Coalition of Hip Hideaways Launches to Advance Thoughtful Growth Across Country

Coalition of Hip Hideaways Launches to Advance Thoughtful Growth Across Country

Northwest Arkansas, Colorado Springs, Greater Chattanooga and Missoula today launched the Coalition of Hip Hideaways, a collective of distinct, likeminded communities across the country that are collaborating to accelerate thoughtful growth in all forms. This coalition represents a significant milestone, developed by the Northwest Arkansas Council, and builds on the success of Northwest Arkansas’ Life Works Here campaign, which aims to build awareness and appeal for the region.

5 Locations With the Best Quality of Life for First-Time Homebuyers

5 Locations With the Best Quality of Life for First-Time Homebuyers

Buyers in Bentonville will have plenty of affordable homes to choose from. Inventory levels are high in the area and the median listing price is well below the national level, according to Hannah Jones, senior economic research analyst for Realtor.com. “It’s home to the Walmart headquarters which means that job opportunities and economic growth abound,” she said. “Nearby to the Ozark mountains, Bentonville offers both economic stability and access to picturesque nature.”

Recent study illustrates how the arts help power Northwest Arkansas’ economy

Recent study illustrates how the arts help power Northwest Arkansas’ economy

Researchers determined that the region’s nonprofit arts and culture industry and their devoted audiences generated $232.6 million in economic activity in 2022. New reports by the national nonprofit Americans for the Arts included the findings. The study was completed in conjunction with Northwest Arkansas nonprofit Creative Arkansas Community Hub & Exchange (CACHE), Arkansas Arts Council and Arkansans for the Arts.