Transportation Archive

Industrial Space Vacancy Rate Falls in Central Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 12:00 am

The total vacancy rate for industrial space in the central Arkansas real estate market fell to 9.6 percent in third-quarter 2017, compared with 10.6 percent in third-quarter 2016.

Greg Hatcher Says Brakes Failed on Cessna After Landing

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2017 08:22 am

No one was injured after the brakes reportedly failed on a small aircraft that landed near midnight at Clinton National Airport.

Arkansas Unemployment Increases to 3.6 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/17/2017 09:55 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in October rose to 3.6 percent from 3.5 percent in September, but it was still lower than the 4 percent reported for October 2016.

Mayor Sandy Sanders on Why Fort Smith's Strength Not in Short Supply

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Sandy Sanders was elected mayor of Fort Smith in 2010 after serving as executive director of the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority for six years.

Get Tickets for the Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame Ceremony

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 10:02 am

Tickets are available for the second annual Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Robinson Center in Little Rock.

Rock City Harley-Davidson to Move to Gateway Town Center

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/7/2017 03:55 pm

Riverbike of Arkansas LLC, parent company of Rock City Harley-Davidson, closed on a $2.4 million purchase of a 5.5-acre lot at the Gateway Town Center in Little Rock.

'Trump Bump' Benefits Arkansas Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The “Trump Bump” has been very good for most of the 120 names on this year's list of the state's biggest stockholders, but the benefits have not been evenly shared.

Coca-Cola Complex Acquired in $11 Million Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

A soda plant, agri acreage and an equipment rental venue form this week's trio of big real estate transactions.

Fury of 3 Hurricanes Humbles Brett Overman

by Marty Cook 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Cleaning Up Brett Overman, builder of Jonesboro's Zips Car Wash, discusses the challenges of running a disaster recovery business in the wake of three hurricanes.

Increasing Arkansas' Speed Limit Up for Debate

by Marty Cook 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Arkansans have more than a month to tell the state's Department of Transportation what they think of increasing the highway speed limit.

Terra Vista Apartments Visited by $3.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/6/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of Republic Funds of Toronto bought the 205-unit Terra Vista Apartments at 4811 Terra Vista Circle in Little Rock.

ArcBest Corp. 3Q Net Income Up 15 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/3/2017 11:12 am

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith reports third quarter net income of $14.8 million, up 15 percent from the same quarter last year, as revenue and profit rose in the company's asset-based services.

USA Truck Snaps Losing Streak, Reports 3Q Profit

by Marty Cook 11/3/2017 09:03 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reported third-quarter income of $409,000 on Thursday.

Airport Adds Daily Little Rock-Washington Route

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 02:39 pm

American Airlines announces daily service between Clinton National Airport (LIT) and Reagan National Airport (DCA) will begin April 3.

Wal-Mart's Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week's list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

For Sale: One Turkey Trot Festival (Feedback)

by Lyn Baker 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Despite all of our raised voices, righteous indignation, hurt feelings, saber rattlings or fist raisings and shakings, there isn't a whole hell of a lot we can do about this state's image.

Tontitown Warehouse Sells for $2.7 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Elder Conway LLC, led by Chris Elder, bought the warehouse, which sits on 6.44 acres at 609 Laura Lane. The seller was Al G. Romine of Celebration, Florida.

When Little Rock Jilted Amazon: Tale of a Breakup Letter

by Kyle Massey 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The whirlwind week of #lovelittlerock started when Millie Ward got a call from Little Rock Regional Chamber's Jay Chesshir, who thought that while 238 cities were pitching to land Amazon, Little Rock could make some noise by saying no.

Rock Region Metro's Donna Bowers Honored by Mass Transit (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Donna Bowers, director of operations for Rock Region Metro, the public transportation system for central Arkansas, has been recognized as a 40 Under 40 honoree by Mass Transit trade journal.

PAM Transport Posts Flat 3Q Earnings

by Marty Cook 10/24/2017 09:46 am

PAM Transport Services Inc. of Tontitown reported third-quarter income of $3.446 million, a negligible decrease from $3.451 million in the same quarter of 2016.