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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Irving Welcomes Caterpillar, Builders FirstSource Global Headquarters to Las Colinas

Las Colinas Flower Clock, in Irving, Texas.

The Irving Economic Development Partnership recently shared the announcement of two Fortune 500 global headquarters and a North American headquarters “win” for Irving.

Caterpillar announced its global corporate headquarters will move to...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Moody’s, S&P Global Affirm Top Ratings for City of Irving

A field of bluebonnets is highlighted by the Irving Convention Center in the background.

The City of Irving’s general obligation credit ratings were affirmed at “Aaa” by Moody’s Investors Service and “AAA” by S&P Global. Both ratings are the highest credit ratings possible and assure that the city can obtain the best interest rates availa...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Irving’s Toyota Music Factory Moves Under Brookfield Portfolio

Evening aerial photo of the Toyota Music Factory.

The City of Irving has a new partner to manage the Toyota Music Factory project located in Irving‘s entertainment center. On May 18, the Irving City Council approved the transfer of operations to a company under the umbrella of global property a...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

City Revitalizes Williams Square Plaza, Iconic Mustangs of Las Colinas

Restored Mustangs of Las Colinas sculpture in the renovated Williams Square Plaza.

The newly renovated Williams Square Plaza, 5217 N. O’Connor Blvd., featuring the iconic Mustangs of Las Colinas reopened after being under construction for the past year. The event debuted Irving’s $7.8 million investment to revitalize Williams Square Pla...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: April 13, 2022

Let's Par-Tee at Irving Golf Club

Sign at the 17th Hole at the Irving Golf Club

Rated as one of the top 20 public courses in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by GolfDay, the Irving Golf Club, which sits among the trees along the Trinity River, offers a sweeping view of the Dallas skyline. 

This par 71-course golf club, with multipl...

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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 11, 2022

New Grocery Store Coming to South Irving

Photo of the location of the new Albertson's grocery store in Irving.

In this excerpt from ICTN’s “City Source,” find out about a new Albertson’s grocery store coming to the shopping center at 2200 West Shady Grove Road. The new grocery store is expected to open by the end of 2022.

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Big Sports Events Ahead for Irving

Runners with their dogs hit the course at the Paws Colinas Run.

In this excerpt from ICTN's "City Source," find out about some of the big sports events coming to Irving in the months ahead.

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Watch: City Thanks Small Businesses

Member of the Irving Economic Development Partnership with owner of Crystal Images Inc.

Teams of volunteers from the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and the Irving Economic Development Partnership set out across the city to thank small businesses as part of the Third Annual Small Business Blitz. 

Along with messages of gratitu...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: January 27, 2022

City of Irving 2021 Year in Review

2021 Irving Year in Review document cover

City Council identified six strategic goals and 25 objectives that financially and operationally provide a roadmap for the community's desired direction and vision for the future. The city's strategic plan focuses on areas of greatest importance to Irving...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: January 1, 2022

Irving’s 2020 Census Results Show Growth in Diversity

Three African American teenage girls smile for the camera.

Based on the latest census data, the population in Irving continues to reflect a broad spectrum of nationalities. For many years, the 75038 ZIP code has been heralded as one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the nation. Today, the latest results show f...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Irving Ranked #2 Most Culturally Diverse City in U.S.

Bollywood Dancers, Arpana Dance Comapny, Irvine, CA, June 2010. Photo: John Merrelll

The Dallas Morning News reports the City of Irving is the second most culturally diverse city in the country. The report cites a study from personal finance website Finder. Factors of cultural diversity included sex, race, ethnicity, age, language, place ...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Update: Williams Square Plaza Reconstruction

Architectural rendering of the final aerial view of Williams Square Plaza with greenspaces.

Work continues on Williams Square Plaza, 5205 N. O'Connor Blvd. The city is investing $7.8 million to improve the plaza, adding visitor-friendly greenspace and upgrading the infrastructure supporting the iconic mustang sculpture.

On Aug. 19, 2021,...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Irving Recognized with 2021 Silver What Works Cities Certification

Irving, Texas: 2021 Silver What Works Cities Certification

The City of Irving is one of three cities in Texas that has been awarded the 2021 What Works Cities Certification, which is the national standard of excellence in data-driven city governance. What Works Cities Certification evaluates how well cities are m...

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Irving Economic Development News