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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. Industries highlighted include tech, food and beverage, metals, aerospace, logistics, and timber.

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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South Port Site - Port of Little Rock

Little Rock, AR

65 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

Downtown Bentonville

Bentonville ranked as nation’s 5th fastest-growing city

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El Dorado

El Dorado ranked among Best Small-Town Cultural Scenes

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Video: COVID-19 Update from Arkansas Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston

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Biking in NWA

3 NW Arkansas cities rank in Top 20 Best Places for Biking

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SCM

University of Arkansas supply chain management department ranked best in North America

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Intimidator Group

Intimidator Group exemplifies the spirit of Arkansas innovation during COVID-19 pandemic

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Business Assistance Programs Help Pave the Road to Recovery

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Video: Latest COVID-19 Update from Arkansas Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston

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COVID-19 no match for Hytrol’s culture of excellence

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Colson Casters

Colson rises to meet demand for medical equipment casters

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast

Arkansas Inc. Podcast - Economic Development Week

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Economic Development Week

The Legacy of Economic Development in Arkansas

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Ellis Fin Works & Machine innovates to limit community transmission

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Video: COVID-19 Update from Arkansas Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston

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Cynergy

Cynergy Cargo to locate in Crossett, create 70 new, fulltime positions

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Arkansas Businesses Show Fortitude in the Face of Pandemic

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Americo

Americo Vinyl & Fabric pivots to produce PPE

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Arkansas Inc. Podcast

Arkansas Inc. Podcast - Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston on COVID-19 resources

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Rocktown Distillery

Arkansas manufacturers produce hand sanitizer to combat COVID-19

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COVID-19

A COVID-19 Update from Mike Preston, Secretary of Commerce

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