I would swap the tires also, but it depends what your looking for. We set one up with a commuter package (fenders, integrated lights, etc) and some big apple tires. It makes the bike super comfortable. We also set one up with a carbon front fork before, it really depends what you're looking to do with it.
I'd like a good quality fork with remote lock out and strong enough to give a 250lb rider sufficient compliance. I would also change tires to Schwalbe Energizer or Marathon Supremes. Perhaps the fork that comes with the bike is sufficient but i do not have a lot of knowledge or experience on the matter.I come from the motorcycling world where upgrading your suspension improves handling significantly.