About Metro Realty

History

Justin Matthews, Sr. began Metropolitan Trust Company, predecessor to Metropolitan Realty & Development, LLC, in the 1920’s. He purchased large and small tracts of land in Pulaski County to create one of the largest land holdings in the county. Mr. Matthews was instrumental in the building of infrastructure in the area, including the bridge across the Arkansas River connecting Little Rock to North Little Rock.

One of his most recognizable achievements was the commission of the Old Mill in North Little Rock, famous for being in the opening scene of the movie Gone With The Wind. Metropolitan Realty & Development, LLC strives to carry on the traditions created by Mr. Matthews.

Commercial Properties

We own and manage retail and office properties, including The Other Center, North Hills Plaza Shopping Center and our newest addition, Overbrook Plaza Shopping Center. It is our desire to provide our community with a quality shopping experience and our tenants with top-notch locations from which to operate their businesses. We invite you to browse our web site for more information about these and other locations.

Residential Development

We are also continuing with the quality development of neighborhoods in Sherwood and Jacksonville. We are committed to constructing our neighborhoods with attention to detail so the residents will be proud to call them home. If you are looking for a new home site, please view our residential page to see what we have to offer.