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HBO's 'True Detective' to Be Filmed, Produced in Northwest Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/22/2017 10:34 am

The third season of HBO's crime anthology "True Detective," created by Nic Pizzolatto and starring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali, will be filmed and produced in northwest Arkansas early next year.

Waterford Hotel Group Names Michael Stocker DoubleTree's GM

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/22/2017 08:41 am

Waterford Hotel Group announced Friday the appointment of Michael Stocker as general manager of the DoubleTree by Hilton in Little Rock.

Louis Cella to Lead Oaklawn Following Father's Death

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/20/2017 09:02 am

Louis Cella, whose family founded the Oaklawn Jockey Club in 1904, has been named president of the Hot Springs racetrack and gaming facility as well as Southwestern Enterprises Inc.

Jonesboro's Hyatt Convention Center Woes Continue

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

It's hard to imagine, but it's getting worse for the $30 million Hyatt Place Hotel & Convention Center project that started in Jonesboro in late 2016.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Frank Broyles, Oaklawn's Charles Cella, Arkansas journalist Roy Reed, Aromatique founder Patti Upton and Townsend Wolfe, who headed the Arkansas Arts Center from 1968-2002 were among the notable Arkansans who died this year.

A Detail-Oriented Holiday (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Merry Christmas to you all, with my very best wishes for a happy and prosperous 2018.

Good People of Business (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/18/2017 12:00 am

May this time of the rolling year be a comfort to you, and may we all remember the business poor Marley forgot: charity, mercy, forbearance and benevolence

'The Owner Has a Lot of Card Games' - Best Quotes of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 2017.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2017.

Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories from 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

These are the top 10 news stories that defined 2017 in Arkansas' business world.

Top Online Stories of 2017: Fake Will Story Commanded the Clicks

by Lance Turner 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Top web pieces at ArkansasBusiness.com ran the gamut from corruption to Tyson, property deals to zombies.

Director of Crystal Bridges' Momentary to Speak at Chamber Lunch

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/13/2017 08:36 am

The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce says that Lieven Bertels will be the keynote for its annual State of the Chamber lunch on Jan. 25.

Preserve Historic Tax Credit (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/11/2017 12:00 am

One of the tax credits in the crosshairs of Congress is the historic tax credit, which developers and historic preservationists across Arkansas have made excellent use of not only to preserve important historic structures but to stimulate development.

Lakewood Hills, WLR Courtyard by Marriott Lead Off Big Property Buys

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2017 12:00 am

A hotel, breastaurant, apartments and two homes in Little Rock plus apartments and retail space in North Little Rock combined with a carwash and retail property in Bryant with residential lots in Benton equal this week's group of big real estate transactions.

Tax Reform Poses Threat to Historic Preservation Program

by Jan Cottingham 12/11/2017 12:00 am

Tax reform proposals wending their way through Congress threaten federal historic tax credits, financial incentives that Arkansas developers, government officials and historic preservationists say have been crucial to economic development efforts in the state.

Making NLR's Argenta a 24/7 Business Beacon

by Kyle Massey 12/11/2017 12:00 am

Architect Bill Gray hopes to transform downtown North Little Rock into a business and residential beacon centered on the $4.4 million Argenta Plaza project and the mixed-use buildings set to rise around it.

Education Construction Dots the State, Dominating Commercial Projects List

by George Waldon 12/11/2017 12:00 am

The tally of largest commercial projects in Arkansas reached $2 billion for the fourth consecutive year, powered in large part by education.

Game Plan Unaltered in Conway's Shoppes at Central Landing Project

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/11/2017 12:00 am

Conway Development Corp. is in talks with a new developer for the Shoppes at Central Landing in Conway and expects to close within weeks on its purchase of the site of the project from the city.

Presqu'ile Winery a Nod to Way of Life for Murphys

by Jan Cottingham 12/11/2017 12:00 am

Madison Murphy, chairman of Murphy USA Inc. of El Dorado, and his family named their 200-acre California winery Presqu'ile as a “tip of the hat” to a family compound destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

Deborah Temple to Head Lending at Communities Unlimited (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2017 12:00 am

Deborah Temple has been named director of lending at Communities Unlimited Inc., a nonprofit community development financial institution in Little Rock.