Flintco LLC, the managing contractor for construction of the Ben Geren Aquatics Center in Fort Smith, is overseeing nearly 30 subcontractors on the $9.7-million build out.
Tulsa-based Flintco, a national contractor with headquarters in Springdale, was chosen over four other firms interviewed for the project, said Jeff Dingman, deputy city administrator for Fort Smith.
Part of what made Flintco stand out among the others, Dingman said, is the contractor had experience under its belt. Flintco also built the Rogers Aquatics Center, which opened in May 2013.
Fort Smith recently received responses to its Request for Proposal from three aquatics management companies. Dingman said a decision has not been made on how the joint Fort Smith/Sebastian County aquatics center would be managed, but looking... [ MORE ]