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Arkansas Arts Center Will Move to Temporary Space

Arkansas Arts Center Will Move to Temporary Space

The Arkansas Arts Center will temporarily move to 2510 Cantrell Road in the Riverdale Shopping Center for two and a half years, during its upcoming renovation and expansion project.
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Allegiant Offers Season Flights from Little Rock to Destin, Florida

Allegiant Air announces seasonal air service from Little Rock to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport in Florida beginning May 17.
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In Buyers' Market, Little Rock Office Towers Look to Sell This article is available only in print.

With several big pieces of the downtown Little Rock skyline in play, it's a tower buyer's market. Amid a stagnant office market, for-sale signs are competing with space for rent. Leading the way is the 24-story Bank of America Plaza.
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Marshals Museum Pushes Back Opening Date to 2020

The planned opening of the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith has been pushed back to next year. read more >

Humbug Holidays: US Retail Sales Drop 1.2 Percent in December

U.S. retail sales fell in December, posting the biggest drop since September 2009 and delivering more evidence that last year's holiday sales fizzled unexpectedly. Even e-commerce suffered a big setback. read more >

US Job Openings Jump to Record High of 7.3M

U.S. employers posted the most open jobs in December in the nearly two decades that records have been kept, evidence that the job market is strong despite several challenges facing the economy. read more >

Douglas: Time Has Come for Online Sales Tax in Arkansas

Fortified by a U.S. Supreme Court decision, supporters of an Arkansas bill to collect taxes from out-of-state, online sales are confident the time has come for the legislation to pass. read more >

Big Deals of 2018 Skyrocket in Arkansas by 267 Percent This article is available only in print.

The value of big deals in Arkansas leaped to $53.9 billion in 2018, a 267 percent increase over the $14.7 billion figure of 2017. read more >

Central Arkansas Lags U.S. in Slow-Growing Economy

Job growth in central Arkansas has lagged behind that for the nation as a whole since 2010-11, though it's starting to catch up. read more >

River Market Marriott Sold for $20.3M This article is available only in print.

A hotel in downtown Little Rock, agri land in Lonoke and Faulkner counties, residential property in Saline County and more fill out the roster of this week's multimillion-dollar real estate transactions. read more >

Missouri County Officially Dropped from NWA Metro This article is available only in print.

The federal Office of Management & Budget dropped McDonald County from the official Northwest Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. read more >

Arkansas Big 3 Metros Power State Growth

The state of Arkansas had another strong job growth year in 2018, but almost all of it was centered on three main metro areas. read more >

Some Business Owners May Be Shocked by Lost Tax Breaks

As small business owners compile their income tax returns, they may have an unpleasant surprise — some popular business deductions have disappeared or been reduced under the new tax law. read more >

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