Operating Businesses

We have an entrepreneurial spirit at Runway. We believe in taking risks for the right reasons. Our investments reflect both our personal passions and our desire to create dynamic and sustainable communities. From real estate and venture capital, to solar power, to hospitality, to aviation, we are diversified in ways that reflect our mission to make Northwest Arkansas the best place to live.

Blue Crane

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Pedal Steel Solar

Ropeswing

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RZC Investments

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Thaden Field

Blue Crane

Blue Crane is a real estate development services company with a focus on downtown redevelopment. The company has developed projects such as Climb Bentonville, 5th Street offices in downtown Bentonville, and the Traveling Public concept in Springdale, AR.

Pedal Steel Solar

Ropeswing

Ropeswing Hospitality Group, mentioned above in the intro, believes that hospitality, when done well, can be a transformative force in a community. It has the power to bring neighbors together and change beliefs about an entire region. Visit their website to learn more.

RZC Investments

We bring Arkansas capital to solve the world’s problems. RZC is a Bentonville, Arkansas, based multi-strategy investment firm focused on deploying capital into operating businesses. RZC’s unique and stable capital base affords the flexibility to participate in venture capital, growth equity or buy-out opportunities via equity check sizes ranging from $3mm to $200mm. While broad-based in focus, there are certain industries that we more closely align with including consumer, outdoor & recreation, B2B services, healthcare, and industrial and financial technologies.

  • Rapha
  • Allied Cycle Works
  • Eddyline
  • Acretrader
  • TruWerks
  • Plug-and-Play

For more information, visit RZC.Investments.

Thaden Field

The flagship of Arkansas aviation, Thaden Field is a municipal airport unlike any other. Investments from Runway Group helped break the barriers surrounding aviation, leading to an unmatched airport experience that instills the wonder of flight in all of us.