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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Metro Little Rock Megasite

Hensley, AR

2,045 Acres
Industrial SITE

Paragould South Industrial Site

Paragould, AR

79 Acres
Industrial SITE

Newport Industrial Site

Newport, AR

98 Acres
Industrial SITE
Walmart
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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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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

19Million

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.