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Commercial Property Filling Up in Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 9/29/2014 12:00 am

Experts think the commercial real estate market in northwest Arkansas is returning to normal; those who make their living in the industry agree. And they like the new normal.

Central Arkansas Retail Space Vacancy Rate Stays Stable

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2014 12:00 am

The vacancy rate for commercial retail space in central Arkansas stood at 5.3 percent in second-quarter 2014, compared with the first-quarter rate of 5.2 percent and the year-earlier rate of 6 percent.

LaFrances Lead Investors Through Wisconsin's Greenwood's State Bank

by George Waldon 5/12/2014 12:00 am

What started as a niche lending venture in Wisconsin for the Stephen LaFrance family has morphed into a financial turnaround effort with more extensive Arkansas ties.

New Retail Construction Meets A Need in Northwest Arkansas

by George Waldon 5/12/2014 12:00 am

Occupancy in the northwest Arkansas retail market has tightened to 6 percent during the first quarter. That figure stood at 6.7 percent a year ago, according to data collected by Xceligent Inc. of Independence, Mo.

Developers Move Cautiously As Northwest Arkansas Office Vacancy Rates Dip

by Marty Cook 5/12/2014 12:00 am

Vacancy rates for the northwest Arkansas office space market dropped almost one-half percent to 9.3 percent during the first quarter of 2014. The rate was 9.7 percent in the last quarter of 2013, according to data collected by Xceligent Inc. of Independence, Mo.

Central Arkansas Industrial Vacancy Rate Continues Decline

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

The vacancy rate for industrial space in central Arkansas in fourth-quarter 2013 fell to 10.1 percent compared with 10.9 percent in third-quarter 2013 and 11.6 percent in the year-earlier quarter.

Two Real Estate Firms Buy Jonesboro Building for $3.4M

by Mark Friedman 10/7/2013 12:00 am

Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate & Development of Jonesboro and Colliers International in Little Rock are part of an ownership group that recently bought the 52,000-SF Regions Bank building in Jonesboro for about $3.4 million.

Tallest Building on Former Alltel Campus Sold in $12M Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/7/2013 12:00 am

A local investment group, Allied Drive Holdings LLC, bought the 225,000-SF space. The group includes the LaFrance brothers, Stephen Jr. and Jason; and the Middleton brothers, Larry and Mark.

Demand, OREO Sales Power Commercial Market Gains in Rogers

by George Waldon 10/7/2013 12:00 am

Resurging demand coupled with the paring of an Illinois lender’s OREO portfolio are helping push commercial activity in the heart of Benton County’s fabled Billion-Dollar Mile. Office and retail sectors are seeing positive trends and more dormant OREO sells in northwest Arkansas.

Retail Vacancy Rate Continues Slide

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/13/2013 12:00 am

The vacancy rate for retail space in the central Arkansas commercial real estate market slipped again in the first quarter of 2013.

Industrial Space Vacancy Rate Edges Up in Central Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/12/2012 12:00 am

The vacancy rate in the industrial real estate market in central Arkansas rose slightly during the third quarter, increasing to 11.3 percent, compared with 11 percent in second-quarter 2012. However, it’s a marked decline compared with third-quarter 2011, when the vacancy rate totaled 14.5 percent.

Retail Leasing Sees Increases Continue

by George Waldon 8/1/2012 2:38 pm

The market for retail space in Pulaski County continues to tighten as occupancy reached 92.3 percent during the first quarter of 2012.

Building Sales Cause Dip In Office Occupancy

by George Waldon 7/23/2012 12:00 am

The occupancy rate for office space in the Pulaski County market dropped to 85.7 percent in the spring, according to the Central Arkansas Commercial Data Exchange. That figure stood at 87.3 percent a year ago.

Industrial Lease Market Reports Modest Gain

by George Waldon 8/15/2011 12:00 am

Occupancy for industrial space in the Pulaski County market this spring improved slightly to 84.3 percent, according to CACDE, compared to 83.7 percent a year ago. The group’s survey encompassed 870 properties with more than 45.2 million SF.

Retail Leasing Activity Regains Momentum

by George Waldon 8/15/2011 12:00 am

Retail occupancy improved from 89.4 percent to nearly 91.2 percent, according to the affiliation of local commercial real estate professionals who pool sales and leasing information for office, retail and industrial properties.

Office Demand Slips

by George Waldon 8/15/2011 12:00 am

Occupancy in the Pulaski County office market declined slightly for a second year, according to the Central Arkansas Commercial Data Exchange.