Category Archives: Business

Changes Coming to Some Arlington Storefront Properties

Articles Sign Ordinance 06-18-15

In an effort to beautify the city, reduce visual clutter and provide consistency, the Arlington City Council recently adopted an ordinance that will bring changes to storefront signs.All new developments, as well as additions and/or change of use in tenant spaces in existing structures, will trigger compliance with this Sign Code Update. Read more…

Architect Mojy Haddad Turning Dreams into Reality, One Design at a Time

Articles Dream 06-12-15

Iranian-born Mojy Haddad, president and founder of CHS Architects in Arlington, is proud to call Arlington home.It is where he lives his dream as a registered architect and leader of one of the most acclaimed architectural firms in the region. An avid traveler, Haddad’s designs are inspired by his love for Read more…

Blue Apron to Open Arlington Fulfillment Center

Articles Business 05-18-15

New York-based startup Blue Apron, a fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service, is opening a new fulfillment center in The American Dream City as a way of reaching even more customers.According to Blue Apron, the company plans to hire around 250 full-time employees with the launch of the new Arlington Read more…

New Grant Program to Help Improve Downtown Arlington’s Curb Appeal

Articles Business 05-01-15

The Downtown Arlington Management Corporation (DAMC) has launched a new program to improve the visual appeal of The American Dream City’s downtown area.The Destination Downtown Grant is open to commercial property owners within the Downtown Business Improvement District. It offers financial assistance to owners who want to reinvigorate older buildings by way Read more…

Arlington Chamber of Commerce to Recognize Outstanding Small Businesses

Articles Business 07-28-14

Small businesses play a vital role in creating jobs and growth in The Dream City’s economy, and one local organization wants to recognize two local ventures for their efforts.The Arlington Chamber of Commerce recently announced the recipients for the 2015 Arlington Chamber Small Business of the Year Awards.FOR-PROFIT CATEGORY: LBL Architects, Inc. Read more…

Victor Vandergriff Tells Story of Dad’s American Dream

Articles American Dream City 1-26-15

Victor Vandergriff learned about the American Dream in Arlington by watching his father, former mayor Tom Vandergriff.For more than two decades, Vandergriff’s father played a critical role in the growth of Arlington, luring General Motors and the Texas Rangers to our city, creating Lake Arlington, and helping to build UT Read more…

Mindy Lu’s Pies: A Slice of the American Dream

Articles Brand Video 11-25-14

Mindy Lu’s has been living the American Dream in Arlington by making pies for almost 40 years.The pies are found in retail outlets and restaurants throughout the Southwest.Flavors include Apple, Apricot, Cherry, Chocolate, Peach, Pineapple, Lemon, Very Berry, and Strawberry Cheesecake.It’s a family-run business with three generations involved in making Read more…

Texas Trust Credit Union Moves Headquarters to Arlington

Articles Business 11-24-14

Texas Trust Credit Union is settling into its new  headquarters located at 5850 Interstate 20 in south Arlington, which will allow the credit union to expand back-office operations in North Texas.After purchasing the 78,660-square-foot Cordovan Park buildings in 2012, the credit union began renovating a portion of the space to Read more…

WinCo Foods Bringing Low Prices, Jobs to South Arlington

Articles Business 11-17-14

Are you ready for a new 24-hour supermarket in Arlington?WinCo Foods, the Boise, Idaho-based discount grocer known for bringing organic, specialty and regular products all together under one roof, will be opening in south Arlington in late 2015 or early 2016.The 84,000 square foot store, which will be located at 4620 S. Cooper Read more…