Arkansas Business Weekly Edition

February 11, 2019

Bold Team Provides Peek at Arkansas' First Legal Pot Operation This article is available only in print.

Bold Team Provides Peek at Arkansas' First Legal Pot Operation
Kerry Prichard

Bold Team LLC is growing the state's first legal marijuana in Cotton Plant. Arkansas Business took a tour of the company's $6 million operation. read more >

In Buyers' Market, Little Rock Office Towers Look to Sell This article is available only in print.

With several big pieces of the downtown Little Rock skyline in play, it's a tower buyer's market. Amid a stagnant office market, for-sale signs are competing with space for rent. Leading the way is the 24-story Bank of America Plaza. read more >

Big Deals of 2018 Skyrocket in Arkansas by 267 Percent This article is available only in print.

The value of big deals in Arkansas leaped to $53.9 billion in 2018, a 267 percent increase over the $14.7 billion figure of 2017. read more >

This Week's List

Big Deals of 2018 Skyrocket in Arkansas by 267 Percent

Big Deals of 2018 Skyrocket in Arkansas by 267 Percent This article is available only in print.

The value of big deals in Arkansas leaped to $53.9 billion in 2018, a 267 percent increase over the $14.7 billion figure of 2017. read more >


Rank Buyer Seller Price
1 Walmart Inc. Flipkart Group 16,000,000,000
2 J Sainsbury PLC Walmart Inc. 10,000,000,000
3 Nexstar Media Group Inc. Tribune Media Co. 6,400,000,000
4 CenterPoint Energy Inc. Vectren Corp. 6,000,000,000
5 Gray Television Inc. Raycom Media Inc. 3,650,000,000

Executive Q&A

Bob East Talks About New Direction of Advanced Cabling Systems

Bob East Talks About New Direction of Advanced Cabling Systems

Bob East discusses the factors that led him to sell Advanced Cabling Systems last month. read more >

Spotlight: High Expectations

Bold Team Provides Peek at Arkansas' First Legal Pot Operation

Bold Team Provides Peek at Arkansas' First Legal Pot Operation This article is available only in print.

Bold Team LLC is growing the state's first legal marijuana in Cotton Plant. Arkansas Business took a tour of the company's $6 million operation. read more >

For Bold Team, Here Are the Players

For Bold Team, Here Are the Players

Bold Team LLC, the state's first operating medical marijuana cultivator, owes its name to four of its owners and executives: Brown, Orman, Lercher and Drennan. read more >

The Secret Life of Marijuana Plants

The Secret Life of Marijuana Plants This article is available only in print.

The town is Cotton Plant, but since Bold Team LLC opened the state's first operating medical marijuana cultivation center, the municipality stands to reap a windfall from the cannabis plant. read more >

Opinion & Analysis

Marginally Acceptable (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Marginally Acceptable (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

We're never going to find a tax structure that suits everyone — this is the essential tension of governing. But any honest discussion would have to start with this: Taxation isn't child's play. read more >

The Questions to Ask (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

The Questions to Ask (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

We can all probably ask more — and more effectively — in our businesses and communities. read more >

Rules of Thumb (Editorial)

Rules of Thumb (Editorial)

Whew, that was a long seven days — and we aren't even residents of Virginia. read more >