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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Irving Offers Childcare Providers Business Assistance During Disaster

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Beginning Aug. 7, eligible licensed early childhood centers and homes within Irving that have been impacted financially by COVID-19 can receive micro-grants up to $5,000. The application period runs through Nov. 30, 2020, or until funds are exhausted. Dow...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Accesso Signs Lease with The Michaels Companies, Inc. at Royal Ridge III in Irving

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Accesso, a fully integrated investment manager and operator of multitenant office buildings, today announced that it has signed a lease with The Michaels Companies, Inc. to occupy 123,740 square feet of space at Royal Ridge III in Irving. It will be the p...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Association Offers Restaurants Training, Certification in COVID-19 Health Protocols

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Using a $500,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) has partnered with Dallas College to provide online training and certification for restaurant workers and owners. Additionally, restaurants will recei...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Governor Announces Payment Deadline Extensions for Certain Employers

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Governor Greg Abbott announced on May 22 that the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has extended payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers that are required to pay a share of unemployment benefits. Designated reimbursing employers include nonp...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Irving Updates Back to Business Toolkit for Businesses, Patrons

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With additional business reopenings, the City of Irving has updated its Back to Business Retail, Professional and Service Industry Toolkit. The additional information covers Phase II Texas business reopenings.

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Irving Launches Back to Business Campaign

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The City of Irving developed the Irving Back to Business Toolkit to help non-essential businesses reopen safely now that the state has issued phase 1 of the Reopen Texas Plan. 

The city wants to help its valued business partners maneuver ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Texas Retail-to-Go Executive Order Begins April 24

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Executive Order GA-16, issued on April 17 by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, begins Phase 1 of the state’s plan to reopen the economy. The order allows certain nonessential businesses to open, beginning 12:01 a.m. April 24, for services that "m...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

#StaySafeIrving: Help for Small Businesses

Mayor's Message: What help is available to small businesses? #StaySafeIrving

We have an awesome Economic Development team working hard to support small businesses. Watch this message from Mayor Rick Stopfer to learn more about what the city and other Irving organizations are doing to help businesses owners and their employees.&...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Texas Comptroller's Office: Help Is Available to Businesses

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The Texas Comptroller’s Office knows that during periods of economic hardship, paying or remitting taxes and fees on time can feel like an extra burden when there’s so much uncertainty. 

As all taxpayers are doing their best to...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Texas Included in Emergency Designation for SBA Small Business Disaster Loans

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Governor Greg Abbott announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has included the entire state of Texas in its Economic Injury Disaster Declaration and granted access to its Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, which will provide ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Fire Station 4 Construction Update

Monument sign at Irving's new Fire Station 4 location.

Construction is underway on the new Fire Station 4, on the corner of Toler Lane and Metker street. The construction project will bring a much needed upgrade to the 60 year old building on MacArthur bvld. by incorporating larger living space, workout room ...

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