Irving’s $113M Convention Center Hotel Takes Major Step Forward

Irving’s long-awaited convention center hotel got underway on Monday with an official groundbreaking marking the major step forward in making the project a reality in 2018. The 12-story, 350-room hotel, which will be called the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas headquarters hotel, will become part of a three-part destination in Irving, which will… Keep Reading »

Apartment Builders Buy High-Profile Las Colinas Building Site

Apartment builder JPI has purchased another development site in Las Colinas’ booming Urban Center. JPI bought more than 5 acres on the south side of Northwest Highway along the DART commuter rail line. The vacant tract is east of the Irving Convention Center and near where Irving is building its new convention hotel and the rail station…. Keep Reading »

City of Irving Revenue Opportunities

The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving:  128D-17F Consultant Services for Extension of Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1 (TIF #1) and 116M-17F Twin Wells Golf Course Turf Irrigation Project.  For more information on either of these projects, please go to, or call the City’s Purchasing Department at  972-721-2631.

Irving ISD Teen Job Fair to be held April 27

The summer is fast approaching and Irving Independent School District wants to connect you with our students for employment opportunities! The 2nd Annual Irving ISD Teen Job Fair which will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 4:30 ‘til 7:30 pm, at the Irving ISD Administration Building. This is an opportunity for the business… Keep Reading »

North Lake College Wins Third NJCAA Division III Hoops Title

The Irving-based North Lake College men’s basketball team won the NJCAA Division III championship, defeating Elgin (Ill.) 66-56 in Rochester, Minn. NLC will host a celebration at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Central Campus. This is the third national championship for coach Tim McGraw and NLC. Presented by Sports Day – March 2017

New Transparency Tool Provides One-Stop Viewing of City Budget

The City of Irving’s Finance Department recently launched a new tool designed to provide financial transparency to residents and other members of the public. The current fiscal year budget is available online and features an online graphic display of budgeted revenues and expenditures by the city. As the budget is adopted each year, the online… Keep Reading »

Innovative Foundations Coming to New Homes in Irving

Tella Firma Foundations, a Dallas-based construction company, signed an agreement with Meritage Homes to provide its innovative foundations for all of Meritage’s homes being built in the Villas at Las Colinas and Enclave at Northgate in Irving. Tella Firma Foundations provides an elevated slab foundation that is helpful in areas with active soil, and Dallas… Keep Reading »

City of Irving Revenue Opportunities

The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving:  117V-17F – Temporary Personnel for Refuse Workers and 108M-17F – Police Physical Fitness Criterion Study.  For more information on either of these opportunities, please visit the City of Irving website by clicking here or call the City of Irving Purchasing Department at 972-721-2631.

140-Year-Old Irving Company is Transforming the Digital Age

Robert Pischke has been at Lehigh Hanson for six years, but the VP of information technology hardly has a grasp on when the evolution he started might be declared “complete.” Read the full story at the Dallas Business Journal – March 14, 2017

National Football Foundation Names Steve Hatchell 2017 Distinguished Texan

The National Football Foundation (NFF) Gridiron Club of Dallas Chapter announced Steve Hatchell, the president & CEO of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame,will receive the chapter’s 2017 Distinguished Texan Award. Hatchell will accept the honor during the chapter’s Ninth Annual Awards Banquet on Sunday, April 2, at 6 p.m. CT at the… Keep Reading »