Northwest Arkansas

As Expected, Most Hog Football Tickets Going Up

As Expected, Most Hog Football Tickets Going Up

As expected, most Fayetteville tickets to Arkansas Razorback football games are going up in price, but ticket prices for the Hogs' one Little Rock game per year are going down, the University of Arkansas announced Tuesday.
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ArcBest 4Q Income Down 66 Percent

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith reported fourth-quarter income of $4.9 million, down 66 percent from the $14.5 million it reported in the same quarter of 2014.
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Bentonville Urbanites Pick Pocket Community

Pocket neighborhoods are growing in popularity with people who are looking to scale down their residential footprint. Proponents said the concept is most popular with baby boomers who are looking to live out retirement in such a setting and millennials who eschew subdivision life.
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Barber Associate James Van Doren Released from Prison

Arkansas Business' Whispers staff can confirm that James Van Doren, high school running buddy of northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber, has finished his 15-month prison sentence. read more >

Springdale's Core Brewery Seeks Funding

Core Brewing & Distilling Co. LLC has increased the amount it's offering investors in the Springdale company, to $3.5 million worth of shares of the business, of which $2.2 million has been sold. read more >

Dollar Tree To Set Roots in Farmington

Interior renovations are ongoing at a 7,600-SF building at 219 W. Main. The Tamarron Investment Group, through its Abbey Fund, bought the property for $400,000 in February 2015 from Richard Srygley's RCS Land Co. LLC. read more >

Cities in Arkansas Scrambling to Fill Vacant Walmart Locations

Since Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced last month it was closing 154 stores in the United States, Gentry Mayor Kevin Johnston has been on the phone and sending emails trying to attract a grocery store to the Benton County town. read more >

New UA Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz Wants to Invest in Students

Joseph Steinmetz knows what he wants to do but hasn't figured out how he will do it. Steinmetz, 61, was named chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in October and moved into his new office in January. What Steinmetz wants to learn is where the money is and what it's spent on. read more >

Customer Service at the University of Arkansas (Editorial)

This week Arkansas Business introduces readers to Joseph Steinmetz, the new chancellor of the University of Arkansas. He took over just last month, so our reporter only hoped to get an idea of where his head is on some issues that are dogging higher education: mainly costs, costs and costs. read more >

Vada Reynolds Joins Flake & Kelley Commercial Northwest as Property Manager (Movers & Shakers)

Vada P. Reynolds has joined the property management team at Flake & Kelley Commercial Northwest in Springdale. She was previously director of property management at The Hathaway Group in Little Rock. read more >

Two Make Moves at Colliers International Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)

Drew Holbert, principal and vice president of brokerage at Colliers International Arkansas in Little Rock, has earned the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors designation. Ryan Salyer has been hired by Colliers International Arkansas as a broker for the firm's Bentonville office. read more >

Benton County Leads Home Sales; Washington County Shows Growth

The number of homes sold in November 2015 increased by more than four percent compared to November 2014, according to a report distributed by the Arkansas Realtors Association Thursday. read more >

In Fort Smith, Developers Eye $5M Revamp of Historic Ward-Garrison Building

As demand for downtown housing increases in Fort Smith, two developers are mounting a $5 million renovation of the historic Ward-Garrison Building to create upscale apartments. read more >

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