NWAonline’s Skip Descant reports that Billy Joe Bartholomew, owner of the former Washington County Livestock Auction, has filed a motion to dismiss his lawsuit against the city of Fayetteville.
After years of operating the sale barn, Bartholomew sought to sell the property to Campus Crest LLC, a company that wanted to build student housing on the land. But, the deal was contingent on rezoning the property to Downtown General, which would allow for residential uses.
With the possibility of a lengthy litigation process in store, Bartholomew says Campus Crest is no longer interested in the property.
Read it at NWAonline (Subscription required)
Disclosure: The owner of the sale barn property, Billy Joe Bartholomew, is our own Dustin Bartholomew’s grandfather. Read our full disclosure policy here.