Irving-Las Colinas Chamber Hosts U.S. Senator Ted Cruz Business Roundtable

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz addressed members of the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce during his travels throughout the state. There, he discussed his efforts to advance policies that will lead to the creation of more good-paying jobs for Texans across the state, and participated in a Q&A with attendees. While visiting with the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber,… Keep Reading »

Irving Chamber welcomed Shawarma Press to Irving with a ribbon cutting

Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce joined City of Irving leaders to celebrate the ribbon cutting for Shawarma Press. The restaurant is located at 411 E. Royal Lane. Shawarma Press started with a dream driven by the craving for authentic Mediterranean fast food, a concept that is still new to Texas. The idea was to open… Keep Reading »

Sirius XM expands its office presence in Irving with big lease

Satellite radio provider Sirius XM has expanded its real estate footprint near Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Irving to grow its back-office operations in North Texas. Sirius XM Connected Vehicle Services Inc. has signed a lease for 43,403 square feet of office space at Freeport Corporate Center, a two-story, 98,835-square-foot building at 8650 Freeport Parkway… Keep Reading »

Looking for a job? There’s no better place to work than in Dallas, Forbes says

Work it, Dallas: Forbes magazine has named the metropolitan area the No. 1  city for jobs. It is not D-FW of which Forbes speaks, however, but DPI (Dallas, Plano and Irving), ranking the area ahead of metro areas in San Francisco, Nashville, Charlotte and Orlando in its 2017 Best Cities For Jobs listing. “Unlike the… Keep Reading »

​Latest capital raise puts Preston Hollow Capital over $1 billion

Dallas-based investment firm Preston Hollow Capital, which helped finance part of the Irving convention center hotel, has raised $335 million in a new round of funding, according to Chief Executive Jim Thompson. The raise brings the three-year-old firm’s total committed equity to over $1 billion. View full article here. Presented by Dallas Business Journal

CEOs love Texas: State retains top spot in ranking of best places for business

Texas has built up quite a reputation with CEOs around the nation who have ranked it the No. 1 state for business in Chief Executive magazine’s latest annual list of the Best & Worst States for Business. It is the 13th consecutive year that Texas has secured the top honor. The new survey also ranks… Keep Reading »

U.S. Chamber’s Small Business Summit comes to Irving June 13

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce to bring you the Small Business Master Class: Dallas on Tuesday, June 13, 2017! Why Attend? The Small Business Master Class: Dallas is an interactive, one-day program designed for small business owners. During the program, you’ll engage with inspirational leaders and… Keep Reading »

Irving within ‘Best Cities for IT Young Professionals’

  Irving was ranked as one of the best cities for IT Young Professionals nationally. 12. Irving, TX Though it’s a quick drive from major cities like Dallas and Fort Worth, Irving holds its own in both business and entertainment. The city is home to the global headquarters of five Fortune 500 companies. And with… Keep Reading »

Plano, Arlington top healthy U.S. housing list

Plano and Arlington were ranked as the two healthiest home markets in a nationwide comparison by SmartAsset. Grand Prairie and Irving also made the top 10. The ranking was based on big-city housing markets that provide the most stability, affordability, fluidity and lowest risk of loss. “Affordability accounted for 40 percent of the housing health index,… Keep Reading »

Construction underway on Convention Center Hotel

  Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne, City Manager Chris Hillman and other city leaders officially broke ground on the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel at Las Colinas. Construction is now underway on the $113 million headquarters hotel. It is the final piece of a three-part visitor district that includes the 275,000-square-foot convention center and the… Keep Reading »