Tag Archives: Invest in our Economy

D.R. Horton Moving Headquarters to Arlington, Bringing 500 Jobs

 The Arlington City Council on Tuesday approved a development agreement for D. R. Horton, Inc. that will assist the nation’s largest builder with its corporate relocation to the city. This move will bring an expected 500 jobs to Arlington. According to city leaders, the site has some development challenges which is why…

Future Engineers, Scientists Show Off Skills During GM Visit

Since the City Council adopted a new comprehensive economic development strategy in 2014, the City of Arlington has implemented several key initiatives that support  The American Dream City’s economic development efforts. The goal is to ensure that the entire Arlington community continues to thrive. Check out the latest edition of the “Invest…

Blue Apron to Open Arlington Fulfillment Center

New York-based startup Blue Apron, a fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service, is opening a new fulfillment center in The American Dream City as a way of reaching even more customers. According to Blue Apron, the company plans to hire around 250 full-time employees with the launch of the new Arlington…

Improvements on the Horizon for City of Arlington

Last fall, Arlington voters approved $236 million worth of improvements to streets and roadways, libraries, parks and fire facilities. Work will begin this year on that project list, which includes four major categories and represents all areas of the City. The bond package was the largest in Arlington’s history and it…

Arlington Flips the Switch on LED Lights

Arlington is set to launch the largest streetlight conversion project in the southwest, retrofitting 10,500 lights with high performing LED technology that will cut energy costs substantially. The LED retrofit is part of a comprehensive energy program partnership with OpTerra Energy Services, a move that will help the City of Arlington…

New ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter Available

Since the City Council adopted a new comprehensive economic development strategy in 2014, the City of Arlington has implemented several key initiatives that support  The American Dream City’s economic development efforts. The goal is to ensure that the entire Arlington community continues to thrive. Read the new “Invest In Our Economy” newsletter…

Center Street Project Update: Three Intersections to Close for Paving

Updated Thursday, February 26The road construction boom happening in The American Dream City features an array of upgrades designed to improve mobility, safety and connectivity throughout Arlington. One such upgrade is the $4.4 million Center Street Project, which features the closing of three intersections along Center Street between Arkansas and Nottinghill. Beginning Monday, March…

United Way Helping Residents with Affordable Healthcare

United Way of Tarrant County is helping residents sign up for affordable health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Arlington Public Library, in partnership with United Way of Tarrant County, is providing informational sessions about the Affordable Health Care Act and enrollment for health insurance. On Monday, February 9, at…

How Arlington is Investing in the Local Economy

Earlier this year, the Arlington City Council identified “Invest in Our Economy” as a vital component of the effort to ensure that our community continues to thrive. As Arlington strengthens its position as a key city in the North Texas region, we will develop a systematic approach that directs our future,…