Transportation Archive

Tandem Self-Storage Sales Combine for $5.2 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/27/2017 12:00 am

SSCP Geyer Springs Rd LLC acquired the 376-unit project at 8015 Geyer Springs Road for $3.16 million, and SSCP Leon Circle LLC purchased the 562-unit project at 6100 Leon Circle for $2.09 million.

Fundraising, Statue of Liberty Style (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 2/27/2017 12:00 am

The story behind the Statue of Liberty's trip to America involves marketing, competition, envy, and the media, including lessons for fundraising today.

Metroplan Promotes Casey Covington to Deputy Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2017 11:14 am

Metroplan announces the promotion of Casey R. Covington to deputy director.

Broadway Bridge to Reopen Next Week

by Sarah Campbell 2/22/2017 10:57 am

The Broadway Bridge over the Arkansas River that connects the downtowns of Little Rock and North Little Rock is set to open to north-south traffic next week, about a month earlier than planned.

Phoenix Investors Buys Former Whirlpool Plant in Fort Smith

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/21/2017 10:38 am

Phoenix Investors LLC of Milwaukee has purchased the 1.5 million-SF former Whirlpool manufacturing facility on Jenny Lind Road in Fort Smith.

Biggest Deals in Arkansas Rise 11 Percent in 2016

by Jan Cottingham 2/20/2017 12:00 am

Both the value and the volume of mergers and acquisitions in Arkansas rose last year, with the value increasing 11 percent to $9.8 billion and the volume rising 10 percent to 92.

Searcy Upgrades Infrastructure for Chance at New 'Power Center' for Shopping

by George Waldon 2/20/2017 12:00 am

Public, private and public-private developments representing tens of millions of dollars in construction are in motion in Searcy. Three projects highlighting each category alone tally more than $42 million.

Long After Going Cellular, David Martin Still Selling

by Kyle Massey 2/20/2017 12:00 am

When Alltel Corp. first considered getting into cellphones, David Martin had to figure out not just how to sell them, but truly whether they could be sold at all.

Little Rock Port Reports Tonnage for January

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2017 03:39 pm

The Little Rock Port Authority reports that January activity across all operations started the year off on a positive note.

Chick-fil-A, Chili's on Tap for Clinton National Airport

by Lance Turner 2/14/2017 11:05 am

Chick-fil-A and Chili's are coming to the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, pending approval by the airport's commission.

Arkansas Business Recognizes Finalists of 29th Annual Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Since 1988, Arkansas Business has honored the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.

Sticker Price Totals $41.5M for McLarty Package of North Point Deals

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock's McLarty Auto Group bought five auto projects from Asbury Automotive Group of Duluth, Georgia.

ArcBest 4Q Net Income Drops On Restructuring Plan

by Marty Cook 2/8/2017 09:19 am

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith reported 2016 fourth-quarter income Wednesday of $1.58 million, down from the $5 million in the same quarter a year ago.

Driver Costs, Insurance Put Brakes on PAM in 4Q

by Marty Cook 2/7/2017 04:28 pm

PAM Transport Services Inc. of Tontitown reported fourth-quarter income Tuesday of $722,000, down from $3.2 million in the same quarter of 2015.

Highway Director Scott Bennett Talks 30 Crossing, Money for Roads

by Sarah Campbell 2/7/2017 03:50 pm

The Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department is keeping its promises and has many irons in the fire, Director Scott Bennett told the Little Rock Rotary Club on Tuesday.

USA Truck's New CEO: Financial Results 'Unacceptable'

by Marty Cook 2/7/2017 09:41 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren finished a tumultuous year, reporting its fourth consecutive quarter of declines, with its new CEO calling the logistics company's financial performance "unacceptable."

Playing the Trading Card (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 2/6/2017 12:00 am

If the United States were to impose onerous tariffs on foreign goods, the effect on Arkansas consumers would be higher prices.

Unemployment in Arkansas MSAs Down From 2015

by Todd Traub 2/1/2017 09:58 am

December unemployment was down in Arkansas from a year ago, according to Bureau of Labor Department figures released Wednesday.

Momentum Jonesboro on Pace to Grow Jobs in Key Sectors

by Todd Traub 1/31/2017 06:00 am

Momentum Jonesboro, the economic development fundraising plan targeting job growth in northeast Arkansas, is on track to reach its $3.7 million goal.

Randy Rogers Out, James Reed In As USA Truck CEO

by Marty Cook 1/30/2017 05:16 pm

The executive turnover at USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren continued as the company announced Monday that CEO Randy Rogers was replaced by CFO James Reed.

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