ARLINGTON, TX—Loews Hotels & Co., The Cordish Companies and the Texas Rangers revealed the vision today for the hotel and convention center at Texas Live!, a $250-million dining, entertainment and hospitality destination here.
The new $150-million flagship hotel, Live! by Loews – Arlington, TX, will provide a blend of sports and entertainment with hospitality and amenities. Texas Live!, anchored by Live! by Loews, is part of a $4-billion vision for the Arlington Entertainment District that includes the Rangers new $1-billion ballpark and preservation of Globe Life Park.
“The Cordish Companies and the Texas Rangers are two world-class organizations with an incredible vision for the Arlington Entertainment District that is highlighted by their commitment to quality of design and architecture,” stated Jonathan Tisch, chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels & Co. “This partnership allows us the opportunity to bring Loews Hotels back to Texas after a more than 20-year hiatus and presents what we plan is the first of several new hotels under the Live! by Loews partner brand.”
Designed by HKS Architects, the 14-story contemporary glass tower will have 302 luxury guestrooms, including 26 suites, with floor-to-ceiling glass windows with views of the entertainment district.
The tower will offer several distinctive resort-style spaces and amenities including a tower terrace and event lawn, outdoor infinity edge pool, rooftop terrace, private event space, meeting and convention space, 6,000-sq.-ft. signature restaurant, fitness facility, barista and coffee bar. The dining and entertainment space in the district will open in 2018, with Live! by Loews scheduled to open in 2019.