Tech firm with Japanese roots to create 100 jobs with new Irving hub

OKI Data Americas — a New Jersey-based printing technology firm — plans to open a regional operations in Irving following a national real estate search that will bring 100 jobs and $3.5 million of capital investment into the North Texas city. The company, which is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based OKI Data Corp., searched sites in… Keep Reading »

Las Colinas building owners will redevelop 1980s towers into new business campus

  Owners of three Las Colinas office towers plan to redevelop and combine the buildings into a new business campus. Miami-based Parmenter Realty Partners and investor Partners Group AG own the Mandalay Tower and Las Colinas Towers I & II near State Highway 114 in Irving. Built in the 1980s, the high-rise offices are in… Keep Reading »

Irving Fire Department prepares for new developments

The department broke ground in April on its new Fire Station 12, and in July, construction began on the state-of-the-art Irving-Grand Prairie Fire Training Facility near State Highway 161 and Belt Line Road. The department also is increasing its fleet this year by adding two 100-foot tiller-ladder trucks, one of which will be assigned to… Keep Reading »

Renovation construction of Las Colinas Boulevard

The City of Irving will commence the renovation construction of Las Colinas Boulevard the first week of November, 2016.   The project is being completed in two phases: Phase 1 is from Fuller Dr. to O’Connor Blvd with an estimated completion date of June 1, 2017. Phase 2 follows immediately after and is from O’Connor… Keep Reading »

Allstate and Allstate Agencies seek to bring 1200 jobs to Texas

Allstate Insurance Company is launching a recruitment campaign to appoint 100 new agency owners in Texas this year. Allstate agency owners are also actively searching for qualified candidates to fill more than 1200 sales professional positions in agencies across the state.  Continued population growth and Texas economy are significant factors fueling Allstate’s agency growth strategy…. Keep Reading »

TexasOne returns from Japan Trade and Business Investment Mission

Last week, TexasOne, the Office of the Governor and business and economic development leaders from across the state returned from a successful mission to Japan. Spanning three days and two cities, the Texas delegation attended 13 appointments with more than 400 targeted business executives and key decision makers to strengthen Texas-Japan ties and share the “Texas Wide… Keep Reading »

AmazonFresh starts grocery delivery in North Texas

AmazonFresh, the online retailer’s grocery delivery program, is now available in Dallas, Fort Worth and North Texas suburbs. The service offers a variety of products, including groceries and prepared meals, beauty products and household goods. Local items from companies like V+V Apothicaire and Scardello Cheese are also available. Customers can choose same-day or next-day delivery… Keep Reading »

Trend Micro awards Farine Elementary School with matching gift

  Farine Elementary School is the recipient of a generous gift from Trend Micro, whose headquarters are located here in Irving. Representatives from the tech security company visited the campus on October 4 and presented a check for $5,676 as a part of the organization’s Give and Match program. Every year, Trend Micro participates in… Keep Reading »

Irving Recreation Centers hosting fall carnival series in October

  Children of all ages are invited to the Fall Carnival Series hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department. The fall carnivals will be held at various recreation centers throughout the city (see schedule below). Tickets are 25 cents each or five for $1 at Northwest, Georgia Farrow, Lee and Senter. Mustang and Cimarron carnivals… Keep Reading »

Irving Chamber celebrates Texas Center for Proton Therapy with a ribbon cutting

Get a look inside an Irving facility providing innovative cancer treatments. Members of the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce turned out for a ribbon cutting at the Texas Center for Proton Therapy.  Texas Center for Proton Therapy brings an advanced life-saving cancer treatment to North Texas that offers more hope to cancer patients. The 63,000-square-foot… Keep Reading »