Tagged: fayetteville

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.

Report: Arkansas' Manufacturing Employment Down Third Year in a Row

by Lee Hogan 3/17/2014 04:01 pm

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' "Burgundy Book" report showed manufacturing employment was down for the third year in a row in 2013 in Arkansas, in addition to a drop in manufacturing exports.

Home Prices, Permits Down Across the State in Final Quarter of 2013

by Lee Hogan 3/17/2014 02:49 pm

House prices and single-family building permits were down in most metropolitan statistical areas in Arkansas in the fourth quarter of 2013.

3 Arkansas Areas See Employment Growth Above National Average in 4Q 2013

by Lee Hogan 3/17/2014 02:47 pm

The unemployment rates in all of Arkansas' metropolitan statistical areas increased in the fourth quarter of 2013, except in Fort Smith where it remained unchanged from the previous quarter.

Report: Some See Economic Improvement in Arkansas in 2014; Most Expect No Change

by Lee Hogan 3/14/2014 11:00 am

According to an economic condition report from the Federal Reserve, most economists surveyed expect conditions in Arkansas to remain the same in 2014, while a "sizable minority" expect to see some improvement from 2013.

Fayetteville: Research Park Showcases Innovation (Technology Advancements | Winner 20,000+)

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

If Arkansas is ever to become something like a heartland Silicon Valley or Research Triangle, and there are education and business leaders in the state who think it reasonable to strive for such a designation, the Arkansas Research & Technology Park in Fayetteville will be the epicenter of that emergence.

Fayetteville: Reducing Waste, Space, Means Profit (Green Initiatives | Winner 20,000+)

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

Flushing the toilet was literally money down the drain for the city of Fayetteville, so the city developed a program to turn that wastewater into cash while improving the environment at the same time.

Fayetteville: Initiative Puts People in Driver's Seat (Quality of Life (Over 20K) | Honorable Mention)

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

Fayetteville's efforts to include everyone in its economic development initiative have empowered a community. Fayetteville Forward has engaged residents to get involved and help shape the city's future. And in the process, it's earned the city honorable-mention recognition as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction for quality of life.

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.