As the largest of the coalition counties, Crittenden County is home to many of our region’s most important economic assets, from an expansive port and intermodal facility to the intersection of two Interstate Highways (I-40 & I-55). With close proximity… CONTINUE READING »
Near the northern core of our region is Cross County. With five major highways, Cross County offers a range of transportation advantages. Most available sites are less than 20 minutes from I-55 and I-40. Two Class-I rail carriers (UP and BNSF)… CONTINUE READING »
From its rolling hills and rich delta farmland to its 25 lakes and 320 miles of shoreline, Lee County is one of East Arkansas’ greatest treasures. Agricultural processing and manufacturing have been the cornerstone of economic growth in Lee County… CONTINUE READING »
Three U.S. highways and one interstate ensure a steady flow of business in Monroe County, which is situated halfway between Little Rock and Memphis. Rich delta farmland spurs the growth of soybeans, cotton, rice and wheat, and manufacturing has surged in recent years.
At the southernmost point of the Crossroads region sits Phillips County, one of the oldest counties in Arkansas. Phillips County’s proximity to the Mississippi River makes it a leader in agriculture (especially cotton) and barge traffic. Just 65 miles south… CONTINUE READING »
At the heart of the Crossroads region lies St. Francis County, which boasts a diverse economy and a workforce of more than 9,000 employees. A Boar’s Head distributing center in Forrest City handles the finest beef, pork, poultry artisan cheeses sourced from… CONTINUE READING »
With a strong base in both the health care and public administration sectors, Woodruff County houses establishments across almost 20 industries. ARcare and the Woodruff County Health Center account for the area’s wealth of health professionals.
Companies in Woodruff also enjoy a host of transportation advantages, including waterways such as the Cache River, White River and Bayou DeView, all of which flow into the Mississippi River. The Woodruff County Airport, which sits just miles from the central business district in Augusta, boasts a runway nearly 4,000 feet long that can accommodate large aircraft such as the Beechcraft King Air, Rockwell Turbo Commander and Dassault Falcon 10.