Maumelle, Arkansas is located in Central Arkansas and is part of the Little Rock MSA with all the advantages of the region plus the added bonus of being a smaller community with that “hometown” feeling.
There are numerous reasons that Maumelle is the fastest growing city in Central Arkansas and why businesses and families are locating here. One of the primary reasons for locating a business in Maumelle is the close proximity to the Interstates, the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, and the Little Rock Port Authority. In addition, Union Pacific Railroad provides rail service to the Maumelle Industrial Park.
Other equally important reasons to do business in Maumelle are the excellent fire rating (ISO 3), the low crime rates, the regional workforce, and the excellent regional partnerships and support that Maumelle has with other economic development entities, such as the Metro Little Rock Alliance (MLRA), the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC), and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/Associated Industries of Arkansas. In Arkansas, businesses are not merely selecting one community when choosing a site; businesses are choosing a region and receive the support of the entire Arkansas team!
Education plays an enormous role in the quality of workers available in Central Arkansas. There are eight institutions of higher learning within 30 miles of Maumelle. One of those is Pulaski Technical College (PTC). The Business and Industry Center at PTC works closely with organizations to provide customized training that fits the specific needs of the client. The training can be tailored for a particular skill level or for company equipment at a time and location convenient to the client. The other institutions are colleges or universities.
Another factor in Maumelle’s growth is the exceptional quality of life. Maumelle is well known for its beautiful neighborhoods and approximately 30 miles of walking trails and biking paths. City planners and developers emphasize healthy living by offering numerous parks, sports fields, two 18 hole golf courses, two fishing lakes, and indoor health facilities at the community center. Maumelle has been selected as one of twelve volunteer communities in the state nine times in the past ten years, which is a reflection of the caliber of citizens, organizations, and businesses in the area.
Come see for yourself! Discover what Maumelle and Arkansas can do for you!