|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:58:13 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Fort Chaffee/Chaffee Crossing (AR) enters new phase|
FCRA Chief: Chaffee Crossing in a different phase of development by Ryan Saylor Fort Smith City Wire (AR) June 19, 2014ArcBest's announcement of a new corporate headquarters at Chaffee Crossing , bringing with it nearly 1,000 jobs to Fort Smith, is just the latest big news to come out of what was once an aging U.S. Army Base.
Since the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority was formed in 1997 to redevelop 7,000 acres of land returned to local governments by the military, the area has transformed from thousands of acres of empty fields, forests and unoccupied buildings into an economic bright spot in an otherwise rocky local economy.
Following the ArcBest announcement, FCRA Executive Director Ivy Owen said the authority was down to about 3,000 acres left for development, "just less than half."
... For the entire article, see http://www.thecitywire.com/node/33551#.U6NzVEDqmM0 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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