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The Department of the Air Force has finalized the selection of Ebbing Air National Guard Base in Fort Smith as the site for the new home of the Foreign Military Sales Program (FMS) Pilot Training Center, hosting F-16 and F-35 training for participants.
In his annual "State of the City" address, Fort Smith Mayor George McGill said Chaffee Crossing is preparing to be the crossroads for America with the new section of Interstate 49 connecting it to Interstate 40 at Alma and the widening and expansion of Arkansas 255.
Fort Smith Mayor George McGill believes $80 million in Fort Smith consent decree work, a likely new military mission in the city, a strong medical community, and upcoming construction on Interstate 49 that will connect Alma with Barling are part of what is “good” with the city.
The Fort Chaffee Development Authority (FCRA) Board of Trustees approved the sale of two buildings in the Historic District at Chaffee Crossing to Monte Cervino Beverage of Colorado Springs, CO, for use as winery, cidery and coffee roasting business and tasting room during its regular meeting Thursday (Feb. 16, 2023).
Fort Chaffee continued to make improvements to the River Valley in 2022, with Executive Director and CEO Daniel Mann saying the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority is the strongest it's been in its 25-year history.
The FCRA is the economic development project in Fort Smith behind Chaffee Crossing, and it released its 2022 annual report. One measure in the report shows more than $4 million in real estate taxes have been generated by property sold last year.
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.
The Fort Retail & Storage Center, a new development in Chaffee Crossing, held a groundbreaking ceremony held at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, to celebrate beginning of construction. The business property is located at 920 Frontier Road (Highway 255) in Barling, AR. DeWayne and Kay Jones are the owners. Chelsea and Rakeem Oliver, family members, will manage the property.
The Arkansas Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled in favor of the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority (FCRA) on claims that the Redevelopment Authority misrepresented the future development of the Chaffee Crossing Historic Area. The Court of Appeals’ decision is the third court victory for the FCRA in four years regarding the Historic District.