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Jobless Rate Down in Most Arkansas Metros

by Lee Hogan 3/21/2014 10:21 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate dropped five-tenths of a percentage point in January compared to numbers from a year ago.

Brent Salter: No Mixed Opinions on Where Conway's Next Hot Spot Will Be

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Salter Properties has been a key player in the revitalization of downtown Conway, including the renovation of the old Smith Ford dealership on Front Street.

Conway Reimagined For $100M And Change

by George Waldon 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Tandem retail projects in Conway are poised to reshape the commercial landscape along Interstate 40. The biggest on the drawing board is Central Landing, a mixed-use redevelopment of the 151-acre municipal airport with a 750,000-SF lifestyle center.

Conway Works on Plan for a New Downtown

by Mark Friedman 3/17/2014 12:00 am

What started as a way to solve a flooding issue in Conway has blossomed into a plan to create a new downtown, covering 28 blocks to be transformed into a mixed-use development that features small businesses, wide sidewalks, public parking, parks, lofts and apartments.

HP Holds Second Career Fair in Conway

by Lee Hogan 2/25/2014 09:49 am

HP Enterprise Services is hosting its second HP Developers / Business Analyst Career Fair in Conway on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Conway Alters City Pay Scale; Lawsuit Ongoing

by Kate Knable 1/21/2013 12:00 am

City of Conway employees began 2013 with a new pay-scale system. The change, which the Conway City Council approved in December, does “not really” have to do with a pay scale-related lawsuit against the city, according to Mayor Tab Townsell.

Conway: In A Roundabout Way, City Goes Green … Again (Green Initiatives | Winner 20,000+)

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

For its development of traffic roundabouts to address traffic problems resulting from its burgeoning population, Conway is a 2012 Arkansas Business City of Distinction winner for green initiatives.

Conway: Downtown Facelift Lifts Community Pride (Main Street Preservation | Winner 20,000+)

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

In the last decade, Conway's downtown has received a facelift. The Conway Downtown Partnership transformed the downtown into a hub that offers everything from arts to specialty retail shops. The city's efforts earned it a 2012 Arkansas Business City of Distinction award for Main Street Preservation.

Conway Setting a Green Example

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2011 12:00 am

When Conway goes green, it's not just collecting aluminum cans. Green is more than just a state-of-mind in Conway — it is a standard state of operation.

Public Infrastructure Projects Paving Way for Continued Growth in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2011 12:00 am

Which comes first: infrastructure or economic growth? Ideally, communities stay ahead of their growth and supply adequate infrastructure, making daily life more convenient while lowering the cost of doing business.

The Faulkner County Economy: Growth and Stability That Stand Out

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2011 12:00 am

Sustainable growth, security through diversity, maybe even a dose of serenity. Faulkner County's economy offers a sharp contrast to what you're used to seeing and hearing on TV.

Conway Good Fit for the Young As Well as Young at Heart

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2011 12:00 am

Located 30 miles from Little Rock, Conway is the northwestern entryway into the metro region and is attracting relocating families and new businesses that appreciate its quality of life. The city of nearly 60,000 is home to three colleges, scenic lakes and parks, a thriving business community, and a number of cultural and recreational opportunities.

From the Mayor: Tab Townsell

by Tab Townsell 11/21/2011 12:00 am

Welcome to Conway, truly a once and future city. At this time, Conway is one of the best places in the United States to live, work and play. Led by the advent of Hewlett-Packard and Southwestern Energy, Conway's economy is strong and growing, whether considering employment, retail and restaurant sales, or any number of metrics.

Conway: Serious About Recycling (Green Initiatives (Over 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Conway is serious about its recycling, and that commitment to conservation initiatives earned it recognition as a 2011 Arkansas Business Green City of Distinction.

Cities of Distinction Making Arkansas Stronger

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Our cities, towns and communities represent the many patches on that quilt, stitched together through pride, unity of purpose and determination. Our cities and towns are determined to make better lives for their residents. They've done so through innovation, dedication and plain ol' tenacity. Arkansas Business Publishing Group is proud to recognize these efforts with the inaugural City of Distinction awards program.