Fort Smith

Phoenix Investors buys massive Whirlpool building in Fort Smith

As reported in Times Record: A Milwaukee investment firm has purchased the former Whirlpool manufacturing facility on Jenny Lind Road in Fort Smith. Phoenix Investors in Milwaukee has finalized the purchase of the 1.5 million-square-foot building at 6400 Jenny Lind Road, according to an announcement by the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce. Other Whirlpool distribution buildings were previously purchased by Spartan Logistics and FFO Home. Phoenix’s plans for the facility include “collaborating with other logistics and distribution enterprises to offer a centrally located hub ... Read More

2019-10-31T08:56:01+00:00February 21st, 2017|Projects|

Company buys Fort Smith’s Whirlpool building, talks new jobs

As reported on 40/29 News: FORT SMITH, Ark. — The company Phoenix Investors has purchased the Whirlpool property in Fort Smith. We will bring quality companies and jobs back into the former Whirlpool complex, Frank Crivello, Phoenix Investors Executive Vice President, said in a statement. “We already have a list of prospects.” The Whirlpool plant employed 4,600 people before it closed. A release sent by Whirlpool says Phoenix Investors will completely renovate the complex to make it suitable for use by “warehousing, industrial or manufacturing ... Read More

2019-10-31T08:56:19+00:00February 20th, 2017|Projects|

Former Fort Smith Whirlpool Manufacturing Building Sold

As reported in 5 News Online: FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Whirlpool Corporation announced its remaining manufacturing building in Fort Smith has been sold to Phoenix Investors. The building and the surrounding land has been sold to the Milwaukee-based company. This is the real-estate group’s first venture in Arkansas. Phoenix will be restoring the property in an effort to bring business — as well as jobs — back to the former Whirlpool complex, said Frank Crivello, executive vice president of Phoenix Investors. “We already have a ... Read More

2019-10-31T08:56:29+00:00February 20th, 2017|Projects|