Category Archives: Economic Development

GM Financial Announces $35 Million Addition to Arlington Operations Center

General Motors Financial today announced the completion of a new addition to its Arlington Operations Center campus in Arlington, Texas, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that featured remarks from State Sen. Brian Birdwell, State Rep. Chris Turner, City of Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and GM Financial President and CEO Dan Berce.…

Bruce Payne Named on D Magazine’s List of ‘Most Powerful Business Leaders’

City of Arlington Economic Development Manager Bruce Payne has been named as one of the 500 most powerful business leaders in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area by D Magazine. D Magazine describes the list and criteria for The Dallas 500 on its website: “The editors of D CEO present the most powerful…

Champions Park Development On Track to Open in Early 2017

Construction for the first phase of the $30 million Champions Park development is well underway, pointing to a January 2017 opening for residents and visitors to explore in The American Dream City. The 54,000-square-foot complex from Greenway Investment Co. will feature four restaurant/retail buildings at the northeast corner of Interstate 30 and…

Revolver Brewing Joining Texas Live! as Construction Gets Underway

Construction is now underway for Texas Live! in Arlington’s Entertainment District and another exciting concept will debut at when the project opens in the Spring of 2018. Texas-based Revolver Brewing will join recently announced Rangers Republic, Live! Arena, Guy Fieri and Arlington Backyard within the $250 million world-class dining, entertainment and hospitality district in The American Dream City.“Revolver Brewery is an exciting,…

404 Border Apartments Brings Urban Innovation to Downtown Arlington

While 404 Border Apartments has been home to many Arlington residents for a few months, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held today, October 27, 2016, to make it official. Dodson Development & Carleton Residential Properties have partnered to build a brand new urban style multi-family community in The American Dream City professionally managed…

Bell Helicopter Signs Long-Term Lease at Arlington Municipal Airport This Week

Bell Helicopter, which has conducted flight testing, research and development at the Arlington Municipal Airport for nearly 50 years, signed another long-term lease with the City this week.“Bell Helicopter is a world-class company on the forefront of vertical lift. Their decision to remain and reinvest in Arlington does more than…

101 Center Mixed-Use Development Set to Open Downtown Next July

Construction is on schedule for 101 Center, a multi-million dollar mixed-use project expected to open next summer in downtown Arlington. The six-story, redevelopment project, located at the northeast intersection of Abram and Center streets, is a partnership between the City and a private development group headed by Catalyst Urban Development. Last November, city and…

Summit Racing Announces $82 Million Warehouse Facility, Retail Super Store Will Open in Arlington

Summit Racing Equipment, which bills itself as the world’s largest direct marketer of performance automotive parts and accessories, has announced that it will open a new $82 million warehouse facility, retail super store and customer support center in Arlington. The 700,000-square-foot facility, which would be Summit Racing Equipment’s fourth United States…

Rangers Public-Private Partnership & More in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Last month, the Arlington City Council unanimously approved a master agreement outlining a public-private partnership with the Texas Rangers for possible construction of a new retractable-roof ballpark. The new stadium, if approved by Arlington voters this November, could bring an annual economic impact of $77.5 million for Arlington and $137.6 million for…

GM, Arlington Commons Named Finalists in ‘Best Real Estate Deals’ List

Two Arlington businesses were named finalists Friday in the Dallas Business Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2015. General Motors Arlington Assembly Plant, which announced a $1.4 billion investment last year, was the sole finalist for the Community Impact Deal honor. Arlington Commons was one of two finalists named for the Suburban…