Tag Archives: Invest in our Economy

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…

Arlington Chamber to Host ‘Legends and Leaders’ Dinner at Globe Life Park

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has announced the inaugural Legends and Leaders Dinner to be held at the Cholula Porch in Globe Life Park on Tuesday, August 22. The event will honor former Texas Ranger Ballplayer Legends and the Arlington Mayoral Leaders who were instrumental to moving and keeping the Rangers…

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…