Category Archives: Business

Celebrate Tastes of Texas During Go Texan Restaurant Round-Up

Celebrate the tastes of Texas this month as you dine out at GO TEXAN restaurants during the annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up. Each year, the Texas Department of Agriculture’s restaurant round-up highlights GO TEXAN member restaurants that are committed to serving menu items with ingredients sourced from local farmers, ranchers and other producers. From…

Arlington Commons Begins Pre-Leasing First Phase of Apartment Development

The Roosevelt, the first phase of the Arlington Commons apartment development, is set to open in October. The 353-unit complex, built by The Nehemiah Company of Arlington, is located at 425 E. Lamar Boulevard north of Interstate 30. The Roosevelt, a four-story complex with a pool and outdoor entertaining amenities, is marketed toward…

Skyline Sector 5 Dreaming Big with Creative Ideas & Innovative Technology

Founded in 2001, Skyline Sector 5 continues to dream big through innovative technology, creative display designs, event services for businesses and much more. The experiential marketing firm is dedicated to building purposeful experiences for its clients, crew and community by continuing to captivate imaginations and forge real connections between brands and…

Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin Opens Recording Studio in Downtown Arlington

Multi-platinum gospel artist Kirk Franklin recently completed the transformation of a vacant furniture warehouse in Downtown Arlington into a $2 million, state-of-the-art recording studio unlike any in the country today. Fo Yo Soul Entertainment, which opened in November, is located in a two-story stone and glass building at 102 S. Oak St. The…

Ask the Experts: HKS Principal Designer Talks About New Texas Rangers Ballpark

The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication recently talked to HKS principal designer Fred Ortiz about the features fans can expect to see at the new Rangers Ballpark in 2020. The interview is featured in the second edition of Home Plate Update, where you can also read about the City’s efforts to prepare for…

Arlington Chamber to Host ‘Legends and Leaders’ Dinner at Globe Life Park

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has announced the inaugural Legends and Leaders Dinner to be held at the Cholula Porch in Globe Life Park on Tuesday, August 22. The event will honor former Texas Ranger Ballplayer Legends and the Arlington Mayoral Leaders who were instrumental to moving and keeping the Rangers…

Latest ‘Home Plate Update’ Features HKS Interview on New Rangers Ballpark

The Home Plate Update is a quarterly publication dedicated to informing citizens about everything happening with the new Texas Rangers ballpark and Texas Live! development in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Last November, the residents of Arlington overwhelming approved an extension of the City’s sales tax to cover half of the $1 billion Texas Rangers ballpark…

H&M to Celebrate Grand Opening at The Parks at Arlington Mall

H&M, one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, will celebrate its grand opening at The Parks at Arlington mall early next month. The nearly 20,000-square-foot store will be located on the lower level of the mall near Macy’s. The Arlington store joins H&M’s 35 locations across the state. The grand opening celebration is scheduled…

GM, Arlington Celebrate Groundbreaking of Automotive Logistics Center

General Motors and the City of Arlington on Friday celebrated the groundbreaking of the future Arlington Automotive Logistics Center, a $250 million redevelopment project that will bring hundreds of new, good-paying jobs to the city. NorthPoint Development plans to construct two warehouses with a combined 1.2 million square feet of industrial…

Arlington City Council Approves General Motors Parts Supplier Hub

The Arlington City Council approved economic incentives to facilitate a $250 million redevelopment project that will transform the former Six Flags Mall site into a General Motors parts supplier hub and bring in hundreds of new workers and $151 million in taxable sales and purchases in the city during the…