Construction Archive

Three Make Moves at Nabholz (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Jeff Cumpston, Doug Bonds and Brandon Wall have achieved new positions within Nabholz Construction Services of Conway.

A Master Class in Feedback (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Every year, aspiring singers participate in auditions for the New York Metropolitan Opera. Judges provide feedback to each of the singers. Most of the conversations were great examples of powerful feedback, delivered with skill and impact.

Arkansas 226 Expansion to Improve Travel in Northeast Arkansas

by George Jared 1/22/2016 10:18 am

The Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department's multimillion-dollar effort to expand Arkansas 226 is paying off, with the final completed sections of the project coming online this summer and into the fall.

Pullman Says Development Continues at Planned Retail Center in Springdale

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Jason Pullman, a Bentonville developer, is still working to build on a 1.9-acre lot he bought in front of the Walmart Supercenter at Hall Crossing on Elm Springs Road in Springdale.

NLR Chuy's Rings Up $4.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/18/2016 12:00 am

The sale of a North Little Rock eatery tipped the scales at $4.5 million. A Sherwood car wash transaction weighed in at $2.5 million. And apartments in midtown Little Rock changed hands in a $1.74 million deal.

Angry All Over Again (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 1/18/2016 12:00 am

More than just a good movie with an attractive cast, “The Big Short” is a public service. I walked out of the movie reminded of just how angry I was when I read the book. Most irritating: What passes for heroes in the story are not really heroes.

Central Arkansas Economy Shows Growth in 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

The economic recovery in central Arkansas accelerated in 2015, with job growth surpassing the national average since March, said Metroplan, the federally designated planning agency for Pulaski, Faulkner, Saline and Lonoke counties.

Steven Head Promoted at McClelland (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Steven Head has been promoted to associate at McClelland Consulting Engineers Inc. of Fayetteville. Head joined the firm in 2012 as supervisor of the in-house construction materials testing laboratory.

US Chamber of Commerce Sees Many Risks For 2016

by Associated Press 1/14/2016 11:30 am

America's most influential business lobby says American businesses are facing numerous risks and few upsides as they enter 2016.

Tech Park Readying for Tenants, Potential Fall Opening

by Mark Carter 1/14/2016 09:03 am

The Little Rock Technology Park is expected to begin filling up as soon as it opens, which Director Brent Birch thinks could happen by November.

$13M ATA Headquarters Marks Construction Milestone

by Alexis Hosticka 1/13/2016 04:17 pm

ATA International on Wednesday celebrated a topping off ceremony for its new, $13 million global headquarters at 1800 Riverfront Drive in Little Rock.

ATBI: Fort Smith, North Little Rock Show Construction Growth

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2016 10:56 am

Fort Smith and North Little Rock made significant moves forward in October, an otherwise sluggish month for the 18 municipalities tracked by the Arkansas Tech Business Index.

Development of $130M St. Bernards Project Began in 2013

by Mark Friedman 1/11/2016 09:38 am

The $130 million expansion project at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, the largest project in the hospital's history, began taking shape in 2013.

Maumelle Industrial Project Attracts $4.3M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/11/2016 12:00 am

A 60,600-SF industrial facility in Maumelle weighed in at $4.37 million. A North Little Rock storage park tipped the scales at $4.2 million. And a 1.73-acre commercial parcel in west Little Rock changed hands in a $656,754 sale.

2016: The Year of Oil (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 1/11/2016 12:00 am

For the new year, a confluence of oil-related realities suggests a pervasive impact on the economy in general, and consumer behavior in particular.

Crittenden County Hopes to Build New $21M Hospital

by Mark Friedman 1/11/2016 12:00 am

If Crittenden County voters approve a tax measure on March 1, an approximately $21 million hospital will be built to replace the bankrupt Crittenden Regional Hospital, which has been closed since September 2014.

Arkansas Hospitals Keep Buying Physician Clinics

by George Waldon and Gwen Moritz 1/11/2016 12:00 am

When hospitals buy physician clinics, the results are mixed. But the trend, which is as evident in Arkansas as it is nationally, shows no signs of going away.

New Staff Activity Builds at Nabholz (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Chris Wright has joined Nabholz Construction Corp. of Conway as director of virtual design for the company's locations in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas and Mississippi.

Mercy Clinic's R. Cole Goodman on Recruiting - and Retaining - Physicians in Fort Smith

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Since Dr. R. Cole Goodman became president of Mercy Clinic Fort Smith Communities in January 2010, the clinic has grown from 26 physicians to 119 and from five advanced practice nurses to 42.

Video: Take a Look at Little Rock From the Construction Crane at Robinson Center

by Alexis Hosticka 1/8/2016 09:25 am

Little Rock might not have many skyscrapers, but the view from atop of the construction crane at the Robinson Center is impressive nonetheless.