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Former Slim Chickens HQ Sells for $2.35M (NWA Real Deals)Lock Icon

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The former headquarters of Slim Chickens in Fayetteville has sold.

The engineering firm PEPM Group of Tulsa paid $2.35 million for the 10,028-SF office on East Millsap Road. PEPM, led by Yi Zhang, and the company lists the site as its Fayetteville branch home.

Slim Chickens CEO Tom Gordon acquired the property for $1.58 million in 2017. Slim Chickens, a fast-casual restaurant chain, moved to a more spacious home eight blocks away last year.  It bought a 35,700-SF, four-story office building overlooking Fulbright Expressway in the summer of 2023. It was the former home of the Kutak Law Firm, and Slim Chickens moved into the top three floors. Gordon said at the time that Slim Chickens needed more space for its ever-growing operations.

Clear Creek Home

A Tyson Foods Inc. executive reacquired a home in the gated Clear Creek subdivision for $2.93 million.

Devin Cole, who was recently named president of Tyson Foods’ global McDonald’s division, and his wife, Sheila, bought the 7,135-SF home on Prestwick South Circle.

The five-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bath home overlooks the 12th green of John Tyson’s Blessings Golf Club; Tyson is chairman of Tyson Foods Inc.

Cole worked at Tyson Foods from 1995-2014 and bought the home for $1.29 million in 2016. He transferred the home to an LLC led by T. Craig Jones and Jennifer Banks in 2020.

That LLC sold the home for $2.9 million in 2023 to Brady Stewart and his wife, Laura Elizabeth Stewart. It was the fourth-most expensive home sold in northwest Arkansas in 2023.

Brady Stewart is the group president of beef and pork and is the chief supply chain officer for Tyson Foods.


A Tontitown investor paid $1.85 million for a warehouse-office complex in Springdale.

LB Granata Inc., led by Mary Alice Granata, bought the property on Gene George Boulevard. It includes a 3,000-SF warehouse and a 2,012-SF office.

The seller was OHM Soham LLC, led by Jigar Patel of Bentonville. Patel paid $1.15 million for the property in 2019.

Chiropractic Office

A Fayetteville chiropractor paid $996,642 for his business’ offices.

Ryan Warren, through his Apex Property Group LLC, bought the 5,371-SF property on Main Drive. Warren owns Apex Spine Joint & Wellness, located in the building.

Generations Bank provided a loan of $848,000.

The seller was Blair Masters, also a chiropractor. Masters owms Arkansas Physical Health & Rehab, a chiropractic clinic also in the property.

Masters acquired it for $272,000 in 2012 from his parents, Lance and Linda Masters.

Oakland Avenue Apartments

A four-unit apartment complex on North Oakland Avenue in Fayetteville sold for $675,000.

Martin Building Group LLC, led by Jeff and Wendy Martin, bought the 4,800-SF complex and an adjoining empty lot.

Grand Savings Bank provided a construction loan of $2.8 million.

The seller was Realty Partners LLC, led by George Faucette of Fayetteville. He acquired the units in a $1.3 million deal in 2003 that included two more four-unit apartment complexes.

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