Category Archives: Economic Development

Texas Live! Grand Opening in Arlington’s Entertainment District Aug. 9-12

The Texas Rangers, The Cordish Companies and the City of Arlington announced today that the Grand Opening celebration for Texas Live! will take place Thursday, August 9 to Sunday, August 12 in Arlington’s Entertainment District. One of the largest and most exciting sports-anchored developments in the country, the $250 million world-class…

Learn More About City’s Amazon HQ2 Proposal in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

The City of Arlington recently competed with some of the most innovative communities in the country to attract Amazon’s future HQ2 to The American Dream City. During this highly competitive process, the City was able to showcase its vision for a repurposed Globe Life Park, home to the Texas Rangers, and…

Texas Live! Hiring Event Set June 13 at Globe Life Park in Arlington

A hiring event for Texas Live! is scheduled to be held from 2 p. m. to 7 p. m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The event will take place Inside All You Can Eat Porch, which is located at the top of the Right Field Home Run Porch. Guests…

City Celebrates Success of Arlington Highlands, Ends TIRZ Seven Years Early

A Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone established to pay for public infrastructure to support the Arlington Highlands shopping center is being terminated seven years early because of the south Arlington development’s success. The Arlington City Council voted Tuesday, May 22 to end TIRZ No. 4., which has collected property tax revenue generated…

City of Arlington Releases Details of Amazon HQ2 Proposal

The City of Arlington recently competed with some of the most innovative communities in the country to attract Amazon’s future HQ2 to The American Dream City. Arlington was among the cities from across the Dallas-Fort Worth region who submitted proposals to Amazon last year. Due to the compelling vision Arlington presented,…

Texas Live! Entertainment Complex on Pace to Open in Arlington This Summer

The Entertainment Capital of Texas is about to get even bigger, as another dream project is closer to being realized in The American Dream City. The $250 million Texas Live! entertainment complex is on pace for a summer grand opening, offering visitors to Arlington’s Entertainment District exciting new options for…

Arlington’s Texas Live! Project Named Dallas Business Journal’s Best Deal of the Year

The City of Arlington’s world-class Texas Live! development, set to debut in the Entertainment District later this year, was named the Dallas Business Journal’s “Best Real Estate Deal” of 2017. Arlington also received two other highly competitive awards Wednesday night during the Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2017 event. The DBJ program highlights the very…

Rangers, Cordish Companies Announce Hiring Fair for Texas Live! in Arlington

The Texas Rangers, The Cordish Companies and Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County are excited to come together to begin hiring initiatives for Texas Live!, one of the largest and most exciting sports-anchored developments currently under construction in the Arlington Entertainment District. Scheduled to open late summer/early fall of this year,…

Jim Watry Named Chief Operating Officer of Texas Live! in Arlington

The Texas Rangers and The Cordish Companies have announced its first key executive appointment to the Texas Live! team, naming Jim Watry as Chief Operating Officer. Watry brings more than 20 years of experience in the dining, entertainment and hospitality industry to this role, as well as a long history…