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Posted on: July 2, 2019

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TABLE OF EXPERTS Arkansas Spotlight (1)

Dr. Ernie Nichols: Why do logistics pro-fessionals recognize Memphis and the Mid-South as a great distribution center location?

Don Lake: In Memphis, you’re within 24 hours of 80% of the population of the United States by truck; all five Class I railroads ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Largest investment in the tourism industry in the history of Arkansas coming to West Memphis

Southland Gaming Expansion

The plans include a casino and 20-story hotel, which will make it the tallest structure in Crittenden County. The hotel will have 300 rooms, including 216 standard rooms, 72 corner suites and 12 penthouse suites.

When completed, the facility will have 2,50...

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Spotlights - Economic Development
Posted on: November 1, 2018

New megasite takes aim at large industrial projects

Megasite spotlight

Arkansas native and legendary coach Bear Bryant said, “It is not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference.” The Economic Development officials at the City of West Memphis along with the City of Marion and Crittenden County...

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