Tag Archives: Ballpark Project

Texas Live!, New Rangers Ballpark Construction Requires Utilities Relocation

Crews will dig a hole nearly four stories deep this summer in preparation for the Texas Rangers’ new $1 billion retractable roof ballpark. But before they do, a massive sanitary sewer line that runs through the Entertainment District and serves more than one-quarter of the city will need to move. The…

Portions of Nolan Ryan Expressway to Close August 3 for Ballpark Project

The Texas Rangers announced today that utility work for the team’s new ballpark in Arlington’s Entertainment District is expected to begin in August. The work will necessitate the closure of portions of Nolan Ryan Expressway as well as the remainder of Parking Lot A and a section of Parking Lot B.…

Ask the Experts: HKS Principal Designer Talks About New Texas Rangers Ballpark

The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication recently talked to HKS principal designer Fred Ortiz about the features fans can expect to see at the new Rangers Ballpark in 2020. The interview is featured in the second edition of Home Plate Update, where you can also read about the City’s efforts to prepare for…

Arlington Chamber to Host ‘Legends and Leaders’ Dinner at Globe Life Park

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has announced the inaugural Legends and Leaders Dinner to be held at the Cholula Porch in Globe Life Park on Tuesday, August 22. The event will honor former Texas Ranger Ballplayer Legends and the Arlington Mayoral Leaders who were instrumental to moving and keeping the Rangers…

City Council Approves Key Documents Related to Future Texas Rangers Ballpark

The Arlington City Council approved several key legal documents Tuesday related to the Texas Rangers current lease agreements for Globe Life Park as well as the financing and development of the future retractable roof ballpark. In May 2016, the Arlington City Council unanimously approved a master agreement that outlines the public-private…

Latest ‘Home Plate Update’ Features HKS Interview on New Rangers Ballpark

The Home Plate Update is a quarterly publication dedicated to informing citizens about everything happening with the new Texas Rangers ballpark and Texas Live! development in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Last November, the residents of Arlington overwhelming approved an extension of the City’s sales tax to cover half of the $1 billion Texas Rangers ballpark…

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…

City Council Approves Agreements that Move Rangers Ballpark Closer to Reality

Months before the heavy construction equipment is set to move in, the Arlington City Council continues laying the groundwork necessary to make the future Texas Rangers retractable-roof ballpark a possibility. On Tuesday, the City Council approved two agreements with the team. The first is a non-relocation agreement that commits the Texas…

New Parking Changes Announced for Texas Rangers’ 2017 Season

Exciting new developments in the Entertainment District, including Texas Live!, which broke ground this week, and the new ballpark, set to open in 2020, are already bringing about parking lot changes for the Texas Rangers’ 2017 regular season. Those changes include new cash parking lots, a partnership with ParkHub, and a new…

New ‘Home Plate Update’ Keeps Citizens Informed on Rangers Ballpark, Texas Live!

The Home Plate Update is a quarterly publication dedicated to informing citizens about everything happening with the new Texas Rangers ballpark and Texas Live! development in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Last November, the residents of Arlington overwhelming approved an extension of the City’s sales tax to cover half of the $1 billion Texas Rangers…