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Timber Industry Slowdown May Signal Recession

Timber Industry Slowdown May Signal Recession
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The country may be headed for another recession, timber industry experts told Arkansas Business last week after Conifex Timber Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia, announced an indefinite suspension of operations at its El Dorado sawmill.


Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

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Arkansas Business' 2019 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. read more >

NABE Survey: 34% of Economists Expect Recession in 2021

NABE Survey: 34% of Economists Expect Recession in 2021

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A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. read more >

Pair of WLR Apartments Sold for Combined $56.5M

Pair of WLR Apartments Sold for Combined $56.5M

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The sale of west Little Rock apartment developments starts this week's procession of million-dollar real estate transactions, followed by a Searcy hotel and three Sherwood properties. read more >

Airport Upgrades of $41M En Route to Texarkana Regional

Airport Upgrades of $41M En Route to Texarkana Regional

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No shovels have turned dirt yet at the Texarkana Regional Airport, but that should change in a big way during the next 60 days. Highlighted by a two-story, 37,000-SF terminal, construction activity is expected to be the new normal for months to come. read more >

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

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The unemployment rates in most of Arkansas' metro areas continued to move downward or stay stable in June, with Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Little Rock and Texarkana seeing declines. read more >

Lonoke County Farmland, Conway Hardee's Lead Recent Seven-Digit Deals

Lonoke County Farmland, Conway Hardee's Lead Recent Seven-Digit Deals

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Farmland in south-central Lonoke County, a fast-food eatery in Conway, a mini-storage project in downtown Little Rock, a medical office building in west Little Rock and commercial sites in Benton form this week's list of million-dollar real estate transactions. read more >

Marijuana Cultivator Rising In Newport Adds Illinois Ally

Marijuana Cultivator Rising In Newport Adds Illinois Ally

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Don Parker can tell you chapter and verse about how he'll grow medicinal marijuana at a $9 million, 35,000-SF cultivation facility his company is building in Newport. But ask where he'll get his first plant or seed, and he goes quiet for a beat. read more >

Distribution Center Tops $20.7M Mark (Real Deals)

Distribution Center Tops $20.7M Mark (Real Deals)

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Glen Una Holdings Little Rock LLC of Los Gatos, California, purchased the 104 Champs Blvd. project from RCS-Little Rock LLC, an affiliate of Real Capital Solutions of Louisville, Colorado. read more >

BSR REIT Moves Into Year 2 After IPO

BSR REIT Moves Into Year 2 After IPO

When Little Rock's BSR Real Estate Investment Trust joined the ranks of public companies last year, the venture was greeted with a rough ride that didn't correlate with its operational performance. read more >