The week of May 9-13, 2022, is being recognized by numerous officials in Arkansas and across the country as Economic Development Week.
TSC announces distribution center site in Maumelle; Site Selection played a big role
Tractor Supply Company (TSC) announced in January it will soon locate a $100 million distribution center for home goods and equipment for farms and families in Maumelle where four-wheelers once rolled through a rugged wooded parcel north of the city’s industrial park.
Successful economic development is usually the result of getting many small things done to clear the way for the bigger things to happen. That was the thinking behind the Community Catalyst program.
Danny Games, director of business and economic development for Entergy Arkansas, traces the roots of what he does for a living to 1913, the year Harvey Couch created the company that would eventually become Entergy. Couch built his business on the philosophy and on the slogan, "Helping Build Arkansas."
Amazon is building a massive fulfillment center at the Port of Little Rock that will open in in 2021 and employ more than 1,000 people.
For the 11th consecutive year, Site Selection magazine has named Entergy as one of the nation’s Top 10 utilities in economic development.
Customer Savings, Community Support, Powering Tomorrow.
Entergy Arkansas is a key partner with the state in a new initiative designed to help communities become more competitive in bringing jobs and investment to Arkansas.
What was once a flat work site in April is now home to a new substation powering Pine Bluff’s Highland Pellets biomass facility.