Fort Smith developer and community leader Benny Westphal's offer to purchase land previously purchased by another party in Chaffee Crossing was approved by the Real Estate Review Committee on August 9, 2018.
Johnny N.T. Nguyen and Chao M. Do received approval from the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority (FCRA) real estate review committee on Thursday (Aug. 9) to resell 14 acres purchased in 2015 to Bennie Westphal. The $375,000 purchase price, once executed, will be Westphal’s entry into commercial and residential development in the Chaffee Crossing district.
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Progress on the River Valley Sports Complex stopped many months ago, but Fort Smith officials and FCRA Board of Trustees members remain committed to the concept of it being developed for the community.
The $3.5 million Manes & Miracles Equestrian Assisted Therapy Center at Chaffee Crossing will bring a new form of therapy to the Arkansas River Valley.
Chaffee Crossing-based Arkansas Colleges of Health Education president Kyle Parker gave some insight into the future developments planned for the campus. They include asking locals to help medical students fall in love with the community so they will stay and practice in the region after graduation.