Chaffee Crossing is the exciting economic development engine of western Arkansas located at the center point of national business.
Over $2.5 BILLION in projected capital investments have resulted in multiple corporate and regional headquarters and will create more than
4,600 jobs. Chaffee Crossing is home to a medical school with a projected enrollment of 1,100 medical students by 2026. a rehabilitation hospital, 45 residential neighborhoods, and a variety of amenities resulting in an exciting, vibrant, mixed-use community. People and businesses are drawn to the Chaffee Crossing lifestyle because it provides excellent career opportunities, a skilled workforce, low costs of living and doing business, and a complete infrastructure system all conveniently wrapped up in beautiful western Arkansas.
A new early childhood education center will be opening its first location in Fort Smith in October.
According to a news release, The Goddard School will be nearly 10,000 square feet and have 9 classrooms to educate more than 150 children from infants to pre-kindergarteners.
A big part of the positive economic equation is the success of Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority, which has set records for real estate sales during the past two years. Chaffee stands as one of the shining examples of a successful public-private partnership following the BRAC process. In fact, the pace of construction at what's now known as Chaffee Crossing almost made me think I was in Benton County.
Rude Bridge, LLC, hosted a ribbon cutting for Liberty Pointe Commercial Center in Chaffee Crossing on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at 9:30 am. The new 5,000-square-foot commercial building is located at 8300 Chad Colley Blvd., Fort Smith, Arkansas.