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NWA Housing Rebound Cheers Homebuilders

by Marty Cook 4/14/2014 12:00 am

The housing collapse and subsequent recession were body blows to housing developments in northwest Arkansas, but now, there are signs of life and hope.

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.

Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce To Seek Expansion of Rupple Road

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2014 12:00 am

The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce will officially recommend four lanes of construction on Rupple Road in west Fayetteville. The Fayetteville City Council will hear arguments on the issue on March 18.

In Fort Smith, Leaders Building A ‘Post-Industrial' World

by Marty Cook 1/27/2014 12:00 am

Fort Smith took a hard hit in the recession and lost a bounty of jobs when Whirlpool ceased operations in the city in 2012. There have been a number of job announcements for Fort Smith throughout the past year, but those announcements haven't helped tax revenue.

New ProPak HQ on Fort Smith's Garrison Avenue Sign of Downtown Rebuilding

by Marty Cook 1/27/2014 12:00 am

One aspect of jump-starting the rejuvenation of Fort Smith lies in the city's efforts to spur development along the Arkansas River as well as the downtown area.