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George Waldon

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George Waldon joined Arkansas Business in 1985 as an associate editor and has covered a smorgasbord of topics during his tenure, ranging from weighty matters to the absurd. He grew up in Corning (Clay County), graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and worked as a general assignment reporter at the El Dorado News-Times before signing on with Arkansas Business.

Waldon edits Arkansas Business' Whispers column and writes the weekly Real Deals column on Arkansas real estate transactions. He's also one of the state's most experienced banking reporters.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Funding Legacy Supports Arkansas State Parks, Keeps Coffers Replenished This article is available only in print.

The conservation tax approved by Arkansas voters in 1996 remains a dynamic funding source to help upgrade and maintain the 52 state parks in Arkansas. read more >

River City Recreation World Revisited by $6.3M Sale (Real Deals) This article is available only in print.

An affiliate of Store Capital of Scottsdale, Arizona, bought River City Recreation World in Sherwood. read more >

Document Details How Schwyhart Hid Millions, Mansion from Creditors

An unsealed court filing lays bare how Bill Schwyhart allegedly hid as much as $4.4 million and a $1.5 million mansion from creditors for the past five years. read more >

In Buyers' Market, Little Rock Office Towers Look to Sell

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. read more >

Mini-Storage Transaction Surpasses $8.3M Mark (Real Deals)

An affiliate of Self-Storage Capital Partners of Philadelphia bought the 574-unit mini-storage project in midtown Little Rock. read more >

Fraud Allegations Surround Schwyhart's Secret Holdings

A creditor gets a peek behind Bill Schwyhart's corporate veil but is not allowed to disclose what he's seen. read more >

Lindsey Road Project Sells for $10.8M (Real Deals)

Affiliates of Eliken Property Management of New York purchased the 557,950-SF industrial project in east Little Rock. read more >

Quapaw Return to Arkansas Bearing a Casino

Pine Bluff gets ready to host the commercial return of Arkansas' "namesake" tribe. read more >

Generations Bank Moving Headquarters to Rogers

Generations Bank of Hampton is relocating its headquarters from Calhoun County to northwest Arkansas. read more >

Chambers Opening Bank in Van Buren

Chambers Bank of Danville is developing a full-service branch in Van Buren. read more >