Brad Lacy, president and CEO of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce and Conway Development Corporation (CDC), reflects on the CDC's 60th anniversary.
Conway-based manufacturer SFI Arkansas today announced plans to expand its facility and hire up to 75 new employees over the next 18 months.
Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation, the leading mass timber manufacturer in North America, will expand its operations into the United States, with a plant in Conway, Ark., set to open in mid-2021. The Canadian-based company will invest $90 million to purchase, retrofit and equip a former steel plant and create 130 new jobs, and will source softwood lumber from Arkansas-grown Southern Pine trees.
Brad Lacy, president and CEO of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce and Conway Development Corporation, has been named to Arkansas Business’s 2019 list of Arkansas’ 250 Most Influential Leaders.
DXC Technology increases its presence in Conway, creating a global center of excellence in Medicaid services and adding 1,200 tech jobs. New hires will join 450 current employees over the next four years.
In late September 2019, Conway Regional Health System broke ground on a three-story medical office building that will provide 42,000 square feet of space dedicated primarily to women’s health services.
The Metro Little Rock Alliance (MLRA) has launched a new brand and website to market the 12-county region to corporate executives, site selection consultants and potential new residents as a prime location to do business and live in Central Arkansas.
The Little Rock Regional Chamber's vice president of economic development, Ben France, asked cities in the 501 area code to celebrate our region's successes on May 1, or #501Day.
Conway, Maumelle and Morrilton are textbook cases for economic development. Although they have a healthy sense of competition, the cities benefit from each other in a “one-for-all, all-for-one” mentality to create a strong regional draw.
The first project at the Central Landing development on the site of the former Conway airport will break ground this summer. Central Arkansas developer and Burkhalter Technologies Inc. CEO John Burkhalter today announced plans to build a $70 million development that incorporates 339 luxury apartments into 18.7 acres of the mixed-use development.