DALLAS — Surrounded by construction cranes and rising retail activity, the American Airlines Center in Dallas is getting a lift from Fitch Ratings.

The professional sports arena, which serves as home to the National Basketball Association’s Dallas Mavericks and the National Hockey League’s Dallas Stars, goes to A-plus from A, despite signs of a weakening economy in the North Texas region.

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