Governor Appoints Seth Mims to ADFA

Specialized Real Estate Group President Seth Mims has been appointed to a four year term on the Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA) board of directors. The Arkansas Development Finance Authority is  the state’s largest source of low-cost financing for low-to-moderate income housing development, small industries, government, education, and healthcare. ADFA issues taxable and tax-exempt bonds and notes, administers private…

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Reinventing 200 West Center

200 W Center corner today.

Late January in Northwest Arkansas was magical. For several days, spring made a visit.  The sun shone and temperatures reached the 70’s. It wasn’t just the weather that gave downtown Fayetteville a little extra spring in the step.  Fayetteville’s First Family of Coffee, Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters, had opened their newest shop at Church and Center,…

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Mill District Habitat Homes

Habitat View from West Ave

We’re proud to announce a partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Washington County to build two affordable homes on the 300 Block of S. West Avenue in downtown Fayetteville. We facilitated the purchase of the lot and assembled a design team including architecture firm Modus Studio, who have donated architectural design services. The two adjoining homes,…

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Building Healthy Places with Connectedness


It turns out that getting together isn’t just fun – it has positive implications for wellness, too. Continuing our series on the Urban Land Institute’s Building Healthy Places initiative, we highlight the ways that design and programming can give neighbors opportunities to interact. The renovation of Eco Modern Flats carved gathering spaces from previously gloomy slopes and created…

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Community Service Effort Wins National Honor

Trail Cleanup

Our company’s service efforts were honored with the Community Service Award from Multifamily Executive Magazine, presented at the Multifamily Executive Conference in Las Vegas earlier this week. Special thanks to our community partners including Tri-Cycle Farms, Fayetteville Parks & Recreation, Habitat for Humanity, Feed Fayetteville, Apple Seeds, and Fayetteville Natural Heritage Commission. We are so…

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Wilson Park Apartments

Wilson Park Door

This small apartment community features vintage charm with modern updates in Fayetteville’s most desirable neighborhood across the street from the Wilson Park Castle. We purchased the apartments in 2015, and will make targeted updates while preserving the character of the property.

Bicycle Friendly Business Designation

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE - Daniel Butterfield with Specialized Real Estate Group places signs along Scull Creek Trail Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Fayetteville. The signs suggest riding etiquette for trail users and were provided for by a donation from Specialized Real Estate Group.

Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized us with a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) award, joining a group of more than 1,000 businesses from across the country. With the announcement of 100 new and renewing BFBs today, Specialized Real Estate Group joins a cutting-edge group of more than 1,050 local businesses, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies…

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Cardinal Achieves LEED Gold


The Cardinal at West Center, completed last summer, has achieved LEED Gold Certification. LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. The certification means that the building will have a lighter environmental footprint for years to come. The Cardinal was designed with energy efficient…

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Corey Runnells Named to 40 Under 40

Specialized Vice President Corey Runnells has been named to the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal’s annual 40 Under 40 list, which highlights “business professionals who will be making an impact in the region for years to come.” Corey joins Specialized President Seth Mims, CEO Jeremy Hudson, and Head of Marketing and Community Outreach Sarah King, who were honored…

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