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Dallas Airmotive kicks off massive test facility at D/FW Airport

Presented by Dallas Business Journal Grapevine-based Dallas Airmotive Inc., a provider of turbine engine overhaul and repair services, is starting on its new 20-acre test facility and rotorcraft center at the southern end of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The move — an expansion for the company — will help Dallas Airmotive consolidate portions of its… Keep Reading »

Irving’s unemployment rate continues to decline

Presented by GREATER IRVING-LAS COLINAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Irving’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.5 percent in September 2014, the lowest rate since May 2008.  Irving’s 4.5 percent unemployment rate compares favorably to the Texas unemployment rate of 5.2 percent and the national average of 5.9 percent.  The success of the Irving Economic Development Partnership helped contribute to… Keep Reading »

All About Irving – October 20, 2014

Presented by: City of Irving Fall Carnival Series: Children of all ages are invited to the Irving Parks and Recreation Department’s Fall Carnival Series. The fall carnivals will be held at various recreation centers (see below). Tickets are 25 cents each or five for $1. Activities will vary by location and could include carnival games,… Keep Reading »

Teachers of the Year Gifted with a Car for a Year

Presented by: Irving ISD The 2014 Teachers of the Year will be driving in style thanks to the generosity of Don Herring Mitsubishi. Secondary Teacher of the Year Aaly Meherali and Elementary Teacher of the Year Christine Scovill were each gifted a Mitsubishi loaner car as a token of appreciation for their service. In addition… Keep Reading »

Instameet at the Irving Convention Center (Video)

Presented by: ICTN Big dare-taking while picture taking! See some of the incredible photos from the Irving Convention Center’s first Instameet. InstaDFW hosted the event that brings photographers together to meet and compete for prizes.

Dallas-based MoneyGram extends contract with Irving-based Ace Cash Express

Dallas money transfer company MoneyGram said today that it has renewed its agreement with Irving-based ACE Cash Express, one of the company’s largest agents. The new seven-year agreement extends a 25-year relationship between the two companies. ACE Cash Express’ 1,400 stores will continue to offer MoneyGram’s money transfers, money orders and bill payment services. “We… Keep Reading »

Chuck E. Cheese’s parent company acquires Peter Piper Pizza

Presented by: Dallas Business Journal CEC Entertainment Inc. has acquired the Peter Piper Pizza chain from Washington-based ACON Investments LLC for an undisclosed amount. Irving-based CEC, adds Phoenix-based Peter Piper’s 32 company-owned locations and 115 franchises to its portfolio of 577 Chuck E. Cheese’s. The company plans to continue the Peter Piper brand with operation of its current restaurants and expects to implement… Keep Reading »

University of Dallas breaks ground for new business school building

Presented by: neighborsgo The University of Dallas broke ground Friday for the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business. The $12 million academic building named SB Hall is scheduled to open in Spring 2016. More than 200 guests gathered for the ceremony on a hill just below the plot for the building, which will overlook Carpenter Freeway and Las Colinas…. Keep Reading »

Kroger kicks off Annual #SharingCourage Campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness

Investor News: The Kroger Co. The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) recently kicked off its annual #SharingCourage campaign, asking customers to join in the fight against breast cancer by taking action online and in local communities. Customers are invited to visit www.sharingcourage.com where they can find stories of courage shared by Kroger associates and breast cancer… Keep Reading »

General Motors Corp. keeps regional office in Las Colinas, upgrades building with new lease

Presented by Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce General Motors Corp. is keeping their regional office in Irving with the new lease of a 22,000 square-foot office building at The Summit in Las Colinas, 545 E. John Carpenter Freeway in Irving. GM’s lease is expiring at 600 John Carpenter Freeway, and the company wanted to upgrade buildings… Keep Reading »