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A Google Street View image of the former Ben E. Keith Co. distribution center in North Little Rock, where Federal Metal Co. is planning a scrap recycling facility.
Construction / Manufacturing / Real Estate

Federal Metal Co. Plans $18M Facility in North Little Rock

The 160,138-SF facility will be the company's first in Arkansas. It's expected to be operational in mid-2023. read more >
A Google Street View image of Arbor Pointe Apartments at 3802 Kavanugh Blvd. in Little Rock
Real Estate / Retail / Transportation

Hillcrest Apartments Attract $18M Transaction (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Arbor Pointe RVF Property LLC, an affiliate of Wicker Park Capital Management of Savannah, Georgia, bought its namesake project at 3802 Kavanaugh Blvd. read more >
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Pulaski County Farmland Sold for $4.9MLock Icon

This week’s parade of million-dollar real estate transactions starts with an agri acquisition near Scott. read more >
Business Services / Construction / Energy / Real Estate

Green Tie Awards, Sustainability Conference Sept. 12-13

The 14th annual Sustainable Arkansas Conference, hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council Arkansas community, and the Arkansas Green Tie Awards ceremony will be held Wednesday and Thursday at the Clinton Presidential Library and the Cromwell Architects Engineers Mixing Room in Little Rock. read more >
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Modern Storage Draws $3.3M Transaction (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Modern Storage Maumelle Blvd LLC, led by Keith Richardson, purchased its namesake at 9100 Maumelle Blvd. The seller is JWL I Ltd., led by William Titus. read more >
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Maumelle’s Modern Storage Sold for $3.3 MillionLock Icon

Mini-storage in North Little Rock and two warehouses in Little Rock provide our trio of multimillion-dollar transactions this week. read more >
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Ben E. Keith Breaks Ground on $70M North Little Rock Center

Ben E. Keith Company of Fort Worth, Texas, on Thursday broke ground on a $70 million, 426,000-SF headquarters and distribution center at 8801 Hwy. 70 E. in North Little Rock. read more >
Gov. Mike Beebe at Tuesday's Ben E. Keith announcement. Company President Mike Roach is at far left, and company General Manager Rusty Mathis is at far right.
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Ben E. Keith Announces 74 Jobs, $60M Investment in NLR Facility

Food service products distributor Ben E. Keith said Tuesday that it will spend $60 million on a North Little Rock plant, adding 74 new jobs at an average wage of $33.75 per hour. read more >
A sampling of what's offered at Kent Walker Artisan Cheese.
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Kent Walker Artisan Cheese Rebounds After Disaster

Six months after an equipment failure spoiled 2,500 pounds of carefully handcrafted cheese — his entire inventory, worth about $60,000 retail — Kent Walker is looking into the future, and, he says, it’s bright. read more >
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WLR Retail Project Trails $1.8M Land Purchase (Real Deals)

An 8,245-SF retail project in west Little Rock is in the works after a $1.8 million land deal. A $1.75 million land buy in North Little Rock is preceding development of a 350,000-SF distribution facility. And a north Pulaski County enterprise is under new ownership after a $550,000 foreclosure sale. read more >