Category Archives: Business

City Celebrates Success of Arlington Highlands, Ends TIRZ Seven Years Early

A Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone established to pay for public infrastructure to support the Arlington Highlands shopping center is being terminated seven years early because of the south Arlington development’s success. The Arlington City Council voted Tuesday, May 22 to end TIRZ No. 4., which has collected property tax revenue generated…

City of Arlington Releases Details of Amazon HQ2 Proposal

The City of Arlington recently competed with some of the most innovative communities in the country to attract Amazon’s future HQ2 to The American Dream City. Arlington was among the cities from across the Dallas-Fort Worth region who submitted proposals to Amazon last year. Due to the compelling vision Arlington presented,…

Texas Live! Entertainment Complex on Pace to Open in Arlington This Summer

The Entertainment Capital of Texas is about to get even bigger, as another dream project is closer to being realized in The American Dream City. The $250 million Texas Live! entertainment complex is on pace for a summer grand opening, offering visitors to Arlington’s Entertainment District exciting new options for…

NFL Draft in Arlington Was Highest-Rated, Most-Watched Draft Ever

Everything is bigger and better in Texas! The NFL Draft, held last week at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, was the highest-rated and most-watched draft ever, according to the NFL. The NFL expanded this year’s draft coverage to broadcast television for the first time. The complete, three-day NFL Draft averaged a combined 3.6…

Arlington Chamber of Commerce Announces Outstanding Small Businesses of the Year

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of the 2018 Arlington Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Awards.“We are proud to recognize the significant accomplishments of our award recipients,” said Michael Jacobson, President and CEO of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. “Our businesses of the year…

Arlington’s Texas Live! Project Named Dallas Business Journal’s Best Deal of the Year

The City of Arlington’s world-class Texas Live! development, set to debut in the Entertainment District later this year, was named the Dallas Business Journal’s “Best Real Estate Deal” of 2017. Arlington also received two other highly competitive awards Wednesday night during the Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2017 event. The DBJ program highlights the very…

Rangers, Cordish Companies Announce Hiring Fair for Texas Live! in Arlington

The Texas Rangers, The Cordish Companies and Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County are excited to come together to begin hiring initiatives for Texas Live!, one of the largest and most exciting sports-anchored developments currently under construction in the Arlington Entertainment District. Scheduled to open late summer/early fall of this year,…

Jim Watry Named Chief Operating Officer of Texas Live! in Arlington

The Texas Rangers and The Cordish Companies have announced its first key executive appointment to the Texas Live! team, naming Jim Watry as Chief Operating Officer. Watry brings more than 20 years of experience in the dining, entertainment and hospitality industry to this role, as well as a long history…

First Phase a Success at Champions Park Development in North Arlington

Pizza, Mediterranean flavors, old-school candy, hearty salads and more are now available to residents and visitors at Greenway Investment Company’s $30 million Champions Park in North Arlington. New dining options like Urban Bricks Pizza Co., The Halal Guys, Salata and Rocket Fizz (a vintage candy store) are now open at the…