Tag Archives: Invest in our Economy

From Vietnam to Arlington, David Dang Embodies the American Dream

David Dang left Vietnam in 1978 to pursue his American Dream. After spending some time in New York and California, Dang arrived in Texas in 1997. Dang bought Ben Thanh Plaza in 2011 and saw an immediate opportunity to expand the property to create something special for East Arlington.“East Arlington Renewal…

GM Logistics Center, Drury Plaza Hotel Highlighted in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Earlier this summer, General Motors and the City of Arlington celebrated the groundbreaking of the future Arlington Automotive Logistics Center. The $250 million redevelopment project, being constructed on the former Six Flags Mall site at Division Street and State Highway 360, is expected to bring hundreds of new, good-paying jobs to…

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…

Patrick Lane, Founder of Lane Boots, Brings Entrepreneurial Dreams to Arlington

The American Dream is alive and well for Patrick Lane. He is the founder of Lane Boots, a popular custom made boot manufacturer focused on developing fashion-forward styles and offerings for women. The headquarters for Lane Boots is located at Avenue G in Arlington, along with Mozaic and Endygo, two other…

Ask Arlington: Downtown Development on the Rise in The American Dream City

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll…

Texas Health Resources and Athlete Training and Health Collaborate to Open Athletic Center

Athletes and weekend warriors across North Texas now have access to orthopedic surgeons, rehabilitation for injuries, and performance training in one convenient location. The Texas Health Resources facility opened in south Arlington on Tuesday, August 1, and services will continue to be added through the end of the year.“Texas Health…

New Businesses Open, More Coming Soon to Champions Park

From spicy tuna rolls to freshly baked sweets, Champions Park in North Arlington continues to offer new dining and retail options for visitors. Tokyo Joe’s was the first business to open earlier this year at Greenway Investment Co.’s $30 million development, located at the northeast corner of Interstate 30 and North…

Arlington Commons Begins Pre-Leasing First Phase of Apartment Development

The Roosevelt, the first phase of the Arlington Commons apartment development, is set to open in October. The 353-unit complex, built by The Nehemiah Company of Arlington, is located at 425 E. Lamar Boulevard north of Interstate 30. The Roosevelt, a four-story complex with a pool and outdoor entertaining amenities, is marketed toward…

Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin Opens Recording Studio in Downtown Arlington

Multi-platinum gospel artist Kirk Franklin recently completed the transformation of a vacant furniture warehouse in Downtown Arlington into a $2 million, state-of-the-art recording studio unlike any in the country today. Fo Yo Soul Entertainment, which opened in November, is located in a two-story stone and glass building at 102 S. Oak St. The…

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…