Tag Archives: Invest in our Economy

H&M to Celebrate Grand Opening at The Parks at Arlington Mall

H&M, one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, will celebrate its grand opening at The Parks at Arlington mall early next month. The nearly 20,000-square-foot store will be located on the lower level of the mall near Macy’s. The Arlington store joins H&M’s 35 locations across the state. The grand opening celebration is scheduled…

GM, Arlington Celebrate Groundbreaking of Automotive Logistics Center

General Motors and the City of Arlington on Friday celebrated the groundbreaking of the future Arlington Automotive Logistics Center, a $250 million redevelopment project that will bring hundreds of new, good-paying jobs to the city. NorthPoint Development plans to construct two warehouses with a combined 1.2 million square feet of industrial…

Arlington City Council Approves General Motors Parts Supplier Hub

The Arlington City Council approved economic incentives to facilitate a $250 million redevelopment project that will transform the former Six Flags Mall site into a General Motors parts supplier hub and bring in hundreds of new workers and $151 million in taxable sales and purchases in the city during the…

Summit Racing Equipment to Host Two Upcoming Job Fairs for Arlington Warehouse

Summit Racing Equipment, which bills itself as the world’s largest direct marketer of performance automotive parts and accessories, is holding interviews for Arlington warehouse positions at two upcoming job fairs. Construction of the $82 million warehouse facility, retail super store and customer support center is on track for an early fall…

Medical City Arlington Celebrates Completion of $12 Million Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

Medical City Arlington has completed construction on its $12 million, state-of-the-art Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. The project is part of an ongoing $100 million facility expansion and renovation investment. The hospital celebrated with a ribbon cutting Monday, June 5.“Medical City Arlington is steadfast in our commitment to increase our capacity, capabilities and efficiency…

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…

General Motors Arlington Assembly Plant Celebrates Construction Milestone

The General Motors Arlington Assembly Plant, which is undergoing a $1.4 billion expansion to meet the global demand of their full-size, sports utility vehicles, celebrated a major milestone Friday. During Friday’s ceremony, construction teams, plant employees and GMs leadership took turns signing the final steel beam required for the paint shop…

Arlington Water Utilities Strengthens Infrastructure Using Technology

Arlington Water Utilities is joining leaders across the U. S. this week to raise awareness about the need for investing in critical infrastructure as part of National Infrastructure Week 2017. The national campaign is organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the U. S. Chamber of Commerce and other leading business and…

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…