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Oakwood Transaction Surpasses $1.3 Million (Real Deals)Lock Icon

The 10-unit apartment project in the Hillcrest area of Little Rock was purchased by Oak & Cedar LLC. read more >
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New Energy Downtown (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Little Rock scored some big wins last week, bringing the prospect of new life downtown. read more >
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Spring Valley Apartments in Little Rock Sells for $12.8M

Apartments, fast food restaurants and homes feature in this week's million-dollar deals. read more >
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LRCVB Hopes to Boost Tourism with 10-Year Master PlanLock Icon

The plan includes infrastructure investments as well as improvements to the city's downtown attractions. read more >
Customer response to the SoMa Outdoor Dining Room has been positive, with patrons following pandemic guidelines.
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SoMa Stays Social While Socially Distant

Restaurateurs come together at the SoMa Outdoor Dining Room in the parking lot at the southeast corner of 13th and Main streets in downtown Little Rock. read more >
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NLR Retail Property Rings Up $4M Sale (Real Deals)Lock Icon

G&T Investments LLC of Las Cruces, New Mexico, acquired the Mattress Firm-Vitamin Shoppe project at 4300-4302 E. McCain Blvd. from McCain Plaza LLC of Los Angeles. read more >
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Little Rock Creates SoMa Entertainment District, Expands River Market District

The Little Rock Board of Directors last week approved an expansion of the existing River Market Entertainment District and the creation of a temporary district in the South Main neighborhood. 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 >
Some Arkansas cities are taking steps to establish entertainment districts in which open containers of alcoholic beverages are allowed on public streets, similar to the Beale Street District in Memphis, shown above.
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Arkansas Cities Seek to Create ‘Entertainment Districts’Lock Icon

A number of Arkansas cities — including El Dorado, Little Rock, Pine Bluff and Texarkana — are either considering or are taking steps toward creating “entertainment districts” that would allow the open carry of alcohol. read more >
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Government & Politics

Matt DeCample, Former Beebe Spokesman, Dies at 44

Matt DeCample, the former spokesman for Gov. Mike Beebe who applied his reporter’s eye, comic’s wit and writer’s openness in a three-year struggle against an extremely rare and aggressive liver cancer, died Sunday in Little Rock. He was 44. read more >
Standing by Henry Moore's sculpture, Large Standing Figure: Knife Edge, valued in the low seven figures, are Millie Ward, a Metrocentre commissioner, and Gabe Holmstrom, executive director of the Downtown Little Rock Partnership.
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Little Rock’s Metrocentre Mall District Begins Dissolution Process

Property owners in downtown Little Rock’s Metrocentre Improvement District No. 1 are finally getting a break from decades of shouldering $12.5 million of debt. read more >
The Fulk Building, at the southwest corner of 3rd and Main Streets, houses CJRW, Arkansas' largest advertising and marketing firm, in a 21,000 SF office, and an estimated $4.2 million has been invested in the project.
Construction / Real Estate / Restaurants & Food

Some Hiccups, But Development Continues Along Main Street in Little Rock

About $100 million in new development is unfolding along Little Rock’s Main Street as developers bet on an influx of jobs and residents, according to an estimate by Moses Tucker Real Estate of Little Rock. read more >
Gabe Holmstrom
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Downtown Little Rock Partnership Calls on Hutchinson to Issue Anti-Discrimination Order

A group representing downtown Little Rock's businesses is calling on Arkansas' governor to issue an order extending workplace anti-discrimination protections to gay and lesbian state employees. read more >
Gabe Holmstrom
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Gabe Holmstrom to Lead Downtown Little Rock Partnership

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership on Friday announced Gabe Holmstrom as its new executive director. read more >
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Arkansas Lawmakers, Journalists Learn the Modern Art of Governing by Tweet

More and more legislators and journalists are using social media to pump out streams of up-to-date facts and opinions, and it’s both a tool and a challenge for the changing media world. read more >