Category Archives: Business

City of Arlington Considers Public-Private Partnership with Texas Rangers for New Ballpark

Articles Ballpark 05-20-16

 The Arlington City Council will consider designating a venue project and authorizing a master agreement for a public-private partnership with the Texas Rangers at its Tuesday, May 24 evening meeting. If approved, the Council action will allow the City of Arlington to begin the steps required to hold an election this…

FOCUS 287 Strategic Plan Defines Long-Term Vision for U.S. 287 Corridor

Articles Focus 287 05-10-16 02

FOCUS 287, a new US 287 Corridor Strategic Plan adopted by the Arlington City Council, defines a long-term vision for the area that includes future growth and reinvestment in existing neighborhoods and businesses. The plan to create a one-of-a-kind destination also incorporates natural spaces, rural character and lower density neighborhoods valued…

American Dream City Draws About 10 Million Visitors Each Year

Articles Entertainment District 11-24-15

There’s no doubt that the American Dream City has tourism in its DNA. From bringing Major League Baseball here 44 years ago to the opening of AT&T Stadium in 2009, tourism has had an impact on our City. Arlington, the 7th largest city in Texas, is home to Six Flags Over…

GM, Arlington Commons Receive Top Honors at ‘Dallas Business Journal’ Awards Banquet

Articles Arlington Commons 03-04-16

Two Arlington businesses were named winners Thursday night in the Dallas Business Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2015. General Motors Arlington Assembly Plant, which announced a $1.4 billion investment last year, won the Best Community Impact Deal honor. The overhaul, one of GM’s largest single investments in a U. S. manufacturing facility, will expand the Arlington plant…

Straumann, Global Leader in Dental Prosthetics, Doubles Its Arlington Production Site

Articles Straumann 04-29-16 01

Straumann Manufacturing, a global leader in dental prosthetics, recently completed expansion of its only North American production facility, located right here in Arlington. Besides agreeing to add 12 new jobs, the dental implant manufacturing company doubled its facility. Straumann now leases the entire 27,000-square-foot building at 916 113th Street in the Great…

Chamber of Commerce Announces Small Business of the Year Recipients

Articles Chamber Small Business 04-22-16

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce announced today the recipients of the 2016 Arlington Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Awards. FOR-PROFIT CATEGORYMahrouq Enterprises International, Inc. (MEI) – Having started as an auto export business in 1999, MEI has grown to serve multiple business segments including: auto sales, auto…

City Development Standards Help Beautify Entertainment District

Articles Entertainment District 01-14-16

Site development, building design and streetscape standards are helping to improve the appearance and beautify Arlington’s Entertainment District. The newly rebuilt Chick-fil-A store on Collins Street is the most recent example to showcase the Entertainment District Overlay Standards.  Other projects on Collins Street that have complied with the overlay standards are Chase Bank at Randol Mill Road,…