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Why Arkansas?

This high-energy video showcases multiple business leaders talking about why being in Arkansas is good for business, not only for their organization but also for their employees.

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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Jonesboro Industrial Sites B & C

Jonesboro, AR

153 Acres
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Newport Industrial Site

Newport, AR

98 Acres
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Russellville East End Industrial Site

Russellville, AR

60 Acres
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Paragould South Industrial Site

Paragould, AR

79 Acres
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Crossett Industrial Park East Site

Crossett, AR

34 Acres
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You're in good company

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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Arkansas Inc. Blog

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Celebrating Arkansas’ Wins During Economic Development Week

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Economic Development Week 2022

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: World Trade Center Arkansas CEO Denise Thomas

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Matchmaking Event Helps Companies Source Goods and Services

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Chariot Producer Sasha Yelaun Talks Benefits of Filming in Arkansas

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Aerospace and Defense Workers in Camden, Arkansas Make Global Impact

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Trailer for Arkansas-Shot Film “Chariot” Released

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Dillard’s Executive Makes the Business Case for Arkansas

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: First Orion Chairman and CEO Charles Morgan

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Fintech Summit Highlights Arkansas' Role as Industry Leader

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Marketing Arkansas Around the World

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The Arkansas Timber and Forest Products Industry Report

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Steel Industry Heats Up in Arkansas

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Arkansas Ranked #1 State for Inbound Movers in 2021

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Center for Advanced Surface Engineering EPSCoR Project Boosts Arkansas Economy

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Arkansas Films Make List of Top Movies to Watch in 2022

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Arkansas Aims to Grow Firearms and Ammunition Industry

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Arkansas Businesses Drive Momentum in 2021

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AEDC on the Air: Arkansas Inc. Podcast in 2021

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: 2021 in Review

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