Tag Archives: Invest in our Economy

Arlington Prominently Showcased in ‘REDNews’ Magazine

Arlington: the American Dream City is prominently showcased in the latest edition of REDNews, a commercial real estate marketing publication. The April 2016 edition’s cover is an image of Arlington’s Entertainment District, showing Six Flags Over Texas, Globe Life Park and AT&T Stadium. The picture was taken in October 2015 as…

Arlington Releases 2015 Annual 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 Arlington’s 2015 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR). It’s…

WrestleMania 32 Projected to Bring $42 Million Economic Impact to Region

WWE’s Wrestlemania 32 will bring more than the top wrestling stars to America’s Dream City. The week-long event will also to deliver a whopping economic impact – projected in excess of $42 million – for Arlington and the North Texas region. On April 4, an estimated 100,000 wrestling fans will flock to…

GM, Arlington Commons Named Finalists in ‘Best Real Estate Deals’ List

Two Arlington businesses were named finalists Friday in the Dallas Business Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2015. General Motors Arlington Assembly Plant, which announced a $1.4 billion investment last year, was the sole finalist for the Community Impact Deal honor. Arlington Commons was one of two finalists named for the Suburban…

Texas Live!, Champions Park Featured in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Exciting news came in December when the City and the Texas Rangers announced plans for the 100,000 square foot Texas Live! Entertainment Complex, along with plans for a 300 room upscale hotel with 35,000 square feet of convention space near Globe Life Park. That same month, Greenway Investment Company broke ground…

Developer Breaks Ground On $200 Million Arlington Commons Project

Developers broke ground Friday on the first phase of a 10-year, $200 million project to revitalize Lamar Boulevard in north Arlington and bring high-quality, urban-style apartment living to the city. As part of a public-private partnership with the city, The Nehemiah Company demolished three aging apartment complexes along Lamar Boulevard east of…

6 Major Economic Announcements for Arlington in 2015

It’s been a momentous year for the Arlington economy, with several major announcements taking place throughout 2015. Here are six examples, in chronological order, of the Arlington City Council’s priority to “Invest in Our Economy.” GM Invests $1.4 Billion in Arlington Assembly PlantGeneral Motors will invest $1.4 billion for an expansion at the…

Rangers, City Unveil Texas Live! Complex & Hotel/Convention Facility

Dreams get done in Arlington: The American Dream City. Plans were unveiled today, December 16, 2015, for the 100,000 square foot Texas Live! Entertainment Complex, along with plans for a 300 room upscale hotel with 35,000 square feet of convention space near Globe Life Park. This project is another example of a dream come true for Arlington…

Council Approves Entertainment Complex & Hotel/Convention Facility

Arlington continues to build on its economic momentum and Entertainment District, approving an economic development project that will include a 100,000 square foot entertainment complex near Globe Life Park in Arlington. The $200 million project is a public-private partnership between the City of Arlington and the Texas Rangers, with the City…