Category Archives: Economic Development

Esports Stadium Arlington Debuts as Esports’ Largest Venue in North America

Esports Stadium Arlington, the largest gaming and esports events facility in North America, celebrates its grand opening with FACEIT’s Esports Championship Series Season 6 Finals. This $750,000 prize pool tournament, scheduled to coincide with Thanksgiving Weekend, offers esports enthusiasts a new fan experience to complement the iconic football festivities of…

Bell Unveils Expanded Flight Research Center in Arlington

City and community leaders had the opportunity to see the experimental Bell V-280 Valor aircraft in action during a ceremony Thursday to celebrate the company’s expanded Flight Research Center in south Arlington. This state-of-the-art facility near the Arlington Municipal Airport houses many of the company’s newest technology and innovations, including the Bell V-280…

L3 Technologies Unveils Newly Expanded Pilot Training Center in Arlington

L3 Technologies’ newly expanded multi-purpose training center in Arlington provides world-leading simulation and instruction for both military and commercial pilots and state-of-the-art classroom facilities. The multi-purpose training center expansion added approximately 40,000 square feet, more than doubling the size of the high bay facility at the L3 Arlington facility. The new facilities…

Globe Life Field Construction: 12 Months Down, 18 to Go

One year ago, Rangers representatives joined the City of Arlington and MLB Commissioner Robert Manfred to break ground on the future home of the Texas Rangers. In the 12 months since the groundbreaking, the site has been transformed from a parking lot into the shell of the future home of…

Hilti Sponsors Ballpark Construction Site, Becomes Rangers’ Tool Provider

In conjunction with the new 1.7 million square foot Globe Life Field, the Texas Rangers today announced Hilti, Inc. as the official tool provider of the Texas Rangers. In addition to being the official tool provider of the Texas Rangers, the two-year deal includes title sponsorship of the Hilti Globe Life Field…

High Level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Opens at Medical City Arlington

Medical City Arlington celebrated the opening of its all-new state-designated Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), with a ceremony attended by Medical City Healthcare leaders, hospital staff, physicians, board members, community guests, and elected officials including State Representative Tony Tinderholt and Tarrant County Commissioner Andy Nguyen.“We are thrilled to…

Miller Tavern & Beer Garden Thrilled to Open at Texas Live! in Arlington

A first-of-its kind, flagship Miller Tavern & Beer Garden opened within Texas Live! in the Arlington Entertainment District on August 9th. Miller Tavern & Beer Garden joins a dynamic line-up of dining and entertainment space which includes Arlington Backyard, Live! Arena, PBR Texas, Troy’s, Sports & Social Arlington, Pudge’s Pizza, Guy Fieri’s Taco…

Texas Live! Family Fun Day Offers Petting Zoo, Live Music, Games and Much More

More than 2,500 people explored and discovered Texas Live! at Family Fun Day on Sunday, part of the four-day grand opening celebration. The event featured multiple bounce houses, a petting zoo, face painting, games, live music, balloon art, and more. Attendees were able to enjoy all these activities while getting their…

Thousands Celebrate Grand Opening of Texas Live! in Arlington

Thousands turned out Thursday night for the grand opening of Texas Live!, a dream years in the making for Arlington’s already vibrant Entertainment District. Texas Live!, a partnership between the Texas Rangers, The Cordish Companies and the City of Arlington, is one of the largest and most exciting sports-anchored developments in…

PlainsCapital Bank Opens Commercial Banking Center in Arlington’s Entertainment District

While commercial banking customers increasingly utilize online and mobile banking features, they still rely on brick-and-mortar locations for a range of services. Reflecting that demand, PlainsCapital Bank consolidating its two Arlington branch operations and staff into a new, larger, modern facility near AT&T Stadium. PlainsCapital’s branches at 1501 North Center Street…