Construction Archive

Notable Arkansas Deaths in 2016

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

The first day of 2016 saw the death of a political giant in Arkansas, Dale Bumpers, and in April, Ray Thornton, a respected politician, jurist and educator, died.

AMR Ready to Turn Arbitration Award Against Main Street Lofts Developers Into Judgment

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

AMR Construction LLC, general contractor on the Main Street Lofts project, is back on track to convert an $896,756 arbitration award to a judgment in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

What a Difference A Year Makes (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/19/2016 12:00 am

I don't think I've ever been so eager for a year to end while simultaneously dreading the new one.

Dickens: Relevant 173 Years Later (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/19/2016 12:00 am

If you have the luxury of Abundance, perhaps you'll take time to remember — “at this festive season of the year”— the many who feel keen Want, even in this great and generous nation.

Connecting Arkansas Chief Jerry Holder on The Roads Most Taken

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

Some of Jerry Holder's highest-profile projects are Interstate 540 in northwest Arkansas and the High-Five Interchange in Dallas.

Sun Paper, McFadden Stories Grab Online Attention in 2016

by Lance Turner 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Stories about major new economic development projects and new jobs are reliable online traffic drivers, but stories about prominent Arkansas figures or how other people's money is spent drove clicks at ArkansasBusiness.com.

Christmas by the Numbers

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

Holiday figures for the shopping season show slight bumps over last year.

Conway Corp Honors 3 (Movers & Shakers)

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

James Buggs, business class services specialist technician, lead cashier Kendra Caines and senior lineman Scott Ussery have received awards for their outstanding work performance at Conway Corp.

ATU Hires Barnes & Noble College to Manage Bookstores

by Sarah Campbell 12/15/2016 03:32 pm

Arkansas Tech University enters an agreement with Barnes & Noble College to manage on-campus bookstores in Russellville and Ozark.

Alan Hope, Mikel Kullander Indicted in Federal Contract Scheme

by Gwen Moritz 12/14/2016 06:56 am

Two officers of a North Little Rock company were indicted on 31 felony counts related to an alleged scheme to get millions in federal contracts by falsely claiming their company was headed by a disabled veteran.

UALR Receives $60K for Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/12/2016 09:01 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock says friends and colleagues of the late Michael Allen Lasiter have donated $60,000 to establish an endowed scholarship bearing his name.

Strong Stocks Lift Fortunes on Arkansas Wealthiest Stockholders List

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

The top stockholders, as always, are the heirs of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. founder Sam Walton. Their disclosed stock in the Bentonville retailer was valued at $112.7 billion as of Dec. 2.

'Artisan On Collins' Mixed-Use Project Proposed on East Side of I-30

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

A new mixed-use development is in the works for downtown Little Rock.

Clearbrook Project Draws $1.4 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

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

The 52-unit apartment complex in Little Rock was sold to an affiliate of Trinity Multifamily of Fort Smith.

Kinco CEO Doug Wasson Hammers Home Need for New Craftsmen in Construction

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

Doug Wasson has served as president and CEO of Kinco Constructors since 2001. The company ranked eighth among Arkansas general contractors with 2015 revenue of $66.6 million.

UALR Receives $80K Donation for Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2016 01:34 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced Thursday that the Nabholz Charitable Foundation recently donated $80,000 for scholarships.

Arkansas School for Math, Science & Arts Gets $300K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2016 04:20 pm

The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences & the Arts in Hot Springs gets a $300,000 grant from the Oaklawn Foundation for construction of a $4.5 million, 20,000-SF Creativity and Innovation Complex.

Clean Harbors Opens $120M Expansion, Will Add 120 Jobs

by Sarah Campbell 12/7/2016 10:21 am

Clean Harbors unveils a $120 million expansion of its El Dorado facility, which it said will create 120 full-time jobs.

$1M Land Deal Launches Trampoline Park in Fayetteville

by Marty Cook 12/6/2016 03:59 pm

Six-plus acres of land in uptown Fayetteville traded hands for a little more than $1 million and will be the site of a 28,000-SF trampoline park.

Arkansas Arts Center Picks Studio Gang to Design Expansion, Renovation

by Sarah Campbell 12/6/2016 03:45 pm

The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock selects Studio Gang of Chicago and New York as the design architect for a $46 million museum expansion and renovation.