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Union Makes Gains At Arkansas Starbucks with NLR Store

The Starbucks on John F. Kennedy Blvd. in North Little Rock could be the fourth location in the state to unionize. read more >
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Starbucks Workers at North Little Rock Location File for Union Elections

Workers at the coffee shop at John F. Kennedy Blvd. and McCain Blvd. file a petition with the National Labor Relations Board on May 1, joining eight other U.S. locations that filed. read more >
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Landmark Acquisition Tops $38M Mark (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Landmark Apartments II LLC, led by Sam Alley, sold phase 2 of its namesake complex at 1600 Rushmore Ave. to a group of 17 limited liability companies. read more >
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Little Rock Starbucks is Second in Arkansas to Unionize

They join more than 410 Starbucks stores across the U.S. that have unionized since 2021. read more >
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Sherwood Complex Attracts $15M Sale (Real Deals)Lock Icon

The 160-unit Chapel Ridge apartment complex in Sherwood weighed in at $15 million. read more >
Chapel Ridge Apartments at 10401 Brockington Road in Sherwood
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Chapel Ridge Apartments in Sherwood Sell for $15MLock Icon

This week's million-dollar deals features an apartment complex and several restaurants. read more >
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Pride Becomes a Minefield for Big Companies, but Many Continue Their Support

PepsiCo, Starbucks, General Motors and Jeep parent Stellantis said they have been supporting Pride events for decades and aren't hesitating to back them again this year. read more >
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Is Tipping Getting Out of Control? Many Consumers Say Yes

What's next, they wonder -- are we going to be tipping our doctors and dentists, too? read more >
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Dallas Equity Firm Buys Storage Centers (NWA Real Deals)Lock Icon

Dallas Beck, through subsidiaries, bought two in Fayetteville and one in Springdale for more than $22 million. read more >
Hundreds of union-represented hotel workers protest outside of the J.W. Marriott's Westin St. Francis hotel in San Francisco's Union Square in September 2018
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US Union Membership Rate Hits All-Time Low Despite Campaigns

Automation, outsourcing and lower unionization rates in traditional union strongholds, like auto manufacturing, are among the reasons for the steady decline. But states have also chipped away at unions' power. read more >
Seattle, Washington, June 19, 2022: Closed for Strike Sign on Starbucks Window at First and Pike protesting Unfair Labor
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Starbucks Workers Strike at More Than 100 US Stores

The walkouts coincide with Starbucks' annual Red Cup Day, when the company gives free reusable cups to customers who order a holiday drink. read more >
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Fayetteville Starbucks Votes to Unionize

The store is the 261st Starbucks nationally and the first in Arkansas to unionize. read more >
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Chenal Commons Sells for $14.5MLock Icon

The 70,710-SF center at 12801 Chenal Parkway, called Chenal Commons, has been home to retailers including Old Navy, PetCo, David’s Bridal, Shoe Carnival and Kirkland’s. read more >
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Starbucks Says it Wants Union Bargaining to Begin

The Seattle coffee giant said it sent letters to 238 stores offering a three-week window in October to start negotiations. 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 >
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Jonesboro Investors Buy First-Of-Its-Kind Starbucks in NWALock Icon

David and Angie Hodges, through their Halltown Farms LLC, bought the 1,343-SF coffeehouse at the intersection of North Bloomington Street and East Monroe Avenue. read more >
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Ridgecrest Apartments Sold for $9MLock Icon

Apartments, homes and more dot this week’s installment of million-dollar real estate transactions in Pulaski County. read more >
The former Cantrell Drug location at 7321 Cantrell Road in Little Rock
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Cantrell Drug Property Draws $2.5M Transaction (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Cantrell Road Building LLC, led by Cory Davis and John Schillinger, bought the 14,938-SF project. read more >
The McDonald's location at 104 S. University Ave. in Little Rock.
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Staff Scarcity Chapter Two: McDonald’s

It can be easy to forget that giant restaurant chains like McDonald’s, headquartered in Chicago, are far from monolithic, that individual restaurants are owned and operated by local entrepreneurs. read more >
Foxfire Apartments at 1701 S. West End St. in Springdale.
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Foxfire Apartments Sell For $4.5M (NWA Real Deals)Lock Icon

Noth LLC, led by Nancy Cullins, bought the 82-unit, 22,000-SF complex on South West End Street in Springdale. read more >