Irving’s unemployment rate continues to decline

Irving’s unemployment rate has decreased to 3.2 percent from 3.4 percent in October.   This compares very favorably to the national and State of Texas unemployment rates of 4.6% each.  Irving’s unemployment rate in November 2015 was 3.6%, or a 11% decline in the unemployment rate year-over-year.  The Irving Economic Development Partnership announced earlier that… Keep Reading »

Chamber Advertising Opportunities

The Irving-Las Colinas Chamber is beginning to fill its schedule for 2017 of hosts and sponsors for its Five Star Business Mixers, Coffee Break, and Business Connection networking events.  Benefits you will receive from your sponsorship and hosting include: Your company will be the Calendar Sponsor in the Monday Business Report for the month that… Keep Reading »

City of Irving Revenue Opportunities

The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving: 074M-17F Positive Displacement Water Meters 072V-17F Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicles for City of Irving 073V-17F Ford Vehicles for City of Irving 070V-17F Freeway, Street & Solar Lighting Maintenance & On-Call Services For additional information, go to, or contact the City’s Purchasing Department at… Keep Reading »

Irving-based Exxon names Darren Woods as new CEO to replace Rex Tillerson

Darren Woods, the man replacing Rex Tillerson as the leader of America’s most influential energy giant, helped transform Exxon Mobil Corp.’s (IW 500/1) refining business from a poor cousin of oil production to the primary profit generator. Woods, the company’s refining boss since 2012, was named the next chairman and chief executive officer effective Jan…. Keep Reading »

Dr. Jason Conn joins Healthcare Associates of Texas at Coppell office

  Healthcare Associates of Texas announced today the addition of Dr. Jason Conn to their Coppell team.  Charles Powell, MD, Chief of Clinical Operations, says “Dr. Conn is a top-notch physician that was a perfect match for our team of well trained, well-spoken and caring physicians.  His advanced skill set combined with our technology was… Keep Reading »

J Douglas Overbeck MD, FACC named Texas Super Doctor by Texas Monthly for 10th time

  Tuscan Cardiovascular and Vein Center, based in Irving, Texas, announced today that J. Douglas Overbeck MD, FACC has again been selected as Super Doctor by Texas Monthly as one of the top Cardiologists in the state. In addition to this great honor, his selection qualifies him for the Super Doctor Hall of Fame, having… Keep Reading »

Gables residential attracts new leases for Las Colinas new upscale mixed-use development

Gables Residential has executed new leases for its proposed Las Colinas development, Gables Water Street, located in the Las Colinas Urban Center at O’Connor Boulevard across from Williams Square. Recent lease activity includes regional favorites such as: Olivella’s Neo Pizza Napoletana, Twisted Root Burger Co., Castle Nails Spa, GQ Tailor, Barcelona Taco Bar, Main Street… Keep Reading »

Trendy California pizzeria gives Irving the personal touch

It’s been days since a new pizza place has opened in Dallas, but there’s a new concept in town: Persona Wood Fired Pizza, which opened its inaugural branch in the area in Irving on December 8. The restaurant debuts at Cypress Waters, the Billingsley Co. commercial and residential development at I-635 and Belt Line Road…. Keep Reading »

Irving nonprofits receive $25,000 from “Sharers” at Inaugural Share Tank Celebration

The City of Irving, Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau, Irving Arts Center, Irving Healthcare Foundation, Philanthropology, LLC and University of Dallas partner on inaugural Share Tank Program. The Irving Share Tank Steering committee, a partnership of seven businesses and organizations, celebrated the conclusion of the inaugural Share Tank Program on… Keep Reading »

American Airlines takes flight with Barton Elementary

The students of Barton Elementary School welcomed 84 volunteers from American Airlines on Thursday as they celebrated “JA in a Day” with Junior Achievement of Dallas. This marks the 15th year American Airlines has participated in the successful program with Barton Elementary. Volunteers from various sectors of the company led classes across every grade level,… Keep Reading »