Tag Archives: Invest in our Economy

Water Utilities Infrastructure Financing to Save Residents $1.6 Million

The Arlington City Council recently approved an agreement between Arlington Water Utilities and the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) that will provide funds for needed sanitary sewer upgrades throughout the city and save residents more than $1.6 million. The Water Development Board selected Arlington to receive a $5.6 million loan for…

H&M Among New Stores Coming to The Parks at Arlington

H&M, a fast-fashion retailer known for its affordable clothing, is just one of the many new exciting additions at The Parks at Arlington mall. The nearly 20,000-square-foot store is expected to open in August, just in time for back-to-school shopping, said Lorie Lisius, the mall’s Senior General Manager. H&M, which is…

From Parks to Streets, City of Arlington Investing $169 Million in Infrastructure

From replacing bumpy neighborhood streets to building a new recreation center/branch library on the east side of town, the City of Arlington plans to invest more than $169 million in infrastructure over the coming year. The Arlington City Council adopted this year’s $68.8 million capital budget, $84.4 million water utility capital…

Arlington Celebrates Texas Live! Groundbreaking

The City of Arlington, the Texas Rangers and the team’s development partner, The Cordish Companies, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Texas Live! entertainment complex on Wednesday. The milestone ceremony for the $250 million world-class development was held on the project site in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Texas Live! will house more than…

Arlington City Council Approves Economic Incentives for UPS Regional Hub

The Arlington City Council has approved tax incentives to help United Parcel Service, Inc., open a regional hub in early 2019, a move that would bring an estimated 1,400 full-time jobs and fill one of the city’s largest warehouse/industrial spaces.UPS will lease approximately 1 million square feet of space under construction at…

Arlington Releases 2016 Popular Annual Financial Report

Want to see how your tax dollars were spent last year? Interested in learning about major economic development deals, infrastructure projects and new programs and initiatives that aim to improve the quality of life in The American Dream City?If so, check out the City of Arlington’s 2016 Popular Annual Financial…

Studio Movie Grill Among New Businesses Highlighted in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

With food, drinks and fun, Studio Movie Grill celebrated the grand opening of its newest crowd-pleasing theater complex in January at Arlington’s Lincoln Square shopping center. SMG Lincoln Square marks the Dallas-based chain’s 25th location nationwide and its 13th in Texas, further expanding the industry-leading company’s brand and track record of creating an ongoing…

Center Street Bridge Over I-20 Opens Friday

Nearly three years after construction began, the new $11 million Center Street bridge over Interstate 20 opened to drivers Friday afternoon. The bridge, paid for by the City of Arlington and built by the Texas Department of Transportation, extends Center Street south of Highlander Boulevard, over the interstate and south to…

Arlington Celebrates National Engineers Week

If you’ve driven on an Arlington street, walked inside a brand new grocery store or flushed your toilet lately, you can bet a City of Arlington engineer helped make it happen. Engineers provide numerous services to residents, from designing safe roadways to ensuring reliable transport of water, wastewater and storm…

New Hilton Garden Inn Opens Near Arlington Highlands

Business travelers and South Arlington residents seeking hotel accommodations for out-of-town friends and family have a new option along Interstate 20. A 135-room Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Arlington South opened January 31, 2017, near the Arlington Highlands shopping center, west of Collins Street. The Hilton Garden Inn hotel features The Garden Grille &…