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Vacancy Rate Declines in Central Arkansas Office Space

Vacancy Rate Declines in Central Arkansas Office Space

The vacancy rate for office space in central Arkansas continued its decline in the first quarter of 2015, falling to 8.4 percent compared with 8.8 percent in fourth-quarter 2014 and 11.1 percent in the year-earlier quarter, first-quarter 2014, according to the Central Arkansas Commercial Data Exchange.
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Grainster's Big Announcement Delayed Until Further Notice

If you were holding your breath to learn what Grainster's “big announcement” was, you'll have to keep waiting.
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Coulson Oil Plots Growth With Change

From its founding in 1969, Coulson Oil Co. Inc. of North Little Rock has made changes in its business based on the market and newfound opportunities.
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