Gleason, Thompson to Headline Executive Academy

Gleason, Thompson to Headline Executive Academy

Emerging leaders from business, nonprofit and policy sectors have an opportunity this fall to learn from some of the most successful and recognizable business names in Arkansas as part of the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy.
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Springdale Hopes to Maintain New Momentum Downtown

Springdale hopes to build on recent efforts to reinvigorate its downtown.
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Doggett NLR Purchase Closes at $12.8 Million (Real Deals)

Doggett Properties Arkansas LR LLC, an affiliate of Leslie Doggett Industries of Houston, Texas, acquired the 87,531-SF Truck Centers of Arkansas complex at 11700 Valentine Road.
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2 Firms Merge to Form Rasco Winter Thomas Group

Rasco Winter Abston Moore & Associates and L. Cotton Thomas & Company are combining operations.
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