Construction Archive

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.

Fleming Structural Settles Suit Over Main Street Lofts

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2016 12:00 am

An 11th-hour settlement ended a long-running money dispute related to the troubled Main Street Lofts project in downtown Little Rock.

Edafio Technology Partners Grows in NorthShore

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2016 12:00 am

Edafio has outgrown its office at 5020 Northshore Drive, Suite 1, and is building an 8,500-SF, $2 million building in NorthShore Business Park.

Centerton Property Purchased With Apartments Planned

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2016 12:00 am

A 250-unit apartment complex is planned in Centerton after a $2.2 million land purchase.

Plans in Place for Siloam Springs Retail Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2016 12:00 am

Bentonville developer Jason Pullman said construction on a planned 11,300-SF retail center in Siloam Springs should begin in November after it gets approval from the city.

Arkansas Hospitals Report Healthier Results in 2015

by Mark Friedman 10/3/2016 12:00 am

On the annual checkup of hospitals, 61 out of the 86 hospitals on this year's list of the state's largest hospitals and medical centers — 71 percent — reported making money. That compares with 62 percent on the list that ran in 2013, just before the main features of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act took effect.

Oakwood Apartments Sale Tops $6.5 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/3/2016 12:00 am

An affiliate of Los Angeles real estate investment firm AndMark bought the Oakwood Apartments project at 1310 Smithwick Drive in Jacksonville.

Canal Growth Could Tighten Traffic on Arkansas Interstates (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 10/3/2016 12:00 am

June was a big month for commercial transportation and its benefits to consumers. On June 29, the Interstate Highway System turned 60. And on June 26, the expansion of the Panama Canal was completed, more than doubling the ship-board container capacity of the canal, which was built in 1914.