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Port of Little Rock Seeks Room To Grow

by Jan Cottingham 8/22/2016 12:00 am

The No. 1 goal for Bryan Day, executive director of the Port of Little Rock, is to buy 1,500-2,000 acres with $10 million the port gets from a 1 percent sales tax approved in 2011.

Foreign Companies Feel At Home in Arkansas

by Capital Assets Staff 3/18/2013 12:00 am

Southern Business & Development, has rated the Little Rock region among the “Top 10 Smaller Markets in the South for Foreign Investment,” with three (now four) major foreign advanced manufacturer locations since 2007. Additionally, the region’s largest manufacturer employer (Dassault Falcon Jet) is headquartered in France.

Getting Down to Business

by Metro Little Rock Staff 10/24/2011 12:00 am

In Metro Little Rock, business is a big deal. A handful of national and international companies—some homegrown, some transplants—have their headquarters here. Due in part to the region’s low cost of living and abundance of natural resources, the area is an economic draw for everything from agribusiness and manufacturing to retail, health care and communications. Below, some of the businesses you’ll want to learn more about.

Maria Haley Develops Link Between Education and Prosperity

by Jason Wiest 11/1/2010 12:00 am

Maria Haley, the Executive Director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, has big plans for Arkansas.