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Arkansas AIA Recognizes Clark, Ruhl (Movers & Shakers)

Arkansas AIA Recognizes Clark, Ruhl (Movers & Shakers)
4 days ago

Steve Clark of Fort Smith, entrepreneur and startup investor and adviser, has received the Award of Merit from the Arkansas chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Brandon Ruhl of Taggart Architects in North Little Rock has received the Emerging Professional Award.

Colorado Company Catches Storage Spot for $2.5M This article is available only in print.

Colorado Company Catches Storage Spot for $2.5M
4 days ago

A mini-storage project in Maumelle, a retail building in Bryant, a grand home in west Little Rock, a warehouse in east Little Rock and a sandwich shop in downtown Little Rock are served up in this week's seven-digit deals.


With Two Hoops Cleared, ESP Plant Closer to Reality

With Two Hoops Cleared, ESP Plant Closer to Reality

Whispers

Visions of a $3.5 billion plant to turn natural gas into liquid fuel have tantalized Jefferson County while doubters have touted the project as pie in the sky. With two of four crucial environmental permits in hand, that pie could be going into the oven soon. read more >

XNA Survives Lights Out After October Tornado

XNA Survives Lights Out After October Tornado

Restaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

When a tornado rumbled through Benton County in the early hours of Oct. 21 and knocked out electricity to the airport, things could have gone bad pretty quickly. read more >

Super Chickens Reviving Big Name in Poultry

Super Chickens Reviving Big Name in Poultry

Cover Story

Blake Evans, the last CEO of Peterson Farms before selling all broiler operations to Simmons Foods Inc. of Siloam Springs in 2008, has hitched the family legacy to a new partnership: a startup headed by a co-founder of the meal-order service Blue Apron. read more >

U.S. Household Debt Reaches $13.67 Trillion

U.S. Household Debt Reaches $13.67 Trillion

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegal

Household debt in the United States rose for the 19th straight quarter, reaching $13.67 trillion as of March 31. It's now 7.8% or $993 billion higher than the previous peak of $12.68 trillion, reached in the third quarter of 2008. read more >

Arkansas' Jobless Rate Rose to 3.5% in September

Arkansas' Jobless Rate Rose to 3.5% in September

Banking & FinanceHealth CareTransportation

Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point, from 3.4 percent in August to 3.5 percent in September, the state Division of Workforce Services reports. read more >

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 >

High Noon for Solar Costs in Arkansas?

High Noon for Solar Costs in Arkansas?

Technology & TelecomCover Story

The sun never sets on Arkansas' solar power pricing battle, it seems, but a swirl of cases before Arkansas regulators and a major ruling in Louisiana favoring Entergy Inc. suggest a reckoning may be near. read more >

Lithium Project Getting Feet Wet Near El Dorado

Lithium Project Getting Feet Wet Near El Dorado

Technology & TelecomCover Story

With a potential new lithium industry coming together in south Arkansas, Robert Mintak is putting up rather than shutting up. Standard Lithium's $10 million test plant, if successful, could pave the way to a nearly half-billion-dollar permanent operation pulling battery-grade lithium from the brine stream Lanxess AG is already mining for bromine. read more >

PetSmart-Banfield Pet Hospital Sold for $4.5M

PetSmart-Banfield Pet Hospital Sold for $4.5M

WhispersHealth CareRestaurants & Food

This week's quartet of million-dollar real estate transactions features a pet-centric property in west Little Rock, a fast-food spot in Cabot, a postal project in Alexander and a retail store in northern Saline County. read more >