Category Archives: Economic Development

Medical City Arlington Celebrates Completion of $12 Million Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

Medical City Arlington has completed construction on its $12 million, state-of-the-art Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. The project is part of an ongoing $100 million facility expansion and renovation investment. The hospital celebrated with a ribbon cutting Monday, June 5.“Medical City Arlington is steadfast in our commitment to increase our capacity, capabilities and efficiency…

Arlington Ranks at Top of Dallas Business Journal’s Economic Development Deals List

As far as economic development deals go, 2016 was a home run for the City of Arlington. With $1.55 billion worth of business deals done, Arlington scored the top spot on the Dallas Business Journal’s latest list of North Texas economic development deals ranked by value. The City of Arlington’s Economic…

General Motors Arlington Assembly Plant Celebrates Construction Milestone

The General Motors Arlington Assembly Plant, which is undergoing a $1.4 billion expansion to meet the global demand of their full-size, sports utility vehicles, celebrated a major milestone Friday. During Friday’s ceremony, construction teams, plant employees and GMs leadership took turns signing the final steel beam required for the paint shop…

HL RadioTV 106.5FM Celebrates Grand Opening in Arlington

Dallas Vietnamese Radio celebrated its new location and new name this month. The station, now known as HL RadioTV 106.5 FM and 30.6 TV, bills itself as the first FM RadioTV station to serve the Vietnamese community in North Texas 24/7. Community leaders and members attended the grand opening Friday, May 5 at the station’s new…

Texas Trust Credit Union Invites Public to Headquarters Grand Opening Celebration

Texas Trust Credit Union invites the public to come out Saturday to celebrate the grand opening celebration of its headquarters in south Arlington. The family friendly event, which is free and open to all ages, is set from 11:30 a. m. to 3 p. m. Saturday, May 6 at 5850 W. Interstate 20. Activities include…

H&M Among New Stores Coming to The Parks at Arlington

H&M, a fast-fashion retailer known for its affordable clothing, is just one of the many new exciting additions at The Parks at Arlington mall. The nearly 20,000-square-foot store is expected to open in August, just in time for back-to-school shopping, said Lorie Lisius, the mall’s Senior General Manager. H&M, which is…

Urban Union Celebrated as New Downtown Hot Spot

Dodson Development broke ground a little more than one year ago on his Urban Union project, transforming a collection of dilapidated businesses along Front Street into new hot spot in downtown Arlington. On Thursday, Arlington community and business leaders and a few hundred customers celebrated the grand opening of the Urban…

Arlington Celebrates Texas Live! Groundbreaking

The City of Arlington, the Texas Rangers and the team’s development partner, The Cordish Companies, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Texas Live! entertainment complex on Wednesday. The milestone ceremony for the $250 million world-class development was held on the project site in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Texas Live! will house more than…

Arlington City Council Approves Economic Incentives for UPS Regional Hub

The Arlington City Council has approved tax incentives to help United Parcel Service, Inc., open a regional hub in early 2019, a move that would bring an estimated 1,400 full-time jobs and fill one of the city’s largest warehouse/industrial spaces.UPS will lease approximately 1 million square feet of space under construction at…