AT&T Supports the Region’s Future Workforce through a Gift to the Irving Chamber’s Education Foundation

AT&T has a commitment to advancing education and developing the future workforce of North Texas.  AT&T has awarded the Chamber’s Education Foundation $30,000.  Their gift will help Irving students develop skills, gain insight and make meaningful business connections while preparing them to launch a successful career. Through the successful partnerships with all levels of education… Keep Reading »

Irving Site Selected by TEKsystems Global Services to Expand, Open New IT Solution Center

The City of Irving, State of Texas, and TEKsystems, a leading provider of IT staffing solutions, IT talent management expertise and IT services, today announced the company will be expanding its IT services operations in Irving.   The new IT solutions center will operate under the company’s TEKsystems Global Services division and will result in… Keep Reading »

City Council to discuss Alcoholic Beverage Sales in Restaurants during New Year

The Irving City Council could ring in the New Year by tackling the issue of whether to change the ratio on alcoholic beverage sales in restaurants. The current city ordinance sets a ratio of 60/40 for food/alcoholic beverage sales at restaurants, but the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and area businesses are asking that the… Keep Reading »

School Districts Sharing Safety Protocols In Light Of Connecticut Shooting

After the tragic Connecticut school shooting that left 20 elementary school children dead, school districts across North Texas are sharing their safety protocols with parents. Several districts have emailed parents to review the steps that are taken on a daily basis to keep students safe. Irving ISD: In light of the tragedy in Connecticut, our employees… Keep Reading »

Walmart and Kroger among bidders for Hostess assets

Add grocers Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Kroger Co. to the list of companies believed to have placed bids for the assets of bankrupt Twinkie maker Hostess Brands Inc. Citing a confidential source, Bloomberg reports Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) and Kroger (NYSE: KR) have joined the likes of baking companies Grupo Bimbo SAB and Alpha Baking Co…. Keep Reading »

TIB buys Farmers Branch office building, plans to relocate HQ

Irving-based TIB (The Independent BankersBank) has purchased One Colinas Crossing, a six-story, 181,961-square-foot office building at 11701 Luna Road in Farmers Branch. With the purchase, TIB plans to move its headquarters and occupy half of the building. The remainder of the building will be occupied by JDA Software. The details of the relocation and move… Keep Reading »

Sale: Atrium Circle GP

Atrium Circle GP sold an 82,942-square-foot fully occupied office building at 5800 E. Campus Circle Drive in Las Colinas to a California investor. Eric Deuillet of Structure Commercial brokered the sale with Beverly Heflin of Trinity Interests.

Lease: First Tennessee Bank

First Tennessee Bank leased 6,848 square feet at Las Colinas Corporate Center on State Highway 161 in Irving. Mike Dement, Rebecca Rambie and Jon Altschuler of Altschuler and Co. negotiated the lease with Ann Huntington with CBRE Group.

The Education Committee of the Irving Chamber coordinated the second phase of the ExecuPal Program

The Education Committee of the Greater Irving – Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce coordinated the second phase of the ExecuPal program this fall.  The purpose of the program is to give businesses an “inside look” at public, charter and private schools and universities in the city of Irving. This activity enables the chamber to emphasize… Keep Reading »

Heritage House 100th Anniversary Finale

The time approached for the 100th anniversary of the Irving Heritage House, the 2011-2012 Irving Heritage Society President Mary Moorman appointed Mary Oberlin (President 1979-1981) and President-Elect Chris Wallace as co-chairs of the anniversary committee.  They in turn selected a committee to focus on the kickoff event, special recognitions, the timeline of the house, commemorative… Keep Reading »