Tagged: Cover Story

UA’s Quiet Land Deal Gets Look From FBI

UA’s Quiet Land Deal Gets Look From FBI

LegalCover Story

The FBI has been asking questions about the planned sale of 6,300 acres by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, a deal that has drawn allegations that bid manipulation produced a lower sale price and a higher broker commission. read more >

Pandemic Collateral Damage? Small Firms

Pandemic Collateral Damage? Small Firms

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The COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a wallop to the country’s economy, but experts interviewed by Arkansas Business don’t expect too much lasting damage. There is a caveat, of course. read more >

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

From Rogers to Jonesboro to Benton and McCrory, there is bright young talent across our state. For the 11th year, Arkansas Business is proud to introduce 20 of the freshest faces in business and community service. read more >

Protests Fail to Boost Black-owned Businesses

Protests Fail to Boost Black-owned Businesses

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Social media campaigns urged consumers to buy goods and services from Black-owned businesses following protests against racism and police brutality. But several African American business owners told Arkansas Business that they saw little, if any, boost in sales. read more >

Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt’s Exit

Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt’s Exit

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

Thirteen years ago, word began leaking out that one of the most dynamic commercial development partnerships in fast-growing northwest Arkansas was breaking up. read more >

Lithium Project  in El Dorado Defies Pandemic

Lithium Project in El Dorado Defies Pandemic

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After six months locked down in Canada, Robert Mintak is itching to fly south to see firsthand how Standard Lithium Ltd.’s pilot plant is doing drawing lithium from Arkansas’ underground brine. read more >

Pine Bluff Gets a Sprucing Up

Pine Bluff Gets a Sprucing Up

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Led by the Saracen Casino Resort, which has a construction value of $215 million, Pine Bluff is seeing growth across the city unlike any in recent years. read more >

Have Cup, Will Travel: Drinks Hit The Streets

Have Cup, Will Travel: Drinks Hit The Streets

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

Outdoor drinks and dining have become commonplace in American downtowns, a trend pioneered in Arkansas by Little Rock, which initiated the River Market Entertainment District last summer. read more >

Art, Nature Bring Life to Bank OZK HQ

Art, Nature Bring Life to Bank OZK HQ

Banking & FinanceCover Story

The checklist of finishing touches has dwindled to artwork at the new Bank OZK headquarters in west Little Rock. The grandest of the yet-to-arrive artisan pieces has reserved placement outside the 248,000-SF office building clad in glass, granite and zinc. read more >

A Remade Windstream Bets on Itself

A Remade Windstream Bets on Itself

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Windstream's immediate plans once it comes out of bankruptcy includes investing in high-speed broadband for rural consumers. read more >