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Little Rock Warehouse Draws $1.4M Sale (Real Deals)Lock Icon

403 S. Poplar St. LLC, led by Courtney Thessing, acquired the 5505 W. 65th St. project from Elliott Partners Ltd. of Nacogdoches, Texas. read more >
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Jonesboro Shopping Center Sells for $11MLock Icon

This week's million-dollar deals and construction features commercial and industrial properties, along with one new home. read more >
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Arkansas Contractors Forecast Trends, ConcernsLock Icon

Business remains good for Arkansas’ commercial contractors, but high interest rates and costs cause concern. read more >
Derek Alley, left, took on the title of CEO at VCC LLC this  year. Jake Nabholz will start 2022 as CEO of Nabholz Construction Corp.
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CEOs Nabholz, Alley Tapped for Leadership at Family FirmsLock Icon

Derek Alley of VCC LLC and Jake Nabholz of Nabholz Construction embody a new generation of family-infused leadership with their promotions to chief executive officer. read more >
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‘Succession’ Versus Success (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Whatever industry you’re in and whatever the size of your organization, a good succession plan is a must-have. read more >
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Derek Alley Named CEO at General Contractor VCC

He succeeds his father Sam, the company's co-founder. read more >
Chenal Pointe at The Divide in west Little Rock.
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Chenal Pointe Draws $29.9M Transaction (Real Deals)Lock Icon

An affiliate of ApexOne Investment Partners bought the 260-unit apartment project in west Little Rock from 6400 TDP LLC, led by Derek Alley. read more >
CR Crawford Construction is moving ahead with this restaurant project on Phoenix Avenue in Fort Smith. “I think we are going to be just as busy or busier next year than we were this year,” company executive Jason Keathley said.
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Construction Pipeline Defies Slowdown

Construction executives in Arkansas said that, for the most part, project work has continued fairly normally considering the circumstances. And the prospects for future work appear to be fundamentally the same. read more >
The 114-room AC Hotel Little Rock Downtown at 201 W. Capitol Ave. in Little Rock.
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AC Hotel Premieres in Historic Little Rock ProjectLock Icon

The AC Hotel at 201 W. Capitol Ave. in Little Rock aims for millennials with its package of Euro flair. Here's a look inside the $25 million project that remade the historic the Hall-Davidson building. read more >
An artist's rendering of the AC Hotel Little Rock's exterior at 201 W. Capitol Ave.
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AC Hotel Little Rock to Open in February

The $25 million, 114-room AC Hotel Little Rock is set to open in early February, with a grand opening celebration planned for a month later. read more >
Renderings of Southwest High School, the Little Rock School District’s first new high school in 50 years, show an aerial view.
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Largest Commercial Projects in Arkansas Top $2.1B

This marks the fifth consecutive year that the roster of largest commercial construction projects in Arkansas topped $2 billion. The 2018 list consists of 160 projects around the state that represent a combined dollar total of $2.1 billion. read more >
Tommy Hodges (L) and Isaac Smith represent two generations of development at Little Rock’s Gateway Town Center with its growing entertainment draws.
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Gateway Town Center Goes Westward

Commercial projects topping $21 million are beginning to come out of the ground at Little Rock’s Gateway Town Center. read more >
A nine-story office building and more than 1.3 million SF of retail space are the centerpieces of Downtown Summerlin in the western suburbs of Las Vegas. VCC LLC of Little Rock oversaw construction of the $344 million, 106-acre development, portrayed as the largest retail project to come on line in the nation since 2008. | (Photos provided)
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VCC Goes Big in Vegas with $344M Downtown Summerlin Project

Completing a half-built, 1.5 million-SF retail-office center in less than 18 months presented a desert challenge for VCC LLC. The sprawling Downtown Summerlin project in the western suburbs of Las Vegas also represented unfinished business for the Little Rock general contracting firm. read more >