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Irving’s William Square nabs commercial real estate tenant in a long-term deal

The four-building, 1.4-million-square-foot trophy office complex in Irving’s Las Colinas Urban Center has landed a major commercial real estate tenant. This is a win for the property, which is set to lose Pioneer Natural Resources — totaling about 600,000 square feet — as a tenant in the next few years. Read more at the Dallas Business… Keep Reading »

Vizient to Present at Nuclear Energy Agency Meeting on Challenges in the Medical Radioisotope Supply Chain

Vizient, Inc. has been invited to present at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) Meeting of the 4th Mandate of the High-level Group on the Security of Supply of Medical Radioisotopes (HLG-MR) on July 12, 2017 in Paris. The presentation will focus on the role of U.S. group purchasing organizations in helping relieve… Keep Reading »

The Dallas 100 Entrepreneur Awards

Co-founded by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship in 1990, the Dallas 100TM Awards is an annual event that identifies and honors the 100 fastest-growing privately held companies in the Dallas area. For 27 years, the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at the SMU Cox School of Business and the Dallas 100TMsponsors have celebrated the innovative spirit, determination… Keep Reading »

Pioneer Natural Resources’ New Irving HQ is Going up Where Las Colinas Got its Start

Last week, Pioneer Natural Resources officers and Irving officials gathered in Las Colinas for the groundbreaking of the exploration and production company’s new headquarters. From the hilltop site you can see the office towers in the Las Colinas Urban Center and planes landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Just yards from where the crowd gathered with… Keep Reading »

STRIVE Brokers Sale of 14,030 SF Strip Center in Irving

STRIVE has brokered the sale of Riverside Retail Strip, a 14,030-square-foot, Class A retail center located at 6421 Riverside Drive in Irving. Built in 2016, the center was 100 percent occupied at the time of sale to tenants such as Wayback Burgers, Donut House and Yummy Thai. Jason Vitorino of STRIVE represented the seller, a… Keep Reading »

What’s Billy Bob’s next big idea? Five Food and Fun Venues at Irving Music Factory

A big name in North Texas entertainment is helping launch five of the 25 food and fun venues set to open at the Irving Music Factory at Las Colinas, a 250,000-square-foot entertainment center that will begin opening Labor Day weekend. Billy Bob Barnett, founder of   Billy Bob’s Texas in Fort Worth, has joined with Seattle-based Restaurants Unlimited to create… Keep Reading »

Irving 360° Offers Insiders View of City Operations

Those who live or work in Irving and want to get an up-close look at government operations are encouraged to register for the new Irving 360° Civic Academy. The 11-week series of interactive evening sessions offers selected participants a behind-the-scenes, 360-degree overview of exactly how a city operates. The Irving 360° curriculum includes an overview… Keep Reading »

Four Seasons Farmers Market Officially Opens

The Four Seasons European Market celebrated the grand opening of two farmers markets in Irving. The first was at the Irving Arts Center on Saturday, July 1 and the second Heritage Crossing Farmers Market, was held at the Clock Tower on Sunday, July 2. Many people turned out to visit dozens of vendors both days,… Keep Reading »

New Data Reveals Texas’ Manufacturing Production Strength

So far in 2017, manufacturing production has been strong in Texas. That trend continued in June, but not at the same pace as previous months. This is according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, which just released its monthly Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey results for June. The Dallas Fed surveys more than 100 manufacturing businesses… Keep Reading »

New Study: Non-Profit Arts Industry In North Texas Has Tripled Its Economic Impact

How much do the arts affect the economy in North Texas? Turns out, a lot, and it’s jumped up big-time in five years. A new, nationwide study finds that the non-profit cultural sector’s economic impact has tripled. That’s right. Tripled. The study is called Arts & Economic Prosperity, and it’s the largest arts impact study of its… Keep Reading »