Irving companies rank in Forbes’ list of the world’s 2,000 largest

Forbes has released its annual list of the world’s 2000 largest companies and 7 have a large presence in Irving.  The Irving companies include     9) ExxonMobil   12) AT&T  477) Kimberly-Clark 1011) Dr Pepper Snapple 1126) Fluor Corporation 1334) Pioneer Natural Resources 1534) Celanese  587 companies from across the U.S. made the list,… Keep Reading »

City of Irving revenue opportunities

The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving: 153V-16F Lighting Supplies (Bulbs and Ballasts) 154D-16F CityWorks System Cloud Hosting 157D-16F Large Format Print System For additional information, go to, or contact the City’s Purchasing Department at 972-721-2631.  You may also receive e-mail notices directly for formal ITB and RFP/RFQ solicitations by the… Keep Reading »

Irving pharmaceutical company Reata has successful debut on Nasdaq

Irving pharmaceutical company Reata stock debuted on the NASDAQ stock exchange this morning and the market responded favorably. Shares closed at $13, about 19 percent above the initial public offering price. Related Reata raises $300 in venture capital As Dallas’ venture capital is dropping, Austin is showing Big D how it’s done Reata Pharmaceuticals raised… Keep Reading »

Irving ISD breaks ground on community garden

Thanks to a grant from Citi Foundation, students at Nimitz High School hosted a groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremony for a new community garden on Wednesday at the Nimitz High School greenhouse. The community garden is designed to create hands-on learning opportunities, grow healthy food options and contribute to the sustainability of the field of… Keep Reading »

Recap by ICTN of the AT&T Byron Nelson

See some of the attractions from the AT&T Byron Nelson at the Four Seasons in Irving–including a pro’s incredible marshmallow trick, social media moments in the making, and the kids who benefit from it all. Presented by ICTN

Irving-based Boy Scouts elect Randall Stephenson of AT&T as its national president

  The Boy Scouts of America National Council today elected AT&T’s chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson as its national president. In the volunteer role, Stephenson will lead the National Executive Board, which guides the Scouting organization in serving 2.3 million youth members. Stephenson is the BSA’s 36th president. He follows former secretary of defense Robert Gates… Keep Reading »

#ExploreIrving Preview

#exploreirving is a city-wide scavenger hunt set for Saturday, June 18. The fun event benefits non-profits in Irving, and promises a lot of entertainment, surprises, and prizes. Learn more and find the link to register at  

Irving unemployment rate declines to lowest level since 2005

  Irving’s unemployment rate has decreased to 3.2 percent.  This is the lowest rate that has been since before 2005.  The success of the Irving Economic Development Partnership wins helped contribute to this low unemployment rate. Economic development is critical to the quality of life in the Irving-Las Colinas community. Irving’s 3.2 percent unemployment rate… Keep Reading »

Eat local and benefit Irving Cares! Restaurant week today – June 5

Eat local, Order often. Benefit Irving Cares!  Try a different menu and deal every night! Every time you order, restaurant partners will make donations to Irving Cares based on their menu or deal participation. See all the details: 2016 Restaurant Week Flyer Restaurants include Chili’s, Fish City Grill, Glory House Catering & Bistro, i Fratelli Ristorante & Wine… Keep Reading »

Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund makes big buy into Regent Properties’ DFW real estate

The investment arm of The Kingdom of Bahrain — Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company — has acquired an undisclosed partnership within Los Angeles-based Regent Properties, which has a number of properties in Dallas-Fort Worth and is seeking to acquire or develop additional real estate. The sovereign wealth fund acquired an interest in a portfolio in Dallas-Fort… Keep Reading »