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BMWs to move to new LR spot

Dealer building $6.8 million store

Subscriber onlyBMW of Little Rock is relocating its showroom and service center from North Shackleford Road to 4621 Colonel Glenn Plaza Drive with a new $6.8 million facility to showcase the luxury cars. Continue reading...

Steakhouse scouted west LR

Ruth’s Chris interest shown years ago; downtown new goal

Subscriber onlyThe corporate office of Ruth's Chris Steak House has its sights set on a downtown Little Rock location, but a franchisee for the popular eatery combed the broader city area for a landing spot five to 10 years ago, a local developer said Thursday. Continue reading...

Ruth's Chris pitches downtown LR location; reception cool

Plan fails to thrill city, broker says

Subscriber onlyThe high-end steak place Ruth’s Chris Steak House wants to open a downtown Little Rock location, though the international chain did not get the response it was after when it pitched the plans to city officials this week, a commercial broker representing Ruth’s Chris said Wednesday. Continue reading...

$68M in bonds to boost factory

Maumelle issuer for Huggies firm

Subscriber onlyKimberly-Clark Corp. is expanding its baby-wipes operation in Maumelle with a $68 million expansion in two phases over the next three years. The plant at 500 Murphy Drive opened 25 years ago for the sole purpose of making Huggies brand baby wipes for distribution throughout North America. Continue reading...

Dozens of tenants at LR outlet mall file for building permits

Subscriber onlyClothiers Brooks Brothers, J. Crew, Loft and Christopher & Banks are among dozens of tenants that have applied for building permits to finish out individual store spaces at Outlets of Little Rock, an outlet mall nearing completion at the intersection of Interstates 30 and 430 adjacent to Bass Pro Shops. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyBirmingham, Ala.-based Equity Resources LLC recently bought Little Rock's Park Avenue Lofts, a 258-unit luxury apartment community in midtown, according to a release from the company. The reported selling price was $36 million. Continue reading...

$240,000 deal made for Osborne house

Subscriber onlyThe city of Redfield has contracted to sell the Little Rock home of the late Jennings Osborne to an engineer/biochemist for $240,000, though the deal won't close until February 2017. The house once appraised for $1.6 million. Continue reading...

Gray is named CEO, chairman of CJRW

Subscriber onlyCJRW, one of the state's largest marketing, public relations and advertising firms, announced Monday that Darin Gray is the firm's new chairman and chief executive officer. Continue reading...

For-sale sign put on Cohn Building

2 neighboring LR properties offered

Subscriber onlyA downtown Little Rock landmark, the 1940s building that housed a longtime location of the now defunct MM Cohn Co. specialty department stores, is for sale along with two neighboring properties. Continue reading...

Juanita's eatery back on market

Asking price $159,000 for name, restaurant equipment

Subscriber onlyJuanita's Mexican Cafe and Bar, a longtime part of Little Rock's restaurant and live music scene, is up for sale -- again. Continue reading...

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 Bob Thonton, Tim Graham, Bill Schwyhart and J.B. Hunt.

Bob Thonton, Tim Graham, Bill Schwyhart and J.B. Hunt.

Published: September 12, 2010

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