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Sherwood Wendy's Sold for $1.9M
Wendy's at 8500 Highway 107 in Sherwood

Sherwood Wendy's Sold for $1.9M

by Arkansas Business Staff – 1 week ago

A fast-food eatery in Sherwood, a postal project in west Little Rock's Otter Creek neighborhood, a warehouse property in North Little Rock and a home in the Heights area of Little Rock form this week's quartet of million-dollar real estate sales.

Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'

Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'
1 week ago

A number of Arkansas cities — including El Dorado, Little Rock, Pine Bluff and Texarkana — are either considering or are taking steps toward creating “entertainment districts” that would allow the open carry of alcohol.


Riverdale Retail Land Tops $8.3M (Real Deals)

Riverdale Retail Land Tops $8.3M (Real Deals)

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Kappa Realty LLC, led by Chris Robertson, bought the 17.6-acre home of the Riverdale Shopping Center at 2500-2610 Cantrell Road from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Little Rock. read more >

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

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Median incomes of U.S. households are rising again, and “those headed by a Millennial (someone age 22 to 37) now earn more than young adult households did at nearly any time in the past 50 years,” according to the Pew Research Center. read more >

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

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We have suggested to Michael Pakko, the state economic forecaster, that the volume of Movers & Shakers landing in our queue be considered an economic indicator. By that indication, Arkansas' economy is humming. read more >

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

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The departures of five companies that were acquired in the past year made room at the bottom of the list for companies that had not made the cutoff last year — or ever. The price of entry to the list? $100 million read more >

Harps Delivers Another Positive Year

Harps Delivers Another Positive Year

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Kim Eskew, CEO of Harps Food Stores Inc. of Springdale, wants his company to be in a position to handle whatever happens in the grocery sector. read more >

Cheba Hut Sets Sights on Arkansas

Cheba Hut Sets Sights on Arkansas

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Cheba Hut, a marijuana-themed sandwich shop chain, is coming to Arkansas, and no one you know will be able to resist the puns its arrival will engender. read more >

Arkansas Arts Center 'A Gem Within Our City'

Arkansas Arts Center 'A Gem Within Our City'

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Museums need to supply “social space,” says famed architect Jeanne Gang. If they are to survive, they need to be places where people want to be. And that is what her design seeks to do for the expanded, renovated Arkansas Arts Center, a $98.8 million project: provide a “cultural living room.” read more >

Bankruptcy Judge OKs Windstream Bonuses

Bankruptcy Judge OKs Windstream Bonuses

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A bankruptcy judge in New York last week approved Windstream Holdings Inc.'s request to use up to $24 million for bonuses for executives. read more >

Riverdale Shopping Center Land Sold for $8.3M

Riverdale Shopping Center Land Sold for $8.3M

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Kappa Realty LLC, led by Chris Robertson, purchased the 17.6-acre home of the Riverdale Shopping Center at 2500-2610 Cantrell Road from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Little Rock. read more >