Construction Archive

Representing the Taxpayer (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/5/2017 12:00 am

The Jonesboro Advertising & Promotions Commission took a sensible step last week. It decided against committing $300,000 in taxpayer money to the Hyatt Place Hotel & Convention Center in Jonesboro, citing developer Chris Keller's failure to provide requested information.

Maumelle Townhomes Ring Up $4.4M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/5/2017 12:00 am

AHBI Windsor Park LLC, led by James Kincannon, purchased its namesake property at 2 Windsor Drive. The seller is Windsor Park Maumelle LLC, led by Hal Crafton.

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

by Gwen Moritz 6/5/2017 12:00 am

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 24th class of 40 Under 40 honorees, young leaders of business, government and nonprofits selected by an internal committee from a field of about 400 nominations submitted by readers.

US Employers Add Modest 138K Jobs; Rate at 4.3 Percent

by Associated Press 6/2/2017 07:38 am

U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in May by adding only 138,000 jobs. Hiring was still enough to help keep pushing unemployment lower.

Private Survey: Companies Added a Solid 253K Jobs in May

by Associated Press 6/1/2017 03:05 pm

U.S. private businesses added a robust 253,000 jobs in May, a private survey found, a sign that employers expect economic growth to keep plowing ahead.

Construction Spending Fell 1.4 Percent in April

by Associated Press 6/1/2017 03:01 pm

U.S. construction fell in April by the largest amount in a year, reflecting weakness in homebuilding, non-residential construction and government projects.

Jonesboro's A&P Commission Pulls Funding for Hyatt Convention Center

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/1/2017 09:56 am

Jonesboro's Advertising & Promotion Commission has backed out of committing $300,000 in tax revenue to the $30 million Hyatt Place Hotel & Convention Center project.

A Giant Switch Is Thrown, And Solar Power Flows in Benton

by Kyle Massey 5/31/2017 03:10 pm

After commissioning a five-acre sun farm for First Electric Cooperative in Benton on a bright and warm Wednesday morning, Chris Burnley said he's been on a "solar coaster" ride.

SPONSORED: Doyne Construction Leaves Lasting Imprint

by 5/29/2017 07:00 am

An "accidental" company grows into a mainstay firm.

Financial Cleanup Continues in Main Street Lofts Mess

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2017 12:00 am

More pieces have surfaced in the financial workout of the Main Street Lofts project in downtown Little Rock.

Maumelle Chick-fil-A Set to Open by September

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Carter Tucker is giving up his Chick-fil-A in McCain Mall in North Little Rock to devote all his energies to the new restaurant at 113 Commons Drive in Maumelle.

Nicci Turner Named VP at Garver (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Turner previously led the transportation planning and traffic team at the firm.

Modern Storage Draws $3.3M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Modern Storage Maumelle Blvd LLC, led by Keith Richardson, purchased its namesake at 9100 Maumelle Blvd. The seller is JWL I Ltd., led by William Titus.

126 Units in Fayetteville Sell for $8 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Patrick O'Reilly of Springfield bought the South Creekside Apartments, 126-unit complex four blocks from the University of Arkansas campus.

Bark Bar Nears Opening With No Time to Paws

by Jan Cottingham 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Although the opening of Bark Bar is a couple of weeks out, Elizabeth Michael thinks she and business partner Cara Fowler may have a winning formula that can translate to other locations in Arkansas.

Developer: Jonesboro Hyatt Convention Center Moving Forward

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/22/2017 11:46 am

The $30 million Jonesboro Hyatt Place Hotel & Convention Center project has reached an agreement with contractors and sub-contractors who claim they are owed $1.5 million.

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Inducts 10 for 2017 Class

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 10:30 am

The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame on Friday announced ten inductees to its third class, which includes three posthumous honorees and one organization.

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield Tops Big Private Companies List

by Gwen Moritz 5/22/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock, with revenue doubling in the past five years to nearly $2.5 billion, has taken the top spot on Arkansas Business' annual list of the state's largest private companies.

Watkins Printing Facility Sells for Nearly $5.5 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 12:00 am

The Watkins Co., led by Richard Watkins, sold its namesake 162,970-SF printing facility at 11501 Otter Creek South Road for nearly $5.5 million.

Chick-fil-A Confirms Third Rogers Location

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 12:00 am

A Chick-fil-A spokeswoman said groundbreaking at the site will be this fall and the restaurant is scheduled to open for business in the spring of 2018. The location will employ at least 80.

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