Walk-On’s Bixtreaux & Bar, a Cajun-themed restaurant/sports bar co-owned by NFL All-Pro Quarterback Drew Brees, closed Thursday on its $1.37 million purchase of approximately two acres of land at Lewis Ranch in Conway. read more >
Phillips County Judge Clark Hall is counting on solar power to save his county money and help shine its image.
The county has hired Entegrity Partners of Little Rock to build a 400-kilowatt photovoltaic array as part of its major new justice complex near Helena Regional Medical Center. read more >
The directors of Citizens Bank at Batesville were already contemplating a new headquarters building when they hired Phil Baldwin as CEO in 2013. The 37,000-SF $13.8 million building finally opened last month, and it is decidedly different. read more >
When Simmons Prepared Foods Inc. of Siloam Springs decided a few years ago to start from scratch to increase its fresh and frozen chicken production, Simmons bought 800-plus acres for $14 million and then went about designing what COO David Jackson called a “50-year investment.” read more >
WeWork is a 9-year-old New York company that builds and runs shared office spaces in more than 100 cities worldwide. It announced April 1 that it would expand its operations to Bentonville at a soon-to-be-developed space at 224 S. Main St. that it hopes to open in 2021. read more >
Museums need to supply “social space,” says famed architect Jeanne Gang. If they are to survive, they need to be places where people want to be.
And that is what her design seeks to do for the expanded, renovated Arkansas Arts Center, a $98.8 million project: provide a “cultural living room.” read more >
Walmart Inc. of Bentonville unveils initial designs for its new headquarters campus in Bentonville, saying work on the massive project will begin this summer with an eye toward opening in phases between 2020 and 2024. read more >
Five years after its founding, Roadie, the crowdsourced delivery service startup based in Atlanta, has attracted partnerships with major retailers, including Walmart, and, in February, $37 million in new funding. read more >