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New Frontier For Boomers: Aging in Place This article is available only in print.

New Frontier For Boomers: Aging in Place

As they have since they first started coming into it, baby boomers are having an outsized effect on the world, including the world of design, particularly residential architecture design.
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NLR Apartments Attract $6.4 Million Transaction (Real Deals) This article is available only in print.

An affiliate of Zieben Group in Houston, Texas, purchased the 120-unit Summertree Apartments at 5100 Summertree Drive and the 112-unit Valley View Apartments at 5125 Velvet Ridge Road.
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South Arkansas Timber, Proximity to Texas Attracts Conifex

Ken Shields, Conifex's president and CEO, spoke to Arkansas Business late Wednesday about why the Glenwood plant in the southern part of the state was an attractive buy.
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Survey of Economists: US Sales, Employment Likely to Grow

Most U.S. business economists expect corporate sales to grow over the next three months and hiring and pay to rise with them. read more >

Not Your Grandparents' Retirement Village: Boomers Choose Amenities Fitting Their Lifestyles This article is available only in print.

Baby boomers — the generation born from 1946 through 1964 — are a huge reason retirement communities are big business. read more >

CEOs Aren't Talking to Customers (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

Given the truth that CEOs are ultimately responsible for the growth of the enterprise, one detail stands out: “Most of our CEOs were dismayed to discover how little time they spent with their customers — just 3% on average.” read more >

SPONSORED: The Re-emergence Of The American Downtown

Residents and businesses are rediscovering the authenticity and character of once-abandoned city centers. read more >

Arkansas Company to Restore Historic Jonesboro Building

The old building at 215 Union St. has sat vacant for decades. But after the National Park Service placed it on the National Register of Historic Places recently, plans are in motion to bring it back to life. read more >

Benton, Craighead Counties Top Arkansas List of Incoming Investments

SmartAsset, a financial technology company based in New York, considered a number of factors to create its listing of the counties in Arkansas that have the most incoming investments read more >

NLR Apartments, WLR Freddy's Frozen Custard Highlight Seven-Digit Deals

Apartments in North Little Rock, an eatery in west Little Rock, a distribution center in Maumelle, a former restaurant in Little Rock and two homes in Little Rock's Robinwood neighborhood provide this week's six-pack of multimillion-dollar real estate transactions. read more >

U.S. Pizza Co. Planned for Springdale

The owners of the U.S. Pizza franchises in Conway and Cabot hope to have a 5,000-SF restaurant in Springdale open around the first of next year. read more >

Jonesboro Welcomes $20 Million Risever Plant

Risever's $20 million 125,000-SF facility in Jonesboro, which will create 130 jobs, will be its first outside of China. read more >

Olive Gardens Get 'Contemporary' Remodel

The Olive Garden restaurants in Little Rock and North Little Rock have a new look after a remodel that includes updated artwork, fabrics, materials, lighting, seating and flooring. read more >

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