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NWA Aims Message At Site Selectors

by Marty Cook 3/24/2014 12:00 am

Northwest Arkansas is aggressively campaigning site selectors for companies outside the region to promote itself as a place for investing and not just a "blank slate." The project comes after a survey of site selectors showed half knew little about the region beyond Wal-Mart and Bentonville.

Survey: Northwest Arkansas Expects 2,000 New Jobs, $195M in Expansion

by Marty Cook 3/10/2014 03:03 pm

Northwest Arkansas companies plan to create more than 2,000 jobs and invest more than $195 million in expansion during the next three years, according to a regional employer survey.

Northwest Arkansas Employers Looking for Skilled Help, Right Workers

by Chris Bahn 4/15/2013 12:00 am

A recent business retention and expansion survey conducted by the Northwest Arkansas Council and local chambers of commerce reveal that 30 percent of the more than 450 employers surveyed — a sample that ranged from mom-and-pop operations to global retailers — plan expansions within the next three years.

Business Study Sees 1,000 New Jobs, $800M in Expansion in Northwest Arkansas

by Chris Bahn 3/7/2013 02:16 pm

Northwest Arkansas companies expect nearly 1,000 new jobs and $808 million in expansion over the next three years, according to results of a business retention and expansion survey.