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Chaffee Crossing is the premier economic development engine of Arkansas at the center point of the nation’s crossroads. It is a 7,000 acre redevelopment where natural resources, transportation, affordable living and national history converge. Chaffee Crossing is poised to become Arkansas’ premier community where Smart Growth planning is key. This is where community and commerce truly connect. Begin exploring the opportunities now!

ArcBest Corp. Makes Offer on More Land at Chaffee Crossing

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith has made an offer to buy 30 more acres at Chaffee Crossing, bringing the total to 70 acres. 

Read the articles about the announcement on our NEWS page.

ACHE Med School Site Plans Released

Arkansas College of Health Education have released the site plan for the new osteopathic college. Construction is scheduled to begin mid-September 2014 with the school opening in the Fall of 2016.

(See the architectural renderings)

Heiles Hired As Dean Of Osteopathic College

Dr. Kenneth Heiles has been hired as the first dean
of the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine,
to be built at Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith, AR.  

See related news stories here.

Connect Arkansas needs to hear from Businesses!

Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority invites you to participate in the Connect Arkansas survey about Internet use by businesses. Your input will help Arkansas companies compete in today's Internet-dependent economy. 

Learn more about there survey. 

Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority Celebrates

Record Breaking Year

The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority had a record breaking year with revenue from land sales. View a copy of our annual report to learn about the many successes FCRA enjoyed in 2013. 

FCRA 201
3 Annual Report (PDF)

The M
useum of Chaffee History is Open!

The Museum of Chaffee History chronicles Chaffee's role in U.S. army history and its' impact
on the Fort Smith region & the state. 

Visit the museum Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and view the largest existing collection of Fort Chaffee artifacts and documentation. 



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