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Don’t miss out – Last chance to submit an application for Leadership Irving – Las Colinas

  On the fence about completing your application to be a part of one of the premier, eight-month leadership development programs in the region?  Here are our Top Three Reasons why you should: Growth – The Class of 2017 will be challenged to not only grow professionally, but also personally. Students graduate from LILC with… Keep Reading »

DFW Airport ranks as second-cheapest for round-trip airfare

Cheapflights.com made a list of airports around the country with the most round trips. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport ranks second on the list, with the average round trip costing you $203 after taxes. #1 on the list is Daugherty Field in Long Beach, California. The average price for a round trip there is $202. Love Field… Keep Reading »

Hyatt Place Dallas/Las Colinas sold

  The Hyatt Place Dallas/Las Colinas was recently sold by an affiliate of Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. The purchaser is an undisclosed private investment group from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, according to Tandy O. Lofland, CEO of Intergroup Realty, Inc., and Mark J. Rome, president of MJ Rome, whose firms advised the seller. This is… Keep Reading »

Irving-based convenience store chain 7-Eleven tests drone deliveries

  7-Eleven said Friday that it has tested drone delivery from one of its Reno, Nevada stores with Flirtey, an independent drone delivery service. The companies said their joint test was the first time a U.S. customer has received a package to their home via drone. Irving-based 7-Eleven is calling it an historic milestone, beating… Keep Reading »

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 5-7

  Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced for less than $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-7. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced below $100 from… Keep Reading »

Midtown Express S.H. 183 reconstruction: Major closures ahead

Ramp closures, traffic lane switches and bridge work are expected to increase dramatically along the S.H. 183 corridor within the next few weeks. Those who live and work in the City of Irving, as well as visitors, are reminded they can obtain the latest construction news from the DriveMidtown.com website’s Closures and Traffic Changes page. … Keep Reading »

Two restaurant and retail venues will bring new life for Irving’s Las Colinas

Two Las Colinas projects will bring new energy to a longtime Irving office and apartment district. The Las Colinas Urban Center at Carpenter Freeway and O’Connor Boulevard dates back to the 1970s and has one of the largest concentrations of office space in North Texas. In the last 10 years, developers have also built thousands… Keep Reading »

Why Pioneer Natural Resources, Exxon Mobil are well-positioned for the next decade

Most of the oil projects planned over the next decade are economically viable with prices below $60 a barrel as explorers succeed in squeezing costs, consultant Wood Mackenzie Ltd. said. Irving-based Pioneer Natural Resources Co. and Houston-based EOG Resources Inc., which helped drive the shale revolution, are among the independent producers that stand to gain the most… Keep Reading »

Two Irving leaders among Top Most Influential North Texas Woman in Business

  Beth A. Bowman, Maura Gast Named 2016 Dallas Business Journal Women in Business, Tourism Two Irving business leaders are being recognized by the Dallas Business Journal for their work shaping the North Texas business and tourism industry.  Beth A. Bowman, President and CEO of the 5-Star Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and the… Keep Reading »

Irving community rallies to support Local Police Departments

The Irving Police Department has been flooded with calls and emails offering support and gratitude for the work officers do. Irving PD assisted and supported the Dallas Police Department and the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) police in the days following the downtown Dallas shooting last week. Irving police expressed its appreciation for the community… Keep Reading »