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Confirmed: Regions Building Is for Sale

Confirmed: Regions Building Is for Sale

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After nearly five years in bankruptcy court, a bankruptcy trustee for the 32 owners of the Regions Center in downtown Little Rock is preparing to sell the 30-story skyscraper. read more >

Walmart and ‘Vendorville’ Just Part of Building Boom

Walmart and ‘Vendorville’ Just Part of Building Boom

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While Walmart Inc.’s new headquarters in Bentonville propelled the value of commercial building permits to record highs during the first half of this year, the rest of northwest Arkansas generated its own sizable increases over the previous year. read more >

Community First Trust Attracts $6M Buyer

Community First Trust Attracts $6M Buyer

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William Kerst Jr. wasn’t looking to sell Community First Trust Co. in 2021. But two years ago, events began pulling the president and CEO of the Hot Springs enterprise toward the possibility. read more >

Impact Investors Look to Do Well While Doing Good

Impact Investors Look to Do Well While Doing Good

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Impact investing, which offers returns and an opportunity to make a difference, is gaining ground in Arkansas as younger people, businesses and academics embrace the concept that money can do more than just make more money. read more >

AcreTrader Investors Pool Cash to Buy Farmland

AcreTrader Investors Pool Cash to Buy Farmland

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Since launching in 2019, Fayetteville farmland investing service AcreTrader has placed “well over” $100 million into more than 60 farms in a dozen states, according to Founder and CEO Carter Malloy. read more >

New Lonoke School’s Goal? Keeping Talent on the Farm

New Lonoke School’s Goal? Keeping Talent on the Farm

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The Lonoke Business Academy-Carver Campus, which will see its first students in a few weeks, aims to retain agricultural talent in the rural community and neighboring areas by offering hands-on career learning opportunities to teenagers. read more >

Timber! Record Lumber Prices Fall Back to Earth

Timber! Record Lumber Prices Fall Back to Earth

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The lumber industry appears to be settling into a new normal after a frenetic spring that saw lumber prices surge to an all-time high — so high that executives were often at a loss for words to explain it. read more >

As Dice Roll, So Do Ads

As Dice Roll, So Do Ads

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With three casinos operating in Arkansas, marketing heats up and ads proliferate. read more >

The 2021 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright

The 2021 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright

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From Jonesboro to Little Rock to Bentonville to Prescott, bright young talent spans our state. For the 12th year, Arkansas Business is proud to introduce 20 of the freshest faces in business and community service. read more >

EVs Await Chargers; Retailers Await EVs

EVs Await Chargers; Retailers Await EVs

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Before gas-station owners invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in charging stations, they need to know there are enough electric cars to make it pay off. But before car buyers pick an electric vehicle, they want to be sure they’ll find enough places to recharge. read more >

Summit Draws Near With CenterPoint Deal

Summit Draws Near With CenterPoint Deal

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Denver-based Summit Utilities is acquiring $2.15 billion worth of CenterPoint Energy’s assets, including a vast underground natural gas infrastructure in Arkansas and Oklahoma. read more >

Restaurants Aim at Being Green

Restaurants Aim at Being Green

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The Green Restaurant Certification Program, if implemented, would encourage efforts by restaurants and other food-service providers to operate sustainably. read more >