Construction Archive

Georgia-Pacific Will Lay Off Nearly 700 at Louisiana Mill

by Associated Press 1/10/2019 01:33 pm

Georgia-Pacific says consumers aren't buying as much copy paper anymore, forcing it to lay off nearly 700 people at a Louisiana mill.

Stocks Slip Following 4-Day Surge

by Associated Press 1/10/2019 01:30 pm

U.S. stocks are mostly lower Thursday afternoon as a four-day rally in global markets fades.

Fed Minutes: Growing Risks Make Rate Hike Path Less Clear

by Associated Press 1/9/2019 03:11 pm

Federal Reserve officials expressed increasing worries when they met last month, as they grappled with volatile stock markets, trade tensions and uncertain global growth. The threats, they said, made the future path of interest rate hikes "less clear."

First National Bank Opens Financial Park Facility In Jonesboro

by Todd Traub 1/9/2019 01:21 pm

It may not be an argument against online banking, but First National Bank of Paragould hopes the in-person experience is more enjoyable for patrons at its new, First National Financial Park facility in Jonesboro.

US Job Openings Fell in November to Still-Strong 6.9M

by Associated Press 1/8/2019 10:27 am

U.S. job openings fell in November from the previous month, but the number of available positions remained healthy.

Swepco Seeks Purchase of More Wind Energy Projects

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/7/2019 10:25 am

Southwestern Electric Power Co. requests proposals for up to 1,200 megawatts of additional wind energy resources to be in operation by Dec. 15, 2021.

WindRiver Building Sold For $2.72M

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/7/2019 09:45 am

Riverdale's WindRiver building, home to Brave New Restaurant, has been sold for $2.72 million to 2300 Cottondale Building LLC.

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2018

by Gwen Moritz 1/7/2019 12:00 am

We asked 51 Arkansas business leaders to weigh in on challenge and success throughout 2018.

Economists: Buyers Face Tougher Housing Market in 2019

by Associated Press 1/4/2019 10:41 am

Americans' path to homeownership is likely to get more expensive this year, even as a severe shortage of homes for sale shows signs of easing.

US Adds 312K Jobs in December, Unemployment Rate at 3.9 Percent

by Associated Press 1/4/2019 07:31 am

The U.S. added a stellar 312,000 jobs in December, as more jobseekers pushed up unemployment rate to 3.9 percent.

Alessi Keyes Construction Has New Ownership, Board

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/3/2019 03:44 pm

Alessi Keyes Construction Co. of North Little Rock has two new owners, Bob Butler and Charley Dawson, and they will help Co-Founder Jimmy Alessi manage the firm.

In the Workplace 2019: NLRB Moves that Matter in 2019

by John D. Davis and Shelby Howlett 1/3/2019 08:51 am

Over the course of the past year, the National Labor Relations Board addressed a number of Obama-era labor law decisions affecting union and non-union employers that will have an impact in 2019.

Governor Appoints Keith Gibson to Highway Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/2/2019 01:44 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed Keith Gibson of Fort Smith as the next commissioner of the Arkansas State Highway Commission.

Sage Partners Names 2 to Leadership Team

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/2/2019 11:26 am

Cushman & Wakefield-Sage Partners announced this week that Grady Mathews and Aaron Nicholson have been named partners of the commercial real estate firm.

Wittenberg Delony & Davidson Hits 100 With Young in Charge

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Wittenberg Delony & Davidson Inc. Architects of Little Rock will kick off 2019 — its centennial year — with a new president and CEO: Chad Young.

Sand Companies Hit Rough Patch, File for Bankruptcy

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Two Arkansas-related companies tied to the fracking industry have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, listing millions of dollars in debts.

Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories That Defined 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

These are the top 10 news stories that defined 2018 in Arkansas' business world.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2018.

Best Quotes of 2018: 'What NYC and the Delta Have in Common'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 201.

Doctors, Lawyers and Lauren James Big Online Draws in 2018

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/24/2018 12:00 am

A March 19 follow-up to a Whispers column item about the firing of CARTI'S highest-paid oncologist was the most-read story of the year on The Whisper item itself, which was published just hours earlier, was a close second.