Category Archives: Economic Development

H&M to Celebrate Grand Opening at The Parks at Arlington Mall

H&M, one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, will celebrate its grand opening at The Parks at Arlington mall early next month. The nearly 20,000-square-foot store will be located on the lower level of the mall near Macy’s. The Arlington store joins H&M’s 35 locations across the state. The grand opening celebration is scheduled…

GM, Arlington Celebrate Groundbreaking of Automotive Logistics Center

General Motors and the City of Arlington on Friday celebrated the groundbreaking of the future Arlington Automotive Logistics Center, a $250 million redevelopment project that will bring hundreds of new, good-paying jobs to the city. NorthPoint Development plans to construct two warehouses with a combined 1.2 million square feet of industrial…

Arlington City Council Approves General Motors Parts Supplier Hub

The Arlington City Council approved economic incentives to facilitate a $250 million redevelopment project that will transform the former Six Flags Mall site into a General Motors parts supplier hub and bring in hundreds of new workers and $151 million in taxable sales and purchases in the city during the…

GM, Texas Live! Milestones Celebrated in Latest ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Live! by Loews, a new $150 million flagship hotel, was announced as the newest addition to  Arlington’s world-class Entertainment District in May. The hotel and convention center will be part of Texas Live!, the $250 million dining, entertainment and hospitality destination being developed in partnership between The Cordish Companies, Texas Rangers and…

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…