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2010 New Development News
Milestone Finishes HuHot Monglian Restaurant
Milestone Construction Co. is the general contractor on a project to finish out a space a 637 E. Joyce Blvd. in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Sirius Hospitality LLC of Columbia, MO, recently purchased the building permit valued at $421,000. The space is the former home of Shogun Japanese Steakhouse that moved to a new location in Fayetteville. The 5,275 SF space will become home to HuHot Mongolian Grill. Key Architecture Inc. of Fayetteville is the architect. HuHot is a "create-your-own" stir-fry concept. The restaurant will have a sitting capacity of 175 people and is scheduled to be completed for a mid-January opening.
Kum & Go Coming to Fayetteville, Arkansas
The City of Fayetteville's Planning Commission unanimously approved the plan for a Kum & Go convenience store to be built on the corner of Township and College Avenue in Fayetteville on Nov. 8th. This means that the new prototype store should be open at the location sometime in the summer. The space is the old Sugar Mountain Restaurant and Bill & Tony's Liquor Store.
Baldwind & Shell Starts $2.7 million Life Styles Building
Baldwin & Shell Contractors recently broke ground on a 16,300 SF building in west Fayetteville (2590 W Sycamore). The permit valuation on the building was $2.74 million. The one-story building will eventually be the administration offices and the college for living for Life Styles Inc., a non-profit that serves individuals with development disabilities in Washington and Benton counties. About 20 employees will eventually work in the building.
Subcontractors include Campbell Electric and RGC Glass, both of Fayetteville. Bates & Associates of Fayetteville is the engineer on the project and the building was designed by Ken Shireman & Associates, also of Fayetteville.
Groundbreaking for Delta Group Electronics
Delta Group Electronics celebrated the groundbreaking of a new 36,000 SF facility to be located west of I-540 in Fayetteville, AR. The cost of the facility is estimated to be $5 million. Construction is expected to begin by the 4th quarter of the year. Delta Group plans to move its current 50 employees from the Prairie Grove plant to the new facility once it is ready. It is also anticipating of adding another 75 new jobs at the new location.
Delta Group manufactures electronic components including wiring harnesses and circuit boards for companies in the aerospace, medical, military and commercial industries.
University of Arkansas Campus Building Undergoing $4 Million renovation.
Happy Hollow Elementary School
Sharon Pepple, Happy Hollow's principal, broke ground on April 28th for the new 65,000 SF elementary school, The school is scheduled to open in August 2011. It will accommodate 500 students and it is built on a 33-acre site once part of the 120-acre Happy Hollow Farm. The new school will cost $10 million.