More industrial warehouse space and residential living areas are coming to Chaffee Crossing.
The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority (FCRA) on Thursday (April 20, 2023) approved the sale of 29 acres located on Mahogany Avenue in Barling for $1.6 million.
Officials with the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center announced Thursday (March 30) a fundraising campaign that will help the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission reimagine the Fort Smith-based center for the next generation.
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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).
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.