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Little Rock Rangers players during a match at War Memorial Stadium in 2022. The nonprofit organization does not pay the players, many of whom also play at the college level.

Little Rock’s Minor League Soccer Team Looks to Grow

Ticket and merchandise sales, sponsorships and passion for the game sustain the Rangers, a scrappy nonprofit with goals that go beyond the pitch.

A unit at the Lofts at SoMa, a former high school built in 1904. The building was purchased in 2013 by Jill Judy and Mark Brown of Downtown Dwellings, developers focused on rehabbing historic properties.

Little Rock Developers Find Niche in Historic Properties

When Jill Judy and Mark Brown moved to Little Rock from Florida in 2006, they planned to retire with rental properties. But when the housing market crashed a few years later, they realized they needed a new strategy.

Walmart plans to expand its DroneUp delivery network to 34 sites in six states.

Sustainability Driving Walmart’s Drone Interest

Walmart has partnered with three drone companies in the past three years, and plans to expand its DroneUp delivery network this year.

(From left) Wayne Miller, executive director of the Venture Center; Mimi San Pedro, chief strategy officer for the Venture Center; and Larry Wilson, CEO and chairman of the board of First Arkansas Bank & Trust.
 

Bankers, Fintech to Connect at August Summit

The conference, hosted by the Venture Center of Little Rock, aims to be a networking opportunity and a place for Arkansas fintech companies to showcase their products.

A rendering of the dining area of a Central BBQ location coming to Fayetteville

Memphis-Based Central BBQ Among Tenants at New Fayetteville Development

It’s set to be the restaurant’s eighth location, and its first in Arkansas.

Michael Orndorff is building a 17,100-SF, $1.9 million town square that he hopes will revitalize the Pettaway neighborhood in Little Rock.

Developers Bringing New Life to LR’s Pettaway NeighborhoodLock Icon

The area south of Interstate 630 to East Roosevelt Road and west of I-30 to Main Street is where a multimillion-dollar apartment project is taking shape.

Mimi San Pedro, chief strategy officer for the Venture Center of Little Rock, says she hopes Woman Achieve will not only grow in Arkansas, but eventually be a nationwide program.

Business Guidance, Woman To WomanLock Icon

Mimi San Pedro, the chief strategy officer for the Venture Center in Little Rock, says the creation of the Woman Achieve mentorship program was a long time coming.

Lexicon President and CEO Patrick Schueck says companies are building now to get ahead of rising costs.

Lexicon Battles Labor Pinch as Jobs Roll In

CEO Patrick Scheuck says the company’s focus is innovation.