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Arkansas Business Presents The Power List 2016

by Gwen Moritz 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The total number on our list this time is 179, but our goal has never been a particular number. Our goal is to give readers a resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest companies or institutions in the individual industries. And some industries have broader bases than others.

Lockheed Martin Gives SAU $20K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/15/2016 03:11 pm

Southern Arkansas University Engineering receives $20,000 from Lockheed Martin, a contribution that brings the total amount raised to SAU Engineering to more than $350,000.

It's House vs. Senate in 4th Annual Hoops for Kids' Sake Basketball Game

by Lance Turner 3/15/2016 10:57 am

March Madness is right around the corner, but if you just cannot wait until the first round of the NCAA finals on Thursday, you can get your fix tonight in Little Rock at the fourth annual Hoops for Kids' Sake basketball game.

Lean Times Leveling Off, But State's Golf Industry Still Scrambling

by Marty Cook 3/14/2016 12:00 am

More than 10 years after the formation of the Natural State Golf Trail, the sport is struggling to regain its popularity, especially with a younger generation that seems more interested in smartphones than sand wedges.

Cassandra Steele Elected to Heart Association Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Cassandra Steele has been elected to the board of directors of the central Arkansas chapter of the American Heart Association. She is the coordinator of speech and hearing services for the Little Rock School District.

Crystal Bridges Loans Georgia O'Keefe Painting to London's Tate Modern

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has loaned Georgia O'Keeffe's Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 to the Tate Modern in London for what's being called the biggest O'Keeffe exhibition ever in Britain.

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.