NWA Business Journal

New Legislative Caucus Focuses on Education, Juvenile Justice, Other Issues

Feb 14, 2019

The 21 Republican women legislators in the Arkansas General Assembly recently created a new caucus. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from two members of the Republican Women's Legislative Caucus to learn about the group's legislative agenda.

State's First Agrihood Under Development in NWA

Feb 7, 2019

In today's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from Ramsay Ball, principal broker for Green Circle Projects, about the Red Barn agrihood project that is taking shape in Bentonville. Plus, we get the latest employment numbers from the architecture and engineering industries.

Helping Those Who Are Economically Challenged

Jan 31, 2019

In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear news regarding the banking and commercial real estate markets in Benton County, and we learn more about the ALICE Project.

Fayetteville-based Field Agent has launched a new business-to-consumer platform that is aimed at disrupting in-store product demonstrations with a more targeted approach. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from the company's CEO Rick West about the new division, and we hear how the northwest Arkansas housing market may have cooled down during 2018.

Cold Storage Provider Merges, Telecom Company Acquires Another

Jan 10, 2019

In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear about a recent merger of Fort Smith-based Zero Mountain with the second-largest refrigerated warehousing company in America. We also hear from Chris Beaty, CEO of Northwest Arkansas TeleComp Holdings, about the company's recent acquisition of TeleGen Solutions of Tulsa.

A Look Back at Stories from 2018

Jan 3, 2019

In this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we get a review of some of thie big stories from 2018.

New Development to Bring More Amenities to Pinnacle Hills

Dec 20, 2018

Arvest is adding two senior leadership positions to its corporate structure. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we learn how those new positions will help the bank better serve its customers. Plus, we hear from Alex Blass of Sage Partners in Rogers about a new, $100 million, 27-acre mixed use development in the Pinnacle Hills area.

Hospital CEO Talks Sparks Acquisition

Dec 13, 2018

Home sales are up slightly in northwest Arkansas so far in 2018. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we get some numbers. Plus, we hear from Troy Wells, CEO of Little Rock based Baptist Health, about the process of acquiring Sparks Health Systems in Fort Smith and Van Buren.

Arkansas Makes Health Gains, Still More to Be Done

Dec 6, 2018

In this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from former Arkansas Surgeon General Joe Thompson about the progress former governors Mike Beebe and Mike Huckabee made on health-related issues in the state and about how the state's health could still improve.

Making Concrete More Resistant to Deicing Solutions

Nov 29, 2018

Sam's Club wants to build an employer-sponsored childcare center near its Bentonville headquarters. We learn more in today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, and we hear about research at the University of Arkansas that could result in pavement that is more resistant to damage from deicing salts.

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