Irving Mayor Joins TexasOne Board Meeting in Austin

Yesterday, Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne participated in TexasOne’s quarterly board meeting. TexasOne is the major source of economic development marketing funds for the State of Texas, and it has championed our state as the premier location for business expansion and relocation and created a surge of national and international awareness of Texas as the… Keep Reading »

Governor Rick Perry & Connextions Announce 800 New Jobs in Irving

Gov. Rick Perry announced that UnitedHealth Group would add nearly 1,500 new jobs across Texas, including 800 jobs in Irving. The 800 jobs will be for a new Irving call center for Connextions, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s  UnitedHealth Group Inc. Latest from The Business Journals Best Buy paying executives millions in extra pay… Keep Reading »

Connextions to Hold Career Fair on Thursday, June 28th

  Connextions, a subsidiary of UnitedHeathCare, Inc. is holding a job fair for their newly created call center here in Irving. The call center is expected to bring 800 jobs to the city.   Career Fair Thursday, June 28th 9AM-1PM Connextions Recruiting Center 8700 Freeport Parkway, Suite 200 Irving, TX 75063   You can call their Career… Keep Reading »

Robert F. Pence Named Finalist for Ernst & Young “Entrepeneur of the Year 2012” Award

Robert F. Pence, President and CEO of Freese and Nichols, has been honored by Ernst & Young, LLP as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Award in the Southwest Area North program. Pence and other regional finalists were recognized during a gala on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the… Keep Reading »

Comerica Bank Celebrates Grand Re-Opening with Ribbon Cutting in Heritage Crossing

  Comerica Bank celebrated a grand re-opening with a ribbon cutting after undergoing improvements and renovations since the building was first opened with the Comerica name back in 1990. The renovations come as part of a string of new developments in the Heritage Crossing district; at the Irving branch they work with individuals and business… Keep Reading »

Irving’s Convention Center Hotel Plan Picks Up Speed

As Irving officials prepare for the long-awaited arrival of light rail and wrestle with how to handle two stalled development efforts that cost tens of millions of dollars, the long-dormant initiative for a convention center hotel is picking up steam.   The City Council is expected to choose a private partner this summer to develop… Keep Reading »

DART Orange Line FAQ’s

The DART Orange Line opens in Irving this July. ICTN gets answers to some of the most common questions. Trip planning assistance is available at dart.org. Also, try out the system for free and enjoy entertainment during DART’s Super Saturday, July 28 from 5-9 p.m.  

Orange Line Project Update Public Meetings, Monday, June 25

Make plans to join DART and KSWRP at one of these Orange Line project update public meetings: Monday, June 25 at 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Both meetings will be held at: University of Dallas – Gorman Lecture Center, 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062, MAPSCO 32-E, along DART Bus Route 306. http://www.dart.org/meetings/publicmeetings.asp?ID=510

DART Orange Line Construction Update: June 25, 2012

Single right lane closure on the westbound Spur 482 frontage road at the u-turn, continuously from 6 p.m. on Friday, June 22 to 6 a.m. on Monday, June 25 and from 6 p.m. on Friday, June 29 to 6 a.m. on Monday, July 2. Single right lane closure on Northwest Highway/Spur 348 at the Irving… Keep Reading »

Family Promise Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

Over 60 people attended the Grand Opening of Family Promise of Irving, a faith-based non-profit ministry that supports families who are experiencing homelessness as they search for new jobs, undergo job training, and obtain permanent housing. The new location officially opened their doors on May 13 and received their first family on June 13. The… Keep Reading »