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Commercial Real Estate In Arkansas Soars in ’21

Commercial Real Estate In Arkansas Soars in ’21

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Especially robust was the multifamily segment, boosted by a variety of factors ranging from rising inflation, high construction costs for new homes and the continued popularity of regions such as northwest Arkansas. 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 >

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 >

Ramsay Ball on How NWA Land Game Has Changed in Past Decade

Ramsay Ball on How NWA Land Game Has Changed in Past Decade

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Ramsay Ball, 58, worked in Little Rock real estate for 20 years before relocating to northwest Arkansas in 2004. He is now an executive broker for Colliers International in Bentonville. This week, he talks to Arkansas Business about the state of the northwest Arkansas commercial real estate market. read more >

Bentonville's Thrive Apartments Full After One Month

Bentonville's Thrive Apartments Full After One Month

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Thrive Apartments, a mixed-used complex with 62 units, are at the intersection of Southwest A and Southwest Fourth streets a few blocks off the downtown Bentonville square. ERC Cos. of Barling built the complex through its in-house ERC Construction and it opened June 1. read more >

Developers See Surge In Northwest Arkansas Activity

Developers See Surge In Northwest Arkansas Activity

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Cody Crawford, the president of C.R. Crawford Construction of Fayetteville, has his hands full with work these days. He’s not alone — the region is showing signs of shrugging off the hangover of the recession. read more >

OREO ‘Cleansing’ Helps Stabilize NWA Real Estate

OREO ‘Cleansing’ Helps Stabilize NWA Real Estate

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When the real estate bubble popped in 2008, it popped big time in northwest Arkansas, which generated more “other real estate owned” than Little Rock. Now, sales and an improving economy are bringing calm to a market once noted for speculation. read more >

Demand, OREO Sales Power Commercial Market Gains in Rogers

Demand, OREO Sales Power Commercial Market Gains in Rogers

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Resurging demand coupled with the paring of an Illinois lender’s OREO portfolio are helping push commercial activity in the heart of Benton County’s fabled Billion-Dollar Mile. Office and retail sectors are seeing positive trends and more dormant OREO sells in northwest Arkansas. read more >