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Whole Foods Anchors $112M Pinnacle Springs in Rogers

The site will include the 37,000-SF Whole Foods and an additional 43,500 SF of retail space at the northwest corner of New Hope Road and Promenade Boulevard. read more >
Cole was working at his family’s men’s store when a customer compared selling men’s apparel to selling real estate, suggesting Cole enter real estate.
Real Estate

Alan Cole is Excited for the Future of Real Estate in NWA

Cole is a principal and executive vice president at Colliers International in Fayetteville. read more >
Downtown North Little Rock is one of the many downtown development projects across the state.
Construction / Real Estate

Downtown Is Where It’s At (Editorial)

Shining on light on the vibrant downtowns that continue to attract real estate developers, including those specializing in office space. read more >
(Parcel lines are approximate and shown for illustration only.)
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2 Apartment Complexes Sold for $10M (NWA Real Deals)Lock Icon

The Club at the Creek and the Vineyards on Garland in Fayetteville were sold in a combo deal. read more >
Restaurants & Food

Raising Cane’s in Fort Smith Sold for $4.75M

NS Retail Holdings LLC, an affiliate of NetStreit Corp. of Dallas, bought the 3,030-SF Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers restaurant at 7501 Rogers Ave. in Fort Smith for $4.75 million on Jan. 31. read more >
This Kmart store at 3142 W. Sunset Ave. in Springdale, seen here in January 2016, has been closed for nearly two years.
Real Estate / Retail

Empty Kmart in Springdale Sparks LawsuitLock Icon

The owners of Springdale property that was the site of a Kmart on Sunset Avenue filed suit against Sears Holdings Corp. in Washington County Circuit Court in late September. read more >
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Big Box Stores Still Hold Value, Experts SayLock Icon

When big-box tenants look for space, there's ample competition for the same handful of properties, due to increasing costs of construction and property. read more >
Matt Dearnley,  CEO of Flake & Kelley Commercial Northwest, says a variety of price points can keep the commercial real estate industry humming.
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Paths Vary In Keeping Retail Rent Flowing in Northwest ArkansasLock Icon

The commercial vacancy rates for the four main cities of the northwest Arkansas corridor range from Fayetteville’s 5.6 percent to Springdale’s 14 percent, sandwiching Rogers (10.5 percent) and Bentonville (12 percent). read more >
District Shops I, developed by Whisenhunt Investments, is an example of a targeted retail center.
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Targeted Centers Playing Role In NWA Retail Renaissance

The vacancy rate in the retail market in northwest Arkansas is less than 5 percent and new areas of development are showing promise. read more >
The new Whole Foods in Fayetteville is expected to have a positive impact on the local market. 

Rise in Retail Rents Fueling Construction, Land Sales in Northwest Arkansas

Experts say the market is so good that the problem is finding space to put people in. That demand has raised lease rates, which in turn has made it easier to convince property owners and developers to build. read more >
The new Whole Foods in Fayetteville is expected to have a positive impact on the local market.
Real Estate / Restaurants & Food / Retail

Whole Foods Giving Market Heap Of Help

Whole Foods broke ground in August for its new location at the College Marketplace at 3525 N. College Ave., which is just south of the Northwest Arkansas Mall and new flyover bridge connector to the Fulbright Expressway. read more >
The retail vacany rate in west Rogers, including Pinnacle Hills Promenade, is 4.4 percent.

New Retail Construction Meets A Need in Northwest Arkansas

Occupancy in the northwest Arkansas retail market has tightened to 6 percent during the first quarter. That figure stood at 6.7 percent a year ago, according to data collected by Xceligent Inc. of Independence, Mo. read more >