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In late 2021, outdoor products manufacturer Trex Company, Inc. announced plans for building a factory in the Port of Little Rock, a project representing a nearly $400 million investment in the region that will create more than 500 jobs.
Mindful of the national shortage of primary care physicians and expanding health care needs in Arkansas, the Baptist Health System and UAMS partnered to create the Baptist Health-University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Education Program.
With the presence of the Little Rock Tech Park, The Venture Center, FIS FinTech Accelerator program and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, among other assets, the Little Rock Region is becoming known and respected in the startups/innovation sector.
Little Rock not only offers but promotes a lifetime of learning. From innovative, public pre-K for all to graduate offerings unique to the planet, the region values education and economic development as inseparable.
Little Rock Technology Park Authority provides quality job opportunities and economic development in Central Arkansas. The seven members of the authority represent the initiative of the Little Rock Regional Chamber, City of Little Rock, UA Little Rock and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Arkansas' performance-based incentives are nationally competitive and easy to use. The City of Little Rock has also funded performance-based incentives to complement those of the state. The chamber, in partnership with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and city, focuses on a business' specific needs and designs a tailored incentive package unique to that business.
A native of Guanajuato, Mexico, Diego Morales Ibarra completed a business degree at Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo and came to Little Rock in 2018 to serve an internship at the Mexican Consulate.
When Windstream acquired Winters' previous employer in Greenville, South Carolina, she was offered a chance to take a position with the company in Little Rock, which jibed with her plans to earn a law degree as a part-time student.