Doing Business

Business in Metro Little Rock

Find untapped opportunity in Central Arkansas.

At the center of the top-ranked state for cost of doing business is Metro Little Rock, where profitability increases exponentially thanks to low operating costs, reliable utilities, convenient access and a world-class workforce.

Anchored by Little Rock and North Little Rock, and stretching from Searcy and Morrilton to the north and Pine Bluff and Arkadelphia to the south, the Metro Little Rock region has untapped potential for businesses of all kinds.

Home to about 1 million people and a growing workforce of nearly 500,000, Metro Little Rock’s communities offer the diversity to support multiple major industries and the unity to rally resources for a diverse business environment.

Jay Chesshir, CCE President & CEO

Jay Chesshir, CCE

President & CEO



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