MAJOR Roadway Repairs in the Industrial Park

Monday, November 25 – Friday, December 6

The City of Grand Prairie will be making major roadway repairs on West Carrier Parkway, beginning at Roy Orr Boulevard extending to Great Southwest Parkway. 

During construction, both Westbound and Eastbound lanes will be down to one lane in each direction while asphalt is being milled-down to concrete base, and then overlaid with 2” of new asphalt.

AVOID THIS AREA IF AT ALL POSSIBLE AND USE ALTERNATIVE ROUTES
EXPECT DELAYS

Rep. Turner's Annual Holiday Open House & Toy Drive - Dec. 5th

Please join Representative Chris Turner for our Annual Holiday Open House & Toy Drive
Thursday, December 5, 2019

4:00pm to 6:00pm
320 Westway Place, Suite 501, Arlington, TX 76018

This event is always a great time to meet with neighbors and community members to celebrate the holiday season, while also giving back to the community. To continue that tradition, please bring a new/unwrapped toy to benefit the children served by Mission Arlington.

Cultivating Business for Practiums | Arlington ISD Students

The Arlington Independent School District is now working to secure practicum opportunities for the upcoming 2020-21 school year, with the first placement of students in September 2020.

We invite your support to open up a practicum experience to offer job shadowing, mentoring and provide practical application experiences to participating students. The practicum will benefit AISD high school seniors who wish to have a learning experience in entry level and middle skill careers. Practicum opportunities can be made available either as paid or unpaid.

Annual College & Career Expo | AISD Dan Dipert Career + Technical High School

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 5:30pm - 8:00pm
WE WANT YOUR COMPANY'S PARTICIPATION

Last year we had 42 businesses participate in Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career + Technical Center's annual program, and 700 high school juniors & seniors attended.  This upcoming year, our goal is to grow the number of company participation and serve over 1,000 students.  Help us achieve that goal by signing up and participating in this event!

Industrial Growth in North Texas

The Texas summers are not the only thing heating up in North Texas.  The region’s economy is growing at a blistering pace.   DFW is growing faster than the nation – about 2 percent points faster.  This outsized performance is only possible with robust labor force expansion.  The DFW labor force increased 3.1 percent over the past year, while the sharing of people working or seeking employment was little changed.

President's Message

GSWIDA, Here to Help

The economy has been and continues to soar.  Constant development and “Help Wanted” signs in front of every other building further illustrate the vast majority of firms throughout GSW remain confident on the future.  While growth and economic health is positive, there are always bumps in the road.  Did you know all the resources the GSWIDA has at your disposal?  Allow me to highlight a few.