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First Community Bank of Batesville Names 4 to Board of Directors, NWA Market (Movers & Shakers)

The board will oversee the growth of the bank in northwest Arkansas. read more >
An architect’s rendering of the planned Southern Tail Brewing.
Construction / Restaurants & Food

New LR Brewery Called ‘Passion Project’

Brent and Tracy Cryder are seeking a permit for their planned Southern Tail Brewing at 900 E. Ninth St. in Little Rock. read more >
Jake Honeycutt (left) and Will Martin
Business Services / Construction

East Harding Adds 2 (Movers & Shakers)

Jake Honeycutt and Will Martin have joined the construction firm. read more >
A Little Rock construction firm has applied for a $2.7 million building permit at the former Cafe Prego property in Little Rock.
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Cafe Prego Property Shows New LifeLock Icon

There appears to be some movement on the former Cafe Prego property at 5510 Kavanaugh Blvd. in Little Rock. read more >
Bob East
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Cybersecurity Firm Catches Eye of Bob East

There’s a new cybersecurity and information technology company in town, Sullivan Wright Technologies, backed by none other than Bob East. read more >
The first phase of Pine Bluff’s downtown streetscape project is expected to be completed in  October. The $5 million phase covers renovations on Main Street from Barraque Street to Fourth Avenue, including extended sidewalks for outdoor dining.
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Pine Bluff Gets a Sprucing UpLock Icon

Led by the Saracen Casino Resort, which has a construction value of $215 million, Pine Bluff is seeing growth across the city unlike any in recent years. read more >
Robert EastChairman of the Little Rock general contracting firm of East-Harding Inc.
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Sun Rises on Bob East’s New Investment

Bob East says he has acquired a 25% interest in Delta Solar, the 3-year-old company formerly known as Delta SunEnergy, and is now its chairman. read more >
The Helena Bridge spans the Mississippi River, carrying travelers on U.S. 49 into Arkansas.
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Phillips County Looks to Sun for FutureLock Icon

More than $8.5 million of new and pending utility improvement projects are underway in and around Helena-West Helena. Pieces of the infrastructure puzzle are moving into place to enhance local economic prospects as well as industrial recruitment. read more >
Van Tilbury, center, president and CEO of East Harding Construction, recently completed purchasing the company from Bob East, left, and Tom Harding.
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East Harding Construction Succeeds at Succession PlanLock Icon

East Harding Construction has completed a 10-year buyout plan making Van Tilbury the sole owner, and executives are sharing how they went about it. read more >
Van Tilbury
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Tilbury to Top Off 10-Year Buyout of East HardingLock Icon

Van Tilbury, the president and CEO, confirmed last week that he’ll be making just two more monthly payments on the stock buyout of Bob East and Tom Harding that he started in November 2009 to become the sole owner of East Harding Construction. read more >
Gina Radke | Galley Support Innovations
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Galley Support’s Gina Radke Gets Industry Nod (Movers & Shakers)

Gina Radke was recognized as among the Top 40 Under 40 in Business Aviation for 2018 by the National Business Aviation Association in Washington. read more >
Hotel Pines owner Stuart Hee, left, and architect Nate Drinkwine.
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Pine Bluff’s Hotel Pines Undergoing a Transformation

Some people view a derelict hotel and see what has been lost. Others possess a different kind of vision: They see beyond what was lost to what remains and what can be again. Stuart Hee and his partners in the nonprofit Pine Bluff Rising are in the latter camp. read more >
Greg Rotter and Beverly Elam of Chambers Bank
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East Harding’s Donna Clark Begins New Role at Springdale Branch (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Donna Clark has been promoted to senior project manager/senior estimator in the Springdale office of East Harding Construction of Little Rock. Clark has also been selected for the Leadership Fayetteville class for 2017-18. read more >
The once-elegant Hotel Pines on Main Street in Pine Bluff is being tested for renovation. The nonprofit Pine Bluff Rising bought the property for one dollar, but has committed $300,000 for pumping out the basement, shoring up columns and fixing the roof to see if the hotel can be saved.
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Zombies Beware: Pine Bluff Is Rising

A growing army of developers and investors are on a mission of revitalization for the city of Pine Bluff. read more >
The Hillary Rodham Clinton Library and Learning Center in Little Rock.

Polk Stanley Wilcox Receives National Award for Library Design

Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects' design of the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library and Learning Center in Little Rock has been honored in the American Institute of Steel Construction’s annual awards. read more >
Shawn Carroll and Nathan Kerr of East Harding Construction in Little Rock.
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East Harding Construction Promotes Two (Movers & Shakers)

Shawn Carroll has been promoted to senior vice president of operations at East Harding Construction in Little Rock, and Nathan Kerr has been promoted to manager of field operations. read more >
A rendering of the planned kitchen area in the Technology Park.
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Tech Park Closes on Phase 1 Properties

Renovation for the first phase of the planned Little Rock Technology Park is expected to begin in April after tech park board members on Monday signed closing documents to purchase properties along Main Street. read more >
A rendering of the planned kitchen area in the Technology Park.
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Tech Park Moving From Concept to Physical Reality

Having recently cleared its last property acquisition hurdle for phase one of the $100 million project, the Little Rock Technology Park Authority board now has full architect renderings in hand. read more >
1011 SW A St. is under construction.
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Office Space Filling Up in New Bentonville Building

Craig Soos plans to open his new office building in Bentonville at the start of the new year. It should be close to capacity the way things are looking. read more >
Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects• CALS Children's Library

AIA Honor Award: CALS Children’s Library

A new Children’s Library and Learning Center is based on experiential learning, where children are educated through hands-on activities that teach life skills needed to become responsible adults. read more >