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Homeland Security students net top 3 finishes at State Competition

Students in the Homeland Security program and the Law Enforcement program at Singley Academy earned four top three finishes at the Texas Law Enforcement Explorer Advisor Association State Competition held July 28 through July 31 at the University of Texas at Arlington. Students competed in teams of four against more than 40 teams from across Texas and… Keep Reading »

Irving convention center hotel investor raises $225 million

Dallas-based Preston Hollow Capital, which focuses on specialty financing deals with cities, has closed on a $225 million capital boost. The funding comes from global investment giant HarbourVest, which has about $42 billion in assets under management. Preston Hollow now has a total of $650 million in committed equity capital after the deal announced Wednesday…. Keep Reading »

Verizon sells Irving office campus in one of D-FW’s biggest real estate deals of the year

Telecom giant Verizon has sold its more than 1 million-square-foot office campus in Irving for $344 million — one of the largest real estate deals in North Texas this year. Verizon sold its 51-acre campus on Hidden Ridge Drive near State Highway 114 to Chicago-based Mesirow Financial. Verizon agreed to rent the offices for at… Keep Reading »

Irving Transportation Investment Summit

Leaders gathered at the Irving Convention Center to talk about the future of mobility at the Transportation Investment Summit.  

Texas employers now hiring at highest rate this year

Hiring for Texas workers picked up in July as the state’s economy is expected to rebound after a sluggish start to the year, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Roughly 21,700 jobs were added in July, up from a revised 16,700 in June, the Dallas Fed reported Friday. The amount of jobs added… Keep Reading »

Irving Chamber hosts 61st Annual Back-To-School Luncheon

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Irving Independent School District hosted 750 educators and administrators at the 61st Annual Back-To-School Luncheon presented by Michaels. The program was an opportunity for the business community to welcome teachers and administrators with a sponsored lunch and supply bags donated by Irving organizations. Irving Independent… Keep Reading »

City approves plans for a WinCo Foods store at Irving Mall

The city of Irving has approved plans for a WinCo Foods supermarket to be added to Irving Mall on part of the parking lot owned by the Sears store. Negotiations are still underway with WinCo and the soonest construction would begin is next year, according to the city. Irving Mall, build in 1972, is one… Keep Reading »

Physicians group to kick off $50M medical office complex in Irving

One of North Texas’ biggest health care practices plans to relocate its offices, and, in the process, will kick off a $50 million, two-building medical complex in Irving. In all, the new two-building medical office complex will total about 160,000 square feet at State Highway 161 and Gateway Drive in the Las Colinas part of… Keep Reading »

City of Irving revenue opportunities

The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving: 205V-16F – Road Maintenance Materials 185D-16F – Las Colinas Blvd Utility & Paving Reconstruction Base Bid Phase 1 & 2A (Fuller Drive to Wingren Drive) Alternate Bid No. 1 Phase 2A- EXT (Wingren Drive to Bridge) 210M-16F – Stage, Sound, Lighting, Video and Special… Keep Reading »

Las Colinas Federal Credit Union announces selection of new CEO

Kevin Scott has been named as Las Colinas Federal Credit Union’s new CEO effective Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. The executive search was conducted by Credit Union Resources for the $70 million dollar credit union. Scott was previously the chief operations officer at Institution Solutions LLC in Richardson, Texas, and responsible for executive leadership and management… Keep Reading »