Land prices are relatively low, so large corporations are buying land and sitting on it. When the areas grow, it is then sold to be developed into subdivisions and shopping plazas. An average lot near Little Rock will sell beginning at $150K, which is much lower than in other states metro areas. However, there isnt much on the market if investors are looking to develop land. Properties already built are leased or rented out is the most popular place to open business.