Office building at Choctaw Stadium to secure new anchor tenant

The transformation of the former home of the Texas Rangers continues.

The exterior office building that housed the Rangers team offices will soon be anchored by Spark Coworking.

“It will be a space of opportunity, a space where entrepreneurs can put their ideas to work, support the community, support small businesses (and) support the city of Arlington,” said Reynaldo Casas, director of impact. community. for the Rangers.

The 30,000 square foot space on two levels will offer dedicated and non-dedicated workstations, 61 private offices, 17 suites, premium services and hospitality-focused amenities.

Amenities include:
– Secure access by magnetic card 24/7 and building concierge security
– Workspace and balconies with incredible views of the redeveloped infield of Globe Life Field and Choctaw Stadium
– Ideally located parking garage
– Furnished private workspaces and suites
– Branded display in the office and digital signage on site
– Access to a community kitchen, members’ café and lounge areas
– Meeting rooms on site
– Dedicated broadband internet
– Dedicated mailbox address and concierge email services
– Unlimited access to print, scan, copy center and Shred-It boxes
– Online booking system for AV equipped meeting rooms
– Nitro Cold Brew Cafe and Tea Bar
– On-site podcast studio
– Dedicated mother’s room and wellness area
– Indoor bike storage
– Member-exclusive events
– Access to the online community communication platform
– A dedicated on-site community manager and ecosystem networking support
– Access to special programs and exclusive member events, benefits and discounts

“When we launched Spark in 2017, it was just an idea,” says Zed Smith, COO of The Cordish Companies. “We were trying to solve a problem. We had an asset that was underperforming. But we saw the opportunity to create something special.”

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Spark Coworking started in Baltimore and also has offices in St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri.

Smith says Spark will empower entrepreneurs, creators and innovators to create special things.

“We will grow the businesses,” Smith says. “We will bring energy to the Arlington economy. There will be entrepreneurs with big ideas coming out of Spark here in Arlington.”

Rangers managing partner Ray Davis says Spark Arlington could lead to big things.

“There will be people who come here and share offices,” Davis says, “and they will become the next entrepreneurs and the next public companies.”

Davis says it further demonstrates the team’s commitment to their former home.

“It’s another example of reconfiguring this stadium and a commitment we’ve made to keep it here for the long term,” Davis said.

Spark Arlington is expected to open this winter.

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