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Spark Arlington Coworking Space Opens Inside Choctaw Stadium

The Cordish Companies and Texas Rangers have announced the opening of Spark Arlington, a two-level, 30,000-square-foot collaborative workspace located inside Choctaw Stadium, the Rangers' former ballpark. Over 20 companies have already become members, including Lone Star Drones, the XFL, WFAA, ANKR Agency, BGD Digital Marketing, Scudder Storycraft, and the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation.
Texas Rangers, Cordish Companies Break Ground on One Rangers Way Luxury Apartment Community
by | Oct 27, 2022
The 300-unit One Rangers Way will be "one of the most luxurious, resort-style apartment communities in the country" when it opens in 2024, the city of Arlington says. Just a short walk from Choctaw Stadium, Globe Life Field, and AT&T Stadium, it will provide the "missing piece" at the heart of the Arlington Entertainment District, said Rangers EVP Rob Matwick. "One of the things that was very important to our company, to the Rangers, to the city, was that we create a 365 community and a heartbeat for the city," Blake Cordish, principal at The Cordish Companies, said at the groundbreaking. “To do that, you need great residential."
Local Business Legend Thomas O. Hicks To Join the Ranks of the Texas Business Hall of Fame
by | Sep 29, 2022
A leader in the local private equity and sports business space, Thomas O. Hicks will be inducted at a ceremony put on by the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation in early November, joining others from Houston and Austin. The former owner of the Dallas Stars and Texas Rangers, Hicks currently serves as the founder, chairman, and partner of local family office Hicks Holdings and as a senior partner and director at Dallas' The Beneficient Company Group. Hicks will join other local business legends like Mark Cuban and Ross Perot, Jr. in the Texas Business Hall of Fame, which has been inducting new members since 1983.
Rise of Rugby: Dallas Jackals Name New President With NHL, MLB Experience to Join Recent GM Hire
by | Aug 4, 2022
The Dallas Jackals finished their inaugural Major League Rugby season in June, finishing 0-16. (Sound familiar? The Dallas Cowboys went winless in their 1960 debut season, too.) Now the team aims to improve both on the pitch and on the balance sheet, with new front office leadership including President Steve Violetta and GM Santiago Sodini. The Cowboys became America's Team. So what might the Jackals do?

"We want to be an elite franchise not only in Major League Rugby, but in all professional sports," says Violetta.

First Look: Coworking With Stadium Views at Spark Arlington

by | Jun 2, 2022
Entrepreneurs who park their laptops in Spark Arlington this winter will get more than the usual coworking amenities. They'll also get two-level views of Choctaw Stadium's playing field, as well as views of the Texas Rangers' new home right next door.

The 30,000-square-foot coworking facility is part of nearly $1 billion in new development in the Arlington Entertainment District.
Arlington’s Entertainment District Receives $810M Expansion
by | Dec 19, 2019
Phase two of Arlington's Entertainment District is expected to include a convention center, a coworking and incubator space, a hotel, and a corporate headquarters.
Immortals Gaming Club Acquires Frisco’s OpTic Gaming in Multi-Million Dollar Deal
by | Jun 12, 2019
Immortals Gaming Club's recent purchase of OpTic Gaming's parent company, Infinite Esports & Entertainment, is being called the "largest change of control transaction in esports history."
Building Tomorrow Together: 15 Things Mike Rosa Learned From the Amazon Bid
by | Jun 18, 2018
Dallas Regional Chamber's Mike Rosa said one of the things that was most enjoyable about building the DFW Amazon response was the rediscovery of the things that make our region a great place for companies and talent.

Texas Rangers Co-owner Helps OpTic Esports Team Expand

by | Sep 18, 2017
According to ESPN, Neil Leibman led a group of investors, which helped OpTic secure a $20 million Overwatch League spot in Houston. 
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by | Aug 15, 2016
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3 Things: Texas Rangers’ West Dallas Academy Focuses Beyond Sports
by | Jul 29, 2016
Texas Rangers' youth academy in West Dallas will also feature programs on financial literacy and college prep.
3 Things We’re Reading: Rangers Seek $1B Stadium with a Roof
by | May 20, 2016
The Texas Rangers and the city of Arlington plan a $1 billion stadium with a retractable roof as a way to beat the heat of a Texas summer.