Construction Archive

No Splitting Hairs Over Philip Taldo's Choice of Venue for Highway Oath

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Philip Taldo is a Springdale man through and through so it shouldn't have surprised anyone he took the Arkansas Highway Commission oath of office in a downtown barbershop.

True Tale Trounces Comic Fantasy at Dogpatch USA

by George Waldon 1/30/2017 12:00 am

The story of Dogpatch USA is a meandering one that now covers half a century. Its course resembles the winding, up-and-down path of Scenic Highway 7 that brought hundreds of thousands of visitors during its 25-year run.

$4.8M Sale Visits Rogers Warehouse (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Breeden Robinson LLC, led by Larry Breeden, bought the facility from Superior Industries International Arkansas LLC, a subsidiary of Superior Industries of Van Nuys, California.

Director Susan Altrui Says Zoo Exhibits a Habitat for Inspiration

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Susan Altrui was named director of the Little Rock Zoo in December.

Lowe's Land Draws Deals Totaling $6.1M (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Lowe's Home Centers LLC of Mooresville, North Carolina, acquired about 17.2 acres at the northwest corner of Kanis and Bowman roads to make room for a new 113,941-SF Lowe's store in west Little Rock.

Kathy Deck: Slower Growth on Tap for Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 1/27/2017 05:01 pm

Kathy Deck said northwest Arkansas and health care services will be strong points for an otherwise less robust Arkansas job market in 2017. Deck, the director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, made her remarks at the 23rd annual Business Forecast Luncheon in Rogers.

Anstaff Bank Donates $250K to Children's Northwest Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2017 03:21 pm

Arkansas Children's Foundation says Anstaff Bank of Green Forest is making a $250,000 commitment to support the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.

Zweig Group Names Clinehens CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2017 02:27 pm

The Zweig Group of Fayetteville announces that Chad Clinehens has been promoted to president and CEO of the architectural and engineering consulting firm.

SPONSORED: Platinum Drywall Succeeds With Work Ethic, Reputation

by 1/23/2017 08:00 am

Small projects, attention to small details, lead to big success and big demand.

Jim Keet Reveals Private Reason for Delay in Restaurant Opening

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Jim Keet and Louis Petit's planned Petit & Keet Bar & Grill may be taking longer than planned to open, but Keet says there's a good private reason for that.

Burger 21 Schedules Spring Debut in West Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Burger 21, a fast-casual specialty burger franchise based in Tampa, Florida, should be opening its first location in the state sometime in April at 12319 Chenal Parkway in Little Rock.

New Midtown IHOP Sets April Opening

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

There's a target opening date of April 3 for the IHOP at the corner of Markham and University, which was razed only so a newer, better IHOP could arise.

Central Arkansas Unemployment Area Rate at Record Lows

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Job growth in central Arkansas has been modest, but unemployment in the region is at historic lows, according to a Metroplan report released earlier this month.

Arkansas Diagnostic Center Attracts $4.4M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/23/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of the Store Capital real estate investment trust in Scottsdale, Arizona, purchased the medical center at 8908 Kanis Road.

Garver's Bert Parker Recognized by National Engineering Council (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Bert Parker has been accepted as a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies College of Fellows.

Blue Sail Coffee to Open Shop in Tech Park

by Lance Turner 1/19/2017 11:28 am

Blue Sail Coffee Roasters of Conway has signed a three-year lease to operate a coffee shop inside Phase 1 of the Little Rock Technology Park at 417 Main St.

Video: Daisy To Expand Rogers Plant, Create 25 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2017 12:41 pm

Gamo Outdoor USA and Daisy Outdoor Products, with Gov. Asa Hutchinson, announced on Wednesday plans to expand the Daisy plant in Rogers and create 25 jobs over the next two years.

Walton Family Foundation Awards TheatreSquared $12.5M

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2017 03:31 pm

TheatreSquared received $12.5 million in grants from the Walton Family Foundation for the design and construction of a new facility.

Tacos 4 Life Building New Restaurant in Springdale

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2017 09:31 am

Tacos 4 Life Grill of Conway announced Friday that it would break ground in the spring on a new restaurant on West Sunset Avenue in Springdale, between Buffalo Wild Wings and Freddy's Frozen Custard.

Relyance, Citizens Banks Plan Hot Springs Branches

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Relyance Bank of Pine Bluff and Citizens Bank of Batesville are the first two buyers in a new light commercial development on the southeast side of Hot Springs, developer Ross Whipple confirmed last week.