City Gets Offer For Former Tyson Plant

Posted: December 19, 2012 at 2:07 a.m.

Kum & Go convenience stores has offered Fayetteville $900,000 for a portion of the former Tyson Mexican Original plant located at 1851 E. Huntsville Road. The city purchased the property in 2005.

An abandoned factory in southeast Fayetteville that, at one point, was to be the home of the Fayetteville Police Department could end up as a gasoline station.

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The City Council bought the 11.2-acre Tyson Mexican Original property for $1.1 million in November 2004. Part of the land was used to realign Huntsville Road and to build a new fire station.

Kum & Go convenience stores has offered to buy 1.9 acres of the property for $900,000. The company would pay up to $100,000 to demolish the former tortilla and corn chip factory and split the cost of any street improvements with the city.

Source: City Of Fayetteville

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I will be glad to see it back in the revenue generating column. I was definitely with Kyle Cook on this debacle.

Posted by: Jim_Huffman

December 19, 2012 at 2:42 p.m. ( | suggest removal )