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Chaffee Crossing is the economic development engine of western Arkansas located at the center point of national business.
Over $1.751 BILLION in capital investments have resulted in 17 corporate and regional headquarters, more than 3,250 jobs and 1,050 students by 2024, 29 residential developments, 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 community where Smart Growth planning is key.
With hearts full of thanks, we share the latest from Chaffee Crossing. The November 2020 newsletter is full of stories about people and their accomplishments. We hope you enjoy the articles and recognize we are thankful for each and every person behind them.
Building activity in the Fort Smith region declined in October, but the industry is still on pace for annual growth. For the first 10 months of the year, permitted building in the region is up 34.7% from the same period in 2019.
In addition to nature’s fall colors under a sheen of steady rain, a massive water tank on Wells Lake Road owned by Lynn and Mary Merechka is being transformed into a work of art by the Australian husband-wife duo out of Los Angeles known as DABSMYLA.