FORT SMITH – The City of Fort Smith has announced the issuance of building permits, one of which includes a popular Central Arkansas based restaurant chain. Tacos For Life has applied to lease space in a new commercial building that will be housed at 4501 Phoenix Avenue, along with two other unknown tenants.

The restaurant, which expanded from its first location in Conway three years ago, holds a mission of giving meals to hungry children for every meal purchased locally. According to their website, 22 cents of each order is given to Feed My Starving Children, an organization that feeds malnourished children in sixty countries. The franchise has locations in Conway, Benton, Jonesboro, Northwest Arkansas, and in North Texas.

Tacos 4 Life staples include 14 different tacos, including spicy chorizo, crab cake, chicken bacon ranch, fried chicken, Korean barbecue steak, and crispy eggplant. Rice bowls, quesadillas, Mexican creamed corn, and nachos are also on the menu too.


Other permits have been issued at the following locations:

4621-4625 Phoenix Avenue – New Commercial Building with 2 lease spaces (AT&T Retail Store and Mattress Firm). Project Cost: $1,200,000.00 Contractor: Beshears Construction Inc.

4301 Regions Park Dr, Suite 6 – Commercial Space Remodel for Cardinal Health Nuclear Pharmacy Remodel. Project Cost: $240,000.00 Contractor: Nabholz Construction

815 North 16th Street – Tilles Elementary School new canopy. Project Cost: $165,234.00 Contractor: SSI, Inc.

1701 Spradling Avenue – City of Fort Smith Parks Department New Maintenance Building. Project Cost: $116.278.00 Contractor: Petree Construction



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