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Flake & Co. to Merge With ARK Commercial Real Estate

The combined company will operate under the Flake & Co. name. read more >
Little Rock has some soft spots in the office space market, and one of them is downtown. Employees like the easy parking of more suburban work spaces, and some of Jeff Yates’ clients “were really tired of the panhandling” downtown, he said.
Construction / Investments / Real Estate

Rethinking Office Space in New Era of Hybrid WorkLock Icon

In Little Rock, one developer is spending millions to renovate the 24-story Bank of America building. read more >
(From left) Nicholas Hornung and Jessica Pruitt Koehler
Legal / Real Estate

2 Elected Partners at Wright Lindsey Jennings (Movers & Shakers)

Their practices include products liability defense, insurance defense and general commercial litigation. read more >
The 50,000-SF former Gordmans location at Shackleford Crossings in west Little Rock is marked for repositioning as the home of a high-end entertainment tenant.
Business Services / Education / Health Care / Investments / Public Companies / Real Estate / Restaurants & Food / Retail

Shackleford Crossings’ $10.5M Sale Underlines Retail WoesLock Icon

2019 was the end of the line for Atlanta investment firm Invesco’s ownership at Shackleford Crossings. After eight years, it decided to cut its losses and sell its remaining stake in the west Little Rock retail center. read more >
Some of the office towers seen above in downtown Little Rock are being marketed as
repositioned opportunities.
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Construction / Education / Insurance / Investments / Legal / Restaurants & Food / Retail / Tourism

In Buyers’ Market, Little Rock Office Towers Look to SellLock Icon

With several big pieces of the downtown Little Rock skyline in play, it’s a tower buyer’s market. Amid a stagnant office market, for-sale signs are competing with space for rent. Leading the way is the 24-story Bank of America Plaza. read more >
Real Estate / Retail

Central Arkansas Retail Vacancy Rate Moves Higher

The total vacancy rate for the central Arkansas retail real estate market rose to 6 percent in third-quarter 2017 compared with 5.1 percent in third-quarter 2016. read more >
The 11-screen, $9.8 million Movie Tavern will be part of Gateway’s entertainment offerings.
Construction / Real Estate / Retail

Central Arkansas Retail Holding Pattern Reflects Transitions In Market

Occupancy in the Central Arkansas retail market declined to 94.3 percent during the first quarter compared to 95.1 percent a year ago. read more >
Real Estate / Retail

Dallas Company Buys Sears, Doctors Hospital Site for $44M

An affiliate of Provident Realty Advisors Inc. of Dallas bought a five-building, 30-acre development in midtown Little Rock for $44 million. read more >
New investors joined the party at Little Rock’s Gateway Town Center in two transactions totaling $10.4 million. The deals involved 33.8 acres (shaded blue) and 20.9 acres (shaded red).

Construction, Ownership Changes Mark Shrinking Retail Market

The vacancy rate of the 17.7 million-SF Pulaski County retail market shrunk to 4.7 percent during the first three months of 2016. read more >
Real Estate / Retail

Retail Space Vacancy Rate Slips

The vacancy rate for retail space in Pulaski County fell slightly in the second quarter of 2015, to 6.3 percent compared with 6.4 percent in first-quarter 2015, according to the Central Arkansas Commercial Data Exchange. However, it remains almost a full percentage point higher than the year-earlier quarter, when it was 5.4 percent. read more >
Real Estate / Retail

Property Turnover Shakes Up Retail Market As National Buyers Eye Space

The vacancy rate for retail space in the Pulaski County market continued to loosen slightly with a first quarter reading of 6.3 percent. A year ago, that number stood at 5.2 percent. read more >
Real Estate

Vacancy Rate Moves Up in Central Arkansas Retail Commercial Properties

The vacancy rate for retail commercial property in central Arkansas moved up slightly in fourth-quarter 2014, according to the Central Arkansas Commercial Data Exchange. read more >
The brakes are hit on a Pleasant Valley roundabout after a two-year journey.
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Pleasant Valley Roundabout Project Highlights Civic Politics

A vocal minority in Pleasant Valley set a $600,000 street improvement project in motion nearly two years ago to slow traffic near Fulbright Elementary School. But another vocal minority, led by a federal judge, managed to derail the project last month. read more >
Bentley Badgett II and Melinda Martin, building manager at Plaza West. J. Rogers Badgett Sr., inset, oversaw the property for over 30 years until his death.
Business Services / Education / Energy / Nonprofits / Real Estate / Retail / Small Business

Plaza West Building Rebounds From Southwest Power Pool’s Departure

Little Rock’s Plaza West office building experienced the upside of a small tenant growing into a very large one during its 40-year history. The 12-story project at 415 N. McKinley St. also endured the downside of that transformation when the anchor tenant, Southwest Power Pool, moved out and left a 65,000-SF vacancy in its wake. read more >
Real Estate / Retail

Retail Vacancy Continues To Drop in Central Arkansas

The total vacancy rate for the central Arkansas commercial retail real estate market fell to 7.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012, compared with 7.7 percent during the third quarter and 8.6 percent during fourth-quarter 2011. read more >
Jeff YatesPartner, Irwin PartnersLittle Rock
Investments / Real Estate

Jeff Yates, Parter at Irwin Partners, on Central Arkansas Commercial Real Estate

The certified leasing specialist and partner at Irwin Partners shares some insights into the central Arkansas commercial real estate market. read more >
Jeff YatesIrwin Partners
Business Services / Real Estate

Vacancy Rate Continues Decline in Commercial Retail

The vacancy rate in the commercial retail market in central Arkansas fell during the third quarter, dropping to 7.7 percent compared with 7.9 percent in second quarter and 9.5 percent in the third quarter of 2011. That’s according to a report by the Central Arkansas Commercial Data Exchange, or CDX. read more >
Strode Properties Co. of Dallas continues progress on its Park Avenue project with construction of a Jared Jewelers.

Retail Leasing Sees Increases Continue

The market for retail space in Pulaski County continues to tighten as occupancy reached 92.3 percent during the first quarter of 2012. read more >