The Irving Economic Development Partnership (IEDP) is a strategic collaboration consisting of:
- The Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce,
- City of Irving,
- Irving Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (ICVB),
- Las Colinas Association (LCA),
- Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District (DCURD),
- Irving private investors and employers.
For more than seventeen years, the IEDP has been your support and information resource for any business wanting to grow, relocate or create a business opportunity in Irving-Las Colinas, one of the fastest growing business centers in the country.
The IEDP also partners with the North Texas Commission, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and TxEDC, the state’s Economic Development Corporation, Texas Enterprise Fund, the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, DFW Marketing Team, DFW Global Chamber, Greater Dallas Asian Chamber of Commerce, the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and others.
The partnership’s mission is to advance, create and promote economic development in Irving-Las Colinas. Let us know how we can help you find the perfect site for your business.
A CITY FOR THE 21st CENTURY - The Headquarters of Headquarters
Founded in the early 20th century, Irving-Las Colinas has benefited from visionary leadership that is reinventing the City into a model live, work, walk, play, visit community and a masterpiece of planning and design. We are the Headquarters of Headquarters. The City is ideally situated to appeal to relocating corporations looking for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) properties and an environment that will attract and retain a skilled workforce that wants a total community with amenities, affordable housing, convenient transportation and educational opportunities. This master-planning effort is being recognized and honored by organizations and publications nationally.
- 8 Fortune 500 Headquarters and 4 Fortune 1000 Headquarters
- 14th Most Diverse City - Niche.com
- 150+ foreign-owned companies
- #6 Safest Large City - Listverse / 66th - WalletHub
- 19th Most Livable City - SmartAsset
- Access to skilled workforce of 3.3 million within a 30-minute commute
- #4 Best City for Working Remotely - Site Selection
- 33rd Best City for Jobs - WalletHub
- 160 foreign-based companies
- 54 Languages Spoken in Irving Independent School District
- 8th Most Popular City where Millennials are Moving - SmartAsset
- #41 Best Cities for Young Professionals in America - Niche.com
- #40 Best City to Live in America - Niche.com
- #6 Best Place to Live in Texas - HomeCity
- #43 Best Cities to Raise a Family - Niche.com
- #26 Best Cities to Buy a House in America - Niche.com
- 11th Best City for First-Time Home Buyers - Mortgage Research Center
- 10th Best City for Renters in the U.S. - SmartAsset
- 5th Hardest Working City in America - WalletHub
- University of Dallas (Irving) #1 Private Catholic Institution in Country - U.S. News & World Report
- 25th Best City for a Staycation - WalletHub
- 35th Happiest City in America - WalletHub
- DFW 3rd Largest Data Center Market in the World - Cushman & Wakefield
- DFW #3 Corporate Relocation/Expansion Projects - Site Selection
- DFW #9 Best Performing City in the Nation - Milken Institute
FISCAL YEAR 2020 PROJECT WINS
Abbott Laboratories - an American multinational medical devices and health care company invested $36 million into its 1924 Hurd Drive facility, adding 150,000 square feet and 400 jobs.
Accenture - a multinational professional services company based in Ireland invested $200,000 to expand its Irving-Las Colinas offices, growing to 1,900 jobs.
Amazon - global e-commerce retailer opened a second fulfillment center at 2601 South Airfield Drive, leasing 1 million square feet, investing $88 million and creating 1,000 jobs.
Astura Medical - a high-growth, innovative spine technology company moved to 4949 & 4929 West Royal Lane, leasing 40,000 square feet, investing $12 million and bringing 61 jobs.
Capgemini - a French multinational corporation that provides consulting, technology, professional and outsourcing services invested nearly $1.5 million and grew to 13,500 square feet and added 30 jobs at 5215 North O’Connor Boulevard.
CDI - Now Trox, the nation’s leading end-to-end solutions provider for education technology and collaborative solutions, leased 80,000 square feet and added 200 jobs at 951 Valley View Lane.
DFW Park 161 - A multi-building speculative development of over 1 million square feet on State Highway 161 on the south side of DFW International Airport, with an expected investment of around $120 million.
Hello Fresh - a German-based, publicly traded company, the largest meal-kit provider in the United States opened a new fulfilment center at 2700 Market Street, investing $20 million with an anticipated 1,200 jobs.
Heritage Auctions - an American multi-national auction house and the world’s largest collectibles auctioneer relocated its headquarters to 160,000 square feet at 2801 West Airport Freeway, investing $22 million and bringing 450 jobs.
JPI - a national developer of Class-A multifamily communities expanded its Irving-Las Colinas offices to 47,000 square feet and grew to 80 jobs at 600 East Las Colinas Boulevard.
MedPace - a midsize, clinical contract research organization expanded its Irving facility to 47,700 square feet at 2120 West Walnut Hill Lane. The project involved 60 jobs and a $1 million investment.
Mercury One - a 501(c)(3) charity focused on education and humanitarian aid expanded to nearly 31,000 square feet, adding another 89 jobs and investing $600,000 at 6301 Riverside Drive.
MetroTex Association of Realtors - the largest REALTOR association in North Texas opted to relocate its offices to newly acquired property at 2101 Kinwest Boulevard where it plans to invest $14 million to build a new 30,000-square-foot facility and house 43 jobs.
Michaels - Fortune 544 headquarter retail company specializing in crafts, framing, floral and wall décor extended its commitment to Irving Las-Colinas, investing $4 million into a new local office at 3939 West John Carpenter Freeway where it will house approximately 900 employees.
Microsoft Corporation - an American multinational technology company expanded its office at 7000 State Highway 161 North, investing $31 million and expanding to over 2,000 jobs.
Nautilus Hyosung America - the leading ATM manufacturer and self-service solutions in hardware, software, and banking services grew to 31,366 square feet at 225 East John Carpenter Freeway where it invested $1.4 million and added 75 jobs.
Nexco Highway Solutions - a subsidiary of NEXCO-Central, the 60-year-old toll road operating company in central Japan expanded its 4500 Fuller Drive office to 1,600 square feet where it added three jobs and invested $25,000.
PFSweb - a global provider of business-to-business and direct-to-consumer order fulfillment and customer service for e-commerce opened a new 86,000-square-foot fulfillment center at 9250 Royal Lane, bringing 300 jobs and an estimated investment of $3.5 million.
PlayPower, Inc. - the world’s largest commercial playground and recreational equipment manufacturer moved much of its management function and 215 jobs into one of its subsidiaries (USA Shade) at 2580 Esters.
Star Park - a new mixed-use development at the corner of State Highway 114 and President George Bush Turnpike that will include 400 hotel rooms, 288 mulitfamily units and over 30,000 square feet of retail. Investment is anticipated to be over $36 million.
Trinity Concrete Sawing - a regional concrete contractor brought nine jobs to its new location at 500 South Belt Line Road.
Vistra - a leading, Fortune 270 integrated retail electricity and power generation company plans to expand into an additional facility at 1925 West John Carpenter Freeway where they will occupy over 400,000 square feet and house 2,500 employees.