Category Archives: Economic Development

Globe Life Field, Loews Hotel Construction Headline Latest ‘Home Plate Update’

Significant advances were made this fall on both the Globe Life Field and Texas Live! projects planned for Arlington’s Entertainment District. Just weeks after the official groundbreaking of the Texas Rangers’ $1.1 billion retractable-roof ballpark, the City of Arlington also celebrated the start of a $150 million Live! By Loews flagship…

Medical City Arlington’s $60 Million Women’s Hospital On Track for 2019 Opening

Construction on the exclusive Women’s Hospital at Medical City Arlington continues to make progress and is on track for a spring 2019 opening. Construction crews have been working daily to ensure the luxurious and spacious facility opens on time. Concrete floors have been laid and the exterior walls are nearly…

City of Arlington Accepting Applications for Economic Development Corporation

The City of Arlington is now accepting applications for the Arlington Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. Arlington residents with commercial real estate, finance and banking, or significant economic development experience are encouraged to apply. The Economic Development Corporation, formed by the Arlington City Council in June 2015, has seven board…

Arlington Hosts European Aviation Delegation Exploring U.S. Market Opportunities

Earlier this week, the City of Arlington hosted a delegation of aviation and aerospace companies from Europe who are interested in expanding their market opportunities in the United States. Representatives from five German aerospace companies met with Arlington city and community leaders, local economic development staff, as well as Arlington aviation and aerospace…

Arlington Eats: Mercury Chophouse Offers Fine Dining in the Entertainment District

Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits the all-new Mercury Chophouse, located at 2221 E. Lamar Blvd. Suite 910, Arlington, TX 76006. Co-owners Jim Ross and Zack Moutaouakil are excited to offer Arlington residents a…

Arlington Celebrates Groundbreaking of $150 Million Live! by Loews Flagship Hotel

Loews Hotels & Co, The Cordish Companies and Texas Rangers officially broke ground Wednesday on the new $150 million flagship Live! by Loews hotel and convention center at Texas Live!Executives from the development team were joined by Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams, former Texas Rangers Catcher Ivan Rodriguez, Arlington City Council and community…

Fortune 500 Company D.R. Horton Celebrates New Corporate Headquarters in Arlington

City and community leaders joined hundreds of D. R. Horton employees Monday to celebrate the opening of the Fortune 500 company’s sleek new headquarters, located in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Construction on the four-story corporate headquarters, home to more than 400 employees, was recently completed on a six-acre campus on the north side…

97,000 Truck Loads of Dirt: Crews Begin Excavating Globe Life Field Site in Arlington

The excavation for the future Globe Life Field began on Monday on the eastern part of the project site, which is located in what was formerly the Lot B parking lot. The excavation is being overseen by Manhattan Construction Company, the general contractor of the project. Crews will work 24 hours…

Arlington, Texas Rangers Celebrate Groundbreaking of Future Globe Life Field

The City of Arlington and Texas Rangers on Thursday celebrated the groundbreaking of a $1.1 billion retractable-roof ballpark that will draw tens thousands of fans to the Entertainment District year-round and keep the Texas Rangers playing here for decades to come. Mayor Jeff Williams and Arlington City Council members, Texas Rangers…

Summit Racing Equipment Opens in Arlington to Car Enthusiasts’ Delight

Rain couldn’t stop the celebration of Summit Racing Equipment’s newest facility Thursday. The ribbon cutting marked the opening of the company’s fourth and largest location, and Arlington’s facility is outfitted with warehouse space, a retail super store and a customer support center. Mechanics and car enthusiasts have been waiting with eager…