Let's Park It
Fayetteville's Landlord Representative Registry Deadline
In August, Fayetteville City Counsel unanimously approved an ordinance that requires landlords with more than two long term rental properties to register in a public city database. The deadline to register is tomorrow (April 30)
There is no fee associated with the registration, and you can register HERE.
Still have questions? You can listen to the full report HERE.
A Wave of Music
Downtown Bentonville Inc.
If you're new to the newsletter or you've missed the past few weeks of newsletters, there has been a resurgence of live music, festivals, and events popping up on the calendar in NWA. The upcoming lineup of events is too good for us not to mention again...
Check out the other festivals and events happening this year HERE. Rock on.
Soft Opening Landing Big
Peel Compton Foundation (Osage Pavilion)
That 55 acre park in the dead center of Bentonville, that you may or may not have visited yet is having a soft opening this Saturday, May 1!
Osage Park, located on I St. in Bentonville, is your new outdoor getaway in an urban park setting. Starting May 1st visitors can take a stroll through the wetlands, eat at the food trucks, and enjoy the new pavilion.
The site is still under construction but will have a community grand opening later this summer.
These Are the Gains You Want
Of the eight metro areas in or connected to Arkansas, NWA was one of three that posted year-over-year job gains in March, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In addition, Northwest Arkansas had the lowest metro jobless rate in March (3.5%). By comparison, the state’s jobless rate in March was 4.4%, up from 3.8% in March 2020.
You can check out the full report and how NWA stacked up against the nation as well, HERE.
80 Acres Farms
In the 2020 census, Arkansas' recorded population growth of more than 95,000 since 2010. NWA grew by more than 20% over the past decade. With continued growth, the community and region will be forced to rethink how we traditionally do things. For example, farming. Vertical farming has seen rapid growth and adoption, and several stakeholders in NWA are joining forces to expand research into the practice.
Read more about 80 Acres Farms and their upward efforts HERE.
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