Arlington: Take me out to the $200M glitzArlington: Take me out to the $200M glitzhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=115312015-12-17T06:00:00Z2015-12-17T20:00:00Z

​​​ARLINGTON - Arlington's City Council unanimously approved a $200 million public-private partnership between the city and Texas Rangers to construct a 100,000-sf entertainment complex near Globe Life Park.

The agreement also includes plans for a hotel with a minimum of 300 rooms and 35,000 sf of meeting and conference space.
The entertainment complex will have multiple restaurants, retail space, and entertainment venues, along with a signature event space. 

Construction is expected to begin in 2016 with opening 12 months later.

In addition to this project, Arlington has also announced the following development plans so far this year:

  • 101 Center Project will include high-end residential units over a ground level of retail, restaurants and loft office space in Downtown Arlington.
  • Trammell Crow has entered into an agreement with the City of Arlington to serve as the developer of an 18+ acre site, suitable for up to 1 million sf of Class A office space, located on I-30 and N. Collins St.
  • General Motors will invest $1.4 billion for an expansion at the Arlington Assembly Plant, the largest single plant investment in the United States this year.
  • D.R. Horton plans to invest more than $20 million to build an approximately 150,000-sf campus and parking facility on six acres located along the I-30 Frontage Rd. just east of N. Collins St.
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