Construction Archive

Tech Park Moving From Concept to Physical Reality

by Mark Carter 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Having recently cleared its last property acquisition hurdle for phase one of the $100 million project, the Little Rock Technology Park Authority board now has full architect renderings in hand.

List of Top Stockholders in Arkansas Sees Retailers' Stock Fortunes Plummet

by Gwen Moritz 12/14/2015 12:00 am

The Waltons are in no danger of losing the top spot on Arkansas Business' annual list of the state's top stockholders, with $99 billion in just those stock holdings that they are required to disclose publicly under U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission regulations.

John Johnson Steps Up to President at Williams & Dean (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2015 12:00 am

John Johnson has been elected president of Williams & Dean Architecture Interior Design, and Heidi Stephens has been promoted to chief financial officer. Jesse Peterson and Mark Watts have been promoted to vice presidents.

Architect Unveils Tech Park's Phase 1 Designs

by Mark Carter 12/10/2015 09:22 am

The Little Rock Technology Park Board Authority got the chance to visualize the fruits of its labor on Wednesday, seeing new architectural renderings of the park's first phase for the first time.

Northwest Arkansas Leads Latest ATBI

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2015 10:18 am

Eight Arkansas cities completed the third quarter with an Arkansas Tech Business Index rating above 100, and they are the same eight cities that held that distinction at the close of second quarter.

Self-Employed Predominate in Agriculture, Construction

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Self-employed Americans and those whom they hired accounted for 44 million jobs in 2014, according to the Pew Research Center.

Short-Term Nightmare Nears End for Arkansas Highways

by Marty Cook 12/7/2015 12:00 am

The Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act — or FAST Act — authorizes $305 billion in funding for the next five years.

Wal-Mart's Greg Foran No. 1 In Exec Pay At $19.5M

by Gwen Moritz 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Foran received stock awards in April 2014 for his performance as CEO of Walmart Asia and then more stock as part of a three-year performance incentive program when he was named in August 2014 to succeed Bill Simon as CEO of Walmart stores in the United States.

Katie Bruhl Advances at Allison Architects (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Katie Bruhl was recently promoted to senior associate at Allison Architects Inc. of Little Rock and Fayetteville.

BNSF Logistics Completes Springdale Facility

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/1/2015 10:56 am

BNSF Logistics will celebrate on Thursday the official opening of its new, 30,000-SF state-of-the-art domestic headquarters in Springdale.

Hot Springs Condo Fray Entering Ninth Year

by Mark Friedman 11/30/2015 12:00 am

A bitter dispute between Hot Springs developer Michael Tankersley and former investor Evelin Hampton dates back to 2007 and doesn't look like it's ending anytime soon.

Polk Stanley Wilcox Duo Certified for Medical Design (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2015 12:00 am

Paul Gregory and Michelle Teague of the Little Rock office of Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects have earned board certification in health care architecture from the American College of Healthcare Architects.

ATBI Shows Bentonville with Strong Construction, Real Estate

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2015 12:25 pm

A strong August has pushed Bentonville back to the top of the Arkansas Tech Business Index, with an index rating of 107.98, an increase of 2.41 points over July.

Developer Eyes New Retail, Loft Apartments for Argenta

by Alexis Hosticka 11/25/2015 07:00 am

A developer is planning space for three new retailers and new upscale loft apartments in the 700 block of Main Street in downtown North Little Rock.

TheatreSquared Selects Team for NWA Design Excellence Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/23/2015 08:54 am

TheatreSquared Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller announced Monday the design team that will design the theater's future home.

Office Space Filling Up in New Bentonville Building

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/23/2015 12:00 am

Craig Soos plans to open his new office building in Bentonville at the start of the new year. It should be close to capacity the way things are looking.

Pro Window & Door Sells Energy Efficiency

by Jan Cottingham 11/23/2015 12:00 am

Pro Window & Door asks customers to view windows as an appliance. Appliances these days are all about energy efficiency, and that's where the Little Rock maker of vinyl windows and patio doors puts its focus: producing the most energy-efficient products possible.

Five New Businesses Coming to Argenta Arts District

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2015 11:13 am

Newmark Grubb Arkansas announced Thursday the sale and lease of several properties in downtown North Little Rock's Argenta area, resulting in five new businesses opening along Main Street.

Arkansas Unemployment Falls to 5.1 Percent in October

by Lance Turner 11/20/2015 11:00 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in October, down from 5.2 percent in September and 5.8 percent in October 2014.

Report: Clean Line Project Could Mean $660M Impact in Arkansas

by Alexis Hosticka 11/19/2015 11:26 am

The construction and operation of the Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project could equate to more than $660 million for the Arkansas economy, according to researchers from the Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.