Category Archives: Business

Flood Safety Awareness Fair and Seminars

The Region 6 office of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is joining its local partners in Arlington to celebrate Flood Safety Awareness by co-sponsoring an informational fair on Flood Safety, and training seminars on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for real estate and insurance agents. The collaborative effort provides…

Print Center Now Open

The City of Arlington and UT Arlington celebrated the opening of the new Canon Print Center at city hall on Tuesday with a ribbon cutting and open house. The City and college began discussions about a print shop partnership in 2011.  Both organizations were working to reduce expenses and save money.  The consolidation…

Texas Receives High Marks for Corporate Development

The state of Texas has won recognition for a second year in a row for a strong business climate. The 2011 Site Selection Magazine’s Governor’s Cup rankings has Texas as number two behind Ohio, according to a news release issued March 1 by Conway Data, Inc. Texas had 464 development projects in…

Unique Public Collaboration First of Its Kind

The City of Arlington and UT Arlington are continuing to look for and find new ways to partner with each other.  Now after the successful College Park project, the two entities are embarking on a first-of-its-kind Arlington public collaboration in printing. Representatives of the University and City began discussions about a…

Trey Yelverton Named City Manager

The Arlington City Council has chosen Trey Yelverton as the city’s new City Manager. Yelverton has served as Deputy City Manager since 2006 and has been with the City of Arlington since 1993.  He currently oversees Neighborhood Services which includes oversight of the Police Department, Fire Department, Parks and Recreation, libraries and…

Rangers Ballpark Renovations on Time for Opening Day

A $12 million renovation of the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, including a mass overhaul of Vandergriff Plaza, is scheduled to be completed on time, Rangers officials said Wednesday during a media tour of the construction zone. Manhattan Construction crews and subcontractors are expected to be done with their work by March…