Investments Archive

Big Country Chateau Checks In at $6.4M (Real Deals) This article is available only in print.

by George Waldon 9/16/2019 12:00 am

Apex Big Chateau AR LLC of Brooklyn, New York, bought the Big Country Chateau project at 6200 Col. Glenn Road. The seller is Big Country Chateau LLC, led by Carl Schultz.

NanoMech Suits Continue This article is available only in print.

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/16/2019 12:00 am

Dan Carroll's attempt to recoup his $1 million investment in NanoMech Inc. of Springdale will continue in Washington County Circuit Court.

Tyson Foods Names John R. Tyson Chief Sustainability Officer

by Lance Turner 9/10/2019 10:55 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale names John R. Tyson chief sustainability officer, effectively immediately.

With $40-an-Hour Help, Mayor Frank Scott Hones His Message

by Kyle Massey 9/9/2019 12:00 am

Growing up in southwest Little Rock, Frank Scott Jr. dreamed of chasing the mayor's office. Ten days ago, his 240th day in office, he said he felt like the dog who finally caught the car.

Steeplechase Apartments Tracks $8.3M Purchase

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2019 12:00 am

Apartments, a postal project and a grand home join with a convenience store for this week's team of million-dollar real estate transactions.

Midtown Park Sale Tops $5.1M Mark (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/9/2019 12:00 am

An affiliate of AMG Realty Group of Skokie, Illinois, bought the 132-unit Midtown Park project at 6115 W. Markham St. in Little Rock.

Wynne Bank Set to Sell for $60.2M

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2019 12:00 am

The proposed sale of Wynne's First National Bank to First Financial Bank of El Dorado represents a $60.2 million cash transaction.

Arkansas Business Presents 20 In Their 20s: The New Influentials of 2019

by Gwen Moritz 9/9/2019 12:00 am

We're proud to introduce the 2019 class of New Influentials and the possibilities these 20 in their 20s offer our state in the decades to come.

Murphy USA to Issue $500M in Notes

by Kyle Massey 9/5/2019 02:30 pm

Murphy USA, the gas and convenience retail chain based in El Dorado, announced Wednesday that it will offer $500 million in senior unsecured notes, with plans to use the debt plus cash on hand to redeem previous 6% notes coming due in 2023.

Tyson Foods Invests in Plant-Based Shellfish-Maker New Wave Foods

by Lance Turner 9/5/2019 07:02 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Thursday that its corporate venture subsidiary, Tyson Ventures, has invested in New Wave Foods of San Francisco, which makes plant-based shellfish.

America's Car-Mart Names Walthall COO

by Marty Cook 9/4/2019 10:32 am

America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville names Leon Walthall as the company's new COO.

Tyson Foods Cuts Fiscal Year Outlook

by Lance Turner 9/4/2019 10:09 am

Shares of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale traded down by more than 5% on Wednesday after the meat processor cut its outlook for the fiscal year.

Survey Suggests Little or No Midwest Economic Growth in View

by Associated Press 9/3/2019 07:11 am

A new report says an August survey of business supply managers suggests slow or no economic growth over the next several months in nine Midwest and Plains states.

Looking for Latino Business, First Community's Miguel Lopez Speaks the Language

by Marty Cook 9/2/2019 12:00 am

Miguel Lopez, bilingual and bicultural, says working for First Community Bank of Batesville has been his “dream job.”

Historic Helena District Chosen as Home for Delta Dirt Distillery

by George Waldon 9/2/2019 12:00 am

Led by Harvey Williams Jr. and his wife, Donna, Delta Dirt Distillery will begin producing vodka, gin, cordials and more in the coming weeks. Their son, Thomas, will oversee the production of spirits made with corn, wheat, rye and sweet potatoes grown on the family farm. Tours and a tasting room with a full-service bar are on tap.

As Saracen Casino Goes Up, Minority Jobs Expected to Rise on Quapaws' Bet

by Kyle Massey 9/2/2019 12:00 am

The Quapaw Tribe of Indians' Downstream Development Authority LLC broke ground last month in Pine Bluff and expects a 300-room hotel and 80,000-SF casino complex to be fully built by the end of 2020.

Difficult Year Continues for Allegiance Health

by Mark Friedman 9/2/2019 12:00 am

The sudden closing last month of North Metro Medical Center in Jacksonville was the latest in a series of woes facing the Shreveport company that runs the hospital, Allegiance Health Management Inc.

CARTI Focuses on Expanding Cancer Care

by Mark Friedman 9/2/2019 12:00 am

After improving CARTI's financial health, CEO Adam Head says he's turned his attention to expanding the Little Rock cancer treatment provider's reach across Arkansas.

Tyson Foods to Take 40% Stake in Brazilian Poultry Firm

by Lance Turner 8/30/2019 06:44 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says it will buy a 40 percent stake in the the foods division of Grupo Vibra, a Brazilian producer and exporter of poultry products.

BSR Buys Austin Apartments for $104M, Sells Shares to Raise $50M

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2019 09:28 am

BSR Real Estate Investment Trust of Little Rock announced Tuesday that it has completed the purchase of two apartment communities in Austin, Texas for $104.4 million.