Tagged: cdi contractors

US Marshals Museum Announces CDI Contractors as Consultant

by Alexis Crowe 5/18/2016 11:43 am

The U.S. Marshals Museum today announced it has named CDI Contractors of Little Rock as the construction consultant for its 50,000-SF facility and is working to complete the building's schematic architectural design.

Pulaski Technical College Debuts $30M Center for Humanities and Arts

by Alexis Crowe 2/2/2016 3:48 pm

Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock held a grand opening celebration Tuesday for its new $30 million, 90,000-SF Center for Humanities and Arts.

Pulaski Technical College to Unveil New $30M Facility

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2016 9:07 am

Pulaski Technical College will celebrate the completion of its new $30 million Center for Humanities and the Arts with a public grand opening celebration at 2 p.m. Tuesday at its main campus.

Dillard's 1Q Net Income Drops 2 Percent, Same-Stores Sales Down 1 Percent

by Lance Turner 5/14/2015 3:11 pm

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock reports net income of $109.6 million, down about 2 percent from the same time last year as same-store sales slid 1 percent. "We are disappointed with our first quarter performance," Dillard's CEO William T. Dillard II said in a news release.

Employers Turning to Two-Year Community Colleges for Workforce Training Needs

by Marty Cook 5/11/2015 12:00 am

Workforce development has become a popular issue as industry leaders have said they have a hard time finding enough quality workers to fill their needs. It’s a renewed focus of groups like the Northwest Arkansas Council, which recently announced a three-year plan to strengthen the area’s workforce development and the ties between employers and schools.

Outlets at Little Rock Developer Talks Construction, Tenants, Impact

by Lee Hogan 12/18/2014 8:30 am

The Outlets at Little Rock will open this summer. Michael Barelli, vice president of New England Development, recently talked to Arkansas Business about the 325,000-SF shopping center coming to central Arkansas.

New Kroger Marketplace in Benton Worth $12M, To Be Built by Summer 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2014 12:00 am

A 123,000-SF Kroger Marketplace under construction in Benton is worth $12 million, according to the building permit on file with the city.

Big River Pushes Construction Total to $2.2B

by George Waldon 12/8/2014 12:00 am

The valuation of large commercial projects underway in Arkansas approached $2.2 billion, nearly double the tally from a year ago. The big leap was thanks in no small measure to the $700 million construction contract for the Big River Steel Mill manufacturing facility near Osceola.

Stakes are High in $68M Renovation of Robinson Center

by Jan Cottingham 8/11/2014 12:00 am

Robinson Center is a multipurpose venue. It must accommodate the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Broadway plays, Ballet Arkansas and commencement ceremonies — in addition to conventions and conferences — and each of these has different and sometimes even opposite technical requirements, particularly acoustical requirements.

UCA Trustees Approve 3.86 Percent Increase to Tuition, Fees

by Lee Hogan 5/30/2014 12:44 pm

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees on Friday unanimously approved a 3.86 percent increase for tuition and fees in the next academic year.

Walton Arts Center Renovation Cost Moves Higher

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Walton Arts Center officials say the planned renovation and expansion of its theater complex and headquarters on Dickson Street may cost as much as $23 million.

VCC Climbs to No. 1 with Revenue of $607M

by George Waldon 4/28/2014 12:00 am

Business among the largest Arkansas general contractors was down as a group during 2013. Nine of the firms on this year’s list of largest commercial contractors recorded revenue gains while 13 reported declines. Three firms reported no change.

John Glasgow to Dillard’s: ‘Call Off the Dogs’

by Gwen Moritz 3/31/2014 12:00 am

The relationship between the management of CDI Contractors LLC of Little Rock and half-owner Dillard’s Inc. was under tremendous stress in the days before CDI’s chief financial officer disappeared on Jan. 28.

Arkansas Tech Board Approves $11.6M CDI Bid for New Facility

by Lee Hogan 3/24/2014 12:16 pm

Arkansas Tech University's Board of Trustees on Thursday awarded an $11.6 million construction contract to CDI Contractors LLC for a four-story, 66,900-SF academic, student support and administrative facility on the Russellville campus.

Dillard's Snubs Local Ronald McDonald House Over Contractor Choice

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Dillard’s Inc. apparently was so unhappy that its construction arm wasn’t considered to build the Ronald McDonald House in Little Rock that it withheld a donation to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas.

CEO William Clark of Clark Contractors Focuses on Constructing Solid Foundations

by Amanda Hoelzeman 3/1/2014 12:00 am

When it comes to working in construction, William Clark claims he’s a “lifer.” The Little Rock native, husband to Christy and father of three graduated from the U of A in 1991 with a degree in business management with an emphasis in small business/entrepreneurship. Three weeks after graduation he went to work for his dad, Bill Clark, at Braggs Electric, which did all the electrical work for Dillard’s.

AIA Honor Award: UALR Student Services Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

A new academic center, consolidating campus administration and enrollment services, becomes a landmark gateway to campus.

Robinson Center Upgrade Budgeted at $68.6 Million, On Track for 2016

by Luke Jones 9/24/2013 2:14 pm

Details of the proposed renovation and additions to Little Rock's Robinson Center Auditorium were revealed Tuesday at a luncheon hosted at the center. Includes a slideshow of project plans and a video detailing the structure's new design.

CDI Contractors to Build $15 Million Visual Arts Center at Fort Smith

by Lance Turner 9/20/2013 7:38 am

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith said Tuesday CDI Contractors of Little Rock will be construction manager on a $15 million, 58,000-SF visual arts facility scheduled to open in fall 2015.

William Clark Focused on Blueprint for Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

The CEO of Clark Contractors, the construction business he started in 2009, William Clark has a strong base to build upon.