Construction Archive

Plains & Eastern Clean Line Appears Doomed In Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 1/29/2018 12:00 am

After putting nearly nine years and more than $100 million of investors' money into a $2.5 billion power transmission project across Oklahoma and Arkansas, the electric dream of Michael Skelly has shorted out.

Greystone Country Club in Cabot Takes New Angle of Approach

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Greystone Country Club in Cabot has been brought back from the brink by two residents of the golf course community, but a few dozen more members are needed to restore its financial health.

Brown Engineers Gets Grant for STEM Education

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a one-year, $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant to Brown Engineers LLC of Little Rock to develop a water engineering computer simulation.

Little Rock Warehouse Draws $4.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/29/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. of San Diego, sold the Port Distribution Center at 6001 Lindsey Road to three buyers.

Arkansas' December Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.7 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2018 09:47 am

Arkansas' December unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent.

Construction of OurPharma Building in Fayetteville to Begin in February

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

OurPharma Holdings LLC, the startup manufacturer of generic medications, recently ended its $3.5 million equity offering after receiving payment or commitments for the full amount.

Central Arkansas Taco Bell Deals Ring Up Combined $3.8M

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Fast-food outlets in Bryant and Conway, land on the western edge of Little Rock, foreclosed property in Lonoke County, an office-warehouse in North Little Rock and upscale residential lots in west Little Rock provide this week's grouping of million-dollar real estate transactions.

Women Get Foot in AEDC's Minority-Business Door

by Kyle Massey 1/22/2018 12:00 am

The Division of Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise has certified 13 women-owned businesses over three months.

Northwest Arkansas Businesses Focusing on Inclusion

by Marty Cook 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Northwest Arkansas business executives and academic leaders say there is no longer any question that the area's population is growing more diverse.

Rose Building Soon to House Ira's, A.W. Lin's

by Jan Cottingham 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Restaurateur Ira Mittelman loves the Little Rock area and his excitement about opening his namesake restaurant in the renovated Rose Building at 307 Main St. downtown is palpable.

WLR Courtyard by Marriott Visited By $7.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/22/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of Toronto's Skyline Investments bought the 149-room Courtyard by Marriott at 10900 Financial Centre Parkway in west Little Rock.

12 Star Flats Will Be Ready For Tenants Soon

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2018 07:08 pm

Cromwell Architects Engineers of Little Rock announced Friday that the 12 Star Flats, a mix of studio and two-bedroom apartments on the second floor of the Paint Factory at 1300 Shall Ave., will be ready for tenants in a few weeks.

Moses Tucker, Newmark Grubb Merge to Form Moses Tucker Partners

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2018 11:16 am

Moses Tucker Real Estate and Newmark Grubb Arkansas merge, creating Moses Tucker Partners of Little Rock.

Rural Hospital In Arkansas One of Six to Share $2M Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2018 10:48 am

The Health Resources & Services Administration, in collaboration with the Delta Regional Authority, has selected six rural hospitals in four states to share $2 million for intensive technical assistance in finance, operations, technology and quality improvement.

U.S. Marshals Museum to Be Named for Foundation's Leaders

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2018 10:29 am

The United States Marshals Museum in Fort Smith announced Tuesday that it will name its future facility in honor of Mary Carleton and Robert A. Young III.

Heights Home Featured in New York Times' 'What You Get'

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

A renovated house in Little Rock's Heights neighborhood was scheduled to be part of the “What You Get” feature in the real estate section of Sunday's New York Times.

End of Bank of the Ozarks Mortgages May Not Signal Trend

by Gwen Moritz 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Eagle Bank & Trust is ramping up its mortgage lending division while Bank of the Ozarks is shutting its down. What's going on with home loans?

Lakewood Hills Hosts $12.7M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/15/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of Spring Capital in Philadelphia bought the 260-unit Lakewood Hills Apartments at 2400 McCain Blvd in North Little Rock.

Time to Talk About Harassment (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 1/15/2018 12:00 am

The recent flood of women who have begun speaking out about behavior that ranges from inappropriate to criminal creates a lightning-rod topic for organizational leaders.

J.D. Lowery Takes Director Spot on Southern Economic Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

J.D. Lowery of Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas has been named state director for Arkansas on the board of directors of the Southern Economic Development Council of Atlanta.