Chaffee Crossing is the economic development engine of western Arkansas and the center point of the nation’s crossroads for business.
Over $1.65 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 alike are drawn to the Chaffee Crossing lifestyle because this is Arkansas’ premier community where Smart Growth planning is key.
Arkansas College of Health Education (ACHE) donated land for Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Fort Smith allowing the new hospital to help patients in the Fort Smith area and students at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM).
Mercy Rehab is partnering with Kindred Home to build a 40-room rehabilitation center on the campus of Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Chaffee Crossing.
Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority has seen an increase in land sales, exceeding budgeted revenue projections for 2019.