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Jessica Miller and Gary Smith
Real Estate / Small Business

Update: Kelley Commercial Partners’ LR, NWA Offices Name New Shareholder Partners

Kelley Commercial Partners of Little Rock and Kelley Commercial Partners Northwest of Springdale have appointed four new shareholder partners: the Little Rock office's Jessica Miller and Gary Smith and the Northwest office's Jay Pearcy and Matt Strom. read more >
Commercial Office Parks in North Little Rock
Business Services

Commercial Office Parks Sells for $1.88M

The five contiguous buildings that make up Commercial Office Park in North Little Rock and offer 40,000 SF of general office space have sold for $1.88 million. read more >
Colleen CarrSherwood Chamber of Commerce
Business Services / Media & Marketing

Carr Heads to Sherwood Chamber; Shenep Moves to AEDD (Movers & Shakers)

Colleen Carr has been hired as economic development director by the Sherwood Chamber of Commerce. Chris Shenep has been hired as the business development, marketing and communications director at Arkansas Enterprises for the Developmentally Disabled in Little Rock. read more >
At a price tag of $5 million, Col. Glenn Business Center was among 2016’s largest industrial transactions.
Construction / Manufacturing / Real Estate

Activity, Low Vacancies Add Up to Hot Industrial Little Rock Market

The vacancy rate of the Little Rock industrial market dipped to 9.6 percent in the first quarter of 2017. read more >
CLM Pallet Recycling facility at 701 Carnahan Drive in Maumelle.

Improved Activity Not Yet Triggering Industrial Construction

The occupancy rate in the Pulaski County industrial market continues to hover around 90 percent. During the first quarter this year, occupancy stood at 89.3 percent among 45.4 million SF tracked by Central Arkansas Commercial Data Exchange. read more >
Construction / Manufacturing / Real Estate / Transportation

Industrial Activity Simmering Beneath Flat Market Veneer

Market conditions are reaching the tipping point to launch construction and add fresh product to the warehouse inventory in the Little Rock area. read more >
Education / Transportation

Car Rental Zipcar Getting Tryout at University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas is trying an on-campus rental-car program again. Zipcar launched Sept. 20 on the Fayetteville campus and announced that two cars — a Ford Escape and a Ford Focus — are available for hourly or daily use for Zipcar members. read more >
Gary Smith

Gary Smith: A Great Idea Means Generations of Great Leaders for Greater Little Rock

Leadership Greater Little Rock is one of the best ideas ever implemented by the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce. It fills so many roles for our community and its business. read more >

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Focus: Putting Stock Into Little Rock

To more effectively compete with the economic development efforts of other major metros, the chamber is increasing its private Stock in the Rock economic development investment by as much as 100 percent, empowering the organization to better: 1) develop our economy; 2) develop our community; 3) advocate on behalf of business; 4) keep, attract and grow talent; 5) market and communicate our opportunities and successes. read more >
Business Services / Real Estate

Vacancy Rate in Industrial Space Dips

The vacancy rate for industrial properties in central Arkansas fell slightly to 11.2 percent in the second quarter of 2013 compared with 11.6 percent in second-quarter 2012. read more >
Retail / Small Business

Update: Gary Smith Sells Easy Runner to Fleet Feet Inc.

Gary Smith, owner of Easy Runner in Little Rock, says he has sold his store to Fleet Feet Inc., and that he'll remain with the store through the Little Rock Marathon next month. read more >