Construction Archive

Hillcrest's Helmich Auto Could Be Site for Restaurant

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2018 12:00 am

Doug Martin, owner of the property on Kavanaugh Boulevard, says restaurateur Daniel Bryant, assisted by Little Rock architect Tommy Jameson, has plans for the property.

First Arkansas Bank & Trust Opens Conway Branch With QŪB

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/2/2018 12:00 am

First Arkansas Bank & Trust has put new machines at several branches. The devices, known as QŪBs, offer traditional teller services remotely.

$8.5M Transaction Visits Residence Inn (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/2/2018 12:00 am

The 96-room Residence Inn by Marriott in west Little Rock was the big ticket item of three recent hotel sales in Pulaski County.

Report: NWA Sees Historically Low Vacancy Rate

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/27/2018 10:03 am

The overall vacancy rate for commercial real estate remains at a historic low in northwest Arkansas, according to Arvest Bank's Skyline Report for the second half of 2017.

Arkansas State Veterans Home Gets Quick Fix-Up

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2018 12:00 am

A little more than a year after opening, the Arkansas State Veterans Home in North Little Rock is regrouping after cold winter weather revealed problems with heat pumps, pipes and ceiling insulation in some of the buildings housing veterans.

Clinton National Airport Lands Jobs as Envoy Air Ramps Up

by George Waldon 3/26/2018 12:00 am

The prospects are looking brighter for a service and completion center for corporate jets that went dark five years ago at the Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport.

Plan Now for a 'Black Sky Event' (David Maxwell Commentary)

by David Maxwell 3/26/2018 12:00 am

The causes that would trigger a black sky event take the response and restoration to a new level. In a longer electrical outage, the cascading effects magnify.

Reform Occupational Licensing Rules (David Mitchell & Thomas Snyder Commentary)

by David Mitchell and Thomas Snyder 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Occupational licensing is a harsh regulation because it makes employment an illegal act without the state's permission.

Second Bass Pro Sale Produces $25.4 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/26/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of the Diane & Guilford Glazer Foundation in Beverly Hills, California, purchased the 104,359-SF project at 1 Bass Pro Drive.

Fayetteville Investor Pays $3.75M for Office Square (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 3/26/2018 12:00 am

A Fayetteville investor paid $3.75 million for a 41,800-SF office complex across the street from the Northwest Arkansas Mall on College Avenue.

Joseph Dean Takes EVP Seat at AGC Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Joseph Dean has been named executive vice president of AGC Arkansas in Little Rock.

Ace Glass Invests Nearly $4M In New Facility

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/21/2018 12:44 pm

A major renovation that includes a 2-acre, 140-kilowatt solar array is underway at 3101 Dugan St. in Little Rock, which will become the new home of Ace Glass Construction Corp. in a matter of weeks.

Solar Plant Planned in Crossett Will Provide Power to AECC

by Kyle Massey 3/21/2018 11:59 am

Continuing a wave of investment in solar power by the state's electric cooperatives, Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. has agreed to buy solar electricity from an 800-acre generation facility to be built near Crossett.

Peoples Bank Forecloses on Fayetteville Developer

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/19/2018 12:00 am

Peoples Bank of Westville, Oklahoma, has filed a foreclosure suit against Fayetteville developer William Lazenby.

Entertainment Spots Hit Stage in Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 3/19/2018 12:00 am

JBGB and The Grove look to fill a niche in fast-growing northwest Arkansas.

Retail Failures at UCA's Donaghey Hall Offer 'Lesson to Learn From'

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/19/2018 12:00 am

Four small retailers took a chance on a mixed-use experiment in Conway. The beneficiary of that learning experience will be food service giant Aramark.

Metro Little Rock's Luxury Units Bridge the Generation Gap

by Kyle Massey 3/19/2018 12:00 am

Millennials and young professionals who ignited the luxury apartment boom in central Arkansas are now living with people their parents' age.

Jerry Webster Sees Nothing Flat for Apartment Market

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/19/2018 12:00 am

The housing crisis of 2008 changed the market permanently, says Jerry Webster, president of Webster Corp. of Little Rock.

What's Hot? Solar Energy Land Leases (Mike Childers Commentary)

by Mike Childers 3/19/2018 12:00 am

Solar leasing deals offered to Arkansas landowners sound great, but few are familiar with the unanticipated impact they can have.

Grove at Pleasant Ridge Visited By $19M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/19/2018 12:00 am

An investment group led by Canyon View Capital of Santa Cruz, California, bought The Grove at Pleasant Ridge in west Little Rock.