Category Archives: Business

GM Breaks Ground on $200 Million Stamping Facility

A new General Motors sheet metal stamping plant facility will add 180 jobs to the city and further the company’s commitment to the community said company and community leaders on Friday. Standing in a gravel lot where the facility will be constructed, city leaders and company officials touted the $200 million…

Tell Us What You Think at the Division Corridor Open House

City officials want to hear what residents have to say about the future of Division Street between Cooper and Collins streets, one of Arlington’s most integral—and challenging—stretches of road. An effort called Discover Division aims to find ways to support Division’s historic past and keep it commercially viable, while encouraging new…

UT Arlington Announces First College Park Restaurants

Five restaurants including a new concept, MAVS Sports Grill, will be among the first retail tenants in UT Arlington’s 20-acre College Park District development, scheduled for completion this summer. The restaurants reflect the diversity of The University of Texas at Arlington and include a pizza franchise, a Vietnamese-style noodle house, a…

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…