Category Archives: Business

Arlington City Council to Consider Development Agreement with Builder D.R. Horton

Articles Business 07-30-15

D.R. Horton, Inc., America’s Builder, plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to a new, company-owned facility to be constructed in North Arlington, bringing with it an expected 500 jobs.On August 4, 2015, the Arlington City Council will consider approval of a development agreement that will assist D.R. Horton with its Read more…

GM Invests $1.4 Billion in Arlington Assembly Plant

Articles Economy 07-14-15

General Motors announced today that the company is investing $1.4 billion for a range of improvements to its Arlington Assembly Plant, the largest single plant investment in the U.S. this year.The investment, which includes raising the total minimum number of employees at the plant to 3,179 and 1.2 million square Read more…

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…