Construction Archive

Fayetteville Condos Sell for $2.5 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 11/27/2017 12:00 am

Molly Court LLC, led by Jeff Koenig, bought the multifamily property at Molly Court and Leverett Avenue in Fayetteville.

Applications for US Unemployment Benefits Drop 13,000

by Associated Press 11/22/2017 09:10 am

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, pushing total applications down to a low 239,000, further evidence of the strength of the labor market.

A-State Convention Center Project Offered Tax Rebate

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 11/21/2017 10:29 am

The Jonesboro Advertising & Promotion Commission voted Friday to support the long-awaited $60 million Arkansas State University Hotel & Convention Center project.

Alloplastic Reconstruction Finds New Home

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/21/2017 09:28 am

Land was sold and donated, and a building was bought in the second half of October.

U.S. Home Sales Rose in October as Hurricane Impact Wanes

by Associated Press 11/21/2017 09:04 am

Americans bought more homes last month, as sales snapped back in hurricane-hit Texas and Florida. Yet the market is still suffering from a dwindling supply of available homes.

Higher Waters Open Gates to Higher Flood Insurance Premiums

by Marty Cook 11/20/2017 12:00 am

For many Arkansans, the path to flood insurance goes through FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program–¬†and participation in the NFIP is dropping.

With Health Care, Allen Kerr Seeks Freedom from Fed

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Allen W. Kerr has over three decades of experience in insurance and financial services.

B&B Solutions Facility Draws $2.2M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Woodmont Mabelvale LLC of New York bought the 38,000-SF office-warehouse facility in southwest Little Rock from BNBS Properties LLC, led by Jerry Spears.

Southwest Power Pool Promotes Pair (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Russell Quattlebaum has been promoted to director of the project management office and customer services at Southwest Power Pool in Little Rock, and Jim Gunnell has been promoted to director of performance and process optimization in SPP's IT organization.

Arkansas Unemployment Increases to 3.6 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/17/2017 09:55 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in October rose to 3.6 percent from 3.5 percent in September, but it was still lower than the 4 percent reported for October 2016.

Real Estate Deals Total $3M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/16/2017 08:57 am

Baseline Road property bought for convenience store and gas station tops recent real estate buys at $980,000.

Nabholz Foundation Donates $450K For Nursing Programs at ACH

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/15/2017 01:35 pm

The Nabholz Charitable Foundation pledged $450,000 to support continuing education and training for nurses at Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Money for Arkansas River Bridge Is Fort Smith's Missing Link

by Marty Cook 11/13/2017 12:00 am

A key component of the massive I-49 project in western Arkansas is a 13.7-mile stretch near Fort Smith that includes a bridge over the Arkansas River.

Marshals Museum Task? Create Civic Literacy

by Jan Cottingham 11/13/2017 12:00 am

The U.S. Marshals Museum being built in Fort Smith has a number of goals, but perhaps the most important is its role in teaching the importance of the U.S. Constitution and the rule of law.

Seven Dairy Queens Slated for Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

An Alabama couple have signed a franchise agreement to open seven Dairy Queen locations in northwest Arkansas.

Troubled Midtown Bryant Project Positioned for a Restart

by George Waldon 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Midtown Bryant is close to achieving escape velocity from years of financial and legal entanglements that have hindered progress on the visionary real estate project.

Westbridge Apartments Add Up to $5M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Two pieces of a Little Rock apartment project combined for deals totaling $5 million.

Mayor Sandy Sanders on Why Fort Smith's Strength Not in Short Supply

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Sandy Sanders was elected mayor of Fort Smith in 2010 after serving as executive director of the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority for six years.

Entergy's Mike Maulden Sets Retirement Date (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Maulden joined Entergy in 1984 as an industrial engineer and held several positions before taking charge of the economic development initiative Teamwork Arkansas in 1996.

Virginia Group Buys Donaghey Building for $5.7M

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 03:32 pm

A Virginia limited partnership has purchased the Donaghey Building from Lake Hamilton Corp. for $5.7 million, planning to turn the vacant, 92-year-old Little Rock building into an apartment building.