Tag Archives: Ballpark Project

Globe Life Field, Loews Hotel Construction Headline Latest ‘Home Plate Update’

Significant advances were made this fall on both the Globe Life Field and Texas Live! projects planned for Arlington’s Entertainment District. Just weeks after the official groundbreaking of the Texas Rangers’ $1.1 billion retractable-roof ballpark, the City of Arlington also celebrated the start of a $150 million Live! By Loews flagship…

Arlington Celebrates Groundbreaking of $150 Million Live! by Loews Flagship Hotel

Loews Hotels & Co, The Cordish Companies and Texas Rangers officially broke ground Wednesday on the new $150 million flagship Live! by Loews hotel and convention center at Texas Live!Executives from the development team were joined by Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams, former Texas Rangers Catcher Ivan Rodriguez, Arlington City Council and community…

97,000 Truck Loads of Dirt: Crews Begin Excavating Globe Life Field Site in Arlington

The excavation for the future Globe Life Field began on Monday on the eastern part of the project site, which is located in what was formerly the Lot B parking lot. The excavation is being overseen by Manhattan Construction Company, the general contractor of the project. Crews will work 24 hours…

Arlington, Texas Rangers Celebrate Groundbreaking of Future Globe Life Field

The City of Arlington and Texas Rangers on Thursday celebrated the groundbreaking of a $1.1 billion retractable-roof ballpark that will draw tens thousands of fans to the Entertainment District year-round and keep the Texas Rangers playing here for decades to come. Mayor Jeff Williams and Arlington City Council members, Texas Rangers…

Latest ‘Home Plate Update’ Features New Texas Rangers Ballpark Renderings

A week before officially breaking ground on Globe Life Field, the Texas Rangers and HKS released revised renderings of the $1.1 billion ballpark planned for Arlington’s Entertainment District. Featured in the latest edition of Home Plate Update, these renderings offer glimpses of architectural design elements such as the retractable roof, soaring…

Texas Rangers, HKS Release Revised Renderings of Globe Life Field

The Texas Rangers and HKS released revised renderings of the new $1.1 billion Globe Life Field, providing glimpses of design elements such as the retractable roof, soaring brick arches that line the concourse and seating configurations that place fans even on the upper decks closer to the field. The renderings, which…

Arlington Refinances AT&T Stadium Debt, Expects to Save $138 Million

The City of Arlington refinanced its remaining AT&T Stadium debt this month as part of a financial strategy that will allow it to simultaneously pay for its $500 million contribution to the Rangers ballpark. Even though the debt will now be repaid by the original 2034 maturity date instead of an…

Rangers Announce Street, Parking Closures Due to Globe Life Field Construction

With the excavation on the new Globe Life Field expected to begin in early October, the Texas Rangers announced the following closures effective Friday, September 15. Nolan Ryan Expressway is now closed from south of Randol Mill Road to Cowboys Way. In addition, the majority of Tundra Parking Lot B…

Ask the Experts: Cordish Companies Chairman David Cordish Talks Texas Live!

The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication recently talked to The Cordish Companies Chairman David Cordish about the $250 million Texas Live! entertainment complex under construction in The American Dream City. Texas Live!, anchored by the Live! by Loews hotel, is part of a $4 billion vision for the Arlington Entertainment…

Texas Rangers Select Manhattan Construction Co. as Ballpark General Contractor

The Texas Rangers selected Manhattan Construction Company as the general contractor for the new ballpark. Manhattan Construction Company first worked for the Rangers organization in 1994 when it built the Texas Rangers’ current home, Globe Life Park in Arlington. Since that time, the company completed five renovation/upgrade projects on the ballpark.…