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Tornado damage at the Breckenridge Village shopping center in Little Rock on March 31, 2023
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After Tornado, Builders Rethink Rules for Shelters

As Little Rock recovers from the tornado that destroyed at least 2,000 structures, builders and engineers are reviving a long discussion about whether there should be regulations requiring safe rooms or shelters in residential and commercial properties. read more >
Construction / Real Estate

Associated Builders & Contractors of Arkansas Names Excellence Award Winners

Associated Builders & Contractors of Arkansas recognized the state's top merit shop construction projects and outstanding individuals during its Excellence in Construction Awards celebration at The Hotel Hot Springs on April 7. read more >
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Construction / Real Estate / Retail

Multifamily Trio Add Up to $21.9M Transaction (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Affiliates of Republic Funds of Toronto purchased the 258-unit Spanish Rock Apartments, the 224-unit Spanish Jon’s project and the 120-unit Wilmington Apartments project. read more >
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Trade Group Buys Office With Space for New Apprenticeship Program

Associated Builders & Contractors of Arkansas has a new home after a $535,000 transaction. Plans call for office space and classrooms for its apprenticeship program. read more >
Clint Whitley of Empirical Energy Solutions
Construction / Energy

Clint Whitley Joins Empirical Energy Solutions (Movers & Shakers)

Clint Whitley has been hired as director of sustainability and business development at Empirical Energy Solutions in Little Rock. read more >
Bruce Cross
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Suit Challenges Rule on Anti-Union Activities

Little Rock was a magnet for representatives from law firms around the country last week when U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker heard arguments in the first federal lawsuit attempting to stop the Obama administration’s new “persuader rule” concerning anti-union activities. read more >