Nonprofits Archive

Chenal Woods Condo Transaction Tops $7M (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Forty-six condos in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $7.05 million. A 42,980-SF retail center in west Little Rock weighed in at $6.42 million. And a 7,400-SF office building in west Little Rock changed hands in a $1.3 million deal.

Under 40 Forum to Bring Together Honorees for Collaboration

by Alexis Hosticka 3/4/2016 10:58 am

In an effort to put some of the brightest young minds in Arkansas to work together, the first ever Under 40 Forum will address attracting and retaining young talent within the state.

You Can Make Nominations Now for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2016 07:00 am

For the 23rd consecutive year, Arkansas Business is seeking nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 who excel in their profession and are leaving their mark on the Arkansas business and nonprofit community.

Cantu, Tooley Join Arvest Bank in Springdale's Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2016 03:08 pm

Arvest Bank in Springdale this week named two new directors to its advisory board: Eddie Cantu of Centro Cristiano Hispano Assembly of God Church and Russell Tooley of Tyson Foods Inc.

MacArthur Commons Sells for $10.5 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/29/2016 12:00 am

A 59-unit apartment project in downtown Little Rock weighed in at $10.5 million. MacArthur Commons LLC, led by David Thompson, bought its namesake project at 414 E. Capitol Ave.

Dhu Thompson, Kelley Bass Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2016 08:00 am

Dhu Thompson of Delta Plastics/Revolution Bag and Kelley Bass of the Museum of Discovery win executive of the year awards at 28th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Tech Park Sets April 1 Target Date for Work to Begin

by Mark Carter 2/24/2016 10:05 am

Renovation work on the first phase of the Little Rock Technology Park on the 400 block of Main Street is scheduled to begin on April 1, board members said Wednesday.

Virtual Reality Opens Brave New Worlds At UALR

by Mark Carter 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Carolina Cruz-Neira's visualization technology lab in the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a playground for the imagination. And the virtual reality that unfolds within it is helping envision better companies and cities — both modern and ancient — and even train better medical students.

Liquor Sales At Arkansas State Net $25,224

by Jan Cottingham 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas State University's first alcohol sales netted the Red Wolves Foundation, the fundraising arm of the A-State athletic department, $25,224 last year.

Kim Lane Moves from AMP, AY to Innovation Hub

by Mark Carter 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Kim Lane is the new director of digital and entrepreneurial programming for the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.

Unemployment Falls in Arkansas Metros in 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2016 12:00 am

Unemployment in Arkansas' metropolitan areas has fallen significantly in the last year, notes Michael Pakko, an economist at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Mia McNeal To Steer Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2016 12:00 am

The board of the Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council has promoted Mia O. McNeal to president and chief executive officer. The council helps companies develop minority vendor programs by integrating minority business enterprises, or MBEs, into corporate purchasing.

Arkansas Business Recognizes Finalists of 28th Annual Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2016 12:00 am

Since 1988, Arkansas Business has honored the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards. Readers make nominations and an independent panel of judges selects the winners.

Personal Income in Arkansas Metro Areas See Increase

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2016 12:00 am

The eight metropolitan areas of Arkansas reported increases in local area personal income in 2014, with growth ranging from 1.6 percent in Pine Bluff to 4.1 percent in Fort Smith.

Jerry Adams Excited About Research Talent Attracted to Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2016 12:00 am

Jerry Adams started the nonprofit Arkansas Research Alliance in 2008. It partners with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to help commercialize technology produced at the FDA's National Center for Toxicological Research in Jefferson.

Ed Linck Joins Conway Area Chamber of Commerce (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2016 12:00 am

Ed Linck has been hired as chief operating officer of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce. He succeeds Lindsay Henderson, who will now serve as chief revenue officer, a newly created position.

YES Competition Recognizes Top Student Entrepreneurs

by Mark Carter 2/5/2016 03:08 pm

The 2016 Youth Entrepreur Showcase brought together the top 25 student teams, representing students in grades 5-8, for the competition's Expo Day.

Kays Foundation Contributes $50K to Museum at ASU

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2016 10:10 am

The Kays Foundation has awarded a $50,000 gift commitment to the Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University

Southern Bancorp Community Partners Names New Policy Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2016 11:25 am

Southern Bancorp Community Partners announced Monday the hiring of Jennifer Johnson as the organization's new director of public policy.

StudioMAIN Developing LR Financial Quarter

by Mark Carter 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Aiming to help downtown revitalization reach its true potential, a nonprofit group called StudioMAIN has unveiled plans to market an area of downtown it's calling the Financial Quarter.