The Port of Little Rock is a central hub for rail, waterway and highway access for fast and efficient transportation.
Industry of every variety would find the Port an ideal community and conduit for state-of-the-art commerce, transportation and business opportunity. The Port is home to over 30 industrial manufacturers, numerous trucking companies, a fire station, a medical clinic, and a myriad of other businesses and industries.
Beauty and business meet in The Natural State where the demands of global business are met with a quality of life that is rare and inspiring. Arkansas also boasts one of the lowest overall per capita tax burdens of any state in the nation.
Ideal location, financial incentives & community Support, robust labor market, cutting-edge utilities, diverse transportation and unmatched quality of life all add up to a dynamic hive of business and untapped potential.
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- Mid-America, Sun Belt, Mid-Market
- 2600 acre Industrial Park located on Arkansas River
- Slackwater Harbor sites
- 1 mile from The Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport
- Level building sites
- 1/4 of U.S. population within 500 miles
- Inland waterways
- Within one mile of the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airportt.
- Port rail service connecting with Union Pacific Railroad and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway.
- 70 trucking companies
- Adjacent to Interstates 30 West, 40 East, and 440
Quality of Life
- Temperate climate
- Clean city and surrounding environs
- Low cost of living
- Very good primary and higher education systems, including nationally recognized universities and technical colleges
- Major Sporting Events
- Family-oriented activities and atmosphere
Financing Incentives & Community Support
- Industrial development financing available with negotiated city payment in lieu of property tax agreement
- Bond guarantee by State Industrial Development Commission
- Advantage AR program
- Sales tax exemption on new equipment
- Low land acquisition costs
- Pre-employment training, 100% paid by ADED
- Large trainable and productive labor force
- Reasonable labor costs
- Right-to-work state
- Tax incentives
- Fiber Optics
- Natural Gas
- Waste water