Space Race: DFW Leads Nation in Warehouse Demand

The Dallas-Fort Worth area led the country in demand for warehouse space in the fourth quarter of 2016, with 5.3 million square feet of net leasing. Nationwide, companies rented a record volume of warehouse, distribution and manufacturing space last year, according to commercial real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield. Industrial building demand around the country… Keep Reading »

Mayo Clinic Selects Vizient as its Performance Improvement Partner

Vizient, Inc. announced that the Mayo Clinic will continue its relationship with Vizient, including use of its national contract portfolio. Vizient offers the industry’s largest selection of solutions and offerings, as well as the most comprehensive and affordable contract portfolio. Mayo Clinic is one of the most prestigious health care systems in the nation and… Keep Reading »

Irving hits 30-year construction high, mayor touts in ‘State of City’

Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and other city leaders had a vision six years ago when she won the top municipal job. It called for improving schools, working with Planning & Zoning to add more single-family homes, and bringing more economic development and jobs to the community. Now it’s all coming to fruition, Van Duyne… Keep Reading »

DFW Airport shows off the first phase of its $2.7 billion upgrade

Executives with DFW International Airport Thursday hosted the official unveiling of a brighter, more techno-friendly Terminal A, marking the first completed portion of a $2.7 billion airport upgrade. The effort is designed to make the airport more appealing not only to North Texas residents but also to Asian and European travelers who can choose among… Keep Reading »

City of Irving Revenue Opportunities

The City of Irving has the following revenue opportunities: 071M-17 – Cloud Based Storage and Data Recovery System 092D-17F – CIPP Rehabilitation of 54-inch MacArthur Crossing Interceptor 097D-17F -Ticket Writers; 3B046-17AM – Parking Lot Expansion 3B047-17AM – Flex Base – Rebid; 3B048-17AM (Restroom Demo – Central Library) 079M-17F – Jail Inmate Phone System For details… Keep Reading »

Irving Convention Center Hotel Approved

In a 9-0 vote the Irving City Council cleared the way for its headquarter hotel to be built adjacent to the Irving Convention Center. The $110 million full-service upscale hotel will provide at least 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 square feet of ballroom, boardroom and meeting space. The site will include a number… Keep Reading »

Spotlight: North Lake Natatorium Gets Facelift

The North Lake Natatorium has served the Irving community well for more than 30 years. The facility opened in 1985 as the first indoor pool to serve Irving residents, the Irving Independent School District (IISD) and North Lake College. The 50-meter pool is temperature-controlled and offers space for lap swimming and competition. It also includes… Keep Reading »

Irving-based Exxon Mobil to Buy Bass Family’s Holdings in Permian Basin

Oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil Corp. is buying the Bass family’s Permian Basin holdings in a more than $6 billion stock and cash deal. Exxon Mobil, based in Irving, Texas, announced the agreement in a statement Tuesday. It says the deal for 275,000 acres of leasehold will more than double Exxon Mobil’s Permian Basin… Keep Reading »

Irving company completes $4.6B merger, becomes 2nd largest TV broadcaster

Irving-based Nexstar Broadcasting (NASDAQ: NXST) announced Tuesday the $4.6 billion-merger with Virginia-based Media General (NYSE: MEG) is complete, creating the second-largest television broadcasting company in the country behind Tribune Media (NYSE: TRCO). The new name for the company is Nexstar Media Group and it will continue to trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker “NXST.” Nexstar… Keep Reading »

Irving Music Factory: The Stage Is Set

A brisk wind kicks up dust at the massive plot of land near the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas where four cranes tower above a stark cement building boldly rising 70 feet into the air.  Despite the grit and grind of construction, there’s a “cool” factor already present. The building, to be called the… Keep Reading »