What You Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act

  Texas Association of Business and  Greater Irving-Las Colinas  Chamber of Commerce The new era of health care is here. Next year, Texans will see the impact of some of the biggest changes to the health care system brought about by the Affordable Care Act. The new law is underway and making big headlines across the… Keep Reading »

OneSource Virtual Named No. 19 on the Dallas 100™

OneSource Virtual (OneSource), the leading cloud-based BPO provider,ranked No. 19 on SMU Cox School of Business’ Dallas 100™ list, a prestigious ranking of the fastest growing, privately-held entrepreneurial businesses in Dallas. “We are honored to be selected for the Dallas 100™, showcasing the growth of OneSource Virtual and positioning us as a leader in human resources outsourcing,” said Brian Williams,… Keep Reading »

Healthcare.gov enrollment deadline extended for people who need coverage by Jan. 1

You’ll have until Dec. 23 to ring in the new year with an Obamacare insurance plan. The deadline for individuals to enroll in a health insurance plan through HealthCare.gov has been extended eight days because of the “technical challenges” some users have experienced with the site, said Julie Bataille, communications director at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid… Keep Reading »

Commercial real estate transactions in Irving

Frost Bank leased 18,329 square feet of office space at 7501 Esters Boulevard in Irving. Bob Edge and Mike Gossle with Cushman & Wakefield of Texas Inc negotiated the lease. Mimaki USA Inc. has leased 13,464 square feet of distribution center space in Tristar Tech Center at 8080 Tristar Dr. in Irving. Joe Santaularia, Brock… Keep Reading »

Irving’s residential, commercial development hits 15-year high

Irving is well known for its corporate headquarters and master-planned communities, but we also offer fantastic amenities including great parks, miles of beautiful trails and top golf courses,” said Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne. “Over the past decade, the city has focused on making Irving an ideal location for families by encouraging the development of… Keep Reading »

University of Dallas earns ‘A’ rating

The University of Dallas is among 22 colleges and universities nationwide and the only one in North Texas to earn an “A” rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni in its fifth edition of “What Will They Learn?” The study, which graded 1,091 institutions with an “A” through “F” on the strength of each school’s general education… Keep Reading »

Packaging firm makes major North Texas expansion

Fulfillment and packaging company AmeriPac has significantly expanded its North Texas operations with a new facility in Irving. Commercial real estate firm Cassidy Turley said Thursday that AmeriPac has leased 162,500 square feet of industrial space at 1011 N. 28th Ave. in Irving. It will be the third facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for the company The… Keep Reading »

Irving, DFW Citi employees delivered VNA meals on wheels

For the 15th consecutive year, DFW Citi employees participated in a day of community service. This time, more than 900 employees from the Irving campuses and other DFW locations delivered about 2,500 meals to VNA Meals on Wheels clients.  The effort, called Citi Delivers Dallas, included a pep rally-style kick-off that included morning aerobics, performances by Citi… Keep Reading »

Element hotels offer green respite travelers including visitors

Element Hotels aim to be the accomodations of choice for the environmentally conscious set on the go, including those North Texas bound. Starwood’s upscale green hotel brand, inspired by Westin Hotels and Resorts, has 25 locations operating or soon to open in the U.S. and around the world. Two are in Texas — Houston and the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport North in… Keep Reading »

Valley Ranch Library expansion set to start Jan. 22

Valley Ranch Library will soon add 5,000-square-feet of undeveloped space to its current facility. For the expansion, the library will close from Jan. 2 to Feb. 28. Programs will meet at the nearby Cimarron Recreation Center, 201 Red River Trail, during the renovation.  Library Services Director Chris Dobson said there will be lots of changes.  “When Valley Ranch… Keep Reading »