Economic Gateway http://www.wearearkansas.com Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, Economic Development News RSS Feed Tue, 07 Apr 2020 05:59:38 -0700 en-us Resource Guide: Financial Tools, Aid for Businesses Hurt by COVID-19 http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=21269 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Mon, 06 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 The Paycheck Protection Program will encourage businesses with fewer than 500 employees to retain workers and maintain wages through forgivable loans. Businesses will apply for the... Loans & Grants Are Available for Arkansas Businesses During COVID-19 http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=21262 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 At the state and local level businesses may qualify for grants, loans and incentives when creating jobs and growing within Arkansas. We understand that existing businesses are particularly interested ... Northwest Arkansas continues to lead state growth, 13th fastest-growing U.S. metro over past decade http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=21268 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Thu, 26 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0700 Northwest Arkansas was the 13th fastest-growing metro area in the United States between 2010 and 2019 and the 24th fastest growing metro from 2018 to 2019, according to the U.S. Census Burea... Staying Secure Through the Pandemic http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=21271 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Thu, 26 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0700 During the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of Arkansans are doing their part to slow the spread by working from home. Some are prepared from years of remote working, while many others have had their e... Five Ways for Businesses to Reduce Real Estate Costs During the Coronavirus Pandemic http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=21266 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 25 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0700 The coronavirus pandemic is creating unforeseen real estate challenges for Dallas-Fort Worth businesses forced to move employees to home offices and layoff others–leaving them with significant f... World Trade Center Works With SBA to Aid Small Businesses, Agriculture During Pandemic http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=21270 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 25 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0700 The World Trade Center of Arkansas is working closely with the U.S. Small Business Administration to promote economic resilience and ease concern among small businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pan... What Were Corporate Executives’ & Leading Consultants’ Facilities Plans for 2020? http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=21267 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0700 Area Development’s 34th Annual Corporate Survey and 16th Annual Consultants Survey were conducted in early January and, therefore, reflect the respondents’ expectations... Site Selection 2020: Global Magazine - Manufacturing Plants, Facilities Management, Logistics & Supply Chain Network Management, Tax & Incentives Policy, and Economic Development Strategy http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=21272 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0700 The "Site Selection Magazine" journal has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Site Selection reaches those individuals who manage industrial assets, i... Envirotech helps battle COVID-19 at Helena Harbor in Helena, Arkansas http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=21265 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Mon, 06 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700 ...