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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.

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.

VCC Gaining on Nabholz on Commercial Contractors List

by Gwen Moritz 5/27/2013 12:00 am

No. 2 VCC of Little Rock nearly caught up with No. 1 Nabholz Construction Corp. of Conway in 2012. Meanwhile, Clark Contractors more than doubled its revenue in 2012.

Update: Here's CDI Contractors' Revenue for 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/1/2013 12:00 am

It looks like 2012 was a good year for CDI Contractors LLC of Little Rock.

Commission Chooses CDI Construction, Hunt to Renovate Robinson Center

by Lance Turner 3/29/2013 9:48 am

CDI Contractors LLC of Little Rock and Hunt Construction Group Inc. of Phoenix will lead the renovation of Robinson Center Music Hall.

5 Years Later, John Glasgow’s Disappearance Still Unexplained

by Gwen Moritz 1/28/2013 12:00 am

The last time Jan. 28 fell on a Monday, the chief financial officer of one of the state’s largest construction companies left home early in the morning and vanished.

In Nevada, Florida, Dillard's Back To Building Stores

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 12:00 am

The Little Rock retail chain is back in the business of building stores. The last time Dillard’s opened a new store was in early 2010. Back then, its stock price was trading in the neighborhood of $20 a share. Just last week, shares were selling in the high $80s.

Largest Construction Projects Top $1.3 Billion

by George Waldon 12/3/2012 12:00 am

The dollar value of large construction projects in Arkansas totaled nearly $1.4 billion, a one-year decline of 4.3 percent. It marks the fourth consecutive year the total has waned. Despite the decline, the census of projects valued at $3 million-plus grew: 130 compared with 104 a year ago.