(January 31, 2022) - Fort Smith, AR. The City of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, and Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Area (FCRA) announce plans for a new dog park slated to open later this summer in Chaffee Crossing. The joint partnership plans to construct the new dog park on 24-acres of open space at the intersection of Fort
As Fort Smith moves into the future, it is relying on its strong and significant ties to its past. Much of the commercial and residential growth in the River Valley has come from the area's economic hot spot: Chaffee Crossing.
From factory expansions to a proposed movie studio, 2021 has been a year of major growth for Chaffee Crossing.
The Fort Chaffee Board of Directors approved the sale of nearly 20 acres of land to TGE Global Entertainment to build a $30 million film and television studio. The project is to be named TGE Spark Studios.
A Los Angeles-based film company, TGE Global Entertainment, Inc., plans to build a $30 million film studio in Chaffee Crossing.
A Los Angeles entertainment company plans to build a 45,000-SF film studio in Chaffee Crossing. The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority agreed to sell approximately 20 acres of land along Mahogany Avenue to TGE Global Entertainment Inc. The price for two tracts is $899,000; the property is under contract and no dates for groundbreaking or construction has been set.
Chaffee Crossing leaders hope a movie studio will bolster already booming growth in the region.
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".