Tagged: texarkana

Fort Smith No. 1 in Arkansas Tech Business Index for September, 3Q

by Lee Hogan 12/9/2014 10:27 am

Fort Smith returned to the top of the Arkansas Tech University Business Index in September, and also led the way in the third-quarter rankings.

Arkansas MSAs See Declines in Unemployment Rates

by Lee Hogan 9/23/2014 3:27 pm

Unemployment rates were down in all five MSAs in Arkansas in the second quarter of 2014, according to numbers from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' latest Burgundy Book report.

Texarkana Central to Upcoming Transportation Growth

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/24/2014 12:00 am

Just from its portamanou name alone, it’s easy to see that Texarkana is a place that belongs to more than just one community. The two cities known as Texarkana serve not just as a central hub for the four states they anchor, but also as a checkpoint for both national transportation and international shipping.

Texarkana Offers Reasons To Visit, Options To Stay

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/24/2014 12:00 am

With two new convention centers, a water park and Four States Fair grounds, Texarkana is drawing first time visitors to the area in record numbers.

It's A Great Day in Texarkana (Welcome from Jeff K. Sandford)

by Jeff K. Sandford 3/24/2014 12:00 am

An exciting trend for Texarkana is the diversification of business clusters within the Twin Cities. New jobs are being created in industries that are realizing growth and prosperity in and around Texarkana!

Home Prices, Permits Down Across the State in Final Quarter of 2013

by Lee Hogan 3/17/2014 2:49 pm

House prices and single-family building permits were down in most metropolitan statistical areas in Arkansas in the fourth quarter of 2013.

3 Arkansas Areas See Employment Growth Above National Average in 4Q 2013

by Lee Hogan 3/17/2014 2:47 pm

The unemployment rates in all of Arkansas’ metropolitan statistical areas increased in the fourth quarter of 2013, except in Fort Smith where it remained unchanged from the previous quarter.

Liens, Looming Audit Put Texarkana Business Park Under More Scrutiny

by Luke Jones 1/20/2014 12:00 am

Since Texarkana rehired its controversial city manager, the financial problems dogging Harold Boldt’s economic development projects have only deepened.

Texarkana Convention Center Showdown Ends in Dueling Developments

by Luke Jones 10/29/2012 12:00 am

It was the best of times; it was the worst of times - but mostly the latter. In the mid-2000s, Texarkana's economy was slumping, and city leaders were searching for ways to prod it back to life. What ensued was a development race yielding two convention c