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Hot Springs Officials Contemplate Future of Arlington Hotel

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

At the beginning of last week, a major meeting had been scheduled for public and private interests concerned about the deterioration of the 480-room, nearly 400,000-SF building. Within a couple of days, all of that had been scratched.

‘Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste’ (Jim Fram Commentary)

by Jim Fram 7/7/2014 12:00 am

The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Hot Springs Metro Partnership recognized after the Majestic Hotel fire that they should embrace the adage to "never let a crisis go to waste," commissioning the Downtown Game Plan Task Force to study all aspects of downtown development.

Hot Springs Task Force: Hire Downtown Development Leader

by Lee Hogan 6/4/2014 5:01 pm

To move forward with the revitalization of downtown Hot Springs, the Downtown Game Plan Task Force recommended hiring a full-time downtown development director and seeking assistance from various national groups, among other suggestions.

Oaklawn's Eric Jackson Sees Hot Springs Tourism Staying on Track

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/2/2014 12:00 am

Eric Jackson has worked in an administrative capacity at Oaklawn since 1978. In the 1980s, he helped develop the park’s interstate full-card simulcasting with merged pool wagering system. Simulcasting of this type now accounts for 80 percent of wagering placed on horse racing in North America. He became Oaklawn's general manager in 1987 and has served on Oaklawn’s board of directors since 1994.

Flashbacks of Arkansas Business' First 30 Years (Editor's Note)

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

To celebrate Arkansas Business’ 30th anniversary, the staff decided to pull out and reprint some of the stories that we felt were the most important, the most interesting and the most fun. Arkansas Business is still reporting on the state economic scene with business executives as its readership, sticking to its mission of providing the revealing, memorable and important business news available in Arkansas.

Majestic Fire Puts Spotlight on Hot Springs' Vacant Buildings

by Luke Jones 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The February fire that destroyed the Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs has focused concerns on two troubling issues facing the resort city’s historic downtown: the fire danger posed by other largely vacant properties and the failure of building owners to maintain their properties.

Jim Fram on Making Small Businesses Last a Long Time

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/8/2013 12:00 am

Jim Fram has returned to his home state to lead the Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, which, at 116 years old, is one of Arkansas’ oldest businesses.

Hot Springs Film Institute, Hot Springs Chamber Aim to Preserve Documentary Film Festival

by Karen Martin 7/27/2012 12:49 pm

Hot Springs Documentary Film Institute and The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce are partnering to help the film institute stabilize its finances and host the 21st annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Oct. 12-21.

Hot Springs Has Eyes on New Talent

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2012 12:00 am

Historic city has plenty to attract cutting edge business, young workers.

Manufacturing A Hidden Gem in Hot Springs Metro Among Recreation & History

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2012 12:00 am

It’s a vibrant and strong business and industry sector for which residents are thankful for and vacationers don’t always notice. Together, the five counties that make up the Greater Hot Springs region create one of the most diverse economies in Arkansas.


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