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Jacksonville Mayor Bob Johnson says the city has a plan for a recently donated parcel along West Main Street.
Construction / Government & Politics / Real Estate / Tourism

Jacksonville Sees Donated Parcel as Potential Green SpaceLock Icon

A 0.76-acre parcel on the north side of Main Street in Jacksonville was donated to the city by the Wilson Charitable Trust, led by Mike Wilson. read more >
Government & Politics / Retail

Recent Real Estate Deals Total $3.4M

Foreclosure sales of a pawn shop in Sherwood and a home in North Little Rock led the most recent round of real estate transactions. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care / Real Estate / Small Business

City Mayor Among Group Buying Jacksonville Physical Therapy Office

Jacksonville Medical Center Inc. has purchased the 3,065-SF Jacksonville Physical Therapy building at 208 John Harden Drive for $475,000. read more >
Government & Politics / Nonprofits

No Easy Path For Arkansas-backed Local Projects (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

The Arkansas Supreme Court's ruling striking down a grant system used to fund local projects didn't necessarily kill outright lawmakers' efforts to divert surplus money to pet needs in their districts. read more >
Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Supreme Court: Local Grant System Unconstitutional

The Arkansas Supreme Court says a system of grants lawmakers used to pay for local projects around the state violated a constitutional requirement that budget measures have a distinctly stated purpose. read more >
The Arkansas Capitol building in Little Rock.
Government & Politics / Legal

Indictment Thoughts, Probes Grip Arkansas Capitol (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

The worst-kept secret at Arkansas' Capitol over the past several months is the waiting game lawmakers, lobbyists and others play as they eye federal probes into local project money that have already targeted two former legislators. read more >
The Arkansas Supreme Court building in Little Rock.
Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Supreme Court Hears Arguments over GIF Dollars

Arkansas Supreme Court justices weigh a lawsuit that claims the Legislature is violating the constitution by sending money to regional agencies to be distributed for local projects. read more >
Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Court Takes New Look at Local Projects (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

The state Supreme Court on Thursday will hear oral arguments in a case challenging $2.9 million in state surplus money that went toward the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District in 2015. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Judges Named for Tourism Ad Contract Competition

The Office of State Procurement reveals a preliminary list of judges for awarding the state's largest advertising and marketing assignment, the $14.4 million-a-year contract for promoting Arkansas as a tourist destination. read more >
Government & Politics / Legal

Taking Temptation Off the Table (Editorial)

A smart lawmaker avoids temptation. Smart government avoids putting temptation in his way. read more >
Banking & Finance / Construction / Insurance / Investments / Manufacturing / Nonprofits / Real Estate / Small Business

Future Bank of the Ozarks HQ Site Draws Deals Totaling $12M-Plus (Real Deals)

Little Rock’s Bank of the Ozarks Inc. acquired about 46.2 acres of mostly undeveloped property for a corporate campus in west Little Rock. read more >
The offices of Meadors Adams & Lee at 100 River Market Ave. in Little Rock.
Insurance / Manufacturing / Real Estate

Arcade Office in River Market Bought for $2.7M

Office space in downtown Little Rock, an ammo plant in Jacksonville and a Little Rock warehouse provide our trio of multimillion-dollar deals this week. read more >
Jason Bennicoff
Education / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Rockfish Names New VP; Associate Dean Recognized at Lyon (Movers & Shakers)

Jason Bennicoff has joined Rockfish, the digital marketing agency in Rogers, as vice president of digital strategy. read more >
Mike Wilson
Business Services

Bring Your Own Device to Work (Mike Wilson Expert Advice)

It’s no surprise that smartphones and tablets have taken over the workplace. But did you know that more than 350 million employees worldwide will use their own devices on company networks, up from basically zero only a few years ago? Clearly, we are now well into the BYOD — Bring Your Own Device — era. read more >