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Larry Crain Sr.

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Former Crain Automotive Exec Demands $5M in LawsuitLock Icon

Barton Hankins said he was a participant in a deferred compensation plan that amounts to 5% of the fair market value of the company. read more >
Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

Camping World to Acquire Crain RV

Camping World said it intends to convert Crain RV's locations into manufacturer exclusive dealerships. read more >
Larry Crain
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Larry Crain Sr., Head of Family’s Namesake Company, Dies at 81

Crain's journey to building one of the state's largest private companies had humble beginnings. read more >
Fairfax Crossing Apartments, the 172-unit complex at 5900 McCain Place in North Little Rock.
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Fairfax Crossing Apartments Sell for $15.3MLock Icon

Apartments, commercial land, schools, storage units and more in this week's million-dollar deals and construction. read more >
Crain Volkswagen of Fayetteville opened in 2017.
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Crain Volkswagen of Fayetteville Files Suit Over Rival LotLock Icon

The Crain group in Fayetteville is challenging Volkswagen’s decision to grant a dealer franchise to the Everetts in Benton County. read more >
A Google Street View image of the Pleasant Valley Living Center at 12111 Hinson Rd. in Little Rock in 2016
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Little Rock Nursing Home Nets $5MLock Icon

A mix of commercial and residential properties populate this week’s sampling of million-dollar real estate transactions in Pulaski County. read more >
Springhill Suites by Mariott at 306 Markham Center Drive in west Little Rock, seen here in January 2014.
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Springhill Suites Sells for $4.7M (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Larry Crain Jr. led the purchase of the 78-room hotel in west Little Rock. read more >
LISA Academy offers a student-focused, STEM-based curriculum with proven results to families in central Arkansas.
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Little Scholars Buy Tops $10.6M (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Little Scholars Of Arkansas LLC, led by Fatih Bogrek, acquired the Lisa Academy West High School at 6711 W. Markham St. read more >
Barton Oaks Apartments at 107 Barton St. in Little Rock
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Barton Oaks Apartments Sells for $2.8MLock Icon

This week’s lineup of million-dollar real estate transactions starts off with a multifamily deal. read more >
The former headquarters of Colonial BancGroup in Montgomery, Alabama, was transformed into the Capitol Commerce Center after the Crain family  acquired it for $10.2 million in 2010.
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Third-Generation Succession Proves Tricky with Crain FamilyLock Icon

Crain Management Group tallied 2020 revenue of more than $618 million, ranking No. 23 among the largest private companies in Arkansas. read more >
Larry Crain Sr. and Janett Crain, who died in 2018.
Health Care

Crain Gives $1M to UAMS Cancer Institute

Larry Crain Sr. pledges $1 million to an effort by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' to get its Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute a National Cancer Institute Designation. read more >
The Circle K convenience store at 10321 Col. Glenn Road in Little Rock.
Investments / Real Estate / Restaurants & Food / Retail

Circle K Double Combo Totals Nearly $9MLock Icon

This week’s list encompasses convenience stores, fast-food eateries, residential lots, a mini-storage project and homes scattered across Benton, Bryant, Little Rock, west Pulaski County, Sherwood and Conway. read more >
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Crain Sells Ozark Automotive DistributorsLock Icon

A North Little Rock warehouse provides our solo act for this week’s multimillion-dollar transaction. read more >
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Larry Crain Leads Land Swap in Conway

A Conway property swap near the northwest interchange of Dave Ward Drive and Interstate 40 yielded a flip-flop of ownership. read more >
Retail / Transportation

Crain Automotive Expands to Fort Smith

The Crain Automotive Group is adding two more dealerships to its portfolio. Crain bought the Kia dealership and will rename it Crain Kia of Fort Smith, and it also bought the Hyundai dealership and will rename it Crain Hyundai of Fort Smith. read more >
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Bank Branch Trio Generates $3.45M Sale (Real Deals)

Three former Metropolitan National Bank branches combined for a $3.45 million transaction. A 3-acre parking lot in west Little Rock is under new ownership after a $1.7 million deal. And a 50-room motel in Jacksonville changed hands in a $1.2 million deal. read more >
Banking & Finance / Public Companies / Real Estate

Simmons First Continues To Prune Branches in Little Rock, Northwest Arkansas

Simmons First National Bank of Pine Bluff has sold off three more leftover Pulaski County branches. read more >
Three Financial Centre at 900 S. Shackleford Road in west Little Rock.
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Real Estate

Three Financial Centre Sells for $12.3 Million (Real Deals)

Crain Investments Ltd., led by Larry Crain Sr., and Kelley Commercial Realty LLC, led by Hank Kelley, bought the six-story Three Financial Centre at 900 S. Shackleford Road. read more >
Real Estate

Three WLR Real Estate Deals Total Over $18M

Properties in west Little Rock sell in seven-figure deals. read more >
KEWI-AM, 690, provides local programming that Benton listeners can’t get elsewhere, says owner Grant Merrill.
Media & Marketing / Small Business

Local Focus, Sports Keeps Radio Profitable in Arkansas

Radio stations in central Arkansas stay relevant despite competition from satellite radio, limitless iPod playlists and build-your-own online stations such as Pandora. read more >