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Allen Engstrom Plans Mixed-Use Development in ArgentaLock Icon

He purchased the former First Presbyterian Church at 201 W. Fourth St. for $1 million. read more >
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Former North Little Rock Mayor Patrick Henry Hays Dies at 76

North Little Rock announced that Patrick Henry Hays, the longest serving mayor in the city’s history, died from cancer Wednesday morning at age 76. Hays was an assistant city attorney in […] read more >
An aerial view of the Greyhound bus station site in North Little Rock
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New NLR Hotel to Get Conference Center as Neighbor, Mayor Says

Mayor Terry Hartwick predicts construction of the conference center could begin by the third quarter or fourth quarter of this year. read more >
The Innovation Hub
Construction / Nonprofits

Innovation Hub to Begin Remodeling in June

The remodeled 22,000-SF building will include the first Best Buy Teen Tech Center in Arkansas and the first solar canopy in downtown North Little Rock. read more >
A room in the new critical care unit at Baptist Health Medical Center-North Little Rock
Health Care

Baptist Health Opens New Critical Care Unit at NLR Hospital

The addition brings the total number of critical care beds at the hospital to 44. read more >
Baptist Health workers participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its behavioral health clinic in North Little Rock
Health Care

Baptist Health Opens Behavioral Services Clinic in North Little Rock

The clinic's resident physicians are Dr. Preetam Reddy and Dr. Thomas Fister. read more >
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Construction / Restaurants & Food

Whataburger Plans Locations in North Little Rock, Searcy

Construction is set to begin Monday. read more >
Banking & Finance

People Trust Credit Union Opens First Location in Central Arkansas

The credit union's focus is on restoring access to banking for underserved people and areas in central Arkansas. read more >
Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock is the home of the Arkansas Travelers.
Banking & Finance / Tourism

Dickey-Stephens Park is Latest Venue to Go Cashless

Central Arkansas' longtime minor league team said the move will help shorten wait times at concession stands and the gift store. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

Union Pacific to Build Hybrid Locomotives in North Little Rock

Depending on the mode of operation, fuel savings and greenhouse gas emission reductions could total up to 80%. read more >
Construction / Real Estate

Central Arkansas Housing Starts Highest Since 2007

The greatest uptick was in North Little Rock. read more >
Three leaders in plans for the area near Simmons Bank Arena include Greg Nabholz of Nabholz Properties, left, Scott Hilburn of Hilburn & Harper and Scott Landers of Applied Technology Group.
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Revamp Begins in North Little Rock’s Downtown RiverfrontLock Icon

Plans call for a hotel and mixed-use projects near Simmons Bank Arena. read more >
Derrell Hartwick
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Derrell Hartwick Aims for Growth in North Little Rock

President and CEO of the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce hopes to continue attracting new residents and businesses. read more >
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Developer: ‘It Wasn’t All Talk’Lock Icon

Mike Halupka of Altis Capital says ambitious projects in Hot Springs and North Little Rock are moving forward, despite skepticism. read more >
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Arrows, Mostly Up (Editorial)

These are the dog days of summer and we have energy only for the arrows denoting good news for some and not-so-good news for others. read more >
Cyclists cross the Clinton Presidential Park Bridge connecting Little Rock and North Little Rock over the Arkansas River. Housing construction in the Little Rock metro area hit a 14-year high in 2021.
Construction / Real Estate

Little Rock Region Saw Post-COVID Housing Boom, Report Says

Housing starts in the region hit a 14-year high. Meanwhile, affordability remained among the best in the nation, according to Metroplan. read more >
A rendering of the proposed Diamond Valley Hotel, Spa and Residence shows a transparent pool suspended between two high-rise buildings.
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Eye-Popping NLR Proposal Draws SkepticismLock Icon

A Hot Springs developer claims the massive project on 463 acres would create more than 7,000 jobs. read more >
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NLR Premier Health Surpasses $6.2M (Real Deals)Lock Icon

The buyer is Richards Road Realty LLC, an affiliate of The Wellstone Group of Lakewood, New Jersey. read more >
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Lowe’s Linked to 1.2 Million-SF Facility in North Little Rock

Real estate firm CRG of Clayton, Missouri, has released new details on the project. read more >
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The Cubes Takes Shape in North Little RockLock Icon

There's a big distribution project in the works near Amazon's fulfillment center, and it's not the one Dollar General is developing. read more >