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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…

Troy Aikman Announces New Restaurant to Open at Texas Live! in Arlington

Cowboys Legend Troy Aikman unveiled exciting details today for his first restaurant and entertainment concept — Troy’s — that will open later this summer at Texas Live! in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Plans for the venue were shared by Aikman as part of an exclusive first look at the construction progress of Texas Live!, the…

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’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…

East Arlington Among Tarrant County Sites on State’s Opportunity Zone List

Governor Greg Abbott recently submitted the state’s Opportunity Zone designations to the U. S. Treasury Department to encourage long-term investment in eligible Texas communities, including Arlington. The Opportunity Zone program, created by the 2017 federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to encourage businesses to develop and invest in low-income communities…

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…

Learn More About New $60 Million Women’s Hospital in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

L3 Technologies recently announced a sizeable expansion for its Link Training & Simulation multipurpose pilot training center facility in Arlington. This project, expected to wrap up later this summer, will add approximately 40,000 square feet to the training center, which provides simulation and instruction tools for both military and commercial pilots.…