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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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Fintech Cohort Announced for Fourth Annual ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator in Little Rock, Arkansas

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UAMS a Healthy Competitor in the Race to Recruit Talent to The Natural State

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: UAMS Chancellor Dr. Cam Patterson

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EPSCoR Division Awards $792K in Research Seed Grants to Arkansas Universities

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Welcome Home to Arkansas

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Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week in Arkansas

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Gov. Asa Hutchinson

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Aerospace and Aviation Soar in Arkansas

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Arkansas Leads the Way in Fintech

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Two Arkansas Entrepreneur Support Organizations Receive SBA Funding

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Highlighting Arkansas Industry on National Manufacturing Day

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast: Growing Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Arkansas

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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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Fortune 500 companies with offices here.