Lots happening in this week’s Arkansas Business, online now. And yes, that’s Kris Allen on the cover. Highlight’s from this week’s edition:
A Sort of Homecoming – Kris Allen vies for the title of American Idol this week. Win or lose, how will his life change after the results are in? Mark Hengel talks to agents, money managers and another Arkansas reality TV champ, Korto Momolu, about Allen’s prospects.
Great Timing – Allen-mania strikes right smack-dab in the middle of May sweeps. And you better believe Little Rock Fox affiliate KLRT Fox 16 is wringing it for all it’s worth.
The Search Continues – The reward for missing CDI Contractors CFO John Glasgow increases by $100,000. “There’s someone out there that knows what happened to John, and we just feel like money talks.”
Winners and Losers – In the aftermath of Affiliated Foods Southwest’ bankruptcy, a few companies stand to benefit. And then there’s the co-op’s employees and investors.
Brother, Can You Spare $9 Million? – Little Rock attorney Gene Cauley’s got major problems.
This Is D-Mac’s House – Former Razorback super-star Darren McFadden, now with the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, just bought a $638,000 home overlooking the Arkansas River. And that’s to say nothing of that giant painting of himself.
Rebound – In the mortgage lending game, things are finally looking up.
Moving Out – More than likely, Verizon Wireless will pare its Little Rock office holdings by 230,000 SF to 425,000 SF. Who’s up for some Riverfront office space?
Lost Its Immunity – Jeff Collins says northwest Arkansas has lost is economic immunity card.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tagged: Affiliated Foods, Alltel, American Idol, Arkansas Business, Arkansas River, CDI Contractors, Darren McFadden, Facebook, football, Fox, Gene Cauley, Jeff Collins, Jeffrey Wood, John Glasgow, KLRT, Korto Momolu, Kris Allen, Lioneld Jordan, Mark Hengel, mortgage, NFL, Oakland Raiders, ratings, Razorbacks, real estate, TV, Verizon |