January 28, 2022

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Steve Fineberg & Associates Move Into New Building

Steve Fineberg & Associates

Along with the new year, Steve Fineberg & Associates has relocated its office to a new location in Downtown Bentonville. 

  • Pop in: Steve Fineberg & Associates is a commercial real estate company and a full-service brokerage that meets all your commercial real estate needs. The new office location is at 104 S Main St right in the middle of the vibrant culture of Bentonville.
  • Esteemed: The team at Steve Fineberg & Associates works with commercial sales, leasing, income-producing properties, bank-owned properties, tenant representation, property management, and much more. The team has earned a national reputation as a “one of a kind” locally grown and known agency with 20+ years of serving Northwest Arkansas.

Check out Steve Fineberg & Associates' list of properties HERE

Local Startups

Springdale Startup Earns $2m In Late Stage Seed Round

NWA Daily

A local startup has raised $2m in a late-stage seed round. 

  • Around town: Springdale-based EasyBins is a one-of-a-kind grocery delivery service. Customers can order items from multiple stores around town and have them delivered in a temperature-controlled bin.
  • Footprint: Easy bins is currently in 6 locations around the state. The funding from this late-stage seed round will go toward the continued expansion of the company’s geographic footprint along with technology and staff.

Read the full Talk Business & Politics story HERE

Restaurant News

The 120 Tapas Bar Grand Opening Today

The Tapas Bar

Today is cause for celebration, because it is the grand opening of a new restaurant in Downtown Rogers! 

  • Addition: The 120 is a Spanish Tapas Bar and is located on 120 S Second St right next to Arkansas Public Theatre in Rogers. Tapas is a noun that means small Spanish savory dishes, typically served with drinks at a bar, and that is precisely what The 120 is. 
  • Starting strong: This evening at 4p The 120 Tapas Bar is bringing its all while supporting a number of local food and beverage producers and local entrepreneurs in the creative community. As a part of the dining experience, you’ll also find original, local art from mosaics to charcuterie boards.

For more info about The 120, click HERE


28th St Park Next On Bentonville’s List

NWA Daily

Due to the surrounding area’s quick development, the City of Bentonville’s next park project is a new park on 28th St. 

  • Location: The park will be on a 25-acre site adjacent to Osage Creek Elementary School and Creekside Middle School. It will also be connected to a new trail running from SW 28th St to SW Greenhouse Rd.
  • Features: Plans for the park include a ground for cricket, a game commonly played in India among other regions. The park’s cricket ground will be the first of its kind in the area. The park will also have other sports fields, a dog park, a playground, a splash pad, and other amenities

For more information click HERE


Workforce Development Program Offers Opportunities For Disadvantaged Workers

NWA Daily

The Northwest Arkansas Workforce Development program provides resources for job seekers and employers.

  • Training: The Workforce Development program is a part of the NWA Economic Development District (NWAEDD) covering a 9 county region. The program provides opportunities for eligible applicants to receive free career guidance and hands-on training under the Workforce Innovation Opportunities Act.
  • Investments: Eligible applicants are disadvantaged adults and youth who have a barrier to employment. That could be anything from being a single parent, having a low income, or a basic skill deficiency. Those proven eligible can receive financial assistance as well as career advancement. In the last two years, NWAEDD invested nearly $3m in the NWA regional economy. 

See if you are eligible for an NWAEDD program HERE

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