Construction Archive

Husqvarna to Add Solar Power at Nashville Plant

by Kyle Massey 6/23/2017 12:13 pm

Husqvarna Group, the global power equipment manufacturer with three facilities around Nashville, Arkansas, announces plans to build a solar power installation at its injection molding plant in Howard County.

Arkansas State University to Expand Football Stadium

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/23/2017 09:34 am

The Arkansas State Athletics Department announces details and artist renderings of its planned north endzone expansion project at Centennial Bank Stadium.

Arts Organization Gets Land Near Marshals Museum Site in Fort Smith

by Sam Hoisington 6/22/2017 02:45 pm

The Community School of the Arts, a nonprofit arts education group in Fort Smith, announced Thursday that a tract of land had been donated to the organization.

Harrison Energy Partners, Daikin Applied Announce Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 11:31 am

Daikin Applied of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Harrison Energy Partners of Little Rock announce a new partnership.

$5.4M Sale-Leaseback Visits Watkins Project (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

A 162,970-SF printing facility in Little Rock's Otter Creek Industrial Park is under new ownership after a $5.49 million sale-leaseback transaction.

Road Fix Up to Voters? ‘Well, Maybe'

by Marty Cook 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Scott Bennett, director of the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department, says the state needs to double its current annual funding of $400 million to properly take care of its transportation needs.

Keller Williams Market Pro Climbs to No. 2 on List of Top Residential Real Estate Agencies

by Gwen Moritz and George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The top 10 residential real estate agencies in Arkansas didn't change in 2016, but there was some shuffling of position as eight of the 10 reported higher sales volume than in 2015.

Home Prices: Luxury and Otherwise

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The price of “luxury homes” in the United States rose 0.7 percent in fourth-quarter 2016 compared with the year-earlier quarter, reaching an average of $1.6 million.

Pat Harris on The Rise of Real Estate in Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Raised in Rogers, Pat Harris is the co-CEO of Coldwell Banker Harris McHaney & Faucette Real Estate of Fayetteville.

McCain Mall Sues David's Burgers

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

McCain Mall last week sued David's Burgers alleging the burgeoning central Arkansas burger chain failed to open a location in the North Little Rock mall as promised.

Apartments May Replace Plans for Aloft Hotel in Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Chi Hotel Group LLC is looking at the possibility of up to 96 apartments in the Boyle Building at 500 Main St.

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Marty Cook 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The number of seven-figure homes sold in Washington and Benton counties almost tripled in 2016 compared with the previous year.

Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Mark Friedman 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Sales of luxury homes in Pulaski County jumped in 2016 to a number not seen since Arkansas Business began tracking them in 2004 – 29 homes sold for $1 million or more, up from 20 in 2015.

Activity, Low Vacancies Add Up to Hot Industrial Little Rock Market

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The vacancy rate of the Little Rock industrial market dipped to 9.6 percent in the first quarter of 2017.

Central Arkansas Retail Holding Pattern Reflects Transitions In Market

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Occupancy in the Central Arkansas retail market declined to 94.3 percent during the first quarter compared to 95.1 percent a year ago.

Central Arkansas Office Sector on Slow But Positive Curve

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The vacancy rate in the 14.7 million-SF Pulaski County office market stood at about 7.8 percent during the first quarter of 2017. That marked a slight increase from 7.2 percent recorded a year ago.

Trump Grants Request for Disaster Assistance in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2017 11:09 am

President Trump has granted the governor's request for a disaster declaration for the state after damage due to storms, tornadoes and flooding from April 26 to May 19.

Halff Associates Opens Little Rock Office

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2017 09:15 am

Engineering/architecture firm Halff Associates Inc. on Thursday announced the opening of its Little Rock office at 10411 W. Markham St., Suite 320.

Governor Announces Trip to Israel, France, Germany

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/14/2017 11:30 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, will travel to Israel, France and Germany from June 17-24 on an economic mission.

Northwest Arkansas Council Names Nelson Peacock CEO

by Marty Cook 6/13/2017 11:12 am

The Northwest Arkansas Council named Nelson Peacock, a McCrory native and the senior vice president of government relations for the University of California system, as its CEO.

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