Tagged: arkansas tech business index

Paragould Added to ATBI, Northwest Cities Top Rankings

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2016 10:08 am

The Arkansas Tech Business Index has added Paragould as its 20th municipality, and the city debuted at the No. 17 spot on the list created by Arkansas Tech University College of Business.

City of Rogers Tops 1Q ATBI Rankings

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/7/2016 10:29 am

A strong showing in March propelled Rogers to the top of the monthly and quarterly rankings on the Arkansas Tech Business Index.

Northwest Arkansas Remains Strong on ATBI

by Alexis Hosticka 3/23/2016 9:19 am

Bentonville led the fourth-quarter 2015 rankings and Rogers surged to the top of the December rankings on the Arkansas Tech Business Index.

Most ATBI Cities See Improvement in November

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/10/2016 10:17 am

Fourteen of the 18 municipalities tracked by the Arkansas Tech Business Index saw their index ratings increase in November.

ATBI: Fort Smith, North Little Rock Show Construction Growth

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2016 10:56 am

Fort Smith and North Little Rock made significant moves forward in October, an otherwise sluggish month for the 18 municipalities tracked by the Arkansas Tech Business Index.

Northwest Arkansas Leads Latest ATBI

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2015 10:18 am

Eight Arkansas cities completed the third quarter with an Arkansas Tech Business Index rating above 100, and they are the same eight cities that held that distinction at the close of second quarter.

ATBI Shows Bentonville with Strong Construction, Real Estate

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2015 12:25 pm

A strong August has pushed Bentonville back to the top of the Arkansas Tech Business Index, with an index rating of 107.98, an increase of 2.41 points over July.

Kathy Deck, Marc Fusaro Share Arkansas Outlook at Arvest Forum

by Alexis Hosticka 11/3/2015 1:23 pm

Construction employment is continuing to grow, although economists fear it will drop off in 2016, and consumers are putting money saved from low gas prices into savings rather than using it on retail spending.

Springdale Tops Arkansas Tech Business Index For First Time

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/24/2015 2:05 pm

Springdale took the top spot for July on the Arkansas Tech Business Index with a rating of 106.38, an increase of 1.09 points from June.

Bentonville Retains Top Spot on ATBI

by Mark Carter 9/1/2015 9:33 am

Bentonville retains its spot atop the Arkansas Tech Business Index, while eight of the 18 cities listed on the index finished the second quarter of 2015 with a rating greater than 100.

ABTI Report: NWA Leads; Home Prices Drag Down Little Rock in May

by Alexis Hosticka 7/29/2015 10:18 am

May was a good month for the northwest Arkansas economy, according to the latest data from the Arkansas Tech Business Index.

New Construction Boosts Conway on Business Index

by Mark Carter 6/30/2015 9:37 am

New home construction boosted Conway to near the top of the Arkansas Tech Business Index for April 2015.

Fort Smith, Little Rock Show Increases in Latest Arkansas Tech Business Index

by Alexis Hosticka 6/9/2015 10:10 am

Retail and construction are doing well in Little Rock and Fort Smith, giving the cities the two largest month-to-month increases from February to March in the Arkansas Tech Business Index.

Fort Smith Keeps Top Spot in Arkansas Tech Business Index

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/6/2015 8:45 am

Fort Smith retained the top spot in the latest Arkansas Tech Business Index, released Wednesday. It has led the index in 10 of the 14 months Tech has produced the ATBI.

Fort Smith Retakes Top Spot in Arkansas Tech Business Index

by Mark Carter 4/7/2015 9:36 am

The index is a comprehensive measure that provides a snapshot of economic activity in Arkansas cities. It encompasses a labor index, housing market index, construction index and retail sales index.

Fayetteville Back Atop Arkansas Tech Business Index

by Lance Turner 2/2/2015 11:20 am

The city of Fayetteville has returned to the top spot of the Arkansas Tech Business Index.

Fort Smith Leads Arkansas Tech Business Index in October

by Lee Hogan 1/9/2015 9:58 am

Fort Smith remained atop the Arkansas Tech Business Index while Rogers and Russellville enjoyed the largest increases according to economic activity from October.

Fort Smith No. 1 in Arkansas Tech Business Index for September, 3Q

by Lee Hogan 12/9/2014 10:27 am

Fort Smith returned to the top of the Arkansas Tech University Business Index in September, and also led the way in the third-quarter rankings.

Fayetteville Ranked No. 1 in Arkansas Tech Business Index

by Lee Hogan 11/6/2014 2:23 pm

Fayetteville saw a 2-point surge in its rating in August to overtake Fort Smith for the top spot of Arkansas Tech University's business index, which rates economic activity in the state.

Fort Smith Leads the Arkansas Tech Business Index in July

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2014 1:25 pm

Fort Smith remained atop the Arkansas Tech Business Index for the fifth consecutive month, according to data compiled for July.