Arkansas Business City of Distinction 2011

An Arkansas Business special report on the Hot Springs metro area, which includes the cities of Hot Springs, Malvern, Arkadelphia, Mt. Ida and Glenwood. In all, the five counties that make up the Greater Hot Springs region create one of the most diverse economies in Arkansas.

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Hot Springs On Steady, Upward Course

In many ways, the Hot Springs region follows its own distinctive economic patterns. Tourism has always been a mainstay of the area economy, imparting even a unique seasonal pattern to the data. But it is also a well-diversified economy that is transforming along the same lines as the state and national economies. read more >

Continued Growth, Demographic Shift In Greater Hot Springs Forecast

The Hot Springs Metro job gains accelerated during 2015, finishing out the year stronger than expected with the addition of 180-plus jobs. Another 200 jobs are expected to be added in 2016, representing an 11 percent growth rate. read more >

Clark County Tax Vote Beginning To Pay Off

In March 2014, Clark County residents voted to continue a one-half cent sales tax for economic development and are now beginning to see results. read more >

Hot Springs Tourism Topping Off Exceptional Year, Expects More

This has been an extraordinarily good year for tourism in Hot Springs and Garland County, and 2016 also looks very promising. read more >