ARKANSAS BUILDING & SITES DATABASE

Arkansas' transportation network and central U.S. location define the state as a strategic distribution center. Midway between Mexico City and Montreal, Arkansas offers a valuable distribution advantage.

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Russellville East End Industrial Site (CCI Designated)

Russellville, AR

60 Acres
Industrial SITE

Craighead Technology Park/Site - Sites B & C (CCI Designated)

Jonesboro, AR

153 Acres
Industrial SITE

Paragould South Industrial Site (CCI Designated)

Paragould, AR

79 Acres
Industrial SITE

Newport Industrial Site (CCI Designated)

Newport, AR

98 Acres
Industrial SITE
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AEDC's mission is to create economic opportunity by attracting higher paying jobs, expanding and diversifying our state and local economies, increasing incomes and investment, and generating positive growth throughout Arkansas. Here are some examples of businesses that are thriving!

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“Why Arkansas?” Video Shines Light on Business Opportunity

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OGE ‘Growing Together’ campaign features Fort Smith as success story

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast - Resources and Support for Entrepreneurs

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New plant-based material could impact healthcare, food, and timber industries

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Facebook small business workshop both practical, creative

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Arkansas Food and Beverage Manufacturing Goes Green

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Watch: Arkansas a natural choice for HBO's "True Detective"

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Arkansas Breweries Gain National Attention

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Internationally recognized thought leaders converge on Arkansas for 2018 World Women’s Summit

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Five maps illustrate foreign investment in Arkansas

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Arkansas GDP sees uptick, more expected

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Arkansas' Advantages in the Food and Beverage Industry: Comparisons within the Region

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Frito-Lay Sees Continued Success in Arkansas

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Film & Television Economic Development

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Small, Minority and Women Owned Business

Small, minority and women-owned business resources abound with AEDC

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Give the Gift of Nostalgia, Artistry, Glamour and Luxury

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300 Fortune 500

companies with offices here. Arkansas is home to Walmart, J.B. Hunt, Tyson, Windstream, Murphy Oil, and Dillard's.

14 th

lowest energy cost in the nation.

19 Million

acres of timberland, covering 54.3% of the state.

THE FOREST OF THE FUTURE

The timber and paper industry is vital to the rural Arkansas economy. Arkansas produces over 18.9 million acres of timber each year. The state is looking to expand its role in the timber business, as the United States still has a great need for domestic timber. Go to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission website to learn more about Arkansan efforts in timber and how your company can get involved.