Momentum Continues for Downtown North Little Rock Businesses and New Developments

North Little Rock, AR (March 15, 2016) — Newmark Grubb Arkansas announced the sale and lease of several properties in downtown Little Rock-North Little Rock’s Argenta Arts and Innovation District, continuing the revitalization of North Little Rock’s downtown. These transactions have resulted in several new development opportunities...  Read More

Developer to pay $1M for Park Hill Elementary in NLR

Story by Aziza Musa Wednesday, December 23, 2015   A commercial property developer has bought another vacant North Little Rock school, after the School Board approved the sale Tuesday. In a unanimous vote, the North Little Rock School Board sold the former Park Hill Elementary at 3801 John...  Read More

Retail Construction Projects Fall in Arkansas

Even though fewer retail projects are under construction in Arkansas this year compared with last, retail developers aren’t worried. They’re busy working on retail projects for next year. The number of retail projects that had a valuation of $4 million or more dropped from 12 in November 2014 to seven a year later. The total...  Read More

Small-Town Makeover

If people have heard of Bentonville at all, they typically associate this small town in the northwest corner of Arkansas with one thing: the international headquarters of Walmart Stores, Inc. And until recently, the place had all the charm and cultural sophistication of a box-store supercenter.   What a difference a few years and the largesse...  Read More

NWACC Culinary Program Preps for Bentonville Move

By Amye Buckley Posted: October 20, 2015 at 1 a.m. The culinary program for Northwest Arkansas Community College will move to Bentonville next year after board members approved a three-year lease Monday. The vote means the college is the first tenant signed to the former Tyson Foods plant at 801 S.E. Eighth St. in Bentonville. Construction...  Read More

8W Center planned for Bentonville's Walton Boulevard

By Melissa Gute NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW The proposed 8W Center project is expected to open the Summer of 2016. The 80,000-square-foot building will be at 805 S Walton Blvd. across from the Wal-Mart’s home office now has a Jimmy John’s restaurant on it. BENTONVILLE -- A six-story office and...  Read More

NWACC moving culinary school to Bentonville's former Tyson factory

By Christie Swanson Posted: August 12, 2015 at 1:34 a.m. NWA Democrat-Gazette/FLIP PUTTHOFF Ben Eubanks, culinary kitchen aide with Northwest Arkansas Community College, shows mixers and other equipment Tuesday in the college’s training kitchen at the Center for Nonprofits in Rogers. The culinary program is planning a...  Read More