As reported by NBC News: By JACOB SOBOROFF FORT SMITH, Arkansas — Jacob Soboroff takes a look at how Phoenix Investors is redeveloping the abandoned Whirlpool facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas, with the hopes of turning around the local economy.
As reported by NBC News: By JACOB SOBOROFF and AARNE HEIKKILA FORT SMITH, Arkansas — President Donald Trump promised a $1 trillion infrastructure investment over ten years that he said would rebuild American cities and create millions of new jobs. Here in Arkansas’ second-largest city, where Trump won overwhelmingly in 2016, residents eagerly await details of a bill and see it as key to turning their fortunes around. Fort Smith holds a Gallup poll distinction most cities want desperately to avoid — its residents reported ... Read More
As reported by the Times Record: By Thomas Saccente / Times Record / firstname.lastname@example.org The Milwaukee-based firm Phoenix Investors LLC held a groundbreaking ceremony at 6400 Jenny Lind Road in Fort Smith Thursday to celebrate the company’s purchase of the former Whirlpool manufacturing facility at that location. The building was formerly used to manufacture refrigerators and freezers. A joint news release from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce states Phoenix Investors will invest more than $10 million in ... Read More