COVID-19 UPDATE: The FCRA/Chaffee Crossing office is open to visitors by appointment. Staff and visitors are requested to follow safe social distancing protocols. Public meetings will be held in the Chaffee Crossing Media Center, 7801 Ellis St., Fort Smith. Please call 479.452.4554 or email email@example.com to schedule an appointment or for assistance.
Chaffee Crossing is the economic development engine of western Arkansas located at the center point of national business.
Over $2.3 BILLION in capital investments have resulted in multiple corporate and regional headquarters and created more than 4,100 jobs. This is home to a medical school with an enrollment of 1,100 medical students by 2026. a rehabilitation hospital, 42 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 this is Arkansas’ premier planned community.
The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority (FCRA) Board of Directors have approved a plan to transfer a small park near the Sebastian County soccer fields to Sebastian County for use as a park and learning fields for the Sebastian County Extension Office.
The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority board of directors approved nearly $3 million in property sales at its regular meeting Thursday (Aug. 18) including the sale of a parking lot, 28 acres for single-family homes and 61 acres for an 840,000-square-feet warehouse/distribution center.
Arkansas Business published a special "Fort Smith Growth Report" in July that highlights some of the current momentum for economic and community development. Pages 4-5 provide a feature article titled "Chaffee Crossing District Key to Fort Smith's Growth".