1/2016 11:22 am

U.S. construction spending was unchanged in July as weakness in spending on government projects offset gains in home building and the strongest month for non-residential construction on record.

Zips Car Wash of Jonesboro Acquires Boomerang Car Wash

by Alexis Hosticka 8/31/2016 02:46 pm

Zips Car Wash of Jonesboro has acquired Boomerang Car Wash of Little Rock — a transaction its founder says will create North America's third largest tunnel car wash company.

Overbrook Apartment Complex Undergoing $4M in Renovations

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2016 09:27 am

BSR Trust LLC of Little Rock is investing nearly $4 million to renovate the Overbrook apartment complex on JFK Boulevard in North Little Rock.

Scott Reed Faces New Foreclosure Over K Lofts

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/29/2016 12:00 am

IberiaBank of Lafayette, Louisiana, sued to recover more than $1.4 million owed on an original June 2013 loan of $1.3 million to Scott Reed's K Lofts project.