Company Plans $5M Development in Fairfield Bay An architect’s rendering of the townhomes at Osage Point in Fairfield Bay. (Osage Point) A developer in Van Buren County kicked off a $5 million residential development in Fairfield Bay with a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday. This is the biggest home development the city has seen […]
Architecture couple balances out Conway firm Rik Sowell Architects, Inc. Architects Cody and Emily Ferris are doing something that’s uncommon. “It’s not unusual to hire new people, but [it is] to hire a husband and wife team,” Rik Sowell said. “I think it’s important that they are both excellent architects, and have […]
CONWAY — The city is moving forward with plans to finish the north section of the Conway Expo Center, which could cost up to $1.4 million, Mayor Tab Townsell said.
When the $6.6 million Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds opened at 2505 E. Oak St. in 2010, the city “didn’t have the money at the time” to complete the 14,000-square-foot event-center part of the building, he said. The project was paid for with Advertising and Promotion funds, which come from a 2 percent tax on prepared foods.
Celebrating serving Conway and Faulker County for two decades this month, Sowell Architects Inc. has had a hand in the design of many of the area’s commercial and religious landmarks and has built a solid reputation for providing quality work. It’s a big year for the company, said Rik Sowell, president and founder. “We are […]
City-owned utility company Conway Corp. has invested in putting together a master plan to see the long-term potential of being able to stay in Downtown Conway. Rik Sowell and Liz Hamilton of Rik Sowell Architects, Inc. have been working on Conway Corp.’s Prairie Street campus master plan for about four months. The plan was officially […]
Dr. Nina Baker and Dr. David Baker Jr. of the Baker Eye Institute in Conway are planning to transform the old Pizza Hut building next to their medical facility into a mixed-use office building. Croft Buildings LLC purchased the old Pizza Hut at the corner of Harkrider and Garland streets for $400,000 in September of […]