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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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Woman-Owned Small Businesses Are Rising in Arkansas

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AEDC's Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise Division Hosting Leadership Training on September 21

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Nineteen Arkansas Companies Make 2021 Inc. 5000 List

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Supporting Minority and Women-Owned Businesses in Arkansas

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Arkansas Ranked #3 for Food Processing in the United States

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National Small Business Week 2021 Virtual Summit to be Held September 13-15

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Arkansas Ranks 2nd for Most Pandemic-Proof Small Businesses

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast - Building Business Synergy Between Arkansas and Asia

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Bentley Story Receives Certified Economic Developer Designation

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Arkansas Builds Military Presence with New Air Force Mission

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Highway Improvement Project Helps Deliver $65 Million Tyson Foods Feed Mill to Hempstead County

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Arkansas Airports Receive Almost $25 Million in Funding from FAA

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast - Arkansas' Timber and Forest Products Industry

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DART Research Project Sets Arkansas Apart

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Arkansas: The Heart of the Nation's Wood Basket

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Economic Development Week

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Foreign Direct Investment Strengthens the Economy in Arkansas

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Arkansas Ranked No. 6 for Lowest Average Electricity Prices

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Transformational Leadership Improvement

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Arkansas Summer Research Institute Overcomes Pandemic Challenges by Going Virtual

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Best Business Climate

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lowest Cost of Doing Business

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Fortune 500 companies with offices here.