Las Colinas Continues Momentum in North Texas Office Market

Sure, Plano gets all the big headlines with its Legacy West development. But last year, Irving’s Las Colinas area had the most net office leasing. If recent deals are any measure, Las Colinas will be near the top of the list of hot North Texas office markets again this year. Through the first half of 2017,… Keep Reading »

Fluor Enterprises, Lane Construction on track to design, build Texas’ proposed bullet train

Irving-based Fluor Enterprises and the Lane Construction Corp. have been chosen to operate the high-speed rail line that will carry travelers between Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston, developer Texas Central Partners said Monday. The announcement comes after more than three years of development by Texas Central, the private company behind the $12 billion-plus venture. The project will be backed… Keep Reading »

Bill and Hillary Clinton will take your questions at Irving Music Factory event

The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, and former President Bill Clinton will take questions during a joint appearance Nov. 17 at The Pavilion Indoor Theater at the Irving Music Factory. Tickets go on sale at 10 am. Aug. 18 through Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will start at $99.50 plus a fee, a Live Nation spokeswoman said. It is the first announcement of a… Keep Reading »

DFW Airport landing more global destinations

Australia, Canada, South Korea, Italy, Japan, China and Qatar. Those are just some of the countries that have been added to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s global destinations lineup as the airport has bulked up its offerings over the past several years for business and leisure travel. Thirty-seven international flights have been added at DFW… Keep Reading »

Cognizant, expecting 1,000 jobs for new Irving office, reveals long-term Texas plans

International business services firm Cognizant says it plans to hire more than 1,000 employees as it sets up a new technology and service delivery center in Irving. The Irving City Council voted Thursday night to provide an economic grant to the company of as much as $545,000 for the new operation. Cognizant Technology Solutions U.S. Corp.’s regional… Keep Reading »

Keep Irving Beautiful presents Annual Awards – Irving Las-Colinas Chamber of Commerce awarded

Keep Irving Beautiful’s annual “Mayor and KIB Awards” ceremony was held on Monday, August 7 at the First Baptist Church of Irving. The Fellowship Hall was filled with the beautiful music of harpist Becky Scherschell as the 151 guests were greeted and signed in by volunteers Sandy Franco, Chuck Kirk, Elouise McMillian, and Chandler Ude…. Keep Reading »

National casual dining giant eyeing relocation to Irving

A national rapidly expanding restaurant chain appears to be making a much bigger move into North Texas with a proposed corporate relocation to Irving. The Scottsdale, Arizona-based Asian fusion eatery could relocate its corporate operations to 6191 N. Highway 161 in Irving, if an economic incentive deal goes through in this Thursday’s city council meeting,… Keep Reading »

Irving-Las Colinas Supports Local Launches Business Directory

Supports Local will become the most comprehensive local business discovery platform available. The directory will be used by the entire Irving community where businesses can link to social media, share news and events as well as provide coupons and reservations to their customers. Claim your business today! Visit: https://irving.supportslocal.com/  

Best Companies to Work for in Texas

Is your company one of THE BEST employers in the state of Texas? The Best Companies to Work for in Texas is an exciting initiative that is dedicated to identifying and recognizing Texas’ best employers. If you think your organization has what it takes to be honored on the 13th annual “Best Companies to Work… Keep Reading »

La Quinta’s CEO: How a spinoff will benefit business

Spinning off from La Quinta will help CorePoint Lodging Inc. grow and consolidate the fragmented mid- and upper-mid-scale hotel industry. Irving-based La Quinta first announced in January the possibility of separating into two businesses, a deal it confirmed this week with filings submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. La Quinta (NYSE: LQ) will… Keep Reading »