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 »

Draft Comprehensive Plan Available

  The draft of the Imagine Irving Comprehensive Plan, as well as a new survey, are available online at for residents to read and provide input. During May, residents will be able to participate in the survey and attend events to learn about the plan, provide feedback and interact with the Imagine Irving team…. Keep Reading »

City of Irving looks to fill school crossing guard openings

Interested in becoming a school crossing guard? The Irving Police Department is now hiring dedicated and qualified individuals. The position is part-time, with a compensation range from $9.81 to $13.83 per hour. Irving’s School Crossing Guard Program serves the community by providing safety for children and other pedestrians en route to and from school. Crossing guards… Keep Reading »

Auto finance company in Irving, Exter Finance Corp. celebrates ten year anniversary with new company logo

Exeter Finance Corp., a specialty auto finance company in Irving, Texas, announced today it is unveiling a new company logo to dealers and customers in tandem with the company’s ten year anniversary.  “Exeter’s future is an exciting one filled with opportunity,” said Exeter CEO Jason Grubb. “In that spirit, we are pleased to present our… Keep Reading »

Budget hearings set for June 9 and 23 at City Hall

Planning for the city’s 2016–17 fiscal year budget is underway. Residents have the opportunity to provide input on the budget during upcoming public hearings. Comments can be made to the City Council on any aspect of the budget including property tax rates, water and sewer rates, and sanitation fees. Public input sessions are set for… Keep Reading »

Scott Sheffield, CEO of Irving-based Pioneer, to retire

  Scott Sheffield, a CEO who helped transform the domestic production of oil and gas, announced Thursday that he will step down from the helm of Irving-based Pioneer Natural Resources. Under his leadership, Pioneer helped transform the Texas Permian Basin from a minor producer of conventionally drilled oil and gas into one of the world’s… Keep Reading »

Dr. Maria De Jesus, Neurologist, joins Medical and Surgical Clinic of Irving

  One of the newest doctors to join the Irving clinic, Dr. De Jesus specializes in treating and diagnosing various brain injuries as well as other neurological disorders. Medical & Surgical Clinic of Irving is excited to introduce Maria De Jesus, MD, a Neurologist who joined our team at the beginning of this month.  Dr…. Keep Reading »

Citi’s Rodney Phelps elected Chairman of Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

  The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce announced today that Rodney Phelps, Head of Citi’s Consumer Location and Supplier Strategy Organization and Citi’s Dallas  Site President has been selected by the Chamber’s Board of Directors to serve as its new chairman beginning October 1, 2016. Phelps will succeed current Board chairman Michael McCall, NCH… Keep Reading »