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Number of Women-Owned Businesses Climbs

Number of Women-Owned Businesses Climbs

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The number of women-owned businesses rose 21% to 12.9 million between 2014 and 2019, according to the “2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report,” published by American Express. read more >

Springdale Gets $1.5M Infrastructure Grant

Springdale Gets $1.5M Infrastructure Grant

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The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded a $1.5 million grant to the city of Springdale to support business growth by improving roadway infrastructure needed to ease the movement of commercial traffic. read more >

New Hotels Chase Room Revenue Growth

New Hotels Chase Room Revenue Growth

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The pulse of the Little Rock-North Little Rock hotel market is beating stronger than those of many hospitality markets around the nation, according to data compiled by a leading industry observer. read more >

Potential QuikTrip Location Sold in SWLR for $8.5M

Potential QuikTrip Location Sold in SWLR for $8.5M

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Quiktrip Corp., the Tulsa-based convenience store chain, bought a 16.1-acre tract near the southwest corner of Interstate 30 and Otter Creek Road in Little Rock for $8.5 million. read more >

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

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The value of big deals in Arkansas plummeted 85% in 2019 compared with the previous year, dropping to $7.9 billion compared with a stratospheric $53.9 billion in 2018. read more >

Income Growth in Central Arkansas Lags Nation's

Income Growth in Central Arkansas Lags Nation's

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While the unemployment rate remains low in central Arkansas, income growth in the region has lagged behind that of the rest of the United States, notes the Metroplan report “Metro Trends: Economic Review and Outlook.” read more >

Tech Park Coffee Shop May Get Facelift

Tech Park Coffee Shop May Get Facelift

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Blue Sail Coffee Roasters of Conway has requested that a remodel of its location inside the Little Rock Technology Park be worked into its next lease. read more >