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Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs Put on Auction Block

by Associated Press 10/14/2014 10:07 am

A real estate auctioneer says the Majestic Hotel complex will be for sale until next month.

Cole McCaskill on What's Central To Bringing More Tourists to Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/29/2014 12:00 am

Cole McCaskill is a Hot Springs native who recently stepped into the newly created position of downtown development director. His job is to manage the Hot Springs Metro Partnership’s Strategic Plan for Downtown Development, which grew out of the February fire that destroyed the historic Majestic Hotel.

Majestic Hotel Debris Cleanup Plan Accepted

by Associated Press 9/5/2014 11:15 am

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality says the removal of rubble from the Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs should begin within 30 days.

‘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.

Majestic Hotel Owner Given 60 Days to Remove Rubble

by Associated Press 6/4/2014 9:02 am

State environmental regulators have given the owner of the Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs 60 days to clean up the rubble from a fire that destroyed a large part of the hotel complex in February.

In Arkansas, Drones Take Place of News Choppers

by Luke Jones 4/21/2014 12:00 am

The days of the humble news chopper are waning. It’s now cheaper, easier and more effective to shoot stories with drones. News stations are adapting to this change in different ways. Some are hiring freelancers with access to the technology.

Hot Springs OKs Condemnation of Majestic Hotel

by Associated Press 3/19/2014 8:20 am

City leaders in Hot Springs have approved the condemnation of the Majestic Hotel building that was destroyed in a fire last month.

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.

Hot Springs Reconsidered (Editorial)

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

Out of a terrible fire has come an opportunity for Hot Springs to recommit to an effort to preserve and enhance the city’s great natural and architectural beauty. Now it’s up to the city to take advantage of that opportunity, for the benefit of all Arkansans.

Trespassers Suspected in Majestic Hotel Fire

by Associated Press 3/7/2014 11:36 am

Authorities believe the fire that destroyed the historic Majestic Hotel was likely set by trespassers, but the cause may never be determined because it wasn't safe to send investigators inside the building before it was torn down, according to Hot Springs' fire chief.

Fire Still Burns at Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs

by Associated Press 2/28/2014 11:11 am

Firefighters were battling a stubborn blaze Friday at an abandoned hotel in Hot Springs that has stood as a city landmark for more than 130 years.

Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs Boarded Up

by Associated Press 2/19/2014 11:13 am

The historic Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs is now boarded up. The hotel complex closed in 2006 after operating for 124 years. City officials say the structure isn't habitable in its current condition and needed to be secured to keep people out.

Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs for Sale

by Associated Press 5/23/2013 7:28 am

The former Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs is up for sale. The hotel closed in 2006 after serving customers for more than a century and through the bathhouse heyday.